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Theses from 2015

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Effects of Pre-Release Physical Stressors on Post-Release Success of Hatchery-Reared Spotted Seatrout, Taylor Westbrook Guest

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Development and Validation of a Survey of Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Laura Katherine Hansen

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Looker: Stories, George Robert Hargett

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The Nature of Social Relationships in Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Associations and the Role of Affiliative, Agonistic, and Socio-Sexual Behaviors, Briana Nicole Harvey

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Maternal Effects and Offspring Behavior: Potential Contributors to the Lack of Recruitment in Mississippi Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus), Aaron L. Holbrook

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"Equal Partners in Crime": Narration in The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Rebecca Mae Holder

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Dual-Interval Spaces: Interrelations Between Interval Classes 1 and 5, Local Pitch Centers and Form in Dmitri Shostakovich's Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 12, Tae Young Hong

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An Ethnography of Taste: Craft Beer Culture in Hattiesburg, Yingkun Hou

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A Study on Photodegradation and The Fate of Pyrogenic Carbon, John Thomas Howell

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Personality, Character Strengths, Empathy, Familiarity and the Stigmatization of Mental Illness, Jessica Shanna James

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Stressed Induced Changes in Karenia brevis Ribosomal RNA, David Scott Jayroe

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A Settlement Geography of Three Ports on the Northern Gulf of Mexico: The Role of Rivers, Railroads, and Hurricanes: 1830-1930, Zachary Evan Kalina

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Physical Disability and Suicidal Desire: An Examination of the Constructs of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide, Lauren Rachel Khazem

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Management strategy evaluation for the Atlantic surfclam, Spisula solidissima, using a fisheries economics model, Kelsey M. Kuykendall

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A Comparison of Two Function-Based Interventions: NCR vs. DRO in a Preschool Classroom, Zachary C. LaBrot

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Lorentz Invariant Spacelike Surfaces of Constant Mean Curvature in Anti-de Sitter 3-Space, Jamie Patrick Lambert

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An Integrated Drought Index (IDI) Incorporating Physical and Social Aspects, Rebecca L. Lanier

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Effects of Failure on Subsequent Performance in the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), Lisa Lauderdale

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Feeding the South: An Assessment of Food Availability in Rural Mississippi, Nicole Baiza Lawrence

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High Resolution Melt Analysis of Samples with Differential DNA Methylation to Identify Tissue Source of Origin, Stephanie M. Ledgerwood

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Gut Microbiota of Migratory Passerines at Stopover, William Bagley Lewis

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The Self-(un)Made Mother: Jungian Archetypes in Dickens's Little Dorrit, William David Love Jr.

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The Effects of Tootling on Disruptive and Academic Behaviors in High School, John Dylan Ken Lum

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Ostracism and Antisocial Behavior: The Role of Perceived Justice, Entitlement, and Anger, Christopher Jeffrey Nathanael Lustgraaf

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Investigating the Use of a Positive Variation of the Good Behavior Game in a High School Setting, Shauna Lynne

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Saving Sex Slaves: The A21 Campaign and the Mobilization of Christian Affect, Nicole Elizabeth Magee

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The Vascular Flora of Wayne County, Mississippi, Daniel M. McNair

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Achieving Relationships, Frederick C. Melancon

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Material Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Investigation for Use in Additive Manufacturing Fused Deposition Modeling for Composite Tooling, Daniel Joseph Miller

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Dirt Roads and Dual-Sports: Geography and Mobility of the Trans-America Trail, Joseph Samuel Miller

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A Statistical Model for the Prediction of Dissolved Oxygen Dynamics and the Potential for Hypoxia in the Mississippi Sound and Bight, Andreas Moshogianis

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Burial Chronological Sequencing of the Colonial Maya Cemetery at Tipu, Belize Using Fluoride Ion Analysis, Nicole Musselwhite

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Analyses of Indices of Abundance for Important Groundfish Species in the Northern Gulf of Mexico from 1987-2009, Relative to Shrimp Bycatch; with Age and Growth of Three Sciaenid Species, Allison Renee Odom

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Application of a New Tree-Ring Based Drought Reconstruction Method at Multiple Forest Sites Across Indiana, U.S.A., Kayla Mechelle Pendergrass

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Clarifying the Association Between the Subtypes of Narcissism and Suicide Risk, Stephanie Michelle Pennings

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Deepwater Horizon Impacts on the Diet, Growth, and Condition of Larval Spanish Mackerel (Scomberomerus maculatus), John Timothy Ransom

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A Poetic Poioumenon: Coterie and Ekphrasis in David Lehman's "The Breeders' Cup", Anna Beth Rowe

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A Platform for Fast Detection of Let-7 Micro RNA Using Polyaniline Fluorescence and Image Analysis Techniques, Partha P. Sengupta

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Evaluation of the Protein Recognition Properties of Peptide Nucleic Acids, Crystal Cox Serrano

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Another Word for Autumn and Other Stories, Henry Burgard Shepard III

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Naturalists’ Perspectives on the Use of Mobile Technology During a Nature Hike, Aubin Marishka Radzewicz St. Clair

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Latitudinal Variation in Thermal Tolerance and Preference of Fundulus notatus and F. olivaceus: Implications for Temperature Mediated Reproductive Isolation, Laura Kristin Stewart

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Biogeochemical Alteration of Particulate Pyrogenic Organic Carbon (pyC), Jason Matthew Stuart

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Ichthyoplankton Composition in the Loop Current and Sargassum Habitats in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Stephanie Morgan Taylor

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Deciphering the Functional Collaboration of Mid and bric-a-brac 2 as Potential Regulators of Cellular Proliferation Within Adult Drosophila Ovaries, Petra Visic

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The Use of Technology in Secondary Mathematics Classrooms: The Case of One School District, Cononiah Latrece Watson

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Geographical Analysis of Hub City Transit, Joshua Adam Watts

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Human Impacts on Fire in De Soto National Forest, Mississippi, U.S.A., Charles Raymond White

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Elucidating the Molecular Function of Reprolysin Metalloproteases in Tick-Host-Pathogen Interaction, Jaclyn Bo Williams

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A Garden Locked, A Fountain Sealed: Female Virginity as a Model for Holiness in the Fourth Century, Lindsay Anne Williams

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Excerpts from Television's Greatest Hits and Other Stories, Zachary Stephen Williams

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Can Dolphins Cooperate to Solve a Novel Task?, Kelley Ann Winship

Theses from 2014

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Characterization of Rain and Stormwater Nitrogen Inputs to the Mississippi Sound: A Landscape Approach, Joshua Michael Allen

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Role of msaA Gene in Regulation of the msaABCR Operon and Biofilm Development in Staphylococcus aureus, Ahmed Alzuway

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Characterizing Populations of Non-Coding RNAs in Karenia brevis at Different Times of the Diel Cycle, Scott Boyd Anglin

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Stories, Garrett Alden Ashley

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The Effects of the Nat Turner Slave Revolt on the Health and Welfare of 19th-Century Slaves in Southeastern Virginia, Jeffrey Clifford Auerbach

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Historical Channel Adjustments in the Pascagoula River Basin and Adjacent Systems, Southeast Mississippi, Michael Charles Ayers

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Seasonal Differences in Diet of Two Predatory Fishes in Relation to Reef Type in the Inshore Northern Gulf of Mexico, Brinton Thomas Barnes

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Evaluation of a Theory-Based Farm to School Program, Rebecca Kent Bishop

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School, Disability Status, and Delinquency: An Examination of Delinquency Among Rural Adolescents, Miriam Yvonne Brooks

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[Blip] and Other Noises, Jennifer Jacob Brown

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The Structure and Properties of Clique Graphs of Regular Graphs, Jan Burmeister

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The Drosophila T-box Transcription Factor Midline Functions within the Insulin/AKT and c-Jun-N-terminal Kinase Signaling Pathways to Regulate Interomatidial Bristle Formation and Cell Survival, Qichuan Chen

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Reinforcement Learning of Distributed Surveillance Plans, Madhavi Chittireddy

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U.S. Relationships with Iran, Israel, and Pakistan: A Realist Explanation, Aaron Daniel Coates

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Assemblage Comparisons of Living Benthic Foraminifera at Bathyal Sites Oiled and Un-Oiled by the Deepwater Horizon Blowout in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico, Valerie Joanna Cruz

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Examining Student Perceptions: Ethics and Misconduct in Today's Police Department, William Andrew Davis

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Nine Exits: A Collection of Short Stories, Tracie Renée Dawson

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Adaptive Method of Approximate Particular Solution for One-Dimensional Differential Equations, Yichuan Dong

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Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Marine Clay Nano- and Microstructure By Transmission Electron Microscopy: Analysis of Fabric and Pore Network, Jessica Rae Gardner Douglas

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Fear of the Colonized Other in Richard Marsh's The Beetle, Kelsie Leigh Dove

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Identification and Characterization of msaB Gene Involved in Biofilm Formation and Virulence in Staphylococcus aureus, Amelsaad Elbarasi

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The Queer Gothic Hero's Journey in Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, Kyle Leon Ethridge

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Mapping the Distribution of Barrier Island Slash Pine Woodland and Determining Growth Responses of Pinus elliottii to Hurricane Katrina (2005) on Cat Island, Mississippi, William Richard Funderburk

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A Paleopathological Analysis of the Moran French Colonial Cemetery, Jennifer Lynn Funkhouser

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Haunted to Death: Subverting Genre and Reader Expectations in Lewis Carroll's Phantasmagoria, Elissa Anne Graeser

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Did Money Matter? Interpreting the Effect of Displayed Wealth on Social Relations within an Enslaved Community, Matthew Clark Greer

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Land Owners and Law Givers: Relations Between Yeomen and Planters in the South Carolina Back Country during the Early Republic, 1790-1830, Kevin Caldwell Grubbs

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Eating, Feeding, and Weight in Early Childhood: Investigation of Child Eating Behaviors and Maternal Feeding Style as Influences on Preschoolers' Body Mass Index, Maren Elizabeth Hankey

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Prehistoric Life on the Mississippi Coast: Chronology and Function of Ceramics from Three Shell Middens in the Grand Bay Estuary, Samuel Michael Huey

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One Big Puzzle, Two Thousand Tiny Pieces: An Analysis of the Juvenile Remains from the Shady Grove Ossuary, Jaimie Arlene Ide

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The Impact of Serotonin and Dopamine on Human Aggression: A Systematic Review of the Literature, Caroline Isabelle Jalain

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A Vegetation Analysis on Horn Island, Mississippi, ca. 1940 Using Characteristic Dimensions Derived from Historical Aerial Photography, Guy Wilburn Jeter Jr.

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The Ontogeny of Whistle Production in Infant Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) During the First Thirty Days of Life, Brittany Leigh Jones

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Taxonomy, Diversity, and Distribution Patterns of Portunid Crab Megalopae in the Northern Gulf of Mexico During Fall of 2003, Carley Rain Knight

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Exploring the Glucocorticoid Actions of 1α-Hydroxycorticosterone (1α-OH-B) in the Elasmobranch Fishes, Faith Nichole Lambert

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Selling Tradition: Impression Management and Draft Animal Agriculture of a Mississippi Farmstead, Matthew Corbin Lance

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Psychopathology and Sexual Addiction as Correlates of Disordered Attachment, Natasha Lisa Laurent

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Callous-Unemotional Traits and Empathy Deficits: Mediating Effects of Affective Perspective-Taking and Facial Emotion Recognition, Joyce Hoi Ling Lui

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The Effects of Stocking Density and Feeding Frequency on Aggressive and Cannibalistic Behaviors in Larval Hatchery-Reared Spotted Seatrout, Cynosion Nebulosus, Christopher Burton Manley

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Resident Benthic Fishes of Artificial Reefs in the Mississippi Sound: Effects of Habitat Relief and Subregion, Claire Louise Matten

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Effects of Selective Grazing by Microzooplankton on Phytoplankton Composition in a Subtropical Estuary, Amanda Marie McGehee

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The Effects of the Tootling Intervention Using Daily Reinforcement, Melissa Bryanne McHugh

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The Treatment Utility of Hypothesis-Driven Functional Analysis Methods for Students Whose Behavior is Elevated During Escape, Attention, or Escape-to-Attention Contingencies, Chandler Erin McLemore

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The Effects of Olfactory Stimuli on the Behavior of the Far Eastern/Amur Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) in Captivity, Marks Stimson McWhorter

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Study of the Structure-Property Relationships That Determine the Effects of Latexes and Starch Containing Latex Emulsions on the Performance of the Barrier Coatings (Sub-coat) for Paper, JoAnna Marie Monfils

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The Effects of Contingent Public Praise Used Alone and in Combination with Public Posting on Appropriately Engaged Behavior in Secondary Classrooms, Roderick Delphino O'Handley

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Chromatic Thresholds of Regular Graphs with Small Cliques, Jonathan Lyons O'Rourke

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A Novel Method for Confirming the Presence of Volatile Reduced Sulfide Compounds via Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission Spectroscopy, Krystal Lynne Parker