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Dissertations from 2007

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The Occurrence of Student Absenteeism From the Regular Classroom Setting and Student Achievement On the Seventh Grade Mathematics Mississippi Curriculum Test, Joseph Gerard Amuso

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Aggression in policing: Utilizing scale development toward the measurement of police use of non-deadly physical force, Michael John Antal

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A Performance Project For Saxophone Orchestra Consisting of Five Performance Editions From the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern Eras, Marcus Daniel Ballard

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Spatial Ecology, Prey Dynamics, Habitat Modeling, Resource Selection, and Phylogenetic Assessment of the Black Pinesnake, Danna Leah Baxley

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University Research Parks: A Tool for National Competitiveness or Just a Real Estate Transaction?, Elixenia Biron

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Reactivity of Vegetable Oil Macromonomers in Thiol-ene, Cationic, and Emulsion Polymerizations, Micah Stephen Black

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The Perceived Advantages of Varied Delivery Methods For Field Integrative Seminar Among Social Work Administrators and Faculty, Joseph Patton Bohanon

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A Study of African-American College Students' Attitudes Towards Mathematics, David Charles Bramlett

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Polyisobutylene-Based Mikto-Arm Star Polymers Synthesized Via Quasiliving Cationic Polymerization and Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization, Lesli Krystin Breland

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Characteristics That Affect a HIV Infected Individual's Utilization of HIV Medical Care, Christine Sheehan Brennan

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Ecology and Evolution of Fish Blood Flukes (Digenea: Aporocotylidae), Stephen Ashton Bullard Jr.

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Public Equity Capitalization of Microfinance Institutions: Testing the Validity of Grassroots Development Theory in Economic Development Using Investor Decision Theory, Deena Campbell Burris

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The Effect of Time-Management Training On Teachers' Acceptance of High and Low Time-Involved Behavioral Interventions, Terri Elane Calhoun

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Impact of National Emergency Grant on Rural Mississippi, Shannon Leigh Campbell

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Phylogeography of the Indonesian Water Python, Liasis mackloti ssp. (Squamata: Boidae: Pythoninae): A Comparative Approach Toward Resolving Phylogeny, Christopher Knight Carmichael

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William H. Mahone of Virginia: An Intellectual Biography, 1830--1890, John Fabian Chappo

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Digital Photo Manipulation: A Descriptive Analysis of Codes of Ethics and Ethical Decisions of Photo Editors, Stephen Edwin Coleman

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Population Dynamics, Structure and Per-Recruit Analyses of Yellowedge Grouper, Epinephelus flavolimbatus, From the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Melissa Cook

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A Survey of Students' Perceptions of Bullying Behaviors in Nursing Education in Mississippi, Janet Ruth McAdam Cooper

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Block Copolyesters Based on Poly(lactide) and Aromatic-Aliphatic Polyesters of the AA/BB type and Acid Functionalized Poly(lactide) and Poly(ester-urethane)s Therefrom, Timothy Russell Cooper

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Factors Affecting the Rate of Progress For Students With Specific Learning Disabilities, Margie Ward Crowe

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Self-Concept and Intelligence of Talented Students In the Visual and Performing Arts, Jesse Rachel Cukierkorn

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Security Management Capabilities in Intercollegiate Athletic Departments, George Murrell Cunningham III

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Reflectively Studying Student Work Together: Collaborate To Differentiate Instruction For All Students, Carla Curtis Dearman

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A Description of Communication Patterns Used by Baccalaureate Nursing Students When Interacting With Patients in the Clinical Setting, Waddah Mohammad D'emeh

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Utility of Ionosphere and Troposphere Models for Extending the Range of High-Accuracy GPS, David William Dodd

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Efficacy of Distance Learning for Professional Development of Police Officers, Brian Wayne Donavant

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Students' Perceptions of Alternative School Education, Sarah Alice Duggan

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Aggressive and Impulsive Behaviors in Women: An Examination of the Relationship Between Aggressive Responding, Menstrual Cycle Phase, and Premenstrual Symptoms in a Laboratory Setting, Carin Lea Eubanks

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A Performance Project for Saxophone Orchestra Consisting of Five Performance Editions From the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern Eras, Mary Elizabeth Everett

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Stimulus Preference Assessment in Secondary General Education: Using Reinforcement to Increase On-Task Behavior, Carrie Ellen Fielder

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Knight's Gambit: Gavin Stevens and Faulkner's Critique of the Cavalier Tradition, Lorie Watkins Fulton

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The Influence of Sports Magazines and Thin-Ideal Images On the Body Image of Division IA Female Athletes, Ashley Kristin Gibson

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API-S Calculus: Formal Modeling for Secure Mobile Intelligent Agent Systems, Jean Gourd

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Student Attitudes and Activities That Influence Student Achievement, Jan Graham Griffin

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The Contributions of Instruction Type, Proximity, and Contingent Praise In a Compliance Training Model, Jennifer Rice Griffin

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The Effects of Size and Structure of Government On Economic Growth: A Comparison of European Models With the Anglo-American Model, Clarence Atwell Guider

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Feature Relational Mapping for Remote Sensing Images Using Directional Edge Analytical Models, Junfeng Gu

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Job Satisfaction Among High School Principals In Mississippi, Geoffry Alan Haines

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Using Children's Literature to Enhance Views of Nature of Science and Scientific Attitude in Fourth Graders, Kathryn Walker Hampton

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Somewhere I Have Never Travelled: A Collection of Short Fiction, Jared Jones Hegwood

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Middle- and Long-Latency Auditory Evoked Potentials in Response to Oddball Stimuli in the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), Erica Noelle Hernandez

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Academic and Economic Valuation of Credential Attainment: The Consequences of Disparate Perceptions Between High School and GED Students, Lela Mae Horne

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Perceptions of Medical Professionals Regarding the Role of Certified Athletic Trainers On the Female Athlete Triad Treatment Team, Karen Sue Hostetter

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Poverty, Performance, and Payne: Implementing the Payne School Model, Lisa Beth Karmacharya

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Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Polyisobutylene-Based Materials: Gradient Block Copolymers, Exo-Olefins Via In Situ Quenching, and Carboxylic Acid-Functional Telechelics, Lisa Kay Kemp

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Positive Emotions Induced Through Nature-Related Stimuli Cognitive, Personality, and Physiological, Carlos Yoshiyuki Konishi

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A Historical and Pedagogical Guide To Alan Shulman's "Theme and Variations" (1940) For Viola and Piano With an Introduction To "Variations" (1984) For Viola, Harp, And Strings, Paula Mary Krupiczewicz

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The Relationship of Mood and Spirituality to State Hope and Dispositional Forgiveness, Russell Ellis Lark

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Multicultural Training, Experience, and Competence In Counseling Center and Hospital Settings, Jeffrey Scott Lawley

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A Kumiai Project: Leadership and Social Influence In Response To a Community Crisis, Carolyn Kyyhkynen Lee

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A Profile of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer: An Alcohol Consumption Study, Vicki Lynn Lindsay

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Examining the Relationships Among Obesity, Food Insecurity, Perceived Stress and Emotional Eating, Kristi Lynn Lewis Lofton

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Aqueous Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization of Functional Monomers and Their Incorporation Into Stimuli-Responsive, Amphiphilic Block Copolymers, Bradley Steward Lokitz

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Factors Influencing African American Students' Attitude, Comprehension, and Course Completion In Computerized Mathematics Courses, Marquise Leonette Loving

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Dynamics of a Model Three Species Predator-Prey System With Choice, Douglas Magomo

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Reading Motivation In Upper Elementary Grades: What Fifth and Sixth Graders Say About Narrative and Informational Text, Cahndice Anita Smith Matthews

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Equal Quality of Instruction With Interactive Video Delivery, Jack Murphy McAlpin

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Effects of Job Stereotype, Applicant Gender, and Powerful and Powerless Speech Styles On Telephone Interview Outcomes, Heather DeAnna Palmer McFarland

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Cultural Values, Narratives and Myth In Reality Television, Alison Rebecca Foster Miller

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A New Algorithm for Turbulent Flow Visualization in a Reconfigurable Advanced Visualization Environment, Supreeya Boontham Miller

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Internal Control and Governance In Non-Governmental Organizations Designed To Provide Accountability and Deter, Prevent and Detect Fraud and Corruption, William Alonzo Morehead

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Working On the Work: Five Years of Engagement, Jerry J. Morgan

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Perceived Effectiveness and Pre- and Postservice Training Among High School Principals in Manitoba, Akapelwa Namwakili Mweemba

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Perceived Barriers to Female Advancement in Higher Education, Wanda Kay Naylor

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Factors Associated With Reading Achievement of Fifth Grade Special Education Students in a Regional and a National Setting, Stephanie Ann Newell

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A Three-Dimensional Regional Model of the Indonesian Seas Circulation, Kieran Thomas Anthony O'Driscoll

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Technological Leadership Proficiency Among School Administrators In the Twenty-First Century Schools (21s) Initiative, Alan Jennings Oubre

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Emotional Intelligence, School Success, and the Black-White Achievement Gap, Cynthia Lavon Parnell

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Sperm Whale (Physeter macrocephalus) Codas and Creaks in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Classification, Comparison, and Co-Occurrence, Robin Lorraine Duncan Paulos

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Facilitation of Safe Schools, Margaret Joachim Pepper

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Expression Sequence Tags Analysis, Annotation, Toxicogenomics, and Learning Approach, Mehdi Pirooznia

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A Comprehensive Process Evaluation of a Community Based Participatory Research Intervention, Fit for Life Steps, Alicia Raby Powers

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The Relation Between Parenting Styles and Attributional Styles Across Generations, Andrea Lea Pritchard-Boone

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Exploring and Identifying the Constructs of a Quality Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC), Scot Anthony Raab

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Parallel Support Vector Machines for Multi-Category Classification of Large Scale Data, Arun Kumar Rajendran

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Recovering a Balanced Approach To Reading Fluency: Effects of Embedded Fluency Instruction On Second Graders' Fluency and Comprehension, Ellen Matheson Ramp

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Organizational Identification and Concertive Control, Matthew Charles Ramsey

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The Other Carter: Betty Werlein Carter, A Writer In Her Own Regard, Nancy Rebekah Ray

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Diffusion of an Economic Development Policy Innovation: Explaining the International Spread of Casino Gambling, Brian Walter Richard

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Legislative Accountability: Effects On K--12 Teacher Job Satisfaction, Shelly Annette Robinson

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Dynamical Aspects of the Norwegian Coastal Current: A Numerical Study Using a Hybrid Approach, Jens Christian Roth

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Effects of Drinking Pattern, Drinking Consequences, and Perceived Threat On Attitudes Toward Problem Drinkers, Katie Elizabeth Russo

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Role of MSA in the Regulation of Virulence and Biofilm Formation in Staphylococcus aureus, Karthik Sambanthamoorthy

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Nepenthe Records, Jordan Tyler Sanderson

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Assessing the Impact of Integrating POGIL in Elementary Organic Chemistry, Ahmad Shatila

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Soy Protein Isolate Molecular Level Contributions to Bulk Adhesive Properties, Jeanne Norton Shera

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H. Leslie Adams' "Nightsongs": Poetry, Music, and Performance, Allanda Constantina Small

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Effects of Yoga On Stress Among College Students in a Post-Katrina Population, Jay Andrew Smith

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The Relationship of Mentoring To Teacher Retention As Perceived By Current Practitioners In South Mississippi Public Schools, Linda Jean Lewis Smith

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The Relationship Between School Culture and Student Achievement In a Large Urban School District, Susan Lynn Smith

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Man of Douglas, Man of Lincoln: The Political Odyssey of James Henry Lane, Ian Michael Spurgeon

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Exploitation of Border Security by MS-13 in Aiding Al Qaeda's Agenda for Domestic Terrorism in the United States, Cynthia Lynn Starita

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The Effects of Disclosure On the Reentry Experience of United States College and University Students Returning From a Semester Abroad, Susan Lillian Steen

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The Creatures Of The Night: Vampires From Books To Films, Andre Marc Strumer

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Thinking Outside ISD: A Management Model for Instructional Design, Tony DeWayne Taylor

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Cultural factors Influencing the Differential Offending Rates Between Black and White Male Adolescents, William Joseph Thornton

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Academic Performance, Attendance, and Behavioral Issues: Implications of Early Elementary Education, Vickie Jordan Tiblier

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Criminal Sexuality and Psychopathology: Pornography as a Contributory Risk Factor in the Psycho-Social Development of Violent Sex Offenders, Thomas J. Tiefenwerth

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Interaction of Cell-Penetrating Macromolecules With Model Membranes, Venkataswarup Tiriveedhi