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Doctor of Musical Arts Degree

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Doctor of Musical Arts Degree

MUSIC (D.M.A.)

HAEEUN KIM
MAY 2008
SELECTED PIANO MUSIC FOR CHILDREN AFTER 1940: AN ANNOTATED CATALOGUE OF MUSIC SCORES

SO-YOUNG LEE
MAY 2008
KEYBOARD IDIOMS IN THE SUITES OF HANDEL AND HIS BRITISH CONTEMPORARIES, 1710–1740

BONNIE CHIA-LIN LIN
FEBRUARY 2008
VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D BY TYZEN HSIAO—THE FIRST VIOLIN CONCERTO BY A TAIWANESE COMPOSER

JEEYOUNG SON
FEBRUARY 2008
TWELVE-TONE WRITING IN THE PIANO MUSIC OF BEN WEBER (1916–1979)

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Doctor of Social Welfare Degree

SOCIAL WELFARE (D.S.W.)

ADINA GOLDSTEIN
OCTOBER 2007
"A PLACE OF MY OWN" HOMELESS FAMILIES IN THE NEW YORK CITY SHELTER SYSTEM: THE LONG-TERM STAYERS


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Doctor of Philosophy Degree

ANTHROPOLOGY


MILTON HERRERA
MAY 2008
MILK INSUFFICIENCY IN ESMERALDAS, ECUADOR: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

REBECCA JABBOUR
MAY 2008
GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN THE FORELIMB AND HINDLIMB SKELETONS OF AFRICAN APES

HANNAH JOPLING
FEBRUARY 2008
MAKING A WAY OUT OF NO WAY: RELATIONS BETWEEN BLACKS AND WHITES IN ANNAPOLIS, MD., 1902–1952

TERESE LAWINSKI
OCTOBER 2007
WELFARE RESTRUCTURING IN SUBURBAN NEW YORK

JOSHUA MATTHEW LINDER
MAY 2008
THE IMPACT OF HUNTING ON PRIMATES IN KORUP NATIONAL PARK, CAMEROON: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRIMATE CONSERVATION

SUZANA MOURA MAIA
OCTOBER 2007
BRAZILIAN EROTIC DANCERS IN NEW YORK: DESIRE AND NATIONAL IDENTITY

RACHEL L. NUGER
FEBRUARY 2008
THE INFLUENCE OF CLIMATE ON THE OBSTETRICAL DIMENSIONS OF THE HUMAN BONY PELVIS

ANDREA QUEELEY
OCTOBER 2007
A DREAM DERAILED? THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING CARIBBEAN DIASPORA IN REVOLUTIONARY CUBA

MARY N. TAYLOR
FEBRUARY 2008
THE POLITICS OF CULTURE: FOLK CRITIQUE AND TRANSFORMATION OF THE STATE IN HUNGARY

AYSECAN TERZIOGLU
FEBRUARY 2008
EXPERIENCING AND EXPLAINING CANCER: A CRITICAL STUDY OF TURKISH MODERNITY THROUGH THE CANCER PATIENTS’ ILLNESS NARRATIVES

NELSON TING
MAY 2008
MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS OF RED COLOBUS MONKEYS (PROCOLOBUS[PILIOCOLOBUS]): UNDERSTANDING THE EVOLUTION OF AN ENDANGERED PRIMATE

JOHANNA WARSHAW
OCTOBER 2007
PRIMATE BONE MICROSTRUCTURAL VARIABILITY: RELATIONSHIPS TO LIFE HISTORY, MECHANICAL ADAPTATION AND PHYLOGENY

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ART HISTORY

POYIN AUYEUNG
FEBRUARY 2008
ART, URBANISM, AND PUBLIC SPACE: CRITICAL SPATIAL RESPONSES TO URBAN REDEVELOPMENT IN BEIJING (1976–2000)

PRESTON W. BAUTISTA
FEBRUARY 2008
MANIFESTING MASCULINITIES IN CENTRAL ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART: ARTISTIC THEORY AND REPRESENTATIONS OF THE MALE BODY

JONATHAN P. CLANCY
FEBRUARY 2008
TRANSCENDENTALISM AND THE CRISIS OF SELF IN AMERICAN ART AND CULTURE, 1830–1930

PHILIP GLAHN
OCTOBER 2007
ESTRANGEMENT AND POLITICIZATION: BERTOLT BRECHT AND AMERICAN ART, 1967–79

LISE KJAER
FEBRUARY 2008
AWAKENING THE SPIRITUAL: JAMES TURRELL AND QUAKER PRACTICE

ALICIA G. LONGWELL
OCTOBER 2007
JOHN GRAHAM AND THE QUEST FOR AN AMERICAN ART IN THE 1920S AND 1930S

TODD JEROME MAGRETA
MAY 2008
THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORANGE-NASSAU PRINCELY ARTISTIC ACTIVITY, 1618–1632

SUSAN A. NOWICKI
FEBRUARY 2008
MONTCLAIR, NEW JERSEY: THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SUBURBAN TOWN AND ITS ARCHITECTURE

NATASHA POOR
OCTOBER 2007
DIRTY ART: RECONSIDERING THE WORK OF ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG, BRUCE CONNER, JAY DEFEO, AND EDWARD KIENHOLZ

EMILY PUGH
MAY 2008
THE BERLIN WALL AND THE URBAN SPACE AND EXPERIENCE OF EAST AND WEST BERLIN, 1961–1989

KAREN DALE SHELBY
FEBRUARY 2008
CONFLICTED NATIONALISM AND WORLD WAR I IN BELGIUM: MEMORY AND MUSEUM DESIGN

LISA JAYE YOUNG
MAY 2008
ALL CONSUMING: THE TILLER-EFFECT AND THE AESTHETICS OF AMERICANIZATION IN WEIMAR PHOTOGRAPHY, 1923–1933

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BIOCHEMISTRY

THUSHARA PREENI ABEYWEERA
OCTOBER 2007
USE OF THE TRACEABLE KINASE METHOD TO IDENTIFY PROTEIN SUBSTRATES THAT MEDIATE PKCa-STIMULATED MOTILITY IN HUMAN BREAST CELLS

LISETTE T. ARNAUD
MAY 2008
INVOLVEMENT OF INFLAMMATION IN TAU PATHOLOGY AND MECHANISMS THAT DRIVE NEURODEGENERATION IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

BOR-JANG HWANG
OCTOBER 2007
MECHANISMS OF ARSENITE-INDUCED CARCINOGENESIS

FAQIANG LI
FEBRUARY 2008
CAROTENOID BIOSYNTHESIS IN MAIZE: CHARACTERIZATION OF THE PSY GENE FAMILY AND GENETIC DEFINITION OF A NEW BIOSYNTHETIC STEP IN HIGHER PLANTS

LINA NIE
FEBRUARY 2008
INCOMPLETE BETA OXIDATION OF UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS FACILITATED BY THIOESTERASES IN ESCHERICHIA COLI

ANDRE GUILLAUME NTAMACK
OCTOBER 2007
BETA-OXIDATION OF UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS IN YEAST

HENRY NUNOO OTOO
OCTOBER 2007
STRUCTURAL & FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF THE AMYLOID-LIKE GLYCOPROTEIN ADHESIN Als5p OF Candida albicans

MING SHI
FEBRUARY 2008
THE ROLE OF PHOSPHOLIPASE D IN HUMAN CANCER CELLS WITH ACTIVATED RAS

XI TU
OCTOBER 2007
STUDY OF 2,4-DIENOYL-COA REDUCTASES FROM E. COLI AND RAT

YI YAN
OCTOBER 2007
FUNCTIONAL STUDY OF THE 3' REGULATORY REGION OF THE IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAIN LOCUS

JINMING ZHANG
FEBRUARY 2008
THEORETICAL STUDIES OF TRANSMEMBRANE HELIX ASSOCIATION

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BIOLOGY

MUNEVVER AKSOY
MAY 2008
CLONING A GAMETE FUSION GENE IN CHLAMYDOMONAS REINHARDTII

KALINDI PARIKH BAKSHI
OCTOBER 2007
PRENATAL COCAINE EXPOSURE AND AMPA RECEPTOR SIGNALING IN THE BRAIN

ELIZABETH BORDA
OCTOBER 2007
SYSTEMATICS AND BIODIVERSITY OF ARHYNCHOBDELLIDA (OLIGOCHAETA: HIRUDINIDA) WITH A FOCUS ON THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF BLOODFEEDING TERRESTRIAL LEECHES

MEGAN CEVASCO
OCTOBER 2007
PHYLOGENETIC INVESTIGATIONS OF SORITID FORAMINIFERA (SUBFAMILY SORITINAE) AND THEIR DINOFLAGELLATE ENDOSYMBIONTS (GENUS SYMBIODINIUM)

ROBYN CROOK
MAY 2008
BEHAVIORAL CORRELATES OF LEARNING AND MEMORY IN CHAMBERED NAUTILUS, NAUTILUS POMPILIUS

MARIA-BERENICE DURAN
FEBRUARY 2008
PaxB, AN ORTHOLOGUE OF MAMMALIAN PAXILLIN, REGULATES ADHESION, DIFFERENTIATION, AND MORPHOGENESIS IN Dictyostelium discoideum

NOGA GADIR
FEBRUARY 2008
THE EFFECT OF PHOSPHOLIPASE D ON TGF -beta SIGNALING IN CANCER SURVIVAL

LETICIA A. GARCIA-QUISPE
FEBRUARY 2008
THE ROLE OF INHIBITION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PATTERN VISION IN HUMAN INFANTS

RAJENDRA GHARBARAN
MAY 2008
HOX GENES AND NEURONAL DIFFERENTIATION DURING LEECH DEVELOPMENT

EVAN GOMES
OCTOBER 2007
VEGFR2 AND PKA CONVERGE AT THE MEK/ERK1/2 PATHWAY TO PROMOTE SURVIVAL IN SERUM DEPRIVED NEURONAL CELLS

NAYDU MARMOLEJO
FEBRUARY 2008
EARLY MEDIODORSAL THALAMIC DAMAGE INDUCES ALTERATIONS IN PREFRONTAL CORTEX: POTENTIAL MODEL FOR SCHIZOPHRENIA

MARIA ALICE NEVES
OCTOBER 2007
TOWARD A REVISION OF THE GENUS PHYLLOPORUS (BOLETACEAE): SYSTEMATICS AND PHYLOGENY OF SPECIES FROM VARIOUS PARTS OF THE WORLD

LUENA PAPA
FEBRUARY 2008
REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES AND MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION ARE CRITICAL DETERMINANTS OF NEURONAL CELL DEATH TRIGGERED BY PROTEASOME INHIBITION

AINSLEY PARKINSON
OCTOBER 2007
PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF ACKEE (BLIGHIA SAPIDA) PODS

LUISA P. PEDRAZA
FEBRUARY 2008
SYSTEMATICS AND PHYLOGENY OF THE ANDEAN BLUEBERRY Disterigma (Ericaceae: Vaccinieae)

SHA-RON PIERRE
MAY 2008
AN IN VIVO MODEL OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE INDUCED BY PROSTAGLANDIN J2 AND HSP105 AS A POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC TARGET

JARROD SANTORA
OCTOBER 2007
FORAGING ECOLOGY OF ANTARCTIC SEABIRDS IN THE SCOTIA SEA

ANGELA STEWARD
FEBRUARY 2008
CHANGING LIVES, CHANGING FIELDS: DIVERSITY IN AGRICULTURE AND ECONOMIC STRATEGIES IN TWO CABOCLO COMMUNITIES IN THE AMAZON ESTUARY

VITA A. VERNACE
OCTOBER 2007
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE 26S PROTEASOME IN DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER AS A MODEL FOR AGING

JING WANG
MAY 2008
THE ROLE OF SUBSTANCE P SIGNALING IN METHAMPHETAMINE-INDUCED NEURAL DAMAGE IN THE MOUSE BRAIN

WEN XIE
OCTOBER 2007
ACTIVITY-DEPENDENT PHOSPHORYLATION OF DYNAMIN 1 AT SERINE-857 IN MOUSE HIPPOCAMPUS—IMPLICATIONS FOR LEARNING AND MEMORY

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BUSINESS

SHOSHANA ALTSCHULLER
OCTOBER 2007
INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTS OF ELECTRONIC SELF-PORTRAYAL ON TRUST AND PERFORMANCE IN VIRTUAL TEAMS

BETH ANTONUK
OCTOBER 2007
THE EFFECT OF TEMPORAL DEADLINES ON THE LIKELIHOOD OF ENGAGING IN ANTICIPATED AND UNANTICIPATED GOALS

LESLIE M BOBB
FEBRUARY 2008
A MARKOV CHAINS BASED TRANSITION MATRICES APPROACH TO FORECASTING AIRLINE SEAT DEMAND

WILLIAM RYALL CARROLL
MAY 2008
THE INFLUENCE OF LANGUAGE ON COMMUNICATION AND PERSUASION IN ADVERTISING

CAGLAR IRMAK
OCTOBER 2007
THE PLACEBO EFFECT IN MARKETING: MOTIVATIONAL UNDERPINNINGS

FAYE J. KAO
OCTOBER 2007
CONSUMER COSMOPOLITAN AND ACCULTURATIVE MOTIVATIONS: AN EXECUTIVE FUNCTION ASPECT OF ETHNIC IDENTITY

ALIZA ROTENSTEIN
FEBRUARY 2008
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CHANGES FOLLOWING EARNINGS RESTATEMENTS

ELENA SMIRNOVA
OCTOBER 2007
ESSAYS IN EMERGING EQUITY MARKETS

TIN SHAN SUEN
OCTOBER 2007
ESSAYS ON MODELING OF BLIND PRINCIPAL BID BASKET TRADING COST

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CHEMISTRY

GIORGIO BAZZAN
MAY 2008
FABRICATION OF FUNCTIONAL SURFACES: PORPHYRIN-POLYOXOMETALATE FILMS AND POLYMER NANOLITHOGRAPHY

FATOUMATA CAMARA
OCTOBER 2007
COMPLEX CYCLOHEXANES AND TETRAHYDROPYRANS VIA OXOCARBENIUM ION CYCLIZATIONS

YUNG-FOU CHEN
OCTOBER 2007
COOPERATIVE HYDROGEN-BONDING IN MODELS OF SELF-ASSEMBLED PEPTIDE NANOMATERIALS

CHENGGUO DONG
OCTOBER 2007
DEVELOPMENT OF HIGHLY EFFICIENT PALLADIUM CATALYSTS AND ORGANIC REACTIONS

PADMAJA GUNDA
OCTOBER 2007
PALLADIUM CATALYZED AMINATION AND SUZUKI-MIYAURA C ROSS-COUPLING REACTIONS OF NUCLEOSIDES

SAGIT HINDI
OCTOBER 2007
PHOTOACTIVE MOLECULAR PROBES FOR PROTEIN KINASES: DEVELOPMENT OF SELECTIVE PHOTOLIGANDS FOR LYMPOCYTE SPECIFIC KINASE (LCK)

FRANCOIS LAFORGE
FEBRUARY 2008
NANOELECTROCHEMISTRY AT LIQUID/LIQUID INTERFACES AND BIOMEMBRANES

UMAR LATIF
OCTOBER 2007
TAILORER SILOXANE NANOCOMPOSITES: SYNTHESIS AND APPLICATIONS AS NANOCARRIERS FOR DRUGS, METAL PARTICLES, AND CATALYSTS

YONG LU
OCTOBER 2007
DESIGN AND SYNTHESIS OF FERROCENYLMETHYLPHOSPHINES FOR TRANSITION METAL CATALYSIS: FROM HIGHLY ACTIVE CROSS-COUPLING CATALYSTS TO HIGHLY EFFICIENT ADDITION REACTION CATALYSTS

PHILIPPE HELI MERCIER
MAY 2008
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF J-AGGREGATING MOLECULES BY ABSORPTION, RAMAN, AND NMR SPECTROSCOPIES

DIONNE ALLISON MILLER
MAY 2008
OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF SOLID THIN FILMS BY SPECTROSCOPIC REFLECTOMETRY AND SPECTROSCOPIC ELLIPSOMETRY

NARAYAN MUKHERJEE
FEBRUARY 2008
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CONJUGATED POLYMERS VIA TRADITIONAL AND NON-TRADITIONAL POLYCONDENSATION TECHNIQUES.

NUERXIATI NUERAJI
FEBRUARY 2008
BIOMIMETIC BOTTOM-UP ASSEMBLY OF NANOMATERIALS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS AS NANOREACTORS

AMANDA NALINI PUSTAM
MAY 2008
SYNTHESES OF POLYMER-SUPPORTED AMIDOPHOSPHATES AND INVESTIGATING THEIR DIVALENT METAL ION AFFINITY

ALOK SARKAR
OCTOBER 2007
PT-NANOPARTICLE CATALYSIS: APPLICATIONS IN TRANSFORMATIONS OF SILICON-CONTAINING MONOMERS AND POLYMERS

NAHED SAWWAN
OCTOBER 2007
SYNTHESIS AND MECHANISTIC STUDIES OF SULFUR HETEROCYCLIC (BENZODITHIOLANONE-OXIDE) AND DIOXIRANE COMPOUNDS

KAI SU
OCTOBER 2007
INTERFACIAL SYNTHESES OF NANOELECTRONIC MATERIALS: HIGH-K PEROVSKITE OXIDES AND ELECTRORESPONSIVE POLYMERIC SYSTEMS

MARIE F. THOMAS
OCTOBER 2007
QUATERNARY AMMONIUM SALTS AS CHIRAL IONIC LIQUIDS AND AS ANTIMICROBIAL SURFACES

SHIUNCHIN CHRIS WANG
OCTOBER 2007
NANOCOMPOSITES OF SINGLE-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBES

WEIMIN WANG
OCTOBER 2007
ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF MOLECULAR CONSTITUENTS FROM THE PROTECTIVE PLANT POLYMER SUBERIN

LIJIA YANG
OCTOBER 2007
ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES IN SEDIMENTS FROM LONG ISLAND SOUND

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COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

CHIARA BAUZULLI
OCTOBER 2007
CARLO LEVI FILOSOFO, EVOLUZIONE DEL PENSIERO LEVIANO DAGLI ANNI VENTI AGLI ANNI QUARANTA

ELDA BUONANNO
MAY 2008
LA FRANTUMAGLIA: ELENA FERRANTE'S FRAGMENTED SELF

STEPHEN M. O'BRIEN
FEBRUARY 2008
"GOD AND THE DEVIL ARE FIGHTING": THE SCANDAL OF EVIL IN DOSTOYEVSKY AND CAMUS

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COMPUTER SCIENCE

CECILIA CHAO CHEN
OCTOBER 2007
RANGE SEGMENTATION AND REGISTRATION FOR 3D MODELING OF LARGE SCALE URBAN SCENES

CANAN EREN
MAY 2008
NESTED BITEMPORAL RELATIONAL DATA MODEL

QINGHAI GAO
FEBRUARY 2008
SECURE BIOMETRICS

RAVE HARPAZ
FEBRUARY 2008
MODEL-BASED LINEAR MANIFOLD CLUSTERING

WILLIAM C. HARRIS
MAY 2008
AN INTEGRATED ARCHITECTURE FOR A NETWORKED ROBOTICS LABORATORY USING AN ASYNCHRONOUS DISTANCE-LEARNING NETWORK TOOL

ARTHUR HOSKEY
MAY 2008
PSYCHOCOMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF SUBSET PRINCIPLE COMPLIANCE IN SIMULATED LANGUAGE LEARNING

MIROSLAW KALINOWSKI
OCTOBER 2007
COMBINATORIAL CLASSIFICATION TO SEPARATE HOMOGENEOUS SUBSETS OF HETEROGENEOUS PROJECTION SETS

ROMAN KUZNETS
MAY 2008
COMPLEXITY ISSUES IN JUSTIFICATION LOGIC

IGOR V. MASLOV
FEBRUARY 2008
IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS IN IMAGING OPTIMIZATION

SMILJANA PETROVIC
MAY 2008
LEARNING TO COMBINE HEURISTICS TO SOLVE CONSTRAINT SATISFACTION PROBLEMS

BRYAN RENNE
MAY 2008
DYNAMIC EPISTEMIC LOGIC WITH JUSTIFICATION

CHRISTINA SCHWEIKERT
MAY 2008
STUDY OF NOVICE PROGRAMMING: PLANS, OBJECT DESIGN, AND THE WEB PLAN OBJECT LANGUAGE (WPOL)

JOSEPH JOHN SVITAK, JR.
MAY 2008
GENETIC ALGORITHMS FOR OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION

ISLAM A.T.F. TAJ-EDDIN
OCTOBER 2007
NUMERICAL COMPUTATION OF THE SIGN OF THE DETERMINANT WITH ADDITIVE AND MULTIPLICATIVE PRECONDITIONING

PEINING TAO
FEBRUARY 2008
ROBUST DIGITAL WATERMARKING IN THE CURVELET DOMAIN

XIAOWEN ZHANG
OCTOBER 2007
APPLICATIONS OF THE MULTI-MAP ORBIT HOPPING MECHANISM IN STREAM CIPHER DESIGNS

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE

KEVIN J. BARRETT
FEBRUARY 2008
POLICE USE OF FORCE: A CASE STUDY OF THE ATTITUDES OF SUBURBAN, RURAL, AND URBAN POLICE OFFICERS IN NEW JERSEY

CHRISTOPHER M. FISHER
OCTOBER 2007
EXTREME PREJUDICE: A BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS OF BIAS-MOTIVATED HOMICIDES

VENEZIA MICHALSEN
OCTOBER 2007
GOING STRAIGHT FOR HER CHILDREN? MOTHERS’ DESISTANCE AFTER INCARCERATION

ANDRES F. RENGIFO
OCTOBER 2007
NEIGHBORHOOD EFFECTS AND INFORMAL SOCIAL CONTROL: EXAMINING THE ROLE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS IN THE SOUTH BRONX

LINDA ANN RUSSO
OCTOBER 2007
NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND PRINCIPLES AS PREDICTORS OF CORRECTIONAL YOUTHS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE SCORES

DAVID A. SCHROEDER, JR.
OCTOBER 2007
DNA AND HOMICIDE CLEARANCE: WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON?

STEVEN R. WOOD
MAY 2008
REGULATORY CAPTURE AND THE SOUTH AFRICAN JUDICIAL INSPECTORATE OF PRISONS

JENNIFER R. WYNN
OCTOBER 2007
PSYCHOPATHOLOGY IN SUPERMAX PRISONS: A NEW YORK STATE STUDY

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EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

HYO JIN AHN
MAY 2008
URBAN SURFACE TEMPERATURE RETRIEVAL FROM SPACE THROUGH EMISSIVITY CLASSIFICATION

MARZIE A. JAFARI
MAY 2008
USING A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM TO DEVELOP A MARKETING GEOGRAPHIC SEGMENTATION MODEL FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS

JACOB L. MEY, IV
MAY 2008
THE URANIUM SERIES DISGENESIS AND THE MORPHOLOGY OF DROWNED BARBADIAN PALEO-REEFS

BOLORTSETSEG MINJIN
FEBRUARY 2008
DESCRIPTIONS OF THREE NEW SPECIMENS OF CIMOLODONTANS AND A PHYLOGENETIC STUDY OF THE POSTCRANIAL ANATOMY OF MULTITUBERCULATA (MAMMALIA, SYNAPSIDA)

DIOMARIS PADILLA
FEBRUARY 2008
CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOMASS BURNING: FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED ANALYSIS OF WOOD AND VEGETATION COMBUSTION PRODUCTS

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ECONOMICS

SANJUKTA CHAUDHURI
MAY 2008
WHY DO PARENTS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST THEIR DAUGHTERS?

SILVIE COLMAN
MAY 2008
ABORTION POLICY AND TEEN REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOR IN THE U.S.: THE CASE OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT LAWS

NADEJDA K. DOYTCH
OCTOBER 2007
DOES THE WORLDWIDE SHIFT OF FDI FROM MANUFACTURING TO SERVICES ACCELERATE ECONOMIC GROWTH—A GMM ESTIMATION STUDY

JULIO HUATO
OCTOBER 2007
ESSAYS ON INEQUALITY, PRODUCTIVITY, FOREIGN OWNERSHIP, AND STANDARD OF LIVING: THE CASE OF MEXICO

BRENT KRAMER
MAY 2008
EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP AND PARTICIPATION EFFECTS ON FIRM OUTCOMES

LI MA
MAY 2008
SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND THE DEMAND FOR CIGARETTES

NAFISEH BEHRAD MEHR
FEBRUARY 2008
PORTFOLIO ALLOCATION USING WAVELET TRANSFORM

CRISTINA YUNZAL-BUTLER
MAY 2008
ESSAYS IN THE EVALUATION OF WIC, THE SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN

GE ZHAO
OCTOBER 2007
ESSAYS ON COMMODITY RISK MANAGEMENT

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EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

JOSEPHINE LYDIA BISHOP
FEBRUARY 2008
A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SELF-ESTEEM, SCHOOL INVOLVEMENT, FAMILY COHESIVENESS, AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADERS DEPENDENT UPON THEIR RELATIVE AGE

FRANK R. CICERO
OCTOBER 2007
THE EFFECTS OF NONCONTINGENT REINFORCEMENT AND RESPONSE INTERRUPTION ON STEREOTYPIC BEHAVIOR MAINTAINED BY AUTOMATIC REINFORCEMENT

ALLISON SCHAFFER KERT
MAY 2008
THE IMPACT OF THE WORD BULLY AND PROVIDING THE DEFINITION OF BULLYING ON THE REPORTED RATED OF BULLYING BEHAVIOR

ROBYN O'SULLIVAN
MAY 2008
THE EFFECT OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT WITH MATHEMATICS HOMEWORK ON EARLY ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

ADINA H. SHMIDMAN
MAY 2008
INTEGRATED PICTORIAL MNEMONICS IN ENGLISH HELP PRESCHOOLERS LEARN HEBREW LETTER-SOUND RELATIONS

ALAN CARL TENER
MAY 2008
DYNAMIC ASSESSMENT OF WORD ATTACK SKILL IN PHONOLOGICALLY DISABLED READERS

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ENGINEERING

SAMRAT BATTH
OCTOBER 2007
FORMAL ANALYSIS OF TIMING BEHAVIOR IN TEST GENERATION FOR COMPUTER AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LEONA CHARLES
FEBRUARY 2008
INTER AND INTRA-CONTINENTAL AEROSOL TRANSPORT AND THE LOCAL AND REGIONAL IMPACTS

JAMES CHIN
OCTOBER 2007
DEVELOPMENT OF A GENERAL DESIGN METHOD FOR INTENSIFYING DISTILLATION AND MULTIPLE REACTIONS

AHMED NASSAR ELKAMMAR
OCTOBER 2007
CROSSTALK MINIMIZATION IN DEEP SUBMICRON TECHNOLOGIES USING BUS CODING

RAJESH KUMAR GOYAL
MAY 2008
ORIENTATION DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSITIONS IN POLYMER-DISPERSED LIQUID CRYSTALLINE DROPLETS

JONATHAN HALVERSON
MAY 2008
MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS OF THE WETTING BEHAVIOR OF NANODROPLETS OF WATER AND AQUEOUS SURFACTANT SOLUTIONS ON SOLID SUBSTRATES OF VARYING SURFACE ENERGY

BENJAMIN R. HERMAN
FEBRUARY 2008
METHODS OF ASSESSING UNCERTAINTY IN AEROSOL PROPERTIES AS INTERPRETED FROM LIDAR MEASUREMENTS

A S M DELOWAR HOSSAIN
OCTOBER 2007
NEXT-GENERATION SELF HEALING BROADBAND ACCESS PON ARCHITECTURES FOR SUPPORTING TRIPLE-PLAY SERVICES AND PRIVATE NETWORKING CAPABILITY

XUHUI HU
FEBRUARY 2008
PROGRESSIVE ROUTE DISCOVERY PROTOCOLS FOR WIRELESS MESH NETWORKS

ATAULAZIZ IKRAM
OCTOBER 2007
OPTIMIZATION OF A MULTILAYER ALUMINA TEMPLATE FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL DEPOSITION OF QUANTUM WIRES AND QUANTUM DOTS

ROHIT AJIT INGALE
MAY 2008
DYNAMICS OF VIBRATED GRANULAR MATTER

NIKHIL D. KALYANKAR
OCTOBER 2007
NOVEL BIOSENSORS USING INTACT LIPOSOME MICROARRAYS

ZHAOMING LI
OCTOBER 2007
DESIGN AND DEPLOYMENT OF A GMPLS CONTROL PLANE IN IP OPTICAL NETWORKS

ABDALLAH MECHAKHCHEKH
FEBRUARY 2008
SEISMIC RISK ANALYSIS OF BRIDGE STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

YAJAIRA MEJIA
FEBRUARY 2008
A ROBUST NEURAL NETWORK SYSTEM ENSEMBLE APPROACH FOR DETECTING AND ESTIMATING SNOWFALL FROM THE ADVANCED MICROWAVE SOUNDING UNIT

TIEUVI H. NGUYEN
MAY 2008
AQUAPORIN-1 CONTRIBUTION TO RAT AORTIC ENDOTHELIAL HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY AND HOW CHRONIC TRANSMURAL PRESSURE AFFECTS IT

MOHAMMED ZAHIDUR RAHMAN
FEBRUARY 2008
ERROR CORRECTION OF THE NORMALIZED DIFFERENCE VEGETATION INDEX AND BRIGHTNESS TEMPERATURE CALCULATED FROM THE AVHRR OBSERVATIONS

LUIS ALONSO SALAZAR
OCTOBER 2007
INTEGRATING REMOTE SENSING, GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM AND MODELING FOR ESTIMATING CROP YIELD

SHERIF R. SHERIF
FEBRUARY 2008
UNIFIED MULTISERVICE ALL-PACKET-BASED BROADBAND ACCESS ARCHITECTURE: AN EVOLUTIONARY PATH TOWARDS A FIXED MOBILE CONVERGENCE SOLUTION

JOHN P. SINGH
OCTOBER 2007
TWO-DIMENSIONAL BUBBLES AND DROPS IN A YIELD STRESS FLUID

QIANG SONG
OCTOBER 2007
IP OPTICAL NETWORK CONTROL PLANE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS AND DEPLOYMENT

YU SUN
FEBRUARY 2008
THE FOCAL SPREAD OF MACROMOLECULAR TRACERS IN VESSEL WALLS: FREQUENCY AND EFFECT OF INTIMA COMPACTION AND BLOOD PRESSURE

STEVEN MICHAEL TOMMASINI
MAY 2008
PHENOTYPIC INTEGRATION CONTRIBUTES TO SKELETAL FUNCTIONALITY AND FRAGILITY

MUHAMMAD ALI UMMY
FEBRUARY 2008
GAIN CHARACTERIZATION OF A HYBRID RAMAN/PARAMETRIC AMPLIFIER AND PHASE CHARACTERIZATION OF A SEMICONDUCTOR OPTICAL AMPLIFIER

DANIELA VIVIANA VLADUTESCU
MAY 2008
OPTICAL REMOTE SENSING OF PROPERTIES AND CONCENTRATIONS OF ATMOSPHERIC TRACE CONSTITUENTS

HUAPEI WAN
FEBRUARY 2008
MECHANICS OF CARBON NANOTUBES (CNTS) AND THEIR COMPOSITES

YIGUANG YAN
MAY 2008
FLOW AND PARTICLE TRANSPORT BY THE LATTICE BOLTZMANN METHOD

SIDONG ZENG
MAY 2008
GLOBAL TILE ATTRACTOR OF SECOND ORDER SINGLE-BIT SIGMA-DELTA MODULATION

CHUNHUI ZHU
MAY 2008
MULTIPOINT COMMUNICATIONS FOR WIRELESS AD HOC NETWORKS

JIANPING ZOU
OCTOBER 2007
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT OF SCTP STREAMS IN A DIFFERENTIATED SERVICES ENVIRONMENT

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ENGLISH

LINDA CAMARASANA
OCTOBER 2007
THE BED AND THE BATTLEFIELD: GENDER, SEX, AND NATION IN THE TRANS-MODERNIST NOVEL

MARK CIRINO
OCTOBER 2007
"BECAUSE I THINK DEEPER": ERNEST HEMINGWAY AND THE BURDEN OF CONSCIOUSNESS

HELEN H. DAVIS
MAY 2008
"I AM MY OWN MISTRESS": NARRATING PROFESSIONAL AUTONOMY AND LOVE IN CHARLOTTE BRONTE'S NOVELS

ROBERT DIAZ
OCTOBER 2007
REPARATIVE ACTS: REDRESS AND THE POLITICS OF QUEER UNDOING IN CONTEMPORARY ASIAN/AMERICA

SEAN EGAN
MAY 2008
GARDENS AND GRASSES: THE QUESTION OF LITERATURE AND DEMOCRACY FOR NEW YORK CITY'S PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS IN THE ERA OF GREELEY AND WHITMAN

ANDREA FABRIZIO
FEBRUARY 2008
PROPHETIC AUTHORITY AND THE RHETORIC OF PASSIVITY IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH WOMEN'S WRITING

ALINA GHARABEGIAN
MAY 2008
THE REAPPEARANCE OF GOD: MATTHEW ARNOLD AND T.S. ELIOT IN DIALOGUE

BRENDA MARINA HENRY-OFFOR
OCTOBER 2007
THE PARADOXES OF INTIMACY IN EARLY MODERN DRAMA

RACHEL IHARA
OCTOBER 2007
NOVELS ON THE INSTALLMENT PLAN: AMERICAN AUTHORSHIP IN THE AGE OF SERIAL PUBLICATION, FROM STOWE TO HEMINGWAY

JUDITH IRWIN-MULCAHY
OCTOBER 2007
BLACK ATLAS: GEOGRAPHY AND SCALES OF MOVEMENT IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE

KATHARINE WOODASON JAGER
OCTOBER 2007
THE PRACTICE OF MAKYNGE: MASCULINE POETIC IDENTITY IN LATE MEDIEVAL ENGLISH POETRY

HEATHER JULIEN
OCTOBER 2007
GENDER AND LITERACY IN BRITAIN, 1847–1987: THE RHETORIC OF GIRLS' EDUCATION

ROBERT LAZAROFF
FEBRUARY 2008
PICTURING COMPOSITION: SNAPSHOT PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE WRITING CLASSROOM

CHRISTOPHER LOOTS
MAY 2008
IMPLICATIONS: STRANGE ATTRACTION AND PHANTOM ACTION BETWEEN LITERARY FOLDS

JOHN W. MAERHOFER
OCTOBER 2007
PHILOSOPHIES OF CONFRONTATION: AESTHETIC AND POLITICAL VANGUARDISM, 1917–1956

LINDA MAHKOVEC
MAY 2008
VOICING FEMALE AMBITION AND PURPOSE: THE ROLE OF THE ARTIST FIGURE IN THE WORKS OF GEORGE ELIOT

JEAN MILLS
OCTOBER 2007
GODDESSES AND GHOSTS: VIRGINIA WOOLF AND JANE ELLEN HARRISON

CHAMUTAL NOIMANN
OCTOBER 2007
DICKY BIRDS THAT NEVER DIE: SUBSTITUTE FATHERS IN VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

NICHOLAS POWERS
FEBRUARY 2008
THE UNDERTOW OF REASON: REDEFINING THE SUBLIME THROUGH THE MIDDLE PASSAGE

JILL TOLIVER RICHARDSON
FEBRUARY 2008
NARRATIVES OF DISPLACEMENT: THE EVOLUTION OF THE CARIBBEAN-AMERICAN TRANSNATIONAL NARRATIVE

JODY RACHEL ROSEN
OCTOBER 2007
"PEOPLE DON'T WANT TO MARRY ME. PEOPLE WANT TO MARRY ME. I DON'T WANT TO MARRY PEOPLE": MARRIAGE-PLOT SUBVERSION THROUGH REPETITION IN ANGLO-AMERICAN FICTION OF THE 1920S

JENNIE ROSENFELD
FEBRUARY 2008
TALMUDIC RE-READINGS: TOWARD A MODERN ORTHODOX SEXUAL ETHIC

TYLER T. SCHMIDT
MAY 2008
DREAMS OF AN IMPOSSIBLE BLACKNESS: RACIALIZED DESIRE AND AMERICA'S INTEGRATIONIST IMPULSE, 1945–1955

SANDRA WILSON SMITH
FEBRUARY 2008
OUT OF HER SEPARATE SPHERE: THE ACTION-ADVENTURE HEROINE IN AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1790 TO 1900

MATTHEW WILLIAMS
MAY 2008
"GREAT ANARCH'S ANCIENT REIGN RESTOR'D": MENIPPEAN SATIRE AND THE POLITICS OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE BRITISH ENLIGHTENMENT

REBECCA WISOR
MAY 2008
"MY COUNTRY IS THE WHOLE WORLD": THREE GUINEAS AND THE CULTURE OF PACIFIST DISSENT


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FRENCH

CAROLE PATRICIA FABRE
OCTOBER 2007
LA PROBLEMATIQUE DU JEU ET SON ARCHITECTURE DANS LE THÉÂTRE DE LESAGE

ANIMESH RAI
OCTOBER 2007
THE LEGACY OF FRENCH RULE IN INDIA (1674–1954): AN INVESTIGATION OF A PROCESS OF CREOLIZATION

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HISPANIC & LUSO BRAZILIAN LITERATURES & LANGUAGES

ANTONIO F. CALVO
OCTOBER 2007
TRADUCCION E INTERPRETACION: LANGSTON HUGHES Y FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA, ENCUENTRO EN EL LENGUAJE

MABEL ANGELICA GONZALEZ QUIROZ
MAY 2008
MANUEL BILBAO Y LA PRIMERA NOVELA HISTORICA CHILENA. ESTUDIO Y EDICION ANOTADA DE EL INQUISIDOR MAYOR

DEVID PAOLINI
MAY 2008
LAS "COPLAS DE MINGO REVULGO"—ESTUDIO PRELIMINAR, EDICION CRITICA Y NOTAS

MARCIA E. PICALLO
FEBRUARY 2008
ANALISIS DE LA INFLUENCIA DE ANTONIO DE GUEVARA EN LA OBRA DE JOHN LYLY

MARGERY SOROCK
FEBRUARY 2008
ELIGIO GARCIA Y SU APORTE A LA NUEVA NARRATIVA URBANA EN COLOMBIA

REBECCA TSURUMI
OCTOBER 2007
THE CLOSED HAND: IMAGES OF THE JAPANESE IN MODERN PERUVIAN LITERATURE

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HISTORY

DAVID ALIANO
MAY 2008
IDENTITY IN TRANSATLANTIC PLAY: IL DUCE'S NATIONAL PROJECT IN ARGENTINA

DOROTHY M. BROWNE
MAY 2008
NEW YORK CITY MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL LEADERSHIP, 1917–1940

SUSANNAH CROWDER
MAY 2008
PERFORMANCE CULTURE IN MEDIEVAL METZ, c. 200–1200

JAMES FRANCIS LEPREE
MAY 2008
SOURCES OF SPIRITUALITY AND THE CAROLINGIAN EXEGETICAL TRADITION

TERESITA A. LEVY
OCTOBER 2007
THE HISTORY OF TOBACCO CULTIVATION IN PUERTO RICO, 1899–1940

DELIA C. MELLIS
MAY 2008
"THE MONSTERS WE DEFY": WASHINGTON, D.C. IN THE RED SUMMER OF 1919

CARRIE PITZULO
MAY 2008
BACHELORS AND BUNNIES: PLAYBOY MAGAZINE AND MODERN HETEROSEXUALITY, 1953–1973

ALEJANDRO QUINTANA
OCTOBER 2007
THE PRESIDENT THAT NEVER WAS: MAXIMINO AVILA CAMACHO AND THE TAMING OF CAUDILLISMO IN EARLY POST-REVOLUTIONARY MEXICO

THEODORE WISNIEWSKI
FEBRUARY 2008
EXPERIMENTING WITH POWER: LIBERAL PSYCHOLOGISTS AND THE CHALLENGE OF SOCIAL REFORM: 1945–1975


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LINGUISTICS

MARI FUJIMOTO
MAY 2008
L 1 ACQUISITION OF JAPANESE PARTICLES: A CORPUS-BASED STUDY

JED SHAHAR
MAY 2008
WHAT SOME ITS ARE: NON-REFERENTIAL IT, EXTRAPOSITION, AND COPIES

RONALD SIMON
OCTOBER 2007
A PLATONIC CONCEPTION OF LANGUAGE

ERIC JON STENSHOEL
FEBRUARY 2008
THE THETA PARAMETER: SYNTAX UNDER A RADICAL UTAH

TANYA LYNN VIGER
OCTOBER 2007
FUNDAMENTAL FREQUENCY IN MANDARIN CHINESE AND ENGLISH: IMPLICATIONS FOR SECOND-LANGUAGE SPEAKERS

TOMOYUKI YABE
OCTOBER 2007
THE MORPHOSYNTAX OF COMPLEX VERBAL EXPRESSIONS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA

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MATHEMATICS

MICHAEL MUNN
MAY 2008
VOLUME GROWTH AND THE TOPOLOGY OF MANIFOLDS WITH NONNEGATIVE RICCI CURVATURE

MARINA NECHAYEVA
MAY 2008
ASYMPTOTICS OF WEIGHTED LATTICE POINT COUNTS INSIDE DILATING DOMAINS

ABDRAMANE SERME
FEBRUARY 2008
ON ITERATIVE REFINEMENT/IMPROVEMENT OF THE SOLUTION TO AN ILL-CONDITIONED LINEAR SYSTEM

RADOSLAW KRZYSZTOF WOJCIECHOWSKI
MAY 2008
STOCHASTIC COMPLETENESS OF GRAPHS

DONG WOOK WON
FEBRUARY 2008
WORD PROBLEMS ON BALANCED SEMIGROUPS AND BALANCED GROUPS

SHENGLAN YUAN
OCTOBER 2007
DYNAMICS OF CERTAIN FAMILIES OF TRANSCENDENTAL MEROMORPHIC FUNCTIONS

MARCOS ZYMAN
OCTOBER 2007
I A-AUTOMORPHISMS AND LOCALIZATION OF NILPOTENT GROUPS

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MUSIC (PH.D.)

ANTHONY ALMS
OCTOBER 2007
THEOLOGY, TRAUERSPIEL, AND THE CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY GERMAN OPERA

STEPHEN R. AMICO
OCTOBER 2007
BLUE NOTES: GAY MEN AND POPULAR MUSIC IN CONTEMPORARY URBAN RUSSIA

ALESSANDRA MARIA CIUCCI
FEBRUARY 2008
POEMS OF HONOR, VOICES OF SHAME: THE ‘AITA AND THE MOROCCAN SHIKHAT

SIGRUN B. HEINZELMANN
FEBRUARY 2008
SONATA FORM IN RAVEL'S PRE-WAR CHAMBER MUSIC

STEPHANIE DAVIS JENSEN-MOULTON
FEBRUARY 2008
"SPARRING WITH FATE": MIRIAM GIDEON'S 1958 OPERA FORTUNATO

EHRICK VINCENT LONG
FEBRUARY 2008
POP STANDARDS: MUSIC AND COMMERCE IN THE AGE OF ROCK

KAREN G. MANDELBAUM
MAY 2008
THE LATE KEYBOARD RONDOS OF CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH: ISSUES OF GENRE, FORM, AND VOICE LEADING

DAN SHORE
FEBRUARY 2008
THE EMERGENCE OF DANISH NATIONAL OPERA, 1779–1846 AND THE BEAUTIFUL BRIDEGROOM

JADRANKA VAZANOVA
FEBRUARY 2008
SVADOBNE NOTY: CEREMONIAL WEDDING TUNES IN THE CONTEXT OF SLOVAK TRADITIONAL CULTURE

ALEKSANDRA VOJCIC
FEBRUARY 2008
RHYTHM AS FORM: RHYTHMIC HIERARCHY IN LATER TWENTIETH-CENTURY PIANO MUSIC

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PHILOSOPHY

VERA ALBRECHT
OCTOBER 2007
BETWEEN BEING AND NOT-BEING: NON-EXISTENT OBJECTS AND THE INTERMEDIARY IN PLATO, FREGE, AND MEINONG

VICTOR J. CROME
OCTOBER 2007
ZENO'S PARADOXES AND THE PASSAGE OF TIME

KEOTA FIELDS
OCTOBER 2007
BERKELEY'S IMMATERIALISM: AN INTERPRETATION AND CRITIQUE

NADA GLIGOROV
OCTOBER 2007
ELIMINATIVE MATERIALISM AND THE DISTINCTION BETWEEN COMMON SENSE AND SCIENCE

ALAN GROSE
FEBRUARY 2008
RAWLS, DEMOCRACY, AND THE PROBLEM OF STABILITY

LEN MITCHELL
OCTOBER 2007
WORLD POVERTY AND MORAL OBLIGATIONS

FRANCESCO PUPA
FEBRUARY 2008
AMBIGUOUS ARTICLES: AN ESSAY ON THE THEORY OF DESCRIPTIONS

JAMES G. SNYDER
FEBRUARY 2008
MATTER AND METHOD IN MARSILIO FICINO'S PLATONIC THEOLOGY

ANDREI ZAVALIY
FEBRUARY 2008
THE PHENOMENON OF AMORALISM: AN INVESTIGATION OF THE COGNITIVE AND EMOTIVE ROOTS

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PHYSICS

MOHAMMAD AL-RUBAIEE
OCTOBER 2007
TIME-RESOLVED AND CONTINUOUS WAVE SPECTROSCOPIC IMAGING OF BIOLOGICAL MEDIA

CARLOS CALERO BORRALLO
OCTOBER 2007
THEORETICAL STUDIES OF SPIN DYNAMICS IN PARAMAGNETS

AMISH KHALFAN
OCTOBER 2007
DYNAMIC NMR STUDIES OF POLYMER ELECTROLYTE MATERIALS FOR APPLICATION TO LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES AND FUEL CELLS

JUN LI
OCTOBER 2007
ORIENTATION EFFECTS IN NANOCOMPOSITE FILMS AND GELS

TIBAB ZARE MCNEISH
OCTOBER 2007
MODEL CALCULATIONS OF PLASMA EXCITATIONS FOR ARRAYS OF CYLINDRICAL NANOTUBLES

OLEKSIY ROSLYAK
OCTOBER 2007
HYBRID QUADRUPOLE EXCITONS AND POLARITONS IN CUPROUS OXIDE

CHAOMING SONG
FEBRUARY 2008
SELF-SIMILARITY AND SCALING THEORY OF COMPLEX NETWORKS

YOKO SUZUKI
OCTOBER 2007
MAGNETIC AVALANCHES IN Mn12-acetate, "MAGNETIC DEFLAGRATION"

HUAFENG XIE
MAY 2008
STATISTICAL PHYSICS OF COMPLEX NETWORKS

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POLITICAL SCIENCE

JULIE ANDERSON
FEBRUARY 2008
INTELLIGENCE AND DEMOCRACY: A RUSSIAN CASE STUDY OF SECRET POLICE TRANSFORMATION IN THE POST-SOVIET CONTEXT

LESLEY H. BYRNE
MAY 2008
REPRESENTING WOMEN: THE IMPACT OF WOMEN CABINET MINISTERS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ONTARIO AND THE RISE OF FISCAL FEMINISM

CARLOS FERNANDO DIAZ-PANIAGUA
FEBRUARY 2008
NEGOTIATING TERRORISM: THE NEGOTIATION DYNAMICS OF FOUR U.N. COUNTER-TERRORISM TREATIES, 1997–2005

EFFIE SENN MACLACHLAN
OCTOBER 2007
THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF THIRD-COUNTRY IMMIGRANT WOMEN AND THE EVOLUTION OF IMMIGRATION POLICY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

ROSE MUZIO
FEBRUARY 2008
PUERTO RICAN RADICALISM IN THE 1970S: EL COMITE-MINP

MARIA VICTORIA PEREZ-RIOS
MAY 2008
WHEN ORDER IS NOT ENOUGH: THE BAN ON TORTURE AND DISAPPEARANCES IN THE JURISPRUDENCE OF THE IACTHR AND THE SPANISH COURT SYSTEM

DENIZ SERT
FEBRUARY 2008
PROPERTY RIGHTS IN RETURN AND RESETTLEMENT OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS (IDPS)

TRACY STEFFY
MAY 2008
WOMEN CREATING SOCIAL CAPITAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE: A FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF WOMEN-LED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS

VINCENT TIRELLI
OCTOBER 2007
THE INVISIBLE FACULTY FIGHT BACK: CONTINGENT ACADEMIC LABOR AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE CORPORATE UNIVERSITY

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PSYCHOLOGY

TSIPPA ACKERMAN
OCTOBER 2007
CHRONIC EFFECTS OF VEGF ADENOVIRUS TRANSFECTION INTO ADULT RAT HIPPOCAMPUS

REON A. E. BAIRD
OCTOBER 2007
THE EFFECTS OF EDUCATIONAL QUALITY ON THE COGNITIVE PERFORMANCE OF MINORITY AND CAUCASIAN HIV+ SUBJECTS

STEVEN BASHKOFF
OCTOBER 2007
PROVOCATIVE ENACTMENTS AS REGULATORS OF UNDERAROUSAL AND ITS ASSOCIATED AFFECTS

DANIELLE L. BEATTY
OCTOBER 2007
THE DYNAMIC ROLE OF RACIAL-ETHNIC IDENTITY IN THE LINK BETWEEN INTERPERSONAL RACISM AND AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE AMONG U.S. BLACKS

CHRISTIAN A. BENAVIDES
OCTOBER 2007
TASK INTERSPERSAL AND PERFORMANCE OF MATCHING TASKS BY PRESCHOOLERS WITH AUTISM

HEIDI ALLISON BENDER
OCTOBER 2007
THE ROLE OF SEIZURE-RELATED VARIABLES IN PEDIATRIC EPILEPSY: PERSPECTIVES FROM NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY, AND SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL COGNITION

LYMARI BENITEZ
FEBRUARY 2008
WHAT EXPLAINS BEHAVIORS AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS NEIGHBORHOOD ENVIRONMENTS? AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF INDIVIDUAL RESPONSES TO URBAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS

OLGA G. BERWID
OCTOBER 2007
POST-ERROR SLOWING IN PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WITH ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

DAVID S. BIMBI
OCTOBER 2007
BEYOND "VECTORS OF TRANSMISSION" THROUGH COMMERCIAL SEX: EXPLORING MODELS OF SEXUAL RISK TAKING WITH CLIENTS AND CASUAL PARTNERS AMONG INTERNET-BASED MALE SEX WORKERS

ALBA CABRAL
OCTOBER 2007
FAMILY TEMPORAL ORGANIZATION AND CHILDREN'S AFFECT REGULATION: A QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE STUDY OF FIRST-GENERATION DOMINICAN FAMILIES

CARRIE C. CAPSTICK
FEBRUARY 2008
THE ROLE OF HIGHER-ORDER COGNITION IN PARENTAL REFLECTIVE FUNCTIONING: A CORRELATIONAL STUDY OF EXECUTIVE AND REFLECTIVE CAPACITIES AND THE RELATED CONTRIBUTIONS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND DEPRESSION

REBECCA S. CHEN
OCTOBER 2007
EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM MEMORY ACCESSIBILITY ON SACCADIC EYE MOVEMENTS

DEIRDRE CONLON
OCTOBER 2007
THE NATION AS EMBODIED PRACTICE: WOMEN, MIGRATION, AND THE SOCIAL PRODUCTION OF NATIONHOOD IN IRELAND

SHANA E. CYRULNIK
OCTOBER 2006
COGNITIVE SKILLS IN YOUNG BOYS WITH DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

PATRICIA ANN D'ATENO
FEBRUARY 2008
EFFECTS OF MIXING STIMULUS DURATIONS ON TIME JUDGMENTS

PAMELA DEROSSE
OCTOBER 2007
THE CONTEXTUALLY CONTROLLED, FEATURE-MEDIATED CLASSIFICATION OF SYMBOLS

CORINNE BARON DONOVAN
OCTOBER 2007
TESTING THE EFFECTS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION RATIONALE ON ATTITUDES TOWARDS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS AND THEIR BENEFICIARIES

ORLY DOTAN-ELIAZ
FEBRUARY 2008
WORKING IN MULTILINGUAL SETTINGS: THE IMPACT OF SPEAKING A LOWER-FLUENCY LANGUAGE ON BILINGUALS' SELF-REGULATION

FRIEDA FAYENA TAWIL
OCTOBER 2007
A PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING THOUGHT PROCESSES IN A CREATIVE TASK: A PROTOCOL ANALYSIS COMPARISON OF ARTISTS AND NON-ARTISTS

KIMBERLY ANN FELTNER
OCTOBER 2007
THE PERCEPTION OF ILLUSORY CONTOURS BY RHESUS MACAQUES (Macaca mulatta)

DONNA FOSTER-PALEY
FEBRUARY 2008
SHADOW OF THE CASTE: EXPLORING CULTURE OF HONOR IN A SOUTHERN TOWN

ERIKA GOLDBERG
OCTOBER 2007
IMAGINING POSSIBLILITIES: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF ANALYSTS' FAITH IN THE PSYCHOANALYTIC PROCESS

BENJAMIN H. HARRIS
OCTOBER 2007
AFFECT REGULATION IN CHILDREN WITH ADHD: A RORSCHACH INVESTIGATION

DEIRTRA HUNTER
FEBRUARY 2008
THE ROLE OF COX-1 AND COX-2 ON ESTRADIOL'S ANTI-HYPERALGESIC EFFECTS ON INDUCED-INFLAMMATORY NOCICEPTIVE RESPONSES

AARON N. JUNI
FEBRUARY 2008
MORPHINE HYPERALGESIA: CONTRIBUTION OF OPIOID RECEPTORS, DOSING REGIMEN, AND GONADAL HORMONES

GAD KLEIN
FEBRUARY 2008
PHARMACOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR GENETICS OF HEROIN DEPENDENCE IN MICE

ANNA KRAMARSKY
FEBRUARY 2008
ENGENDERING NARCISSISM: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF THE EXPERIENCE OF GENDER IN MEN AND WOMEN WITH NARCISSISTIC PATHOLOGY

KATHARINE HUNTER MACLENNAN
MAY 2008
THEORETICAL ORIENTATION AS A PERSONALITY TRAIT

AVROHOM MARGOLIS
FEBRUARY 2008
THE WILL TO WILL: THE EFFECTS OF NEUROTICISM AND MORTALITY SALIENCE ON PERCEPTIONS OF FREE WILL AND REACTIONS TO INFRINGEMENT OF FREEDO

SARA CATHERINE MARKESE
OCTOBER 2007
RHYTHMS OF DIALOGUE IN INFANCY AND ATTACHMENT NARRATIVES IN CHILDHOOD

JACQUELINE MASSA
FEBRUARY 2008
VISUAL AND AUDITORY HABITUATION PROCESSES: A COMPARISON OF ADHD ADULTS AND CONTROLS

JANET T. MATSUNAGA
OCTOBER 2007
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PATIENTS' EARLY PERCEPTIONS OF THEIR THERAPISTS AND THE PROCESS AND OUTCOME OF SHORT-TERM PSYCHOTHERAPY

NIDAL NAJJAR
OCTOBER 2007
ANALYSIS OF THREE COMPONENTS OF AFFECTIVE BEHAVIOR IN CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

TONI NICHOLLS
MAY 2008
IMPACT OF AGE AND METABOLIC DYSFUNCTION ON MEMORY AND EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS AMONG OLDER PERSONS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS

JACQUELINE SOPHIE PERLE
OCTOBER 2007
THE INFLUENCE OF RELAXATION WITH BIOFEEDBACK AND MUSIC ON THE LENGTH OF THE MENSTRUAL CYCLE

ADRIENNE ROBEK
OCTOBER 2007
THE SAFETY OBSERVER EFFECT ACROSS VARIOUS WORK CONDITIONS

MARJORIE SCHWARTZ
OCTOBER 2007
RELATING THROUGH THE BODY: THERAPIST EXPERIENCE AS AN INDICATOR OF INTERPERSONAL FUNCTIONING AND AFFECTIVE EXPERIENCE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC SOMATIC DISTRESS

MARINA SHIKHMAN
OCTOBER 2007
AGE, GENDER, GENERAL INTELLIGENCE, AND EDUCATIONAL LEVEL INFLUENCES ON WORKING MEMORY

JANA SLADKOVA
OCTOBER 2007
DOCUMENTING THE UNDOCUMENTED JOURNEYS OF HONDURAN MIGRANTS TO THE UNITED STATES

KELLOIR L. SMITH
FEBRUARY 2008
EFFECTS OF PRETRIAL PUBLICITY (PTP) ON MOCK JURORS' PREDECISIONAL DISTORTION (PDD), STORY CONSTRUCTION, AND JUDGMENTS

REBECCA KATHERINE STERN
OCTOBER 2007
THE ROLE OF RECOGNITION: RECONCEPTUALIZING ACADEMIC EXPRESSION

TERESA TANNAZZO
MAY 2008
PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION ACROSS RETINAL ECCENTRICITY

CHAIM YACOV TARSHISH
FEBRUARY 2008
THE LIMITATIONS OF CURRENT ASSESSMENT METRICS FOR COGNITION IN AGING: LESSONS FROM LONG-TERM CARE

ZEYNEP TURAN
FEBRUARY 2008
OBJECT OF LEGACY: MATERIAL OBJECTS OF DISPLACED PEOPLE

JASON P. VANORA
MAY 2008
I JUST WANNA BE SUCCESSFUL IN LIFE: REVEALING STRUGGLES, STRATEGIES, SELVES, AND WISDOM IN A NARRATIVE STUDY OF STUDENTS ASSIGNED TO REMEDIAL CLASSES

ANA M. VENTUNEAC
MAY 2008
THE ROLE OF SOCIAL STRESS IN THE SEXUAL RISK BEHAVIORS OF LATINO MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN

PARSLA VINTERE
OCTOBER 2007
THE EFFECTS OF A BEHAVIORAL MOVEMENT-TRAINING PACKAGE ON DANCE PERFORMANCE

AKSHAT VYAS
OCTOBER 2007
EXPERIENTIAL, ACOUSTICAL, AND PHYSIOLOGICAL INFLUENCES ON SONG PREFERENCES IN FEMALE ZEBRA FINCHES

MARI WATANABE-ROSE
OCTOBER 2007
THE EFFECTS OF APPOINTMENT DELAY AND REMINDERS ON APPOINTMENT-KEEPING BEHAVIOR

MICHAL WEBER
OCTOBER 2007
THE AMERICAN BACKPACKER TRAVELING ALONE: RELATIONSHIPS, ATTACHMENT, AND OBJECT RELATIONS OF THOSE WHO LIVED IN TRANSIT

SARAH LEAH WEINBERGER-LITMAN
OCTOBER 2007
THE INFLUENCE OF RELIGIOUS ORIENTATION, SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING, EDUCATIONAL SETTING, AND SOCIAL COMPARISON ON BODY IMAGE AND EATING DISTURBANCE IN JEWISH WOMEN

JAN MERYL WEINER
OCTOBER 2007
THE INFLUENCE OF ESTROUS CYCLE AND GONADAL HORMONES ON COCAINE-INDUCED PKA-MEDIATED INTRACELLULAR CHANGES

BROOKE E. WELLS
FEBRUARY 2008
A FEMINIST ANALYSIS OF YOUNG WOMEN'S EXPERIENCES OF ALCOHOL AND SEXUALITY

JENNIFER WOODS
OCTOBER 2007
INCREASING FUNCTIONAL AND SYMBOLIC PLAY SKILLS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM USING ACTIVITY SCHEDULES AND SCRIPT-FADING

JURAN YOON
MAY 2008
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND LEADERSHIP EFFECTIVENESS: THE VERBAL AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION BEHAVIORS OF EMOTIONALLY INTELLIGENT LEADERS

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SOCIAL WELFARE (PH.D.)

CHRISTIANA BEST-CUMMINGS
MAY 2008
SUCCESSFUL TRANSNATIONAL PARENTING BY AFRICAN- CARIBBEAN MOTHERS WHO MIGRATED TO THE UNITED STATES

ANN GOELITZ
MAY 2008
THE EMOTIONAL CONTENT OF DREAMS

MELISSA McCARDLE
FEBRUARY 2008
WEIGHT BIAS AND SOCIAL-WORK PRACTICE: AN EMPIRICAL EXPLORATION

STEPHEN ROSENHECK
OCTOBER 2007
COMMUNITY-BASED CARE FOR THE SEVERE MENTALLY ILL IN SWEDEN AND THE UNITED STATES

MAHIA SARACOSTTI
MAY 2008
SOCIAL NETWORKING AS STRATEGY TO OVERCOME POVERTY IN CHILE: A DATA-MINING EVALUATION OF THE CHILE SOLIDARIO SYSTEM

LYN K. SLATER
OCTOBER 2007
"PRACTICING IN SLOW MOTION": THE DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF AN INTERPROFESSIONAL CLINICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR LAW AND SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS

JANNETTE ALEJANDRA URCIUOLI
MAY 2008
EXPOSURE TO COMMUNITY VIOLENCE AND POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS SYMPTOMATOLOGY AMONG DIVERSE, URBAN ADOLESCENTS

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SOCIOLOGY

MARY BOGER
MAY 2008
A GHETTO STATE OF GHETTOS: PALESTINIANS UNDER ISRAELI CITIZENSHIP

RANDOL CONTRERAS
FEBRUARY 2008
THE STICKUP KIDS

CHRISTOPHER R. FREED
MAY 2008
DOCTORS AND DRUNKS: ADDICTION MEDICINE AND ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY IN AMERICA

DEBORAH S. GAMBS
MAY 2008
"BECOMING ARTISTIC": RACE, GENDER, AND THE NATURE-CULTURE RELATIONSHIP IN NEW MEDIA ART

NANCY GUEVARA
MAY 2008
BEFORE ART: THE FUSION OF RELIGION, SEXUALITY, AND AESTHETICS IN AGRARIAN MESOPOTAMIA

FATMIR HASKAJ
OCTOBER 2007
SUBSOVEREIGNTY AND NECROECONOMICS: ETHNICITY, VIOLENCE, AND KOSOVO

HOSU KIM
OCTOBER 2007
VIRTUAL MOTHERING: A CULTURAL CRITIQUE OF THE EMERGENT FIGURE OF KOREAN BIRTHMOTHERS IN POPULAR MEDIA

ROSE M. KIM
OCTOBER 2007
VIOLENCE AND TRAUMA AS CONSTITUTIVE ELEMENTS IN RACIAL IDENTITY FORMATION

KRISTIN LAWLER
MAY 2008
RADICAL: THE IMAGE OF THE SURFER AND THE POLITICS OF POPULAR CULTURE

LAEL LESLIE
FEBRUARY 2008
TURNING SPACE INTO PLACE IN THE SPRAWLING "NEW CITY": SHRINKING SPACE, VISIONS OF PLACE, HOMEOWNERS IN CONFLICT

LAUREN E. MCDONALD
MAY 2008
THE RISE OF CONSERVATIVE THINK TANKS: THE DEBATE OVER IDEAS, RESEARCH, AND STRATEGY IN PUBLIC EDUCATION POLICY

TAMARA MOSE BROWN
MAY 2008
WEST INDIAN CHILDCARE PROVIDERS IN BROOKLYN: CREATING COMMUNITY IN PUBLIC SPACES AND PRIVATE PLACES

RONALD JOSEPH NERIO
MAY 2008
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE PSYCHE? A SOCIOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF SCIENCE, RELIGION, AND SPIRITUALITY IN PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY

ANTONIO PASTRANA, JR.
MAY 2008
NAVIGATING THE INTERSECTIONAL IMAGINATION: RACE, SEXUALITY, AND POWER

MINDY RHINDRESS
OCTOBER 2007
THE END OF THE LINE: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NEW YORK CITY'S SUBWAY SYSTEM AND RESIDENTIAL CLASS STRUCTURE

ROBERT SAUTE
FEBRUARY 2008
FOR THE POOR AND DISENFRANCHISED: AN INSTITUTIONAL AND HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF AMERICAN PUBLIC INTEREST LAW, 1876-1990

ABIGAIL MARY SCHONEBOOM
MAY 2008
HIDING OUT: CREATIVE RESISTANCE AMONG ANONYMOUS WORKBLOGGERS

MICHAEL SUKHOV
OCTOBER 2007
POLITICAL ACTIVISM AND DEFERRED AGENCY

ALIA ROBESON TYNER-MULLINGS
MAY 2008
FINDING SPACE: EDUCATIONAL REFORMS IN PRACTICE IN AN URBAN PUBLIC SCHOOL

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SPEECH & HEARING SCIENCES

INGE ANEMA
MAY 2008
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FLUENCY-BASED SUPRASEGMENTALS AND COMPREHENSION IN ORAL AND SILENT READING IN DUTCH SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH

ELIZABETH IJALBA
FEBRUARY 2008
MARKERS OF DYSLEXIA IN ADULT SPANISH-SPEAKERS WHO REPORT SEVERE DIFFICULTY LEARNING ENGLISH

NAAMA KENAN
FEBRUARY 2008
LEXICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF VERBS IN SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN WITH SPECIFIC LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENT

YAEL NEUMANN
OCTOBER 2007
AN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE EFFECTS OF AGE ON THE TIME COURSE OF SEGMENTAL AND SYLLABIC ENCODING DURING IMPLICIT PICTURE NAMING IN HEALTHY YOUNGER AND OLDER ADULTS

MARGARET THERESA SHAKIBAI
FEBRUARY 2008
THE EFFICACY OF A TRAINING PROGRAM TO TEACH KINDERGARTENERS LEXICAL AMBIGUITY DETECTION

TERESA M. SIGNORELLI
MAY 2008
WORKING MEMORY IN SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETERS

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THEATRE

PATRICIA HERRERA
OCTOBER 2007
NUYORIQUENAS IN THE HOUSE: PERFORMING IDENTITY THROUGH HIP HOP, POETRY, AND THEATRE

KIMON KERAMIDAS
MAY 2008
THE PAY'S THE THING: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN THEATRICAL PRODUCTION

MILTON LOAYZA
MAY 2008
THE PLAYS OF RICARDO MONTI AND THE PRODUCTION OF SPACE

SAMUEL T. SHANKS
FEBRUARY 2008
CROWD-PLEASING MOVES: ACTING TECHNIQUE, SOCIAL PERFORMANCE, AND THE POPULARIZATION OF THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN THEATRE

SARAH STANDING
MAY 2008
HUMAN/NATURE: ECO-THEATRE POLITICS AND PERFORMANCE

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URBAN EDUCATION

GILLIAN U. BAYNE
OCTOBER 2007
IDENTITY, CULTURE, AND SHARED EXPERIENCES: THE POWER OF COGENERATIVE DIALOGUES IN URBAN SCIENCE CLASSROOMS

JUDITH HILL BOSE
MAY 2008
AESTHETIC EDUCATION: PHILOSOPHY AND TEACHING ARTIST PRACTICE AT LINCOLN CENTER INSTITUTE

MICHAEL DUMAS
OCTOBER 2007
SITTING NEXT TO WHITE CHILDREN: SCHOOL DESEGREGATION IN THE BLACK EDUCATIONAL IMAGINATION

WESLEY PITTS
OCTOBER 2007
BEING, BECOMING, AND BELONGING: IMPROVING SCIENCE FLUENCY DURING LABORATORY ACTIVITIES IN URBAN EDUCATION

JOSE R. VAZQUEZ
MAY 2008
EVOLUTION OF STUDENT EVALUATIONS OF COLLEGE FACULTY: IMPLICATIONS AND CONSEQUENCES

JENNIFER WEISS
MAY 2008
UNDER THE RADAR: SCHOOL SURVEILLANCE AND YOUTH RESISTANCE

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