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Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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Does Dual Enrollment Impact CTAE, Robert J. Dollar

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Post-Traumatic Stress in Georgia Law Enforcement: Prevalence, Associations with Barriers to Help Seeking and Quality of Life, and the Modifying Effect of Environmental Exposure, Allison M. Drew

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Standardized Knowledge and Behavior of Food-Protection Staff to Help Reduce the Potential for Incidences of Foodborne Illness, Joshua A. Dufresne

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A Study on the Visual and Verbal Languages of Typography, Ellyn E. Duncan

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Place Vulnerability Assessment in Coastal Georgia, USA, Bless Dupeh

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Performing Identities of the Auditory-Verbal Deaf Students in the Classrooms: A Teacher's Performative Memoir, Tracy Edenfield

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Alternatives: The Video Game. An Assessment of Bias and Preferences in Uncertain Situations, Vincent Edwards

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Association Rules Patterns Discovery From Mixed Data, Welendawa Acharige Charith A. Elson

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Application of the Andersen Health System Utilization Framework in the Investigation of the use of Traditional Medicine in Kumasi, Ghana, Pascal Felix

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Investigating Relationships Between Social Networking and Mental Health Outcomes as the Result of Social Comparison, Bryon Jason Gallant

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A Phenomenological Exploration of Principals' Influence on Teacher Attrition, Kellie E. Gebhardt

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Nine Stories and the Society of the Spectacle: An Exploration into the Alienation of the Individual in the Post-War Era, Margaret E. Geddy

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An Examination of the Relationship Between Community Engagement and Military Spouse Marital Satisfaction, Alexandra N. Gilbert

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Who Deserves to be in STEM? How Threat and Confirmation of the Gender Hierarchy Impact Helping Behavior Towards Prospective STEM Majors, Samantha A. Gnall

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Multiple Imputation Using Influential Exponential Tilting in Case of Non-Ignorable Missing Data, Kavita Gohil

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Scaling and Ecological Relationships in the Visual Ecology of Sharks, Brianna Hall

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Compliance with Police: Does the Interaction of Race/Ethnicity and Sex Matter?, Claire L. Halliburton

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Attitudes Toward the HPV Vaccine among University Students: Identifying Barriers to Vaccine Uptake, Kristina L. Harbaugh

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Analysis on Sharp and Smooth Interface, Elizabeth V. Hawkins

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Maladaptive Grief: Irish and American Experiences of Loss, Mourning, and Trauma, Abby Hey

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Understanding the Relationships Between Combat-Related PTSD Symptoms and Drinking Motives on Military Parental Satisfaction, Melissa C. Hinely

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Surfacant Contamination Alters Freshwater Phytoplankton Community Composition, William H. Hodge

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Barriers and Access to Services for Female Victims of Violence in the Dominican Republic, Catalina Hooper Armenteros

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Looking Through a Culturally Proficient Lens: Georgia Elementary ESOL Teachers' Perceptions of School Leaders, Mary C. Houser

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Breast Cancer Disparities Throughout the Cancer Trajectory in Asian American Women, Li-Ting Huang

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A Fast and Robust Leap Motion Interface for Arduino Based Robotics, Conner Hughes

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The Organizational Behavior of U.S. Hospices: Examining the Relationship Among Ownership, Market Structure, and Quality Through the Lens of the Institutional Theory Framework, LaShauna Hunt

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Racial Differences in Factors Influencing Childhood Overweight and Obesity in the US, Brendan C. Ibe

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A Study of the Gross Pitaevskii Equation Ground State Solutions Using Artificial Neural Networks, Mehtab Iqbal

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Reduced Dataset Neural Network Model for Manuscript Character Recognition, Mohammad Anwarul Islam

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The Impact of School Tasks on the Leadership Self-Efficacy of Principals and Assistant Principals, Torri M. Jackson

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[P]lace: Reinterpreting the Feminine, Nicole D. James

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Plausible Expositions with Possible Expeditions, Nikolaus D. James

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Biomechanical Comparison of "Old" and "New" Cheer Shoes in Collegiate Cheerleaders, Abigail C. Johnson

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Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Classification of Female Breast Tumor Type and Location Prediction Using Electrical Impedance Myography (EIM) Parameters, Shahriar Kabir

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Life Table Analyses of the Impact of Eliminating Particular Causes of Death Using the United States 2016 Population, Deborah A. Kanda

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Artificial Neural Network Models for Pattern Discovery from ECG Time Series, Mehakpreet Kaur

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Some New Lifetime Distributions: Lindley Log-Logistic And Kumaraswamy Lindley Log-Logistic Distributions With Applications, Elizabeth Kenkwo

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A New Measure of Diagnostic Accuracy With Cut-Points Criterion for k-Stage Classification Disease Based on Concordance and Discordance, Jing X. Kersey

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Thermal Performance of Sierpinski Carpet Fractal Fins at Various Angles of Inclination in a Natural Convection Environment, Haidar Jamil Khalil

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Mining Hidden Markov Models in Sequences of Characters Using Recurrent Neural Networks, Sushmita Khan

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The Effects of Boring Sponge Infestation on Condition, Growth, and Sex Change in Crepidula Fornicata, Nicole L. Kleinas

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Perceived Credibility of Child Sexual Abuse Reporting, Bridget Lashbaugh-Barney

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Assessing Hotel Employee Knowledge on Risk Factors and Risk Management Procedures for Microbial Contamination of Hotel Water Distribution Systems, Brandon Leftwich

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Physiological Response of Elasmobrachs During Propofol Immersion, Matthew Levendosky

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Eye Screening in U.S. Adults with Diabetes: Examination of Trends, Racial and Ethnic Differences, and Contribution of Medicaid Expansion, MEPS 2010-2017, Karon Lewis

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Differential Effects of Reduced Foot Sole Sensitivity and Nerve Conduction Velocity on Postural Control and Functional Gait, Kelsey D. Lewis

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Nonparametric Misclassification Simulation and Extrapolation Method and Its Application, Congjian Liu

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Cardio-Metabolic and Perceived Demands Comparison of Circuit Training and Fireground Suppression Tasks, Brandon Loewen

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Becoming a Mexican American in the U.S. South: Autobiographical Narrative of Liberation, Claudia Martinez

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Explicit Pseudo-Kähler Metrics on Flag Manifolds, Thomas A. Mason III

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Examination of Violent Risk-Taking Behaviors in Youth 15-18 Year of Age Associated with Gender, Race, and Ethnicity using the Socio-Ecological Model., Kimberly M. McCreary

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Patient-Centered Medical Home Readiness Among Children And Youth With Special Health Care Needs in Alabama: A Pilot Feasibility Study, Lolita A. McLean

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Evolution Of Two-Element Directive Antennas, Tyler J. McPherson

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Experiments on the Neural Network Approach to the Handwritten Digit Classification Problem, William Meissner

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Identifying Protective Factors to Early Suicide Markers: The Buffering Effects of Savoring and Resilience, Matthew Miceli

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Perceptions of Physical Activity Engagement among African American Emerging Adults at Georgia Southern University - Statesboro Campus, Addison Mickens

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Perceptions of the Impact Mathematics Support Classes Have on Student Achievement, Cordaryl Charles Middleton

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The Relationship Between Co-Teaching Partnerships and Student Achievement, Tikki N. Middleton

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On Voyeurism: Being Seen on the Modern Stage, Megan M. Mobley

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Generalization of Kullback-Leibler Divergence for Multi-Stage Diseases: Application to Diagnostic Test Accuracy and Optimal Cut-Points Selection Criterion, Chen Mo

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Nanofiber Fabrication and Applications: Direct Contact Water Desalination & Energy Harvesting, Momena Monwar

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Power Consumption Optimization in Passive Optical Networks, David Moore

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Rey-ifying a New Heroine: Interrogating the Curriculum of Femininity in Star Wars Films, Rebekah S. Morgan

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An Investigation of the Effects of N-Butanol on Friction and Wear Patterns When Mixed with Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel, John L. Morrison Jr.

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Quantitative Performance Assessment of LiDAR-based Vehicle Contour Estimation Algorithms for Integrated Vehicle Safety Applications, David M. Mothershed

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Attitude Formation and Malleability in Response to Visual Cues and Counterattitudinal Information, Tyler W. Mueller

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Social Media Data Analysis, a Tool for Public Health Emergency Management During Natural Disasters, Kamalich Muniz-Rodriguez

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The Relationship Between Servant Leadership and Teacher Retention and Student Achievement, David Earl Murphy

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Reinforcement Learning, Cooperative Output Regulation and Their Applications to Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Mohammed Mynuddin

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Professionalizing Emergency Medical Services (EMS): Still at the Crossroads, B. Jeanine Newton-Riner

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Control of Voltage-Source Converters Considering Virtual Inertia Dynamics, Tri Nguyen

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Does MAGA Affect Legal Decision Making in a Criminal Case?, Jaelyn M. Nixon

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Phase-Locked Loop Control In Low-Inertia Grid-Connected Voltage-Source Converters, Ifechukwude Gideon Odogwu

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Close Quarters: Seasonal Cestode-microbe Interactions Within the Guts of Two North American Sorex Shrew Species, Timothy L. Odom Jr

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Prayer as a Potential Buffer Against Ego Depletion, Danielle Oehring

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Exploring Health Attitudes and Academic-Community Engagement of Faculty at Accredited Schools and Colleges of Public Health in the U.S., Maria I. Olivas

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Catalytic Pyrolysis of Pinewood for Improving Hydrocarbon Yield and Oil Stability Using Low-Cost Metal-Supported Catalysts, Angelika S. Ouedraogo

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The Impact of a Division I Volleyball Season on Jumping Performance, Joshua R. Pascal

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"That's a Man:" How Trans Men in the South Bolster Their Claims to Manhood, Megan Y. Phillips

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Patterns of Identity, Tameka S. Phillips

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Benzodiazepine Policy Map, Katherine A. Pincura

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Design, Construction, Energy Modeling, and Navigation of a Six-Wheeled Differential Drive Robot to Deliver Medical Supplies inside Hospitals, Makhluk Hossain Prio

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A Numerical and Experimental Study on Effect of Composition of Ar-N2 Shielding Gas on the Weld Bead Profile and its Prediction for Hot Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing, Niraj Pudasaini

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Catalytic Co-pyrolysis of Pinewood and Waste Plastics for Improving the Selectivity of Hydrocarbons and the Quality of Pyrolysis Oil, Md Hafizur Rahman

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Applying Artificial Intelligence to Medical Data, Shaikh Shiam Rahman

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Decision Pattern Detection From Brain Response To Marketing Stimuli, Lateef Rasheed

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Predicting Providers’ Acceptance Of Emergency Teleophthalmology: The Role Of Transformational Leadership In Telemedicine Adoption, Assegid A. Roba

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Found in the Shadows of the Liberty Bell: Racial Microaggressions, Repression, and Redemption, and Redemption in a Northern Predominately White High School, Damita Robinson

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Plasticity and the Impact of Increasing Temperature on a Tropical Ectotherm, Adam A. Rosso

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Investigating Driving Distraction Using Electroencephalography (EEG), Lanre Gbenga Sadeeq

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The South Will Rise Again, but Did It Ever Really Fall? A Southern Family's Stories of Feminism, Critical Geography, and Southern Identity: A Memoir, Kelli D. Salter

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Exploration Into the Security Awareness of Employees Within Rural Telecommunication Cooperatives Utilizing a HAIS-Q Based Instrument, Izell Scott III

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Mitigation of Human RF Exposure in Wearable Communications, Yakub Ahmed Sharif

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Assessment of Movement Patterns and Philopatric Behavior of Savannah River Striped Bass (Morone Saxatilis), Jackson Sibley

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The Strong Families Program: Differential Impacts of Resilience and Parent Management Training, Katie Slusher

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Analysis of Antenna Designs for the Maximum Power Transmission, Lauryn P. Smith

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The Impact of an Intensive Blended Learning Reading Intervention on Standardized Assessment Scores, Ashley M. Snyder

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Smartphones, Stress, and the Reduction of Cognitive Resources, Jenay R. Stone

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An Examination of the Use of Computer-Based Formative Assessments, Patrick D. Sullivan