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Dissertations from 2022

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Tethered Axial Coordination as a Control Modality in Rhodium(II)-Catalyzed Carbene Transfer Reactions, Anthony Dean Abshire

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Novel Mixed Integer Programming Approaches to Unit Commitment and Tool Switching Problems, Najmaddin Akhundov

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IMPROVED AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF ECONOMICALLY IMPORTANT PLANT-PARASITIC NEMATODES OF FIELD CROPS AND FUNGAL DISEASES OF SOYBEAN AND HEMP IN TENNESSEE, Rufus J. Akinrinlola

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Model Based Force Estimation and Stiffness Control for Continuum Robots, Vincent A. Aloi

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Oscillation Analysis and its Mitigation Using Inverter-Based Resources in Large-Scale Power Grids, Khaled Alshuaibi

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A STUDY OF THE EFFECT OF PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESSORS ON HYPOTHALAMIC REGULATION OF REPRODUCTION USING AN IN VITRO SYSTEM, Lisa L. Amelse

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Troya Victa : Empire, Identity, and Apocalypse in the Frankish Chronicles of the Fourth Crusade, Jordan Amspacher

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INTRA-SKELETAL VARIATION IN STABLE ISOTOPES THROUGH NON-DESTRUCTIVE APPROACHES: APPLICATIONS OF THE PATTERNS OF SKELETAL REMODELING TO BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Armando Anzellini

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Investigation of Fore-Aft Element Connectors for an ultra-efficient Slotted, Natural-Laminar-Flow Aircraft Wing, Corey M. Arndt

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Elucidating mammalian cellular responses to the uptake of nanoparticles (NPs), pathogens, and lipoproteins: similarities and differences, Monireh Asoudeh

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ANALYSIS OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND TERRESTRIAL DYNAMICS OF MECHANICALLY FORMED MICRO-NANO SCALED PARTICLES FROM AGRICULTURAL PLASTIC MULCHES, Anton Friedrich Astner

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Bacterial Communities during Heifer Development and their Impact on the Uterine Environment, Taylor Brianne Ault Seay

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Resituando El Cuerpo Femenino A Través De La Memoria Histórica Y La Ficción: Carlota De Bélgica Y Eva Perón En Las Novelas Noticias Del Imperio De Fernando Del Paso Y Santa Evita De Tomás Eloy Martínez, Krysheida Ayub - Unzon

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Disrupting the Canon with Young Adult Remixes, Arianna Banack

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Leader Type and Responses to State-Sponsored Terrorism, Arjun Banerjee

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Content Externalism and Self-Knowledge, Donnie Gene Barnett Jr.

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ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL: AN AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC ACCOUNT OF FAT REPRESENTATION IN YAL AS A CATALYST FOR FAT ACCEPTANCE, Laura Beal

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Making Sense of Soil Microbiome Complexity for Plant and Ecosystem Function in a Changing World, Kendall K. Beals

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Nodulin 26 like Intrinsic Proteins: Structurally Similar Membrane Channels with Diverse Functions in Plant Hypoxia Stress, Metalloid Nutrition & Toxicity, Zachary Beamer

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“It's Like You're Trying to Get a Meeting with the Pope”: A Narrative Inquiry on Experiences of Social Work Field Staff Establishing Field Placements in Sport, Lauren Beasley

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Investigating Person-Specific Profiles of Readiness-To-Exercise: Exploring Associations with Hypothetical Experiential Outcomes and Perceived Relevance, Cory Beaumont

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Measurement of Neutrino-Induced Neutron Production in Lead, Brandon J. Becker

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Three Essays on the Determinants of Business Activity and Entrepreneurship, Richard H. Beem Jr

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Predators in the Petals: How crab spiders affect plants and their pollinators, Amanda D. Benoit

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“Sometimes the People Giving the Care Get a Little Overlooked”: Athletic Trainers’ Personal Use of Psychosocial Strategies and Interactions with Mental Performance Consultants, Alexander Bianco

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Implantable Medical Devices for Local Drug Delivery and Tissue Regeneration to Combat Chronic Bacterial Infection, Caroline J. Billings

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The Lived Experience of Losing Employment After Diagnosis with Dementia: A Phenomenological Analysis, Susan K. Blaine

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Principal in Name Only: A Mixed Methods Study of How Catholic School Governance Models Affect Leadership, Davis H. Bodie

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Chiral Mesogen-Free Liquid Crystalline Polyethers with Sulfonylated Side Chains and Patchy Brush Nanoparticles, Caleb A. Bohannon

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Accelerated Catalyst Diffusion in Chemically Amplified Resists, Christopher M. Bottoms

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The Parasocial Relationships in Social Media Survey, Austin T. Boyd

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Morbidity, Mortality, and Marginalization: An Intersectional Investigation of Respiratory Stress and Differential Frailty in Industrial-Era England, Derek A. Boyd

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Design and Development of the Urban Population Health Observatory to Improve Disease Surveillance and Response, Whitney Brakefield

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Seeing with the Eyes of the Soul: Visionary Women, Meditative Lives of Christ, and Their Readers in Late-Medieval England, Caitlin J. BranumThrash

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Expectancy Values and their Interaction with the edTPA, Stephanie L. Brennan

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An Archaeological Study of Pit Cellars and Ethnic Identity in Tennessee, Daniel Whitaker Howard Brock

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Essays in Experimental Economics and Applied Econometrics, Michael Jacob Brown

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Modeling Basal Sprout Production in Vector-Borne Tree Disease, Kelly Buch

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HIGHLIGHTING TEACHER VOICES: DISCUSSIONS ON RACE AND RACISM IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM, Carrie Lynn Buckner

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The Development of Photoinduced Initiation of Olefin Polymerization and its Applications, Justin M. Burroughs

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STABILITY AND RESILIENCE IN RAWLS'S POLITICAL LIBERALISM, Grace Campbell

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Task-based Runtime Optimizations Towards High Performance Computing Applications, Qinglei Cao

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Predictive Capabilities of Laminar-Turbulent Transition Models for Aerodynamics Applications, Jared Alexander Carnes

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Self-Objectification and Alcohol Use in Young Adult College Women, Rachel Carretta

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Poa annua: An Annual Species?, Devon E. Carroll

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We're all friends here: Examining Transparasocial Interaction on Twitch and its Effects on Strategic Communications, Alexander Edward Carter

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Role of temperature, transmission pathways, and pathogen load in Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans epidemiology, Edward Davis Carter

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Investigation on the Impact of Property-Microstructure of Spark Plasma Sintered MgB2 Superconducting Bulks in Manufacturing Operations, Fabiano Carvalho de Castro Sene

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The Upgraded Measurement of the Neutron Lifetime Using the In-Beam Method, Jimmy P. Caylor

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Crowd Control: Regulating the Spatial Organization of Biopolymers and Gene Expression by Macromolecular Crowding, Gaurav Chauhan

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Healthcare Service Utilization and Life Satisfaction in South Africa, Tamara Chavez-Lindell

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Essays in Assessing Healthcare Disparities for Improving Healthcare Equity in Southeastern Region of the U.S. Using GIS and Anti-Covering Location Problem, Heewon Chea

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Improving Strength and Stability in Continuum Robots, Jake A Childs

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Characterization of microbial metabolism at diverse complexity levels: Extending integrated metaproteomics from simple cell-free systems to complex environmental microbiomes, Payal Chirania

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A High Rate Pixelated Neutron Detector for Neutron Reflectometry at the Spallation Neutron Source, Su-Ann Chong

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Three Essays in Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Vasudha Chopra

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Core-Collapse Supernova Simulations With Spectral Two-Moment Neutrino Transport, Ran Chu

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Compositional Effects on the Mechanical Properties and Deformation Mechanisms of Face-Centered Cubic High-Entropy Alloys, Joshua L. Cicotte

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Exploring Sleep Quality, Quality of Life, and Seizure Frequency in Patients with Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures, Sandra J. Cobb

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The Devil Did Not Make Me Do It: Understanding Factors That Influence College Choice of a Faith-Based Institution, Phillip Lowell Cook Jr.

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Confinement and Interface Effects in Self Assembly of Functional Block Copolymers, Jonathan P. Coote

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“In the Skin I’m in…I Represent a Different Version of What Help Looks Like:” Black Women Sport Psychology Professional’s Experiences in Applied Sport Psychology, Sharon R. Couch

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T-PESS and Special Education Teacher Attrition and Retention: A Qualitative Phenomenological Study of Teacher Perceptions of Administrator Effectiveness, Janna R. Crow

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Public Health, Community, and the Making of the Modern Morgue in Bavaria, 1855-1914, Alyssa Nicole Culp

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USING HEURISTIC METHODS AND MACHINE LEARNING TO ENHANCE THE POSITIONAL ACCURACY OF HISTORICAL GEOSPATIAL DATASETS, Pankaj Mani Dahal

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Modeling of chromatin architecture: implications in health and disease, Priyojit Das

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Genealogy Tells: Informing Health and Aging Policies Using East Tennessean Older Women's Family Histories, Perceptions, and Experiences of Health Inequity, Heather Davis

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Enhancing the Performance of the MtCNN for the Classification of Cancer Pathology Reports: From Data Annotation to Model Deployment, Kevin De Angeli

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Aroma Chemistry of Mountain Mints in the Incanum Group of Pycnanthemum Michx., Melissa M. Dein

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Evaluation of Cotton Management Decisions: Cover Crops, Weed Control, and Injured Stands, Savana D. Denton

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Paying Attention: The Lived Experiences of Female ADHD Graduate Students in Higher Education, Tiffany Michelle Devol

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Ambivalent Sexism and Condom Use Self-Efficacy Amongst Men Who Bottom: A Serial Mediation Model, Elliott Nolan DeVore

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The spatial, temporal, and ecological constraints of plant-host associated microbial communities, Jonathan Dickey

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The Literary Fairy: Celtic Folklore’s Influence on Nineteenth-Century Fiction, Joshua Dobbs

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Corrosion and Microstructural Characterization of Molybdenum-YSZ Cermets Following Hydrogen Exposure up to 2630 K, Taylor G. Duffin

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DETERMINATION OF NEAR-SOL CARBON IMPURITY CONTENT DUE TO DIVERTOR TARGET LEAKAGE USING CARBON-13 TRACERS VIA METHANE INJECTION ON THE DIII-D TOKAMAK, Jonah David Duran

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Studying Electron Dynamics for Quantum Materials with Real Space Resolution: A Wannier Orbital Approach to Spectroscopy using High-Performance Supercomputers, Casey J. Eichstaedt

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WE HAVE REMAINED PATIENT: FORENSIC HUMAN RIGHTS ANTHROPOLOGY IN POST-SIAD BARRE SOMALILAND, Lucia My Maja Karolina Elgerud Norstrom

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Universal Basic Income Favorability: An Examination of Discursive Frames of and Support for UBI Proposals, John Stacy Elliott

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Diffusion of Policy Innovations: State Adoption of Value-Added Models in K-12 Education, Kirsten England

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Constrained Collective Movement in Human-Robot Teams, Joshua Fagan

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Access beyond geographic accessibility: understanding opportunities to human needs in a physical-virtual world, Jimmy Feng

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An Autoethnographic Study Uncovering Disruptive Events that Impacted a Gay Woman's Transformation into Adulthood, Erin J. Ferris

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LATINIDAD IN SUMMER READING: A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO MULTICULTURAL LITERACY FOR LATINO/A ENGLISH LEARNERS’ SELF-EFFICACY IN TRANSITIONING TO MIDDLE SCHOOL, Elizabeth Fincher

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Water availability as a cross-scale driver of microbial functions and free viral abundance in soil, Aubrey K. Fine

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Elucidating the Importance of Structure, Surfaces, and Interfaces in Polymer Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites, Jacob E. Fischer

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Analytical Techniques for the Analysis of Uranium Bearing Materials, Nathaniel D. Fletcher

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Characterization and Management of Auxin-Resistant Palmer amaranth in Tennessee, Delaney C. Foster