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Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Return to Main Street : An Assessment of the Main Street Revitalization Program, Lisa Hechesky

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Parents’ Perception of the MUGC Graduate School Psychologist’s Ability to be a Productive Member of the Eligibility Committee and to Effectively Interpret a Psychoeducational Evaluation Report, Debra S. Henderson

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The Mood Type Indicator as compared with the MMPI-2 and BDI-II: A Study of Validity and Reliability, John Paul Hissom

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A Study of the Importance and Implementation of National Pre-Kindergarten Standards for Language and Literacy As Perceived by West Virginia Directors of Early Childhood Centers, Judaea Hodge

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Woman at War: How I Won My Battle with Domestic Violence, But Continue to Fight the War, Krista R. Holcomb

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Support Mechanisms as Influences of Success in the Certification Process of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Emily B. Hundley

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Irish Representations in the Films of Jim Sheridan and Neil Jordan, Jeffrey K. Jack

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A Pilot Study to Determine Gender Differences in the Detection of Deception: Accuracy, Cues, and Skepticism, Randal B. Jarvis

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Complexity of Character in Jonson’s Sejanus, Jennifer Dawn Jones

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Effects of Tamoxifen on Mitochondrial NOS activity: alteration in the intramitochondrial Ca2+ homeostasis, Sandeep S. Joshi

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An Analysis of Accelerated Christian Education and College Preparedness Based on ACT Scores, Lisa J.L. Kelley

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J.A.C. Redford's A Psalm Triptych as Sonic Altarpiece, Erin Jones Kishpaugh

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Fluorescence Prediction through Computational Chemistry, Daniel Craig Lathey

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Recalled Childhood Sexual Abuse Related to Marital Satisfaction, David Lawson

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The Effects of Dams in the Big Sandy Watershed using a Novel Bacteria-Based Bioindicator of Water Quality, Kathleen Riha Loughman

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Natural History and Conservation Biology of a Southern West Virginia Contour Surface Mine Reptile and Amphibian Community, Zachary James Loughman

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Comparisons of Morphology and Reproductive Status of Plethodon Glutinosus at High, Middle, and Low Elevations in West Virginia, Cynthia F. Lucas

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Reduction of the Gibbs Phenomenon via Interpolation Using Chebyshev Polynomials, Filtering and Chebyshev-Pade' Approximations, Rob-Roy L. Mace

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Mechanisms of Growth Hormone Enhancement of Excitatory Synaptic Transmission in Hippocampus, Ghada Saad Zaglool Ahmed Mahmoud

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Reconstructing Poverty Discourse: Poverty and Reagan’s Narrative Rationality, Ryan Phillip McCullough

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Analysis of genotypic and phenotypic differences in Desmognathus quadramaculatus across the Southern Appalachians, Deborah Susan Merritt

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The Development of a Counselor Performance Evaluation, Amanda Christine Messina

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A Comparison of the WJ-III Test of Cognitive Abilities and the WAIS-III, Brittany Leigh Metz

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Differences in Self-Esteem between Genders: A Look at Middle School, Beth S. Michael

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Roosevelt’s Monetary Policy, Steven Napier

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The Segregated Distribution of Middle Class African American Households in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area, Jay L. Newberry

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The Description of the Characters in Herman Melville's White-Jacket, or The World in a Man-of-War, Toru Nishiura

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Accent, Linguistic Discrimination, Stereotyping, and West Virginia in Film, Teresa L. O’Cassidy

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The Natural History, Distribution, and Phenotypic Variation of Cave-dwelling Spring Salamanders, Gyrinophilus spp. Cope (Plethodontidae), in West Virginia, Michael Steven Osbourn

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The effects of Childhood Obesity on Self-Esteem, Heather L. Paxton

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The Samuel Smith land grants: a historical study of land ownership and use in southern West Virginia, Stephen M. Porter

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Discovering the barriers to health-promoting lifestyles among Appalachian veterans with uncontrolled hypertension, Tara L. Porter

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A Historical Review of Secondary School Athletic Training Coverage in West Virginia, Brian W. Potter

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Effects of Aging on Pressure-Induced Mapk Activation in the Rat Aorta, Kevin M. Rice

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Linking Genesis to Modern Day Castaway Narratives, Shawndra Russell

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A program evaluation of Tender Hearts, Kensey R. Sheline

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Effect of DNA Base Modification on Polymerase Chain Reaction Efficiency and Fidelity, Jan A. Sikorsky

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Habitat Analysis by Hierarchical Scheme and Stream Geomorphology, James B. Spence

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Malory’s Maladies: Determining Intention and Influence through Editorial Theory in Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte Darthur, Lisa Ann Stuchell

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Knowing When a Higher Education Institution is in Trouble, Pamela S. Sturm

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Faculty and Program Predictors of Pass Rates of Graduates of Nursing Programs in West Virginia on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses 1991 to 2000, Lynda F. Skinner Turner

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The Effectiveness of Memory Training Programs in Improving the Subjective Memory Characteristics of Healthy Older Adults with Memory Complaints : a Meta-Analysis, Kimilee Y. Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Image Compression and its Effect on Data, Khaled S. Alkharabsheh

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Cytoanalysis of Pancreatic B-cells: Using an Avian Model, Mammalian Tissue Culture and Implications of Antisense Oligonucleotides Transfection, Ayman Salah-el-deen Amer

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Factors that Most Influence Job Satisfaction Among Cardiac Nurses in an Acute Care Setting, LaShonda Leigh Bare

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Semi-Biosynthesis of DNA Nanostructures, Aoune Barhoumi

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Students’ Assessment of Biology Education at Marshall University, Chris A. Barker

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The Natural History and Morphology of the Eastern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans crepitans, in West Virginia, Kimberly Ann Bayne

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In Defense of Colonel Richard P. Roberts, Commanding Officer of the Pennsylvania 140th Regiment, Gregory Jason Bell

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AC Frequency Dependence of Electroluminescent ZnS Phosphor Panel Color, Farrah Shantell Boggess-Machado

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The Use of Ergogenic Aids Among High School Athletes in Eastern Kentucky, John Robert Brandenburg

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Welfare as a Social Control in the United States, Jimmi Sue Brown

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Implementation of a Spatial-Temporal Focus to Predict Habitat Locations and Distribution of Cambarus veteranus, Katherine B. Channell

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Gender Identity Disorder : A Misunderstood Diagnosis, Kristopher J. Cook

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godspeople, David Deborde

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Use of an Artificial Pond and Marshes by Amphibians and Reptiles in West Virginia, Vanessa A. Dozeman

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The Relationship Among the Types, Frequency and Resolution of Moral Conflicts Perceived by Nurses in West Virginia and Their Educational Preparation, Educational Needs, and Selected Demographics, Nancy K. Dunn

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Punishing the Poor: America’s Use of the Welfare System as a Means of Controlling the Impoverished, Jill R. Foley

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Powers and Abilities Far Behind Those of Mortal Men: An Examination of the Comic Book Industry and Subculture through a Feminist Sociological Perspective, James H. Frail Jr.

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Faculty Perceptions of the Effects of Student Evaluations of Teaching on Higher Education Instructional Practices and Instructor Morale, Annette Rashid Gall

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Antimicrobial and Spermicidal Activity of Hydrogen Peroxide and Nonoxynol-9 Based Gel Preparations, Paul E. Grimmett

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Smoking Cessation Education Needs as Reported by Current Smokers, Former Smokers, and Nurses, Ana Grynwald

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Roles of PKC Isozymes in Retinoic Acid-Induced B16 Mouse Melanoma Cell Growth Inhibition and Differentiation, Jianming Han

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A Constitution of Our Own : The Constitutional Convention of 1872 and the Resurrection of Confederate West Virginia The Constitutional Convention of 1872 and the Resurrection of Confederate West Virginia, Richard Ogden Hartman

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Reading Matters : A Case Study of a Community Volunteer Tutoring Program, Leslie Clayberger Haynes

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The Effect of Student Satisfaction on Freshman Retention in Undergraduate Athletic Training Education Programs, Valerie W. Herzog

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A Seasonality Study of the West Virginia Stream Condition Index, Gene T. Hilton III

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The Assessment of Oral Reading Fluency: Concurrent Validity of the Dynamic Indicators of Basic Literacy Skills and Screening To Enhance Equitable Placement Measures, Amie A. Honeman

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Docosahexaenoic Acid Modulates Class I Major Histocompatibility Complex Protein Function, Kaleb Marie Hypes

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Urban Development and Effects to Transportation Systems of Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, Wannaporn Jarupath

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American Standard & The Princess of Rome, Ohio: Two Plays, Jonathan Joy

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Teaching Japanese in an American High School: How Japanese Teachers Make Sense of their American Students’ Communication Styles, Teppei Kiyosue

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A Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Conifers Using Remote Sensing and GIS, Michael Koon

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An Analysis of Vegetation and Environmental Parameters at Mitigated Wetland Sites Located in the Upper Scioto River Drainage Basin, Central Ohio, Desiree L. Lawson

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The Comparative Analysis of the Dyslexia Screening Instrument and the Dyslexia Screening Tool, Shelley J. Lemasters

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The Reliability of the Piers-Harris Children’s Self-Concept Scale, Second Edition, Nello Nicole Lemley

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Factors That Influence the Career Stability of Assistant Principals, Mary Lu MacCorkle

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Natural History and Sexual Dimorphism of the Eastern Hellbender, Cryptobranchus A. Alleganiensis, Robert Makowsky

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Race for the Senate–A Content Analysis of the Campaign Coverage of West Virginia Senate Candidates Marie Redd and Tom Scott in 1998 and Marie Redd and Evan Jenkins in 2002, Lynne Marsh

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Renal Basolateral Transport of Glucuronides and Other Organic Anions in Rat in Vitro Models, Sarah L. Miles

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Domestic Violence in Appalachia with a Focus on Cabell County, WV, Deborah Ann Moore

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Modernization and Divorce in Japan, Motonobu Mukai

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The Relationship Between Juvenile Delinquency and Family Unit Structure, Angela D. Mullens

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Do You Recall Where You Where When...?: Support For Automatic Encoding of One's Location, Kristen Lea Neal

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Identifying at Risk Youth for Delinquency in Southern West Virginia, Roderick Q. Neal

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The Advantage of STEEP as a Method to Identify Elementary School Children who are At-Risk for Learning Disabilities, Chandra Nease

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Measuring the Effect of Wife Employment Status on First-Time Father Stress, Brad Petry

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National Identity and the British Empire : the Image of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Rebecca Pierce

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John F. Kennedy and West Virginia, 1960-1963, Anthony W. Ponton

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HK-2 cells as a human model of glucuronide transport, Eliza E. Robertson

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Prevalence of a looming maladaptive style as a cognitive vulnerability to anxiety in rural populations, Caleb P. Rose

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Altered phosphorylation of [Beta]-catenin in glucocorticoid treated 235-1 rat pituitary tumor cells, Susie K. Saunders

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A Study of Attrition in Higher Education with Implications for Supportive Services, Sabrina D. Simpson

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Predicting Dyslexia with Screening To Enhance Equitable Placement (STEEP), Erica N. Stoler

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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A social/cognitive view of leaders with visible disabilities, George Adkins Jr.

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Mountaintop Removal: An Assessment of the Propaganda Model of the News Media, Tonya Lynn Adkins

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Comparing Behavior Assessment Measures with Behavior Specific Responses to Assess Aggression in First-Time Expectant Fathers, Lynn Allen

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Billing below Title : The Contested Autobiographies of Frances Farmer and Louise Brooks, Karen M. Anderson

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The Neural Connectivity of the Torus Semicircularis in the Cave Dwelling Form of Astyanax Fasciatus, Timothy B. Angel

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Am I My Neighbor's Keeper : Toward a Community-Based Model of Local Violence, George F. Bills