Follow


Theses/Dissertations from 2014

PDF

Nietzsche and Comedy: Provocative Laughter Amidst a Tragic Philosophy, Michael C. Rudar (Summer 2014)

PDF

Constructions of the Muse: Blues Tribute Poems in Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century American Poetry, Emily Rutter ( 2014)

PDF

Tackling Urban Poverty in the Secondary Learning Environment, Nina Marie Sacco (Summer 2014)

PDF

The Search for Novel Antibiotic Compounds Through Molecular Modeling and Structure-Function Analysis of CspE in E. coli K12, Andre Duane Samuel (Summer 2014)

PDF

Being Better at Doing Good: Organizational Engagement and Foreign Management Practices in DPR (North) Korea, Rajarshi Sen (Fall 2014)

PDF

Educators' Perceptions of Twitter for Educational Technology Professional Development: A Uses and Gratifications Expectancy Model, Douglas C. Strahler (Fall 2014)

PDF

The Role of the B-Type Phospholipases in S. cerevisiae: Function, Regulation, and Physiological Relevance in Lipid Homeostasis, Beth A Surlow (Summer 2014)

PDF

Crisis Clinician's Lived Experience of Clinical Supervision, Elizabeth A. Sysak (Fall 2014)

PDF

Are Community Food Assistance Programs Meeting the Needs Of Food-Insecure Households in Pittsburgh's North Side Neighborhoods?, Ryan M. Van Dinter (Summer 2014)

PDF

Dopamine Transporter (DAT) and Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 (MGLU5) Irreversible Probes for Identifying Anti-Psychostimulant Therapeutics, Ranganadh Velagaleti (Spring 2014)

PDF

Factors Influencing Nurses' Intentions to Provide Weight Management Education to Hospitalized Obese Adults, Milissa Volino (Summer 2014)

PDF

Communication and Response-ability: Levinas and Kierkegaard in Conversation, Beth A. Walter ( 2014)

PDF

The Underrepresentation of Black Students in Advanced Placement Classes: A Local Response to a National Issue, Tia Wanzo (Fall 2014)

PDF

The Impact of Structured Debriefing, Following Simulation, on BSN Student Development of Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Judgment Skills, Robin Weaver (Summer 2014)

PDF

Modulation of Immunity via Antibodies Displayed on in situ Forming Peptide Co-assemblies, Yi Wen (Summer 2014)

PDF

The Genetics of Conservation Translocations: A Comparison of North American Golden Eagles (Aquila chrysaetos canadensis) and Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), Maria Wheeler (Summer 2014)

PDF

A Decentralized Approach to Confront the Debasement of Black Male Student Athletes Who Attend PWI'S, Ronald William Whitaker II (Fall 2014)

PDF

Parent-Teacher Engagement During Child-Centered Pedgogial Change in Elementary School: The Lived Experiences of Teachers and Involved Parents, Cristiana P. White ( 2014)

PDF

The Race for Privilege in Blackness: Transformative Leadership in Traversing Space in Search of Black Queer Cool, Tiffany Wilkins (Fall 2014)

PDF

Lipoprotein Subclass Measurements by an Updated Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Method in the Prediction of Coronary Artery Disease in Type 1 Diabetes, Qing Xu (Summer 2014)

PDF

A Follow-up Study to Determine the Effectiveness of a Faculty Development Program Designed to Transition to a Student-Centered Approach at Xi'an Eurasia University in China, Huixiang Yuan (Spring 2014)

PDF

The Role of G-Quadruplex RNA Motif in Fragile X Syndrome, Yang Zhang ( 2014)

PDF

The Application of Mass Spectrometric Measurement Techniques for the Evaluation and Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Gregory M. Zinn (Spring 2014)

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

PDF

The Addition of Melatonin to 17beta-Estradiol and Progesterone Modulated Markers Relevant to Mammary Tumor Development and Modulated Steroid Receptors Relevant to Uterine Protection in a Mouse Model of Breast Cancer, Corry Dominic Bondi (Summer 2013)

PDF

Survey of Well Water Contamination in a Rural Southwestern Pennsylvania Community with Unconventional Shale Gas Drilling, Shyama Karen Alawattegama (Fall 2013)

PDF

Traditional Apologetics in a Postconciliar Church: From Scholasticism to Combinationalism and Beyond, Glenn B. Siniscalchi (Spring 2013)

PDF

Molecular Insights into the Distinct Mechanisms Regulating the TLR4 Mediated Activation, Shut Down, and Endotoxin Tolerance of the IL1B and TNF Genes, Juraj Adamik (Spring 2013)

Israel, the Church, and Eschatological Hope: Moltmann's Millenarianism and the Jewish-Catholic Question., Steven Aguzzi (Fall 2013)

Hospitality and Friendship as Effective Tools for Sustained Interreligious Dialogue: A Case Study of the Catholic Community of Ihievbe, Edo State, Nigeria, SimonMary Asese Aigbomobea Aihiokhai (Fall 2013)

PDF

The Effect of L-DOPA and Natural Products on Age-Related Motor Deficits and Dopaminergic Cell Survival, Erika Nicole Allen ( 2013)

PDF

A room of one's own, revisited: An existential-hermeneutic study of female solitude, Karin Arndt (Fall 2013)

PDF

Exploring Predictors of Professional School Counselors' Ability to Accurate Recognize and Likelihood to Appropriately Report Child Sexual Abuse, Richard Joseph Behun ( 2013)

PDF

Relational Aggression, Social Aggression, and Antisocial Personality Features: An Investigation of Bullying Behavior in a Sample of Juvenile Offenders, George Ronald Bell ( 2013)

PDF

Transport and Metabolism of Glycerophosphodiesters by Candida albicans, Andrew C Bishop (Spring 2013)

PDF

Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein: Self-Regulation and miRNA Pathway Involvement, Anna Blice-Baum (Summer 2013)

PDF

Structure Determination by X-Ray Diffraction Methods and Physicochemical Characterization of Quaternary Diamond-Like Semiconductors, Carl David Brunetta (Spring 2013)

PDF

Synthesis and Physicochemical Characterization of Heavily Doped CuInS2 Diamond-Like Semiconductors, Johanna D. Burnett ( 2013)

PDF

A Transition Program: Students' Experiences and Perspectives, Donna Marie Burns (Summer 2013)

PDF

The Crack Room: A Study of Therapeutic Techniques and the Response to Drug-Related Cues, Hallie Smith Carlton (Summer 2013)

PDF

Effects of Semantic + Multimodal Communication Program for Switching Behavior in Severe Aphasia, Shannon A. Carr (Summer 2013)

PDF

Differential Expressions of Nodal-Signal Transducers and Global Transcriptional Repression Commit Vegetal Cells in Eleutherodactylus Coqui to Form Nutritional Endoderm, Suman Chatterjee (Summer 2013)

PDF

The Rhetorical Turn in United States Diplomacy Praxis: Public Diplomacy 2.0, Randy Edward Cole (Spring 2013)

PDF

Effect of Acupuncture on Menopausal Memory Changes in Women with Breast Cancer, Elizabeth Cole Collins ( 2013)

PDF

Molecular Evolution of Hominoid Seminal Plasma Genes, Sarah Jean Carnahan Craig ( 2013)

PDF

"individual yet as one": Performing Deafness and Performing Community in Mark Medoff's Children of a Lesser God, Mariah Crilley (Spring 2013)

Determination of Elemental Contamination Trends and Hexavalent Chromium in Dietary Supplements, Emmanuel Danso (Spring 2013)

PDF

Encountering Eucharistic Presence Within a Postmodern Context: A Dialogue Among Chauvet, Schmemann and Zizioulas, Jason Gary DelVitto (Spring 2013)

PDF

Analysis Strategies for Bioactive, Polar Fatty Amides in Complex Samples, Erin Blaine Divito (Fall 2013)

An Evaluation of the Effects of a Novel Estrogen, Progesterone, and Melatonin Hormone Therapy on Mammary Cancer Development, Progression and Uterine Protection in the MMTV-Neu Mouse Model, Balasunder Dodda (Spring 2013)

PDF

Methylation Patterns and Phenotypes of the R-stippled Derivatives Lines, Kara D. Dragone (Summer 2013)

PDF

Black Aggie: A Tale of American Folklore, Gabrielle O'rean Elliott (Spring 2013)

PDF

Collaborative Justice: An Analysis of the Use of "Justice" in the Writings of Lisa Sowle Cahill, Dennis W. Feltwell (Spring 2013)

PDF

Catholic Social Teaching and The Capability Approach to Human Development: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Proposal, Mary E Filice (Summer 2013)

PDF

The Collaborative Problem-Solving Approach with Traumatized Children: Its Effectiveness in the Reduction of Locked Seclusion in an Inpatient Psychiatric Setting, Halana M. Finnie (Spring 2013)

PDF

Oxide based earth abundant semiconductors and oxygen evolving catalysts for photoelectrochemical and PV driven water splitting, Mourad Frites (Fall 2013)

Character, Time, and Place in the Dialogues of Plato, John H. Fritz (Summer 2013)

PDF

Stunted Growth: Institutional Challenges to the Department of Homeland Security's Maturation, Dana James Fronczak ( 2013)

PDF

Characterization of an Evolving Serotonin Transporter Computational Model, Laura Marie Geffert (Spring 2013)

PDF

The Metalogicon of John of Salisbury: Medieval Rhetoric as Educational Praxis, Brian Gilchrist (Spring 2013)

PDF

Exploring Learning of Pediatric Burn Patients through Storytelling, Maryann Godshall (Fall 2013)

PDF

Changing the Paradigm in Strengthening School-Community Partnerships: Culturally Relevant Afterschool Programs Providing Professional Development to Classroom Teachers, Tyra Good (Fall 2013)

PDF

Cognitive and Affective Empathy as Predictors of Proactive and Reactive Aggression, Gina Marie Gordon (Summer 2013)

PDF

Predictors of Health Promoting Lifestyles in Baccalaureate Nursing Students, Faye J. Grund (Summer 2013)

PDF

Where and When Things Fall Apart: Relating narratives of post-election violence from Nairobi, Joseph Hamer (Fall 2013)

PDF

Time (Chronos) in Aristotle's Natural Philosophy and of Time's Place in Early Naturphilosophie (1750-1800), Chelsea Cathern Harry (Spring 2013)

PDF

The Struggle for Balance: Culture Care Worldview of Mexican Americans About Diabetes Mellitus, Jesus Antonio Hernandez (Summer 2013)

PDF

Stereotypes and Their Consequences for Women as Leaders in Higher Education Administration, Kimberly Jean Hoeritz (Summer 2013)

PDF

Humanlife and the Advent of Philosophy: A Theory of Philosophical Autobiography, David Frank Hoinski (Fall 2013)

PDF

Scenes of Reading: Forgotten Antebellum Readers, Self-Representation, and the Transatlantic Reprint Industry, Marianne Mallia Holohan (Spring 2013)

PDF

Treatment Efficacy of Combined Dialogic Reading and Scripting for a Child with Moderate to Severe Communication Impairment, Brittany Marie Horvath (Summer 2013)

PDF

Discovering the Culture Care Meanings and Care Expressions of Men with a Spinal Cord Injury from the Appalachian Region of West Virginia: An Ethnonursing Study, Helen Susan Berry Imes (Fall 2013)

PDF

The Evaluation of Teaching the Nursing Process Using Traditional Lecture, Campus Laboratory, Clinical, and the Addition of High Fidelity Human Simulation (HFHS) Unfolding Scenarios, Ruth Erminia Irwin ( 2013)

PDF

Authorship Attribution Through Words Surrounding Named Entities, Julia Maureen Jacovino (Spring 2013)

PDF

The Problem: The Theory of Ideas in Ancient Atomism and Gilles Deleuze, Ryan J. Johnson ( 2013)

Development and Evaluation of Fixed Dose Combination Orally Disintegrating Tablets of Antiretroviral Drugs for Pediatrics, Anjali Joshi (Spring 2013)

PDF

Isolation and characterization of Bacillus firmus strain SWPA-1 from Marcellus Shale flowback water, Samir N. Joshi (Spring 2013)

PDF

The Ethical Imagination: A Hermeneutical Study, Jeb Gordon Jungwirth (Spring 2013)

PDF

The Relationship between Athletic Training Students Critical Thinking Skills and Clinical Instructor Supervision: A Pilot Study, Michele Renee Kabay (Summer 2013)

PDF

The Ethical Balance Between Individual and Population Health Interests To Effectively Manage Pandemics and Epidemics, John Mary Mooka Kamweri (Spring 2013)

PDF

GUARANTEE OF CHILDREN'S WELL-BEING THROUGH DEVELOPMENT OF AN EFFECTIVE FAMILY STRENGTHENING SYSTEM IN THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN, Gulnaz Batyrbaevna Kelekeyeva (Summer 2013)

PDF

Exploring the Gender-Specific Needs of Female Refugees During Resettlement and Integration: A Case Study in Pittsburgh, Kristina Sue Kimura (Spring 2013)

PDF

Genetic and biochemical analyses of Streptomyces coelicolor FtsZ, SepF, and other possible FtsZ-interacting proteins, Allen M. Kotun ( 2013)

PDF

The Insignificance of Feature Frequency in Classifying Gender of Twitter Tweets, Amanda Marie Kroft (Spring 2013)

PDF

The Significance of Meister Eckhart's View of the Self for Psychoanalytic Theories of Subjectivity: A Radical Hermeneutic Study, Mark Kroll-Fratoni (Summer 2013)

PDF

An Examination of the Forms of Bullying and Their Relationship to the Reports of Victimization in Students Grades 6-12, Christa McSorley Kulp (Spring 2013)

PDF

Last Snow: An Analysis of an Original Electronic Music Suite, Daniel Scott Landis (Summer 2013)

PDF

Maternal Guilt: An Existential Phenomenological Study of the Early Experiences of First-Time Mothers, Claire S. LeBeau (Spring 2013)

PDF

Synthesis Of Substituted Pyrrolo[2,3-D]Pyrimidines As Microtubule-Binding Agents and HSP90 Inhibitors, Lu Lin ( 2013)

PDF

Authorship Attribution on the Enron Email Corpus, Xuan Li ( 2013)

PDF

Self-Reported Quality of Life, Treatment Effectiveness, Attitudes and Perceptions of Fibromyalgia Patients, Carroline Priya Lobo (Fall 2013)

PDF

Optimal Control Applied to a Mathematical Model for Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci, Jonathan Lowden (Spring 2013)

PDF

Psychotherapy as constitutional practice: A detailed interaction analysis of the change process in psychotherapy, Cody L. Maddox (Fall 2013)

PDF

Whispers of Conversation between Thomas Merton and Sallie McFague on God, Self, and the World: Considering Engaged Spirituality Today, Emily D Manning (Spring 2013)

PDF

Theological Foundations for an Ethics of Cosmocentric Transfiguration: Navigating the Eco-Theological Poles of Conservation, Transfiguration, Anthropocentrism, and Cosmocentrism with Regard to the Relationship Between Humans and Individual Nonhuman Animals, Ryan Patrick McLaughlin ( 2013)

PDF

The Impact of Undocumented Immigration on Unfunded Mandates and Government Effectiveness, Mary Elizabeth Mendolia (Spring 2013)

PDF

Solidarity According to the Thought of Fr. Pedro Arrupe and Its Application to Jesuit Higher Education Today, James Menkhaus (Spring 2013)

PDF

A Revised Model for Informed Consent in Predictive Genetic Testing, Jessica L. Minor (Fall 2013)

PDF

Age-Related Effects on the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase and Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase Pathways in Breast Cancer and the Characterization of Novel MEK5 Inhibitors, Darlene A. Monlish (Fall 2013)

PDF

In the Shadow of Anaximander: Philosophical Temperaments and Schopenhauerian Pessimism in Nietzsche's Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks, Christopher Robin Mountenay (Fall 2013)

PDF

Lived Experiences of Indian International Students: Migration, Acculturation, and Resilience, Suguna Mukthyala (Spring 2013)