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Theses from 2011

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Sponges of the Caribbean: linking sponge morphology and associated bacterial communities, Ericka Ann Poppell

Theses from 2010

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Shared features and similarity : implications for category specificity and normal recognition, Daniel Kinka

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Why does this always happen to us? an examination of co-rumination in the same sex friendships of emerging adults, Teresa Michelle Preddy

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The other race effect : the role of experience and social attiudes on face recognition, Emily Wheat

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The treaty of Helgoland-Zanzibar : the beginning of the end for the Anglo-German friendship?, Marshall A. Yokell IV

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Sold to the highest bidder? : An investigation of the diplomacy regarding Bulgaria's entry into World War I, Matthew A. Yokell

Theses from 2009

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A suggested model for emergency medical system response during an outbreak of human pandemic influenza, Ellen A. Black

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The 9/11 victim compensation fund : a case study, Mary Kathleen Gorman

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Local law enforcement's initial role in response to a radiological dispersion device attack, Andrew Robert Hoehl

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Robert Munford & Mercy Otis Warren : how gender, geography, and goals affected their playwrighting, Kylie A. Horney

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Neural replay : a possible mechanism for differing rehersal strategies across parity, Cassie Brooke Jones

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Ergonomics : a focus on the Prince George County, Va Emergency Operations Center workstations, John Leach

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Are we all together? : a study of evacuation and sheltering of public safety special needs populations in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Anna M. McRay

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Looking into the mind of the mother : pup exposure and reactivation of maternal circuits, Tricia Lauren Norkunas

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"A change has swept over our land": American Moravians and the Civil War, Adrienne E. Robertson

Theses from 2008

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The effects of stress in the workplace : an investigation of the impact stress has on the personal and work lives of police officers of the Fairfax County Police Department, Britta A. Connolly

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Participation in the police promotional process for the rank of sergeant within the Fairfax County Police Department Fairfax, Virginia, Purvis L. Dawson Jr

The representation of women in neorealistic photography, Katerina Pilar Gerace

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The Effects of Target Age and Perceived Death Responsibility on Posthumous Impression Formations, Jenny Rebekah Heilborn

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The burning and reconstruction of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 1864-1870, Gordon Boyer Lawrence

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The role of phonological similarity in constructing a developing lexicon, Lin Li

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The reconsideration of Jean-Michel Basquiat's work from the hybrid cultural perspective, Alaina Young Mosny

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Using internet simulation games to train prehospital providers for mass casualty response, Meredith L. Moss

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"Carry me back to old Virginny" : Virginia and the Bonus March of 1932, Steven Patrick Schultz

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Attentive mothers versus minimally invested/neglectful mothers : the development of new neurons in the hippocampus specifically activated by foster pup exposure, Danielle Christina Worthington Stoneman

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Reconsidering African-American identity: aesthetic experiments by post-soul artists, Letitia Guran Tudorica

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A defense of the 63rd New York State Volunteer Regiment of the Irish Brigade, Patricia Vaticano

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The reluctant colonization of the Falkland Islands, 1833-1851 : a study of British Imperialism in the Southwest Atlantic, Shannon Warnick

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Grace through love : an examination of Milton's monism, mortalism, and the Puritan ideals of desire as reflected in Sonnet 23, Leslie Naomi Wyatt

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Grace Through Love: An Examination of Milton's Monism, Mortalism, and the Puritan Ideals of Desire as Reflected in Sonnet 23, Leslie Naomi Wyatt

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The endangered representation of sexual violence in Sarah Kane's Blasted, Dina Zhurba

Theses from 2007

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The evolution of law enforcement : the generational differences of the new police officer and how to attract them to your agency, Mark Anthony Banks

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Assessing what are the optimum years of experience for highly effective recruit mentors in the Chesapeake Fire Department, George Michael Best

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Reworking "seeming trust" into "excellent falsehood" : the lying heroes of William Shakespeare's Dark Lady sonnets and Antony and Cleopatra, Dorrie Turner Bishop

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An exploration of effective recruitment sources for Norfolk Fire-Rescue, Beth Bruner

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Do leadership development programs work for strategic law enforcement executives?, Brent Burnette

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Creating a motivational attendance policy for the Henrico Division of Fire, Cheryl A. Burns

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A study of on-site employee health care clinics and their possible return on investment, Dale William Carter Jr.

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Intricacies of development : the impact of maternal experience and isolation on the social development of juvenile male rats, Lillian Maria Christon

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Generational competence and retention : a study of different generations in law enforcement and how these differences impact retention in the Chesterfield County Police Department, Gary Scott Edwards

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The next generation of emergency management : proposal for a new model of emergency operations center for a growing regional emergency management system, John D. Eggleston

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An unlikely alliance : the generals who won the American Revolution, Patrick Michael Elgin

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Universal Disaster Impact Scale, Brian James Evans

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Motherhood, memory and aging : object recognition performance, Julia Margaret Friedenberg

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Establishing exit interview best practices, Russell Granderson

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Competencies of the law enforcement special operator : implications for law enforcement organizations and police special operations, Geoffrey C. Greene

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An anecdotal examination of wellness programs, Sean M. Greenway

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Automatic spatial processing of threatening and positive information in participants with high and low levels of trait anxiety, Ryan W. Hansen

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A case study of the marital and familial relationships of fire-rescue personnel as they relate to marriage survivability, Carolyn Morgan Henderson

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Leadership model for Fire Battalion Chief in the 21st century, Douglas Alan Jessup

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Recruitment and retention challenges for law enforcement agencies : identifying the reasons for high turnover rates of new recruits, Scott A. Kearns

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Putting on the armor of the Lord : the role of Virginia Methodists during the Civil War, Margaret Diane Turman Kidd

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Early vocabulary development in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese : a cross-linguistic study based on Childes, Shuxia Liu

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Stressors on the detectives of the Prince William County Police Department, William P. MacKay

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Norfolk Fire Rescue officers' attitudes and perceptions towards cell phones and email, Ronald A. Mann Jr.

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The rise and fall of America's education president : George W. Bush's political leadership and the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act, Ethan L. McWilliams

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The effect of technology in the workplace : an investigation of the impact of technology on the personal and work life of mid level managers of the Fairfax County Police Department, Paul G. Mitchell

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Police perceptions : external influences affecting work satisfaction, Ryan Wayne Morgan

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Competencies of high-performing correctional officers of jails and prisons : developing tomorrow's officers, Douglas Woodfin Murphey II

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Perceptions of performance and behavior of college educated police officers, Paul Edmund Nagosky

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Is alternative transport a viable option for Norfolk Fire-Rescue?, Nicholas Edward Nelson

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Perceived impact of paramilitary training on police recruit performance, Lauren Carol Nobles

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A study of the best spanish training practices for police officers, Nicole Marie Otero

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Shrines and prayers: two missing elements of comprehensive mass fatality, Rhonda Keyes Pleasants

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Incarceration : a rising population dilemma, Lessie Smith Jr.

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The Impact of Positive Reinforcement and Noncash Rewards: A Study of How its Implementation Can Affect an Employee's Level of Motivation and Performance, Michael Benjamin Young

Theses from 2006

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The marketing of Mussolini : American magazines and Mussolini, 1922-1935, Anthony F. Ambrogi

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Balancing the power of the patriarchy : the evolution of self-determined identity for women in Josephine Humphreys' Dreams of sleep and Rich in love, Mary Ramsey Evans

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The old college goes to war : the Civil War experiences of William and Mary students, faculty, and alumni, Sean Michael Heuvel

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Conditional love : a study of situational differences in rooting for an underdog, Sheila Margaret Hindle

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When religion and philosophy meet : a comparison of the theology of the Unity School of Christianity with the classical Aristotelian worldview, Jeffrey Michael Jackson

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A role for vasopressin and oxytocin in parental behavior of the male Sprague-Dawley rat, Ekaterina V. Karelina

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The Lawrencian becoming of Deleuze, Saffana Manoun

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Predictors of breast and cervical cancer screening among vietnamese immigrant women, Anh B. Nguyen

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Learned fear and reaction to novel stimuli: behavioral and hormonal stress responses in the maternal rat, Brandi Nicole Rima

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Slaveowners and southern soldiers : the military participation of the slaveholding community in Civil War Lunenburg County, Virginia, Glenn Seiler

Theses from 2005

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Self-esteem and the underdog : why stability of self-esteem matters in social situations, Kelly Dyjak

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Affective benefits of capitalizing on personal positive events, Daniel B. Goldman

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An investigation of the changes of species richness and distribution of the unionidae (Bivalvia: Molusca) within the Pamunkey Watershed, William Robert Lees

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The Battle of the Crater, William Mahone, and Civil War memory, 1864-1937, Kevin Michael Levin

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Blindsided by Catholicism : R. W. Seton-Watson and the surprising strength behind interwar Slovak nationalism, Marty Elizabeth Manor

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A cognitive intervention to increase the salience of intrinsic thoughts associated with exercise, Katie S. Moran

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Richmond, Virginia's Every Monday Club, 1889-1919, Maureen Elizabeth Salmon

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Sentence recognition in native and foreign languages : comprehension of form and meaning, Sara Elizabeth Sepanski

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The troubled intersection of the interests of Christ and commerce : appellate-court review of Virginia Sunday closing laws in historical overview through 1942, William Robert Vanderkloot

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Cytokine Expression by T. Helper Cells Responding to Stress, Dina Zanetti

Theses from 2004

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Beyond gender : the pursuit of power in the Henriad and Coriolanus, James Aaron Beavers

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The history of the one hundred and thirtieth regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Terrence W. Beltz

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Exploring memory as a narrative strategy for enabling black consciousness in Ezekial Mphahlele's Down Second Avenue and Mongane Serote's To every birth its blood, Christina Leigh Buckland

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From fancy women to demimondames : working class women in Peter Taylor's short fiction, Frank Sung Cha

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Learning to lead and to serve on their own terms as a means of transforming the reservation : female American Indians at Hampton Institute, 1878-1923, Elaine Tzu-hsing Chou

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Didactic anti-didacticism : aesthetics and contradictions in Oscar Wilde's The picture of Dorian Gray, Dominic Laron Finney

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The battle for women's suffrage in the Old Dominion, Amanda Garrett

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Forging the anvil of victory : the British combined operations command at the start of the second world war (1940-42), Timothy Michael Gilhool

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Katherine Anne Porter's notorious virgins : female sexuality and catholicism in "Virgin Violeta", "Flowering Judas", and "Old mortality", Christine L. Grogan

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The life-long diminution of anxiety response as a consequence of reproductive experience, Ilan M. McNamara

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The politics of theater and the theater of law: the legal and cultural implications in Langston Hughes and John Wexley's dramatizations of the Scottsboro trials, Mosby Garland Perrow IV

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Friedrich Nietzsche's reception as a marker of American intellectual culture : Crane Brinton and Walter Kaufmann's interpretations during the World War II and postwar eras, David Marshall Schilling

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The relationship between age and depression : a self-efficacy model, Brandyn M. Street

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The Status of Leptodactylus Validus as a Single Taxon and Its Relationship to Letptodactylus Pallidirostris, Kenneth Christopher Yanek