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Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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“Shopping in a Size Small World”: Examining Attributes of Mainstream Retail Clothing Stores that Affect the Level of Satisfaction in Plus-Size Female Consumers, Tierra Pinckney

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An Analysis of Convertible Bond Issuance: Design Features, Market Conditions and Private Placement, Ashleigh Poindexter

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TECTONIC STUDIES OF THE ATLANTIC MARGIN IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES, Andrew C. Pollack

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SYSTEM ANALYSIS WITH IMPROVED THERMO-MECHANICAL FUEL ROD MODELS FOR MODELING CURRENT AND ADVANCED LWR MATERIALS IN ACCIDENT SCENARIOS, Ian Edward Porter

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A MULTI-SITED EXAMINATION OF PREGNANCY, BIRTH AND WOMEN’S PERCEPTIONS OF CARE IN GHANA, Jessica M. Posega

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Effects of cPLA-2 on the Migration and Proliferation of Human Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells and the 2-D Migratory Patterns of Tropomyosin in Femoral and Abdominal Aorta Tissue, Jaimeson Thomas Powell

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Design and Development of a Novel Class of Cell Cycle CDK Inhibitors Targeting the Cyclin Binding Groove Utilizing the Replace Strategy, Padmavathy Nandha Premnath

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The Regulation of Skeletal Muscle Mass and Mitochondrial Biogenesis by gp130/STAT3 Signaling during Cancer Cachexia, Melissa Puppa

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Young, Southern Women's Perceptions of Stem Careers: Examining Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as a Gendered Construct, Jessica Elizabeth Quinton

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Oxygen flux and dielectric response study of Mixed Ionic-Electronic Conducting (MIEC) heterogeneous functional materials, Fazle Rabbi

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Revisiting Gender Constraints and Benefits in Leisure Tourism: Man-Up, It’s Time to Travel Like a Woman, Holly L. Rabin

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Non- and Semi-parametric Bayesian Inference with Recurrent Events and Coherent Systems Data, A. K. M. Fazlur Rahman

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Slow Wave Structures Integrated with Ferro-Magnetic and Ferro-Electric Thin Films for Smart RF Applications, B M Farid Rahman

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Dielectric Properties of Composite Materials during Damage Accumulation and Fracture, Md. Rassel Raihan

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The Role of MicroRNA in Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B-Induced Inflammation and Acute Lung Injury, Roshni Rao

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The Effects of Political Control and Institutional Structure on State Ethics Commissions, William Jonathan Rauh

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The Culture and History Surrounding “Szomorú nόták” of Béla Bartόk’s Twenty Hungarian Folksongs and Its Influence on Bartók’s Settings, Mary Katherine Rawls

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Methods for Identifying Regions of Brain Activation Using FMRI Meta-Data, Meredith A. Ray

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Success with Social Responsibility Local Retailers' Perspectives, Danielle Marie Razalan

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DO AMERICANS’ PERCEPTIONS OF THE PREVALENCE OF PREJUDICE IMPACT THEIR RACIAL POLICY PREFERENCES? INVESTIGATING META-STEREOTYPES AS A POTENTIAL CAUSAL MECHANISM, Alexandra Reckendorf

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High School Core-Subject Instructors’ Perceptions of General Education Track Courses and the Associated Achievement Gap, Hope Reed

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Toward a Theory of Safe Passage: Agentic Practices of Women Writers Who Teach, Lillian Gordon Reeves

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CONTENT ANALYSIS: STRUCTURE AND COMPOSTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS IN AQUATIC SPORTS NATIONAL GOVERNING BODIES BETWEEN SOUTH KOREA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Yoojung Rhee

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PLANT-BIOMIMETIC HYDROGEL ACTUATORS: CREATING MOVEMENT IN HYDROGELS THROUGH THE STUDY OF PLANTS, Christen Rhodes

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Diversity, Genetics, and Health Benefits of Sorghum Grain, Davina Rhodes

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Elucidating Perceived and Actual Cancer Risk in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Differentially Impacted by Environmental Hazards to Inform Future Public Health Interventions, LaShanta J. Rice

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Mitochondrial Replication from Embryogenesis to Early Adulthood, in DUI Species, Mytilus Galloprovincialis, Ellen Blenn Richardson

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A Legal Analysis of Court Cases and Administrative Investigations Related to Violations of the Clery Act: Getting Good from the Bad and the Ugly, Tiffany Nichole Richardson

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Sex Radical: Victoria Woodhull and the Marriage Contract, 1870-1876, Peter Dottling Rich

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PERFORMANCE AND DURABILITY OF ELECTRODES WITH PLATINUM CATALYSTS IN POLYMER ELECTROLYTE CELLS PREPARED BY ULTRASONIC SPRAY DEPOSITION, William A. Rigdon

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A Study of the Preparation and Retention of Work-Based Certified Career and Technical Education Teachers in South Carolina, Sherry Rivers

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Early Screening and Identification of Preschool Children Affected by Serious Emotional Disorders, Cathy Renee Robey-Williams

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ANTENATAL ANXIETY PREDICTING CHILD OUTCOMES IN FRAGILE X SYNDROME, Ashley Nicole Robinson

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Mixture Cure Models: Simulation Comparisons of Methods in R and SAS, Myra Robinson

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Temporal Constraints on Holocene Initiation and Termination of Mound Development at an Episodic Gas Hydrate and Cold Seep System, Woolsey Mound, Northern Gulf of Mexico, Nathan Robinson

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Novel Biofabrication Technologies to Recapitulate In Vivo Geometries in Collagen Hydrogels, Veronica Rodriguez-Rivera

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Marine Population Connectivity: Range Boundaries and Climate Change, Rhiannon Leigh Rognstad

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Alterations to Taste Preference in MC4R Haploinsufficiency Manifest Prior to Dietary Induced Obesity and Are Accompanied by Dendritic Spine Alterations to Medium Spiny Neurons of the Nucleus Accumbens in Adulthood, Robert Francis Roscoe Jr.

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The Charleston "School of Slavery": Race, Religion, and Community in the Capital of Southern Civilization, Eric Rose

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Quantifying Individual Losses in a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell, Jennifer Rae Ruffing

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Document Image Analysis Techniques for Handwritten Text Segmentation, Document Image Rectification and Digital Collation, Dhaval Salvi

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Comparison of Confidence Intervals of Intracluster Correlation Coefficient Estimates for Binary Variables, Ashok Varma Samantapudi

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Use of In-Situ Tests to identify Soil Behavior Type and Liquefaction Susceptibility of SCCP Soils, Rajshekhar Sarkar

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A Three-Dimensional-Engineered Matrix to Study the Microenvironment of Cancer Stem Cells, Samaneh Kamali Sarvestani

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High-Performance Meta-Genomic Gene Identification, Ibrahim Savran

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Defining and Supporting Organizational Readiness in the Interactive Systems Framework for Dissemination and Implementaion, Jonathan Peter Scaccia

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INTEGRATING BIOMEDICAL AND PSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACHES TO STUDY PAIN IN PEDIATRIC SICKLE CELL DISEASE, Alyssa M. Schlenz

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School-Based Sexuality Education, Gender, and Relationship Self-Efficacy: A Moderated-Mediation Analysis of Sexual Behavior in First-Year College Students, Sara C. Schmidt

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Utilizing Next Generation Sequencing to Generate Bacterial Genomic Sequences for Evolutionary Analysis, Derrick C. Scott

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Science Fairs Before Sputnik: Adolescent Scientific Culture in Contemporary America, Sarah Michel Scripps

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Analysis of Hurricane Preparedness Levels and Evacuation Intent for South Carolina Coastal Residents, Wesley Chad Seigler

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Differentiating Self-Reported Imagery Abilities with Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Brian D. Seiler

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A COMPREHENSIVE DISASTER RISK INDEX FOR THE UNITED STATES, Michael E. Senn

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Potential Stormwater Runoff Reductions by Incorporating Low Impact Development: Rocky Branch Watershed, Columbia, SC, Brett Sexton

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Compositional Traits in Sorghum Bicolor Characterized by Transcriptome, Ionome and Genome-wide Association Analysis, Nadia Shakoor

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Three Essays on Consumer Product Returns, Guangzhi Shang

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STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING USING LINEAR AND NONLINEAR ULTRASONIC GUIDED WAVES, Yanfeng Shen

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Benefits of Video Games in Multidisciplinary Scientific Research, Jeremiah Jeffrey Shepherd

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Going Up the Country: A Comparison of Elite Ceramic Consumption Patterns in Charleston and the Carolina Frontier, Rebecca E. Shepherd

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Influence of Defects in Epitaxial Graphene Towards Material Growth and Device Performances, Shamaita Shithi Shetu

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DIETARY INFLAMMATORY INDEX AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH INFLAMMATION, METABOLIC BIOMARKERS AND MORTALITY, Nitin Shivappa

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Surface Modification of Nanoplatelets in Polymer Nanocomposites, Shailesh K. Shori

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Genetic Background Influences Behavior and Responses to Epigenetic Changes Induced by a Methyl-Donor Diet, Kimberly R. Shorter

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Association of Serum Immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies against Periodontal Bacteria in Type 2 Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes and Cardiovascular risk factors, Deepika Shrestha

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TUNABLE GRAPHENE CHEM-FET AND GRAPHENE/SI HETEROJUNCTION CHEMI-DIODE SENSORS, Amol Kumar Singh

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FROM CAPTURE TO CARE: ATTENTION, DIGITAL MEDIA, AND THE FUTURE OF COMPOSITION, Christian D. Smith

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Culturally Relevant Teaching: A Case Study on Teaching Statistics in the High School Setting, LaShaune Natae Smith

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How Much Do Groups Still Matter to Politics? An Examination of Group Influences on Public Opinion, Lauren E. Smith

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Costume Design: More Than Imagination, Sean Anthony Smith

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ENHANCING PERIPHERAL OPIOID ANALGESIA: DEVELOPMENT OF VIRAL VECTOR AND SMALL PEPTIDE THERAPIES, Sherika Smith

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ROLE OF APELIN AND ENDOTHELIN SYSTEMS IN THE PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH SICKLE CELL DISEASE, Terika Smith

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GALAXIES IN ABSORPTION: A STUDY OF CHEMICAL AND KINEMATIC PROPERTIES OF SUB-DAMPED LYMAN-ALPHA QUASAR ABSORBERS, Debopam Som

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SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF IR-BASED BIMETALLIC CATALYSTS, You Jung Song

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Lewd Legacies: The Challenges of Preserving Bermuda's Queen of the East Brothel, Megan Elizabeth Southern

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VIRTUAL AND HYBRID MEETINGS: A THREE GENERATIONAL PERSPECTIVE, Carole B. Sox

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Data-Driven School Administrator Behaviors and State Report Card Results, James Alan Spencer

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Political Perfectionism and Aesthetic Experience, Michael R. Spicher

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PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION OF AN EXECUTIVE FUNCTION BATTERY FOR PEDIATRIC SICKLE CELL DISEASE, Melita T. Stancil

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Volumes, Matthew Brooks Stark

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USING COMPARATIVE METAGENOMICS TO DETERMINE THE ROLE OF ATLANTIC BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS (TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS) AS SENTINELS FOR HUMAN RESPIRATORY HEALTH, Sarah H. Stellick Seepaulsingh

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Project SHINE: A Family-Based Intervention for Improving Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and Diet in African American Adolescents, Sara M. St. George

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Understanding the Evolutionary History of Biochemical Innovation, Madeline Opal St. Julien

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TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF ESRI STORY MAPS AS EFFECTIVE TEACHING TOOLS, Caitlin Strachan

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Microbes as Proton Exchange Membranes in Microbial Fuel Cells, Andrew Timothy Stroud

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INSIGHTS INTO THE EVOLUTIONAL ADAPTATIONS AND FUNCTIONAL SWITCHING MECHANISM IN DUAL FUNCTION HEMOGLOBIN/DEHALOPEROXIDASE (DHP) AND MODELING OF CYTOCHROME P450 ACTIVE SITE WITH H93G MYOGLOBIN CAVITY MUTANT, Shengfang Sun

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Principal Longevity, Leadership Behaviors, and Student Academic Achievement, Jennifer McLeod Swearingen

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Piezotransistive III-V Nitride Microcantilever Based Mems/Nems Sensor for Photoacoustic Spectroscopy of Chemicals, Abdul Hafiz Ibne Talukdar

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An Investigation of Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and the Turnover of Succinated Proteins in the Adipocyte during Diabetes, Ross Tanis

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Identification of microRNA Biomarkers in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer, Hossam Tashkandi

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Antibiotic Usage in Relation to Resistant Bacterial Infections and Liver and Kidney Cancer Outcomes in South Carolina, Prea Thathiah

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Risk and Resilience in an Urban School: How a Psychosocial Intervention Promotes the Educational Resilience of Latino Youth, Kip Van Thompson

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Playing at History: Resurrection Man and Historiographic Game Design, Jessica Ethel Tompkins

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Food Insecurity and Physical Activity among U.S. populations, Quyen G. To

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FLOW DYNAMICS IN THE TRANSITION ZONE FROM ESTUARINE TIDAL TO FLUVIAL REGIME IN THE SANTEE RIVER, SC, USA, Legna M. Torres-Garcia

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EFFECTS OF INDIVIDUAL PHENOTYPIC VARIATION ON PREDATOR-PREY RELATIONSHIPS OF XANTHID CRABS IN NORTH INLET ESTUARY, SOUTH CAROLINA, Benjamin J. Toscano

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EXPLORING THE VALIDITY OF ESTABLISHED LESBIAN, GAY, AND BISEXUAL STAGE MODELS OF SEXUAL IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT: A GROUNDED THEORY STUDY OF WOMEN AND ETHNIC MINORITY MEN., Omar Ali Shabaaz Troutman

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Discovery and Characterization of Multi-Target Directed Ligands as Inhibitors of Amyloid-β Aggregation and Regulators of Alzheimer's Disease, Jui-Heng Tseng

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"Newest Born of Nations": Southern Thought on European Nationalisms and the Creation of the Confederacy, 1820-186, Ann L. Tucker

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Before the Corridor of Shame: The African American Fight for Equal Education After Jim Crow, Luci Vaden

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Does Growth in Childhood ADHD and Depression Symptoms Predict Binge-Eating During Adolescence, Kathryn Van Eck