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Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Thomas Jefferson in Nairobi: The United States, Kenya, and the Democratization Debate, Cullen Haskins

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The Second-Generation Effects of Microcredit in Western Guatemala, Jordyn Elizabeth Haught

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Child Development And Child Rearing In Ciudad Juárez, México Colonias: Economic, Social, And Cutural, Alma Angelica Hernandez

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A First Step Toward Assessing Organizational Identification In A University Setting, Didier Hernandez

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Development Of A New Mix Design Method And Specification Requirements For Asphalt Treated Bases, Hector Antonio Hernandez

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A Reduced Order Parameter Estimation Technique Using Orthonormal Wavelets, Miguel Hernandez Iv

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The Transition from High School to College in Texas: Hispanic Students on the U.S.-Mexico Border Redefining College Readiness, Hector Hernandez Jr.

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Literatura y política en la crónica modernistas de Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera, Azucena Hernandez-Ramirez

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Hemispheric Asymmetry of the Affective Priming Effect, David R. Herring

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Examination of Investigative Interviewing Techniques for Use in Secondary Screening for Malintent, Allyson Judith Horgan

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Contagion Effect: The Effects Of Regions On Individual State Democracies, Jared Kilpatrick Hundley

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Evidence Of Ancient Rifts Beneath Texas, Keisuke Irie

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Investigation On Flame Characteristics Of Oxy-Fuel Combustion, Md R. Islam

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Estimating Statistical Characteristics Under Interval Uncertainty And Constraints: Mean, Variance, Covariance, And Correlation, Ali Jalal-Kamali

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Improved Joining Method For Segmental Prestressed Structures, Ralph Warren Jensen

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Gamma and Generalized Gamma Distributions, Victor Hugo Jiménez Nava

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Development Of A Web-Based Geographic Information System For Arctic Science, George Walker Johnson

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The Role of Dopamine in Operant Learning and Memory, Jennifer Leigh Johnson

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Comparison Of Two Environmental Health Education Methods To Reduce Exposure To Residential Pesticides In Hispanic, Patricia M. Juarez-Carrillo

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Residential Electricity Demand in Seattle, David Alan Juarez

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Hybrid Interactive Rhetorical Engagements In Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs): Examining The Role Of Rhetors And Audiences In Generative Rhetorical Discourses, Yowei Kang

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A Third-Order Non-Oscillatory Finite-Volume Transport Scheme For Atmospheric Modeling, Kiran Kumar Katta

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Fractal-COSYSMO Systems Engineering Cost Estimation for Complex Projects, Manish Shivram Khadtare

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Application Of The Water Poverty Index In Border Colonias Of West Texas, Marcelo Korc

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Modal Past Tense: An Applied Linguistics Approach, Whitney R. L. Krause

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Segundo Barrio: Rich, Poor, or Both?, Julie Anne Krill

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A Combined X-Fem And Level Set Approach For Modeling Composite Material's Micro Structure, Himanshu Kumar

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A City Fragmented, Arturo Javier Lechuga

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The Effect Of MMOD Porosity On Crater Depth After Hypervelocity Impact, David Ledesma

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Political Socialization Through Education as a Form of State Building, Aldo Lopez

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School Based Management in Colorado Public Schools: The Impact of Administrative Decision Making on the Achievement of Low-Socio Economic and Minority Students, Belinda A. Lujan

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Ballistic Projectile Metallurgical Issues And Fundamentals: Aerosol Production In Rod Penetration Erosion And Erosion Phenomena Associated With Railgun Development, Brenda Ivette Machado

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The Border Mural in the Electronic Age: Xican@ Literacy as Rhetorical Agency, José Angel Maldonado

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Principal Differential Analysis With Covariates : A Simulation Study On The Effect Of The Smoothing Parameters, Indika Varuna Mallawaarachchi

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Accelerated Simulation And Testing Of Integrated Circuits Using High Performance Computing Machines, Matthew C. Markulik

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Size Dependent Melting and Diffusion of Silicon for Microsystem Applications, Noel Felipe Marquez

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An Integrated Geological And Geophysical Study Of The Fresh And Brackish Water Boundary In The Hueco Bolson, West Texas, Sandy Stephanie Marrufo

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The Multidimensional Measure of Internalized HIV Stigma in English and Spanish: Measurement Invariance and other Psychometric Properties, Elsa Martin

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An Integrated Geographic Information Systems (IGIS) Analysis and Definition of the Tectonic Framework of Northern Mexico, Carlos Manuel Martinez

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Development and Evaluation of a Personalized Normative Feedback Intervention for Hispanic Youth at High Risk of Smoking, Holly Mata

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Ecology of the Rock Rattlesnake, Crotalus lepidus, in the Northern Chihuahuan Desert, Vicente Mata Silva

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Alcohol Production And Consumption Throughout U.S. History, And More Particularly In El Paso, Texas, As It Relates To Social Norms Theory, Jennifer Matthews

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Choque Cultural in Higher Education: The Lived Experiences of Two Transnational Doctoral Students on the U.S. Mexico Border, Lyn Mckinley

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Solving the Partial Differential Equation of Vibrations with Interval Parameters using the Interval Finite Difference Method, Brenda G. Medina

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The Effect of Dichotomous Versus Likert Response Format on the Measurement of Socially Desirable Response Bias, Celia Medrano

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Effect Of An Injury Prevention Training Program On Risk Factors Associated With ACL Injury, Daniel Medrano

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Determination of Critical Parameters for Solar Probe Plus Shielding, Sergio Rafael Mendez

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Impulse Oscillometric Features And Parsimonious Respiratory Models Track Small Airway Function In Hispanic And Anglo Children, Erika Guadalupe Meraz Tena

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Impact Of Truck Suspension And Road Roughness On Loads Exerted To Pavements, Shahram Misaghi Bonabi

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Structural And Functional Investigation Of Φ-El-Chaperonin Mediated Protein Folding, Sudheer Kumar Molugu

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La taquillera, Hector Hugo Montero

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words: Integrating Sequential Narratives Into An English Language Learner's Curriculum, Cira Michelle Montoya

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Resetting VOT in a Bilingual Region, Dan William Morgan

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Oxidation of ZrB2-TiC-Y2O3 at 1700C, Brenda Mota

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Exploring Organizational Culture and Leadership Styles in El Paso Nonprofit Organizations, Milena Murta

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Evaluation Methods for Health Monitoring of Aerospace Structure Rotary Joints, Sergio Armando Navarro

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Responding to Haiti's Earthquake: Volunteer Health and Community Relationships, Mary Nelan

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Conformal Electronics Packaging through Additive Manufacturing and Micro-Dispensing, Richard I. Olivas

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Teachers Perspectives: An Understanding of ADHD in a Predominantly Hispanic School District, Heriberto Jesus Oronoz

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Gender Differences In Food Habits, Beliefs, And Fast Food Consumption Among A Predominantly Hispanic College Student Population, Alma Xochitl Ortega Gomez

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Computational Methods of Hidden Markov Models With Respect To CpG Island Prediction in DNA Sequences, Roberto Angel Ortega

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What Motivates Females To Participate In Collegiate Level Sports?, Laura Abril Pacheco

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Fold-Thrust System Overprinting Syn-Rift Structures On The Margin Of An Inverted Rift Basin: Indio Mountains, West Texas, Seth Joel Page

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Free Radical Stress-Induced Parkinsonian Lewy-Like Aggregation Prevented Through Polyphenolic Phytochemical Analog Intervention: Implications For Subcellular Trafficking And Neurodegenerative Disorders, Rituraj Pal

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Comparison Of Four Methods Of Dietary Assessment: Food Records Vs. Combined Food Records With Digital Photography, Sara Lynne Peidle

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Dispersion Geochemistry at Different Scales at the Nopal I Deposit, Peña Blanca Uranium District, Chihuahua, Mexico, Katrina Pekar-Carpenter

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Hombre Cero, Julio César Pérez Méndez

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Analysis Of Indoor And Outdoor Particulate Matter At Various Residences In The El Paso Region, Joseph Christopher Pinon

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Supramolecular Organization of Nanoparticles, Brenda M. Porta Linnell

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Development and Characterization of the Oxidation Behavior of Various High Temperature Niobium Based Alloys, Benedict Isabel Portillo

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Equation Of State Of A Dense And Magnetized Fermion System, Israel Portillo Vazquez

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Left Behind in Telluride, Michelle Lee Primeau

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Unreported Concussion In High School Football Players, Princess Arcelia Puga

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Development Of A GIS Fiber Optics Assetmanagement System For The City Of El Paso, Luis Fernando Quintana

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An Experimental Study On The Effect Of Particle Geometry On Drag And Flow Behaviors In A Packed Fluidized Bed, Md Mahamudur Rahman

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Digital Image Processing Based on Sparse Representation and Convex Programming, Carlos Andres Ramirez

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Microstructural Architecture Developed In The Fabrication Of Solid And Open-Cellular Copper Components By Additive Manufacturing Using Electron Beam Melting, Diana Alejandra Ramirez

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Assessing Data Quality In A Sensor Network For Environmental Monitoring, Gesuri Ramirez

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Modeling Impulse Oscillometry Data: Using Augmented-RIC and Extended-RIC Respiratory Impedance Model Paramaters to Track Pulmonary Health and Disease, Carlos Domingo Ramos Rocha

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Isometric Neck Strength In Concussed And Non-Concussed High School Football Players, Cameron Layne Raschke

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Assessment of Intra-Urban Traffic-Related Air Pollution on Asthmatic Children's Exposure at Schools in the Paso del Norte Region, Amit Ugamraj Raysoni

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Molecular Mechanisms Of Poly [ADP-Ribose] Polymerase-1 In HIV-1 Infection, Daniel Reyes

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Relationships Between Central Obesity, Fructose Intake, And Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease In Overweight Hispanic Adolescents, Hector Reyes

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Bioprinting Oxygen Releasing Microparticles for Improved Cell Tissue Viability, Daniel Reyna

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Mexican American High School Dropouts: A Look At Nine Personal Attributes That Place Students At Risk, Oscar A. Rico

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Algorithms for Training Large-Scale Linear Programming Support Vector Regression and Classification, Pablo Rivas Perea

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The Role of Perceptual Processes in the Use of and Willingness to Use Professional Health Care Services, Luis Omar Rivera

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The Exploratory Value of Agent-Based Models in Social Science, Ricardo Andress Rivera

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Speech-Language Pathologists' Reports of Interprofessional Collaboration and Exposure During Graduate School, Carly Ruth Robalin

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"Dancing On The Corpse's Ashes": Analyzing The Emotional Use Of Music And Genre By At The Drive In And How It Communicates Border Identity, Crystal A. Robert-Segura

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And Then It Clicked, Tanya Marie Robertson

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Impact Of Science And Engineering Graduates On Key Economic Indicators, Nathaniel V. Robinson

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Río que teme al mar, Juan Pablo Roman Alvarado

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Assessing The Measurement Invariance of The Modern Homonegativity Scale, Daniel Hugo Romero

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Seismological Studies In South-Central Alaska And Northern Mexico, Oscar Mario Romero De La Cruz

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Synthesis, Microstructure and Thermal Analysis of Gd2O3 - HfO2 Coatings, Chandan Kumar Roy

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Making the Honor Roll: Can Schools Learn from Business Excellence?, Oscar Humberto Salcedo

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Craving Effect of Unintentional Smoking Cues in Antismoking Images in Light Smokers, Francisco Isaac Salgado-Garcia

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Psychophysical Similarity based Feature Selection for Nodule Retrieval in CT, Ravi K. Samala

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Network Effect of Dynamic Routing of Commerical Traffic Through Ports of Entry, Alfredo Sanchez