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From New South to Sunbelt: Greenville, South Carolina 

Baker, Andrew Harrison (2020-07-21)  ETD File Embargoed
Greenville County, South Carolina is the Palmetto State's most populous county and exert's substantial influence on the state's politics and economy. Spaces such as Greenville have largely been omitted from the narrative ...

From Personal Trust to Professional Behavior: A Study of the Impact of Trust and Enjoyment on Behavior Intentions in Business Analytics 

Larson, Benjamin (2016-06-17)
Information technology consumerization represents technology designed for the consumer finding its way into the workplace. This is a phenomenon which is wide spread but has not currently sufficiently understood as technology ...

From Pre-Civil War to Post-Civil Rights: The Political Lives of African-Americans 

Burnes, Valerie (2012-08-16)
African Americans have played a major role in the history of Perry County almost since the first white settlers arrived in the area with their black enslaved laborers. In a county known for its pre-Civil War cotton wealth, ...

From Prison to the Community: How Offending Women Manage Post Release 

Montgomery, Tammy (2021-06-28)
Over the past few decades there has been an alarming spike in the number of women entering and exiting the penal system. The many barriers post offending women experience before incarceration are seemingly the driving force ...

From Rolling Bungalows to Mobile Mansions: The Origins of America’s Obsession with the Recreational Vehicle 

Burel, David (2017-04-19)
This dissertation studies the rise of the recreational vehicle technology in America. It argues that recreational automobility required the achievement of mass automobility and long distance roads to become a viable travel ...

From Tonic to Toxin: Medicinal Plants in the Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century 

Anderson, Caitlin (2020-04-27)  ETD File Embargoed
My dissertation, From Tonic to Toxin: Medicinal Plants in the Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century, explores the reclassification of herbs in nineteenth-century British literature and culture from potent allies to ...

From Trauma to Growth: The Roles of Event Centrality, Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms, and Deliberate Rumination 

Kramer, Lindsay (2016-12-10)
Researchers have increasingly recognized that traumatic events can lead to both pathological outcomes such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and positive outcomes such as posttraumatic growth (PTG). Consistent with ...

From Trauma to Testimony: Resilience in Four Contemporary Novels 

Soderstrom, Dorothy (2017-07-25)
As the work of eminent literary trauma theorists Cathy Caruth and Elaine Scarry has persisted as integral to the field, literary trauma studies now has a twenty-year legacy prioritizing the silencing and shattering impact ...

From Trees to Lumber: Essays on Forest Management, Logging and Lumber Price 

He, Mingtao (2021-12-06)
The forestry sector includes silviculture, forest management, logging, and wood utilization. Forestry has been experiencing dramatic transformation due to technological advances, changing markets of labor, capital, and ...

Front Porches and Freeways: Does Rural or Urban Residence Matter for Couple Relationship Education Outcomes? 

Fuller, Sarah (2017-07-27)
The purpose of this study was to advance explorations of the possible differential effects of rural versus urban residence and income on individuals’ couple relationship outcomes following participation in a couple ...

Fronteras de cal: Discursos identitarios en la literatura futbolística 

Lopez Pajares, Alvaro (2014-05-12)
The present thesis studies the construction of collective identity through soccer literature in Spain. This literature acts as a good example of discursive mechanisms that are used by the different imagined communities ...

Fruit and Vegetable Intakes and Body Mass Index of Primarily Low-Income African American Children Living in Rural Alabama 

Schier, Nicole (2005-08-15)
Fruit and vegetable intakes among primarily low-income African American elementary school-aged children living in three rural counties in Alabama were examined. Data were collected from 253 children in the fall 2002 and ...

Fuel Cell Cathode Air Filters: Methodologies for Design and Optimization 

Kennedy, Daniel (2007-05-15)
Platinum catalyst used in PEM fuel cells experience performance degradation such as reduction in efficiency and life as a result of airborne contaminants. Research on these contaminant effects suggests that the best ...

A Full Life-Cycle Methodology for Structured Use-Centered Quantitative Usability Requirements Specification and Usability Evaluation of Websites 

Hu, Guoqiang (2009-08-14)
World Wide Web has gained its dominant status in the cyber information and services delivery world in recent years. But how to specify website usability requirements and how to evaluate and improve website usability according ...

Full Scale Testing of Two Excavations in an Unsaturated Piedmont Residual Soil 

Burrage, Richard Jr. (2016-01-06)
Residual soil behavior can be difficult to predict using current geotechnical formulas, because it exhibits properties that are not common to transported soils. These unique properties are mainly influenced by the fabric ...

Full-Scale Implementation and Testing of Non-Prestressed Full-Depth Precast Bridge Deck Panels with Continuous Shear Pockets 

Mante, David M. (2012-08-16)
The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) currently has over three miles of major interstate bridges near downtown Birmingham involving approximately 600,000 square feet of deck area with significant levels of ...

FULL-SCALE MECHANISTIC AND PERFORMANCE INVESTIGATION OF A FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT WITH A STABILIZED FOUNDATION 

Nakhaei, Mostafa (2021-06-21)
The current study aimed to develop a mechanistic understanding of the behavior of flexible pavements with stabilized foundations through full-scale testing, instrumentation, and simulation. In pursuit of this objective, a ...

A Fully Integrated Sensor Fusion Method Combining a Single Antenna GPS Unit with Electronic Stability Control Sensors 

Ryan, Jonathan (2011-07-05)
This work presents a method for incorporating GPS (Global Positioning System) and standard roll stability control (RSC) sensors into the electronic stability control (ESC) and RSC systems. It is an adaptation of the very ...

Functional Analysis of an Orientia tsutsugamushi Ankyrin Effector Protein in a Model Eukaryote 

Bartlett, Dylan (2019-04-18)
Orientia tsutsugamushi is an understudied, gram negative, obligate intracellular bacterium that is transmitted by mites within the genus Leptotrombidium. This bacterium has an epidemic area called the Tsutsugamushi ...

Functional Analysis of PRAF1 and Its Effect on Corticotrophic ACTH Secretion 

Compton, Shannon (2007-08-15)
Prenylated Rab acceptor domain family member 1 (PRAF1), a transmembrane Golgi apparatus protein, interacts with Dexras1, a corticotrophic protein that may play a role in glucocorticoid-mediated inhibition of ACTH secretion. ...