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Jaw Morpho-Functional Diversity, Trophic Ecology, and Historical Biogeography of the Neotropical Suckermouth Armored Catfishes (Siluriformes, Loricariidae) 

Lujan, Nathan (2009-05-04)
Tropical South America is renowned for its unparalleled biodiversity. Among vertebrates, fish diversity exceeds that of any other group. Estimates of total Neotropical fish richness range between 5000 and 8000 species, of ...

Jefferson County, Alabama: A Perfect Storm of Ethical, Financial, Political, and Market Failures 

Morris, Louis (2011-07-06)
This study details the ethical, financial, political, and market failures that have nearly caused the Jefferson County, Alabama to file what may become the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the nation.

Jersey Steer Ruminal Papillae Histology and Nutrigenomics 

Papstein-Novak, Taylor (2018-07-19)
The transition from a high forage to a high concentrate diet is an important milestone for beef cattle moving from a stocker system to the feedlot. However, little is known about how this transition affects the rumen ...

Jim Crow in the City: Spatial Segregation in Columbus, Georgia, 1890-1944 

Traylor, Anna (2016-05-06)
Between 1890 and 1944 thousands of African Americans moved to Columbus in search of greater economic and social opportunities. Despite Jim Crow laws and the threat of violence, African Americans built a thriving black ...

Jim Thorpe, Indian or Athlete? Sport Performance and Mediated Accounts of Racial Identity. 

Hatcher, Elizabeth (2016-05-05)
This study allows us to understand how the media coverage of Native American athletes shapes and naturalizes racial stereotypes. Sport is a site where racial formations are constantly and publicly negotiated. Therefore, ...

Job Choice Under Uncertainty: The Mediating Roles of Prospective Job and Organization Fit 

Acosta, Joshua (2020-07-27)
Better fitting work environments lead to elevated performance, greater organizational commitment, and higher levels of job satisfaction. As evidence of these and other desirable workplace outcomes, applicants and organizations ...

Job Competencies of Legal Secretaries and Paralegals as Perceived by Selected Members of NALS . . . the Association for Legal Professionals 

Cox, Lois (2008-08-15)
This national research study was conducted to determine the job competencies needed by legal secretaries and paralegals (or legal assistants). Legal secretaries and paralegals with membership in NALS . . . the association ...

Job Performance and Self-Efficacy of Final Assembly Workers in Southeastern Automobile Manufacturing Facilities 

Sellars, Tajuan (2021-07-29)
This study investigated the relationships between final assembly workers’ job performance and self-efficacy as assessed by self-reported job performance and general self-efficacy instruments. Study participants were selected ...

Job Satisfaction Factors Influencing Mentorship of Faculty in Academia 

Brauss, Minerva Rosario (2016-05-04)
Faculty have the role of educators, researchers, community service advocates, and mentors to name a few. The recruitment and promotion of a diverse faculty is critical for higher education. Mentoring has been identified ...

Job Satisfaction, Self-Efficacy, and Work Environment among Military Veterans with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 

Owen, Amy (2012-11-06)
The current study examined the moderating effects of confidence to make career decisions and job environment on the relationship between ADHD symptoms and job satisfaction among military veterans. A total of 263 participants ...

Joining Ferritic SA508 Low Alloy Steel to Austenitic 316L Stainless Steel by Powder Metallurgy via Hot Isostatic Pressing 

Le, Joshua (2022-12-06)
As an alternative to traditional welding, the joining of low alloy steel and austenitic stainless steel using powder metallurgy by hot isostatic pressing was evaluated as a method to join two dissimilar metals. This study ...

Just War Theory and Armed Non-State Actors 

Smith, Eric (2015-05-13)
In the modern era mankind faces challenges that include: globalization, regional and international institutions assuming sovereign authority over states, devastating acts of terrorism, 24-hour international news coverage, ...

Justice You Shall Pursue: Jewish American Pragmatism 

Ferriter, Courtney (2017-04-25)
Pragmatist thinkers like Jane Addams, W.E.B. Du Bois, and John Dewey advocated for greater inclusivity in our democracy, urging Americans to an understanding of democracy as process. Nevertheless, pragmatist philosophy has ...

Juvenile Density, Fishing Mortality, and Habitat use of Red Snapper, Lutjanus campechanus, on Artificial and Natural Reefs in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. 

Mudrak, Peter (2020-11-18)
The Red Snapper, Lutjanus campechanus, fishery in the Gulf of Mexico has been intensively regulated as managers attempt to rebuild the fishery. This has led to a need for improved data collection, and a better understanding ...

Juvenile Sex Offenders: Predictors of Recidivism 

Williams, Joan (2007-05-15)
Juvenile sex offending is a growing problem in the United States. Victims and communities suffer greatly from their crimes. Because there is no one profile that fit these offenders it is hard to determine who will offend ...

(K)notting Strands of Change: Radical Deconstruction Through Afrofuturist-Feminist Design 

Shealey, Alaundra (2023-08-01)
Black women have combatted hegemonic forces that forced them into chattel slavery and other forms oppression by using needle, thread, patterns, and design for centuries (Tobin & Dobard, 1999). Working through needle, thread, ...

k-star Decompositions of Lambda-Fold Complete Multipartite Graphs 

Anzur, Matthew (2007-08-15)
We examine the problem of k-star decompositions on lambda-fold complete multipartite graphs. After a brief examination of the computational complexity issues involved, we present complete proofs for necessary and sufficient ...

K4-e Designs with a Hole 

Back, Roxanne (2010-07-27)
In this paper we look at K4 − e designs on Kw−v + v. We settle the case when w and v are of the same parity.

Kalman Filter Based Tracking Algorithms For Software GPS Receivers 

Lashley, Matthew (2006-12-15)
In this thesis several new Kalman filter based tracking algorithms for GPS software receivers are presented. Traditional receivers use Costas loops and Delay Lock Loops (DLL) to track the carrier and Pseudo-Random Noise ...

KATG as a Defense Against Hydrogen Peroxide Toxicity: From a Redundant C-Terminal Domain to the Paradoxical Synergy of Two Mutually Antagonistic Activities 

Duan, Haijun (2014-12-09)
Catalase-peroxidases (KatGs), first discovered in 1979, are heme-dependent enzymes mainly found in bacteria, archaea and fungi. They are capable of decomposing H2O2 by catalatic and peroxidatic pathways. KatG has garnered ...