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    • Jiang, Yi; 0000-0002-0011-4628 (2022-08-01)
      Department: English
      The Republic of Animals is a collection of eight short stories exploring dynamics of power and complicity against the ever-shifting backdrop of modern globalization. In these stories, which follow people who drift back and ...
    • Hamman, Jaco J.; Benda, Chris (Vanderbilt University, 2022-08-11)
    • Andrade Diniz de Araújo, Maria Paula; 0000-0002-2583-6686 (2022-07-18)
      Department: History
      The development of Brazilian public health in the nineteenth century provides a fresh perspective on Brazilian state building. This dissertation examines the role of public engagement in the evolving nature of state policies ...
    • Stefanov, Janet (Vanderbilt University, 2022)
      To what extent is Hungary’s recession between 1991 and 1996 driven by the costs of institutional adjustment following the collapse of the planned economy? Using a dynamic general equilibrium model with trade policy, price ...
    • Kantor, Rebecca; 0000-0003-3318-8671 (2022-06-29)
      Department: Creative Writing
      Imagined Bodies and Other Stories focuses on young girls and women who find themselves in new situations, countries, or bodies that leave them reeling. These five stories examine the generational and everyday violence often ...
    • Wakharkar, Pallavi V; 0000-0002-7689-9855 (2022-05-31)
      Department: Creative Writing
      A thesis submitted to the faculty of the Graduate School of Vanderbilt University, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (fiction), this novel excerpt follows ...
    • Lee, Jessica; 0000-0002-4375-7121 (2022-06-09)
      Department: Creative Writing
      First Want begins with this hungry eye and expands outward, circling around questions of desire and convention, gender roles and expectations, perception, the domestic, sexuality, and performance versus authentic experience. ...
    • Casey, Lara; 0000-0002-5774-3572 (2022-06-07)
      Department: Creative Writing
      This short fiction collection focuses on people challenged to fully integrate with their settings, as they operate either outside of, or against, new and different spaces. These seven stories explore the unsettling ...
    • Reidy, Kiyoko cecelia; 0000-0002-4849-6127 (2022-05-17)
      Department: Creative Writing
      Black Holes & Their Feeding Habits is a collection of poems that centers around themes of addiction, identity, nature, various conceptions of home, and the ubiquitous negotiations between the self and the external world. ...
    • Azuka, Ekene; Humphreys, Kathryn L. (Vanderbilt University, 2021-05)
      Intrusive parenting behavior is associated with a variety of poor child outcomes. Given this, it is important to understand predictors of negative parenting behavior so that we might identify parents who are at risk of ...
    • Escamilla Rodriguez, Marlon Vladimir; 0000-0001-6731-2859 (2022-06-13)
      Department: Anthropology
      This research explores the Postclassic period migrations of Nahua speaking groups from Mexico to Central America, which is known as one of the best examples of large-scale population movements in New World culture history. ...
    • Brown, Benjamin Patrick; 0000-0001-5296-087X (2022-06-15)
      Department: Chemical & Physical Biology
      Cheminformatics and computer-aided drug design (CADD) have matured substantially in the last decade. CADD is no longer the niche approach of a subset of specialists, but rather an integral component of the drug discovery ...
    • Dash, Ishita; 0000-0003-3308-9163 (2022-06-29)
      Department: Civil Engineering
      Transportation-related fatalities and serious injuries are societal problems that requires active risk mitigation. With the latest information technology and data analytics, opportunities arise to make evidence-based safety ...
    • Mukherjee, Souhrid; 0000-0002-8355-3000 (2022-06-20)
      Department: Biological Sciences
      Rare genetic diseases affect more than 300 million people around the world; however, the causative genes and variants have not been identified for most. The Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) was established to help elucidate ...
    • Irons, Dylan Alexander; 0000-0002-5547-8939 (2022-06-20)
      Department: Political Science
      Individuals have sought refuge from extrajudicial punishment as early as ancient Greece when Cylon sought supplication at the Altar of Athena. Today, more than 1% of the global population is displaced. Putin’s invasion of ...
    • Zhang, Susu; 0000-0002-5707-2131 (2022-06-16)
      Department: Biochemistry
      Gene expression networks are perturbed in every human malignancy. One common way that this occurs is through chromosomal translocation, such as t(8;21) or t(2;13), which fuse parts of two transcription factors to create a ...
    • Sugiura, Ayaka; 0000-0001-5326-5019 (2022-06-10)
      Department: Microbe-Host Interactions
      T cell metabolic programming is dynamic and shifts to support the energetic, biosynthetic, and signaling demands of T cell inflammatory or regulatory functions. Failure to meet these metabolic requirements can cause T cell ...
    • Munden, Alexander Lucas; 0000-0003-0989-2474 (2022-06-20)
      Department: Biological Sciences
      DNA replication is a fundamental challenge of life. In order to proliferate, every organism must be able to replicate and divide its DNA into daughter cells. Defects in DNA replication can cause in mutations that can result ...
    • Lu, Jacky; 0000-0001-8737-220X (2022-06-10)
      Department: Microbe-Host Interactions
      Group B Streptococcus (GBS), or Streptococcus agalactiae, is one of the leading causes of infection-related adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes, which include stillbirth, chorioamnionitis, preterm birth, and neonatal ...
    • Zhang, Ziqi; 0000-0002-3184-0147 (2022-06-09)
      Department: Computer Science
      The past decade has witnessed a dramatic rise in the adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) systems. EMR data assists in the development and evaluation of clinical information systems, supports novel biomedical research, ...