Theses and Dissertations from UMD
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INFLUENCE OF MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE STRESSORS ON THE SATISFACTION OF MALE AND FEMALE SERVICE MEMBERS (2018)Retaining qualified men and women is the backbone of total force readiness. Studies have found that family factors, such as the quality of military marriages, have potential implications for service member’s retention and ...
3D ENGINEERING OF VIRUS-BASED PROTEIN NANOTUBES AND RODS: A TOOLKIT FOR GENERATING NOVEL NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS (2018)Technological innovation at the nanometer scale has the potential to improve a wide range of applications, including energy storage, sensing of environmental and medical signals, and targeted drug delivery. A key challenge ...
Examining the Association Between Mental Illness and Victimization Risk in Community and Prison Settings (2018)Research suggests that persons with mental illness are at risk for physical and sexual victimization both in the community and while incarcerated. However, there is less understanding of the risk factors that explain these ...
(2018)Previous research suggests that nonmonosexual individuals engage in complex patterns of sexual orientation self-presentation, which may be obscured by traditional measures of disclosure and concealment. This study used an ...
(2018)In the past decade, numerous governments had to adjust their fiscal balance, as a result of the Great Recession and most recently due to the fall in commodity prices. In Chapter 1, I construct a novel dataset to estimate ...