EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship

The EKU Faculty and Staff Scholarship series houses works from Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff members, including article pre-prints, presentations, posters, and other types of scholarship. In cases where the full text cannot be posted due to copyright, the citation will be included with a link to the full text when possible. Books written or edited by Eastern Kentucky University faculty and staff are highlighted in our Faculty and Staff Books Gallery.

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Submissions from 2021

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Affordable Learning Kentucky: Strategies for Affordability and Success, Kelly Smith, Cristen Ross, Lori Werth, and Ilona Burdette

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An Exploratory Study of Possible Correlates of Individual Whistleblowing Propensity Among Sworn Staff in a City Jail, James Wells, Kevin I. Minor, Eric G. Minor, and Anna Reeves

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A virtue-care approach to spiritually sensitive social work., Ann M. Callahan

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Carbon Monoxide Exposure Potential Associated With the Use of Recreational Watercraft, Thomas Gerding, Jason W. Marion, and Dale Stephenson

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Changes in Student Behaviors and Policy Opinion Regarding E-Cigarettes at a Kentucky University from 2014 to 2018, Jason W. Marion, Alina Strand, and Elliott Baldridge

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C-jun N-terminal kinase mediates ligand-independent p75NTR signaling in mesencephalic cells subjected to oxidative stress, Bradley R. Kraemer, Rachel T. Clements, Cassandra M. Escobedo, Kendall S. Nelson, Carter D. Waugh, Andrew S. Elliott, Wesley C. Hall, and Montana T. Schemanski

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Comparison of the ColiPlate Kit with Two Common E. coli Enumeration Methods for Water, Gibson Cassi J., Abraham K. Maritim, and Jason W. Marion

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Cyanobacteria Growth in Nitrogen- & Phosphorus-Spiked Water from a Hypereutrophic Reservoir in Kentucky, USA, Sarah E. Hughes and Jason W. Marion

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Deuterium enrichments in hydrocarbons produced during ruthenium catalyzed Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, Buchang Shi, Jennifer Naumovitz, and Mingsheng Luo

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Environmental Health Education in a Pandemic: Lessons and Opportunities, Kim Hall and Jamie D. Hisel

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Evolution of the magma system of Pantelleria (Italy) from 190 ka to present., Nina J. Jordan, John C. White, Ray Macdonald, and Silvio G. Rotolo

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Exploring sound and noise in the urban environment, Avi Brisman, Ascensión García Ruiz, Bill McClanahan, and Nigel South

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Exploring the synthesis and characterization of fac-re(co)3l complexes using diethylenetriamine derivative functionalized at the central nitrogen, Margaret W. Ndinguri, Carrie A. Black, Anna L. Gosser, Sarah Ritz, Cody Sutphin, Frank R. Fronczek, and Lindsay E. Cormier

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Genesis of trondhjemite by low-pressure fraction anatexis of hornblende-gabbro at Alvand Plutonic Complex (Hamedan, NW Iran): Insights from geochemical modelling., Federico Lucci, Adel Saki, Mirmohammad Miri, Ahmad Rabiee, and John C. White

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High and Tight, Please: Self-explanations for Experiencing Short Haircuts as Erotic, Robert W. Mitchell

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Mechanical properties of hybrid synthetic fiber reinforced self- consolidating concrete, Sahar Y. Ghanem, Jonathan Bowling, and Zhihui Sun

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Meeting our students’ educational needs during a global pandemic: creating online clinical learning experiences, Keri New, DNP, RN,; Catherine Edwards DNP, RN; and Heather Norris DNP, RN

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Population genetics of Wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) in an altered forested ridgetop wetland ecosystem in Appalachia, Jennifer R. Skibbe, Jamie Farrar, Kelly Watson, and Stephen C. Richter

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Return to Preinjury Function Following Knee Injury, Aaron D. Sciascia; Arthur J. Nitz,; Patrick O. McKeon; Jennifer Havens; and Timothy L. . Uhl

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The Many Faces of Stress: Three Factors that Predict Physical Illness in Young Adults, Rebecca Barron and Jonathan S. Gore

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Trondhjemite leucosomes generated by partial melting of a hornblende-gabbro (Alvand plutonic complex, Hamedan, NW Iran), Adel Saki, Federico Lucci, Mirmohammad Miri, and John C. White

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Volcanological evolution of Pantelleria Island (Strait of Sicily) peralkaline volcano: a review, Silvio G. Rotolo, Stéphane Scaillet, Fabio Speranza, John C. White, Rebecca Williams, and Nina J. Jordan

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WMS Connect: IPEDS and ACRL Reporting, Kelly Smith

Submissions from 2020

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Alien Babies and Angelina Jolie: Evaluating Sources Using Tabloids with a Taste of News Literacy, Ashley Cole and Heather K. Beirne

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An Assessment of Disinfection-Related Water Chemistry at Public Pools and Spas in Louisville, Kentucky, Thomas Gerding, Tim Wilder, and Jason W. Marion

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Anatomy of the magmatic plumbing system of Los Humeros Caldera (Mexico): implications for geothermal systems., Federico Lucci, Gerardo Carrasco-Nuñez, Federico Rossetti, Thomas Theye, John C. White, Stefano Urbani, Hossein Azzizi, Yosihiro Asahara, and Guido Giordano

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Experimental and thermodynamic constraints on mineral equilibrium in pantelleritic magmas., Pierangelo Romano, Bruno Scaillet, John C. White, Joan Andujar, Ida Di Carlo, and Silvio G. Rotolo

Exploring early childhood trauma and its effects on parents, Shirley P. O'Brien, Myra B. Bundy, and M. Wittman

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Fear of Physical Activity Limits Women Treated for Breast Cancer's Perceived Function, Mary Insana Fisher, Anne Fleischer, Taylor Bergin, and Christine Delong

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Geochemical Constraints on Mantle Sources and Basalt Petrogenesis in the Strait of Sicily Rift Zone (Italy): Insights into the Importance of Short Lengthscale Mantle Heterogeneity., John C. White, David A. Neave, Silvio G. Rotolo, and Don F. Parker

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Librarians leading open textbook efforts, Laura Edwards, Linda Sizemore, and Kelly Smith

Locating Evidence to Improve Outcomes, Anne Fleischer

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Perceptions of Preoperative Education for Total Knee Replacement, Renee Causey-Upton PhD, OTD, MS, OTR/L; Dana M. Howell PhD, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Patrick H. Kitzman PhD, PT; Melba G. Custer PhD, OT/L; and Emily V. Dressler PhD

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Student Recruitment and Engagement in the COVID-19 Era, Jamie D. Hisel and Clint Pinion Jr.

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Tools that can be used now! Person-Centered Care within cancer rehabilitation. Symposium at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Anne B. Fleischer, Jan Struhar, and Sarah Mullan

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Upper dimension and bases of zero-divisor graphs of commutative rings, Shariefuddin Pirzada, Mir Aijaz, and Shane. P. Redmond

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Virtual breast cancer education and support group for self-care management and function: a study protocol applying Person-centered principles, Anne Fleischer Ph.D, Ann M. Callahan, kKarina Christopher, Ashley Cummings, and Claire C. Davies

Submissions from 2019

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Between Kudzu and Killer Apps: Finding Human Ground between the Monoculture of MOOCs and Online Mechanisms for Learning, Ralph L. Turner and Carol Gassaway

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Brooding and Provisioning of Nestlings by Male and Female White-eyed Vireos (Vireo griseus), Gary Ritchison, Jeffrey Hawkins, and Brianna C. Ritchison

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Cardiovascular Disease Risk Predicts Health Perception in Prison Inmates, Zyad T. Saleh, Alison Connell, Terry A. Lennie, Alison L. Bailey, Rami A. Elshatarat, Khalil Yousef, and Debra K. Moser

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Down and Out in Middletown and Jackson: Drugs, Dependency, and Decline in J.D. Vance's Capitalist Realism, Travis Linnemann and Corina Medley

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Enduring Dispositions: Examining Punitive Logics in the Context of Disciplinary Reform, John J. Brent

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Factors Influencing Discharge Readiness after Total Knee Replacement, Renee Causey-Upton, Dana M. Howell, Patrick H. Kitzman, Melba G. Custer, and Emily V. Dressler

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Gender composition and share of management: Tipping points in US workplaces, 1980–2005, Tiffany Taylor, Alison Buck, Katrina R. Bloch, and Brianna Turgeon

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Getting Faculty Buy-In for Open Educational Resources, Kelly Smith

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Guardianship and Predatory Crimes among Incapacitated Persons in Kentucky, Karen E. Martin and James N. Maples

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Influences of Facultative Paedomorphosis on Kin Selection in a Larval Salamander, Ambystoma Talpoideum, Cy L. Mott, Haris Dzaferbegovic, Shelby R. Timm, and Howard H. Whiteman

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Management support for safety: Disrupting the paradigm, Scotty Dunlap

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Mentoring: What Is Your Role?, C. Pinion, Jr. and Jamie D. Hisel

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Restructuring Heinrich: An Application for Modern Safety Management, Scott E. Dunlap, Bryan Basford, and Michelle Smith

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Reviews and Price on Online Platforms: Evidence from Sentiment analysis of Airbnb reviews in Boston, Abdelaziz Lawani, Michael R. Reed, Tyler Mark, and Yuqing Zheng

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Rudolf Otto as Platonist, Todd Gooch

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Spatial Variation in U.S. Labor Markets and Workplace Gender Segregation: 1980–2005*, Tiffany Taylor Taylor, Brianna Turgeon, Alison Buck, Katrina Bloch, and Jacob Church

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Spectroscopic Differentiation and Chromatographic Separation of Regioisomeric Indole Aldehydes: Synthetic Cannabinoids Precursors, Younis Abiedalla, Lewis W. Smith, Karim M. Abdel-Hay, Logan Neel, Tarek S. Belal, Amber Thaxton-Weissenfluh, Forrest Smith, Jack DeRuiter, and C. Randall Clark

Student Veterans' Assimilation in Higher Education: The Role of Identity Complexity, Eric B. Meiners

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The Gold Flat Tuff, Nevada: Insights into the evolution of peralkaline silicic magmas., Ray Macdonald, Boguslaw Baginski, Harvey E. Belkin, John C. White, and Don C. Noble

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The Leyva Canyon Volcano, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Presidio Co., Texas., John C. White, Kevin M. Urbanczyk, and Kelly Watson

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Upper Dimension and Bases of Zero-Divisor Graphs of Commutative Rings, S. Pirzada, M. Aijaza, and Shane P. Redmond

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Varietal Terwilliger Algebras Arising from Wreath Products of Rank Two Association Schemes, Bangteng Xu

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Volatiles and trace element contents in melt inclusions from the zoned Green Tuff ignimbrite (Pantelleria, Sicily): petrological inferences., Pierangelo Romano, John C. White, Alessandro Ciulla, Ida Di Carlo, Claudia D'Oriano, Patrizia Landi, and Silvio G. Rotolo

Submissions from 2018

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152 Effects of Group Housing on Sow Production and Behavior, M. A. Martino, D. L. Peery, Z. T. Poynter, Courtney Sanders, Charles Powers, and Andrea Sexten

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A Collaborative, Trilateral Approach to Bridging the Information Literacy Gap in Student Writing, Trenia Napier, Jill M. Parrott, Erin Presley, and Leslie A. Valley

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A Country in Crisis: Will Greece Survive?, Lana Carnes

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A Mixed Methods Comparison of Teachers' Lunar Modeling Lesson Implementation and Student Learning Outcomes, Mary F. Lamar, Dr. Jennifer Anne Wilhelm, and Merryn Cole

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A mixed methods comparison of teachers' lunar modeling lesson implementation and student learning outcomes, Mary F. Lamar, Jennifer Anne Wilhelm, and Merryn Cole

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A model to increase rehabilitation adherence to home exercise programmes in patients with varying levels of self-efficacy, Kelsey J. Picha and Dana M. Howell

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A novel FTA™ elute card collection method that improves direct DNA amplification from bloodstained concrete, Stephen G. Lipic, Lucille M. Giordullo, and Jamie D. Fredericks

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Antibiotic residues in milk from three popular Kenyan milk vending machines, Amos Kosgey, Anakalo Shitandi, and Jason W. Marion

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A Retrospective Cohort Study of QuickDASH Scores for Three Hand Therapy Acute Upper Limb Conditions, V. Smith-Forbes, Dana M. Howell, Jason Willoughby, Donald G. Pitts, and Tim L. Uhl

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Assessment of temperature and ultraviolet radiation effects on sunburn at an inland U.S. Beach: a cohort study, Jason W. Marion, Jiyoung Lee, James Rosenblum, and Timothy J. Buckley

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A Storied Tale: Melding Digital Storytelling, Service-Learning, and Digital and Information Literacy Skills for Pre-Service Teachers, Heather K. Beirne

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Authority Control in Digital Commons: Why Bother?, Laura Edwards

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Building Spiritual Sensitivity Through an Online Spirituality Course, Ann M. Callahan and Kalea Benner

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Business students' personal branding: An empirical investigation, Lee Allison, Philip J. Boutin, and Kevin J. Cumiskey

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Characterization of groundwater and surface water geochemistry in an agricultural setting at EKU Meadowbrook Farm, Madison County, Kentucky, Reid E. Buskirk, Walter S. Borowski, and Jonathan M. Malzone

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Compositional and thermodynamic variability in a stratified magma chamber: Evidence from the Green Tuff ignimbrite (Pantelleria, Italy)., Katarzyna M. Liszewska, John C. White, Ray Macdonald, and Bogusław Bagiński

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Consent and Consumption of Spectacle Power and Violence, Dawn Rothe and Victoria E. Collins

Conveying the importance of personal brands to students, Lana Carnes and Faridah Awang

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Critical Reading in Higher Education Academic Goals and Social Engagement, by K. Manarin, M. Carey, M. Rathburn, & G. Ryland, Leslie J. Hardman

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Darkness on the Edge of Town: Visual Criminology and the "Black Sites" of the Rural, Bill McClanahan and Travis Linnemann

Developing Clinical Reasoning Skills for Acute Care with Simulated Clients, Renee Causey-Upton and Dana Howell

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Effect of multimodal information delivery for diabetes care on colorectal cancer screening uptake among individuals with type 2 diabetes, Young-Rock Hong, Kalyani B. Sonawane, Derek B. Holcomb, and Ashish A. Deshmukh

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Effect of variation in nestling hunger levels on the begging behaviour of nestlings and the provisioning behaviour of adult American Kestrels, Katheryn A. Watson and Gary Ritchison

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Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years, Catherine Howey Stearn

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Environmental Gradients in Old‐Growth Appalachian Forest Predict Fine‐Scale Distribution, Co‐occurrence, and Density of Woodland Salamanders, J. Alex Baecher, and Stephen C. Richter

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Environmental Health Makes a Strong Entry Into the Global One Health Framework in Jamaica, Jason W. Marion, Henroy Scarlett, and Priscilla Oliver

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Evaluation of relative technological innovation capability: Model and case study for Chinas coal mine, Wensheng Wang and Chengyi Zhangb

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Experiences of Postpartum Women in One Residential Treatment Facility for Substance Use Disorders, Rebecca Jo Williams and Christine Privott

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Exploring Parents’ Experiences of Raising a Child with Sensorimotor Impairments and Expectations for Leisure Participation, Emily A. Eicher, Camille Skubik-Peplaski, Shirley P. O'Brien, and Anne Fleischer

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Exploring the Correlates of Perceived Job Dangerousness Among Correctional Staff at a Maximum Security Prison, Eric G. Lambert, Kevin I. Minor, Jill Gordon, James B. Wells, and Nancy L. Hogan

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Facilitate active learning: The role of perceived benefits of using technology, Weiling Zhuang and Qian Xiao

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How Ethics Can Inform Spiritually Sensitive Social Work, Ann M. Callahan

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Importance of Community Engagement for Young Nonprofit Organizations, Ramona Sudbeck and Michael J. Bradley

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Indoor Air Quality in Schools, Clint Pinion Jr.

Infographics: Development and Utilization at EKU, Molly Bradshaw

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International challenges and opportunities for start-up expatriates, Lana Carnes and Faridah Awang

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Inventory in Digby, Laura Edwards

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Is Tuba Masculine or Feminine? The Timing of Grammatical Gender, Sara Incera, Conor T. McLennan, Lisa M. Stronsick, and Emily E. Zetzer

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It's About Communities: the Commitment to Promoting a Culturally Competent Environmental Health Workforce., Clint Pinion Jr., Leslie D. Mitchell, and Jason W. Marion

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Kidney-Friendly Label Reading for Chronic Kidney Disease Shoppers, Lois J. Hill and Amey J. Herald