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The Impacts of Local Property Taxes on Nebraska's State Legislator Elections and State Legislator Voting, Taylor Gold
The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Improving Human Rights in Iraq, Naser A. Yahya
Private Interests in the Public Sphere: The Evolution of Private Interest Before and During the American Revolution, Jensen Alexander Humphrey
Navigating Non-Physical Borders: An Examination of the Boundaries of Exclusion and Ideas About Inclusion of Immigrants in American Communities, Alison O'Toole
Alliance Cohesion: Connecting the Disconnect in Alliance Reliability, Noelle Troutman
Cruising Into Conflict: A Mixed Methods Examination of Cruise Missile Possession and the Initiation of Military Force, Dennis Crawford
Inconsistent Interventions? : The Effect of Operational Feasibility on U.S. Presidential Military Intervention Decisions, Matthew D. Eberhart
Financial Socialization and Its Effects on Food Insecurity Among College Students, Jamie Morrissey
Rebel Group Compliance with International Humanitarian Law and Foreign State Sponsorship, Hannah Read
The Prosecution Paradox: How the International Criminal Court Affects Civil War Peace Negotiations, Julia Reilly
THOUSANDS OF SMALL BATTLES: A CASE STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF POLITICAL DISCUSSION NETWORKS ON VOTE CHOICE IN CAUCUSES, Jonathan Jackson
Shield or Glue? Key Policy Issues Constraining or Enhancing Multinational Collective Ballistic Missile Defense, Marxen Kyriss
Preferential Politics, Cary Wolbers
An Examination of Political Attitudes and Behavior Using Regulatory Focus Theory, Kristen D. Deppe
Congruence and Participation - Does the Discrepancy between the Elite's and the Public's Ideology Come at the Cost of Reduced Participation?, Balazs Feher-Gavra
Thinking about Race: How Group Biases Interact with Ideological Principles to Yield Attitudes toward Government Assistance, Frank John Gonzalez
The Seeds of Change: Attitudinal Stability and the Direction of Attitudinal Change across the Lifespan, Johnathan C. Peterson
Active Shooter Security at the University of Nebraska: The Case for Training and Door Locks, Randall Bowdish
Can International Criminal Law Deter Rebel Groups?: The Case of Uganda, the Lord's Resistance Army, and the International Criminal Court, Julia Reilly
Place Matters? Place and Legislative Behavior in Nebraska, Melissa Lee Trueblood
Truth and Justice? Towards Comprehensive Transitional Justice in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Alicia Weaver
Competing for Attention: A Comparative Study of Social Movements and News Media in Abortion Debates, Katherine Eugene LeBreton Hunt
Influences on Student Attitudes About U.S. Involvement in Nation-Building, Tobin C. Beck
Creatures of Incoherence: Dissecting the Drivers, History, and Cognition of Attitudinal Incongruence in the American Body Politic, Timothy Collins
Changing Times: Population Movements and Education Quality, Nicholas J. Cordonier
Coercive Airpower in the Precision Age: The Effects of Precision Guided Munitions on Air Campaign Duration, Brett A. King
Disproportional Representation: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Educational Attainment Representation in State Government, Jayme l. Neiman
Military Strategy: Theory and Concepts, Randall G. Bowdish
The American Ideal of Representative Democracy: The Roles of National Identity and Perceived Consensus and Homogeneity Among the American People, Frank John Gonzalez
Emotion and Public Attention to Political Issues, Michael W. Gruszczynski
Defining Scavenger-Actors: Understanding a Global Menace, James Harrold
Private Soldiers in Africa: A Look at the Effects of Private Military Contractors and Mercenaries on the Duration of Civil Wars in Africa from 1960 to 2003., Seth H. Loven
SUICIDE ATTACKS IN AFGHANISTAN: WHY NOW?, Ghulam Farooq Mujaddidi
Political Hate Machines: Outside Groups and the 2012 Presidential Campaign Advertising Market, Martin Nader
DETERRING THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA: THE ROLE OF JAPAN’S BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE, Jonathan Trexel
Regional Regimes for the Defense of Democracy and Coups d'Etat, Jacob P. Wobig
Examining the Covariance of Political and Religious Beliefs Within Individuals and Across Generations, Amanda Balzer
Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Multilateral Development Banks, Daniel Braaten
Reluctance or Power Hunger: Whom do Voters Prefer? A Test of the Wary Cooperator Theory and Evolutionary Political Behavior, Timothy Collins
Neural basis of egalitarian behavior, Christopher T. Dawes, Peter John Loewen, Darren Schreiber, Alan N. Simmons, Taru Flagan, Richard McElreath, Scott E. Bokemper, James H. Fowler, and Martin P. Paulus
Processing Facial Emotions: An EEG Study of the Differences between Conservatives and Liberals and Across Political Participation, Karl Evan Giuseffi
A Sanctuary for Discussion: Liberal Religion and Foreign Policy Attitudes, Madeline M. Hoffer
Understanding Africa’s China Policy: A Test of Dependency Theory and a Study of African Motivations in Increasing Engagement with China, Nkemjika E. Kalu
Patronage Politics and Public Goods Provision in Africa, Alex M. Kroeger
From Boon To Bust: State Lottery Policy & How Stakeholder-Created Beneficiary Fund Structure Determines Vulnerability To Future Legislative Grabs, Lisa Mathews
Terrorism Warnings as Strategic Appeals: An Analysis of Press Reporting and Public Reactions, Eric Whitaker
Populism and Human Rights in Theory and Practice: Chavez's Venezuela and Fujimori's Peru, Joseph P. Braun
Returning Attention to Policy Content in Diffusion Study, John M. Fulwider
Hellfire and Grey Drones: An Empirical Examination of the Effectiveness of Targeted Killings, Matthew A. Morehouse
Framing Traits: The Role of Personality in Framing Effects, Kristen D. Anderson
And Justice for All: Developing Rule of Law in the Balkans, Ryan M. Lowry
Fairness, Justice and an Individual Basis for Public Policy, Douglas R. Oxley
EUROPEAN INTEGRATION, IDENTITY, AND NATIONAL SELF INTEREST: THE ENDURING NATURE OF NATIONAL IDENTITY, Tyler R. White
An Empirical Study of What Governmental Processes Ordinary People Really Want in South Korea, Gang-hoon Kim
Ganging Up Against the Courts: Congressional Curtailment of Judicial Review, 1988-2004, Benjamin J. Keele
Corruption and Democratic Performance, Levente Littvay
THE ADAPTIVENESS OF PUNISHING BEHAVIOR: A BASELINE STUDY, Levente Littvay
The Use of the Congressional Resolution as an Instrument of Influence over Foreign Policy: 1925–1950, Robert Lee Munkres