The collection includes undergraduate theses written by students in the University Honors College

Further University Honors College work is available in the Anthós undergraduate journal

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Theses from 2016

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Gender, Networking, and Transnationalism: A Case Study from Dakar, Senegal, Sarah Celina Akin

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Integration of Movement/Posture: A Dynamic Adaptive Process Model, Daniel A. Akins

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Groundwater Recharge of a Landslide: An Isotopic and Meteorological Analysis, Bryan Allen

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Nesting Microhabitat Use by a Ground-nesting Songbird: Strict Preferences or Random Choice?, Jazzmine K. Allen

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Vasectomy Disparities among Foreign-Born Latinos Living in the United States: A Preliminary Study, Midori Altamirano

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Analytic Thinking Predicts Vaccine Endorsement: Linking Cognitive Style and Affective Orientation Toward Childhood Vaccination, Daniel A. Anderson

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Black and Green: How Disinvestment, Displacement and Segregation Created the Conditions For Eco-Gentrification in Portland’s Albina District, 1940-2015, Carter W. Ause

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Review: A Novel Multiple Sclerosis Model Utilizing Cuprizone and Rapamycin, Mara Bahri

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Who Matters?: Effective Classroom Management Strategies for Multicultural Elementary Education, Erica M. Bailey-Ramos

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"Like a Parasite Dozing in the Gut": Idleness and Tending in J.M. Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K, Patrick Barrett

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Binti: Daughter of Arab America, Melika Belhaj

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Trans* Folks in Motion: Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals' Experiences of Transit and Transit Spaces, Jade Benner

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Anticommercial Purposes: New Methods in Graphic Design and Radical Environmental Change, Nina Berry

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Carbon Dioxide Concentrations: An Examination of Carbon Sequestration via Global Reforestation, Jordan C. Bertagnolli

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Interpreting Bartok: A Creative Process, Tricia Bogdan

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Palestinian Opinion on Peace: Analysis of Survey Data from the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Kaylee G. Brink

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Fathering interventions for men who use intimate partner violence and child maltreatment: Perceived benefits and risks, Aaron L. Brown

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Rose City Salon, Joan A. Brown

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Aphrodite of Knidos, Trendsetter: Depictions of the Female Nude and Sexuality in Ancient Greek Sculpture, Krista Buell

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Communication Methods in Healthcare for Latinos with Limited English Proficiency: Physician Language Concordance and Children as Translators, Katie Castellanos

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“How to Banish a Demon” : An Attempt to Present Traditional Japanese Theater to an American Audience with an Original Kyogen Play, Chrys C. Chabot

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Expression and Purification of Recombinant Protein to Generate a Monoclonal Antibody to the PX domain of Tks5 α Isoform in Cancer Cells, Eva Y. Chan

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Cofactor Binding Determinants in the NADPH-Dependent Nitrile-Oxidoreductase QueF, Spencer William Cohen

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Prison Programs to Reduce Recidivism: What is the Ideal Structure of an Inmate Reentry Program?, Magali Davila Centeno

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Currents in Fishery Management, Genevieve L. DePuy

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Meditation and Mindfulness: Combatting Negative Mindsets and Mental Health Afflictions While Promoting Positives such as Confidence and General Well-Being, Charlotte R. Dicharry

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GI Zoonoses in Companion Pets of the Homeless: The Effects of Environment, Behavior and Veterinarians on the Prevalence of GI Parasites, Matthew P. Edwards

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"The Responsibility to Learn": An Investigation Into the Language Ideologies of Young Women Speakers of Chinuk Wawa, Kelila M. Eichstadt

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Fabrication and Characterization of Gradient Oxide Thin Films, Gabriel Eng

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Variation in green roof storage capacity, associated drivers, and implications for stormwater management in Portland, Oregon, Melecio J. Estrella

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Transformative Encounters in Conflict Processes, Garrett Evans

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Assessing wind energy potential for vertical axis wind turbines on the Tilikum Crossing, Clint J. Everett

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Arts Integrated Elementary School Classrooms and Academic Success, Rachel E. Fackler

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Understanding Multiple Sclerosis Through Retinal Cell Layer Thickness: An Insight into the Neurodegeneration Process, Zachary Festner

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Following the Flat Hat: What Leads People to National Park Service Interpretive Careers?, Avarie N. Fitzgerald

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Comparison of Body Size and Wing Type in Beetles Found on Green Roofs and Adjacent Ground Sites in Portland, Oregon, Maggie Gardner

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Attitudes Among Legal Professionals: Measuring for a Difference in Attitudes Towards Science, Jonathen N. Gates

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The Effects of the ACA on Actuarial Pricing: How the Work of Health Actuaries Has Changed Post-ACA, Alex M.S. George

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The Wild Side, Mason R.A. Goché

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Prospectus for Future Research: Temperature Effects on Green Macroalgae, Ana Gonzalez Pelayo

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Vignettes and Havensville Farm, Michael McKee Green

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Gertrude's Lazy Susan, Emily D. Griffin

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From Protest to Press: An Examination of Paradigmatic Changes in News Making and their Effects on Social Movement Evolution, Melinda Guillen

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A Low-Cost Apparatus for Laboratory Exercises and Classroom Demonstrations of Geometric Optics, Will T. Hahn

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Formation of Double Ridges on Europa due to Viscoelastoplastic Deformation above Crystallizing Cryo-volcanic Intrusions, Dougal Hansen

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Pre-Roosting Assemblages in Birds: An Observation of American Crows in the Portland Park Blocks, Katherine Hendricks

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Mind the Gap: Gender's Effect on Quality in Elected Members of Parliament in the U.K., Alyssa Herr

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English Education In Thailand and Singapore: Differences in English Education, Use and Identity, Chelsey Hice

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Spindle Shaped Virus: Mutants and Their Infectivity, Thien Hoang

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Cost of Commuting: A Review of Determinants, Outcomes, and Theory of Commuting-Related Stress, Damon M. Holland

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When Enough is Enough: The Impact of Parental Involvement in Children's Participation in Organized Sports, Dorothy K. Hollins

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A Numerical Modeling Investigation on Calving and the Recession of South Cascade Glacier, Annika Horlings

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The Nature of Kinematic Waves in Glaciers and Their Application to Understanding the Nisqually Glacier, Mt. Rainier, Washington, Brita I. Horlings

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The Role of Portland State University as a Community Partner in Addressing Homelessness, Jennifer Hoskins

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Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence After Liver Transplantation: An Analysis of Risk Factors and Incidence from Oregon Health & Science University, Ashlee R. Hubsky

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The European Coal and Steel Community: The Path Towards European Integration, Nicholas C. Hudson

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Gun Control in the United States: An Analysis of Federal and International Policies and Applications, Claire Hummer

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Wholesale Peak Demand Pricing, Jarek R. Hunger

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Trespass, Veronika M. Ivanova

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Teaching the Middle East in Portland Public High Schools, Nicholas C. Jenkins

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What do Physicians Know about Global Plans to Stop Tuberculosis? Interviews from Five Countries, Hannah Johnson

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Behavioral Activation Theory to Identify Depression among HIV-Positive Women of Color in the U.S. South, Tascha R. Johnson

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How Felon Disenfranchisement Legislation Alters Citizenship and How it Can Be Challenged, Shanae M. Jung

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Our Table, a family cookbook, Karalie M. Juraska

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Venture Capital Dynamics: Challenges in Financing Technological Entrepreneurship, Evan L. Kaeding

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Price Control, Profiteering, and Public Cooperation: The Lagos Market Women’s Association and the Limits of Colonial Control, Emily B. Kamm

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The Effect of pH on the Photoluminescent Properties of Silicon Nanoparticles, Parker Karaba

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Determinants of State Firearms Policy Variation, Brandon Paul Kaskawal

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Abusive Supervision in the Workplace: An Examination of Current Research and a Proposal for Preventive Measures, Samantha Kemper

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Mills and Veblen: An Institutional Analysis, Matthew Klosterman

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The Influence of Presidential Rhetoric on Public Perception of Drugs and the Government’s Handling of the “War on Drugs” in the United States, Nolan E. Kuenzi

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Preliminary characterization of rock units to determine layer divisions in a high-pressure metamorphic rock package of the Goshen Dome, western Massachusetts, USA, Eleanor Lahart

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The Influence of Hydrogen-Argon Mixed Gases on Electro-spark Deposition, Thomas B. Langston

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Convex and Nonconvex Optimization Techniques for the Constrained Fermat-Torricelli Problem, Nathan P. Lawrence

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Determining the Relationship between White Matter Volume and Processing Speed in Adolescence, Julius D. Laxamana

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A Study on the Effects of Using Redox Active Solvents on the Photophysical Properties of Silicon Nanoparticles, Eunice Y. Lee

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Mimicking the Bioactivation of the Antitubercular Agent Ethionamide using Peracetic Acid, Isabelle E. Logan

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Refugee Policies and the Interactions of the United Nations and European Union, Siena E. Loprinzi

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Color Associations as Advertising Strategies: An Analysis of Consumer Attitudes Toward the Healthfulness of Energy Bar Packaging, Rachel N. Lotz

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International Refugee Law, Olivia A. Loveland

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Rewriting History: Using Reconciliation Processes to Revise Dominant Cultural Narratives and Assessing Cultural Readiness for Reconciliation, Flannery Mack

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Synthesis, Structure and Contrast Efficacy of Bismuth (III) Chelated With 1,4,7,10-Tetraazacyclododecane-1,4,7,10-Tetramethylene Phosphonate and Its Incorporation Into Nano-Assembled Capsules, Karley B. Maier

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Photo Quality Assessment: Predicting Crowd Opinions, Uyen T. Mai

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Self-Infantilizing Women: Paternalism in Abortion Lawmaking and Legislator Gender, Cherie H. Martin

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The Impact of Drought on the Sierra Nevada Range: Using Remote Sensing Data to Estimate Large-Scale Carbon Dioxide Flux, Jessica R. Mazzi

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Depression in Older Adults in Nursing Homes: A Review of the Literature, Isabella McCarthy-Zelaya

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Lobbying the European Parliament: Identifying Changing Trends Post-Treaty of Lisbon, Jason Means

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Designing Black Watch: How Being a Military Spouse Shaped My Creation of the Set Design for a Play about War, Nichole P. Meehl

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Animal Hoarding: An In Depth Look at the Issues and Interventions, Amanda Mooneyham

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Ethiopian Land Politics: Imperial Land Traditions 1889-1974, Wondemagegne Nevens

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The Controversy over Community Water Fluoridation: An Analysis of its Effects and Reasons Behind the Arguments, Grace M. Noda

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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) as an Alternative Therapy for Chronic Pain, Kayla Ohlgren

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Characterization of Photonic Waveguides Using Fourier Analysis, Samuel T. Olson

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Regarding the Treatment of Women, Where Did Jesus Set the Bar?, Katerina A. Paetzhold

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A Comparative Study of the Performance Capabilities of Magnetic Gears, Dana Painter

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A Comparative Study of the Performance Capabilities of Magnetic Gears, Dana Painter

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Elsie's Secret, Mersene Pappas

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Learning Cultural Competency through International Immersion Travel, Jessica Patching-Bunch

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Future Mrs. President or Simply Bill’s Wife?: A Content Analysis of New York Times Coverage of Hillary Clinton in 2008 versus 2016, Chandler E. Paterson

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Precipitation Intensity Required for Landslide Initiation in Rwanda, Angela N. Piller