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 2017

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Developmental Trauma Disorder & Effective Therapeutic Interventions, Ellena C. Rosenthal

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A Probe for Characterization of Natural Phenomena Using the Modulated Scattering Technique, Daniel D. Schaeffer

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Wearable Inertial Sensors Allow for Quantitative Assessment of Arthroscopic Skill in a Cadaveric Shoulder Model, Bryan C. Schreiner

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Adolescents in the Emergency Room: Assessing and Addressing Suicide Risk, Kahae C. Sellars

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Low Cost Air Quality Monitoring, Michelle G. Shang

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To Love a Highly Sensitive Person: A Theoretical Study on Romantic Relationships and Sensitivity, Rose Sherman

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Examining the Reproducibility and Feasibility of Developing Silicon Dioxide Coated Bismuth Nanoparticles as Potential Imaging Contrast Agents, Aishwarya S. Shimpi

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Power Dynamics and Environmental Resource Flows in the Network Society: Water Bottling and Policy Development in the Columbia Gorge, Cody Shotola-Schiewe

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Mechanistic Elements of BAFF-BCR Crosstalk in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Bhargava Sreekantham

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Volunteering to Colonize: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Impacts of Voluntourism, Yetta Rose Stein

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Is Ecotourism an Outdated Solution to Orangutan Conservation in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo?, Ellis E. Thompson

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From STEM to STEAM: The Neuroscience Behind the Movement Towards Arts Integration in K-12 Curricula, Kayla G. Townsley

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Youth Who Commit Sexual Offenses: Tensions Between Public Perception, Legislative Barriers, and Research Findings, Jesse Turner

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How Online Social Media Persona Affects Personal Identity and Self, Marlon Jovi Valencia

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Skin in the Game: Voter Preference on the Subject of Bi-Racial Candidate Skin-Tone, Daniel A. Vandehey

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Using Cultural Relevancy to Promote African American Brain Health, Miya Walker

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Sexual Education Pedagogy in The Global South: PubMed Data in the Age of Globalization, Grace A. Walker-Stevenson

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Patterns and Impacts of Urban Stream Burial and the Potential for Stream Daylighting in Portland, Oregon, Ella Weil

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Discrimination and Health: Sleep and Racism-related Vigilance in Wave 5 of Americans' Changing Lives Study, Jennifer Werekeitzen

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On Finding a Simulation Model for Carbon Nanotubes as Through-Silicon-Vias, Alec Wiese

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Comparing Infiltration Models to Estimate Infiltration Potential at Henry V Events, Rachel L. Wilson

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Implications of Psychotherapy and Low-Dose Medication Following First-Episode Psychosis, Alyssa Woolley

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Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise: Analyzing the Benefits of Different Forms of Exercise for Adults Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, Mark A. Yakubovich

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Contemporary Japanese Attitudes Towards the Senpai-Kōhai Relationship, Michiko Yoshinaga

Theses from 2016

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Gender, Networking, and Transnationalism: a Case Study from Dakar, Senegal, Sarah 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 Allen

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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 William 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 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 Valentine 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 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 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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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 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 and Behavior on the Prevalence of GI Parasites, and the Role of Veterinarians in Public Health Education, Matthew Edwards

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"The Responsibility to Learn": an Investigation into the Language Ideologies of Young Women Speakers of Chinuk Wawa, Kelila 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 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 Everett

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Arts Integrated Elementary School Classrooms and Academic Success, Rachel Fackler

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

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Following the Flat Hat: What Leads People to National Park Service Interpretive Careers?, Avarie 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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Trust & Growth in the Workplace: an Analysis of Leadership in Flat Organizations, Drake George

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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 Griffin

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Perceived Addiction to Pornography, Level of Distress and their Correlates, Paul Grimes

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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, William Vincent Tex Hahn

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Formation of Double Ridges on Europa due to Viscoelastoplastic Deformation above Crystallizing Cryovolcanic 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 of Elected Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom, Alyssa Lenore Herr

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Cost of Commuting: A Review of Determinants, Outcomes, and Theories 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 Noel Horlings

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The Nature of Kinematic Waves in Glaciers and their Application to Understanding the Nisqually Glacier, Mt. Rainier, Washington, Brita Ilyse 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 Hubsky

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The European Coal and Steel Community: the Path Towards European Integration, Nicholas 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 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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Use of Behavioral Activation Theory to Identify Depression among HIV-Positive Women of Color in the Rural South, Tascha R. Johnson

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How Felon Disenfranchisement Legislation Alters Citizenship and How it Can Be Challenged, Shanae 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 Kaeding

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Price Control, Profiteering, and Public Cooperation: The Lagos Market Women's Association and the Limits of Colonial Control, Emily 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 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 Langston

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

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

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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 Loprinzi

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