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Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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The Kazaks of Istanbul: A Case of Social Cohesion, Economic Breakdown and the Search for a Moral Economy, Daniel Marc Auger (Thesis)

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Citizen-led Urban Agriculture and the Politics of Spatial Reappropriation in Montreal, Quebec, Claire Emmanuelle Bach (Thesis)

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Travel Mode Choice Framework Incorporating Realistic Bike and Walk Routes, Joseph Paul Broach (Dissertation)

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Cyclist Path Choices Through Shared Space Intersections in England, Allison Boyce Duncan (Dissertation)

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Star Academics: Do They Garner Increasing Returns?, James Jeffrey Kline (Dissertation)

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Configuring the Urban Smart Grid: Transitions, Experimentation, and Governance, Anthony Michael Levenda (Dissertation)

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The Effects of Frequency of Social Interaction, Social Cohesion, Age, and the Built Environment on Walking, Gretchen Allison Luhr (Dissertation)

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The Village Market: New Columbia Goes Shopping for Food Justice, Jane Therese Waddell (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Developing Key Sustainability Competencies through Real-World Learning Experiences: Evaluating Community Environmental Services, Erin Lorene Anderson (Thesis)

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Beyond Fruit: Examining Community in a Community Orchard, Emily Jane Becker (Thesis)

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Challenges, Experiences, and Future Directions of Senior Centers Serving the Portland Metropolitan Area, Melissa Lynn Cannon (Dissertation)

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Building Social Sustainability from the Ground Up: The Contested Social Dimension of Sustainability in Neighborhood-Scale Urban Regeneration in Portland, Copenhagen, and Nagoya, Jacklyn Nicole Kohon (Dissertation)

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The Effects of Urban Containment Policies on Commuting Patterns, Sung Moon Kwon (Dissertation)

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Energy Efficiency and Conservation Attitudes: An Exploration of a Landscape of Choices, Mersiha Spahic McClaren (Dissertation)

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The Impact of Communication Impairments on the Social Relationships of Older Adults, Andrew Demetrius Palmer (Dissertation)

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The Scales and Shapes of Queer Women's Geographies: Mapping Private, Public and Cyber Spaces in Portland, OR, Paola Renata Saldaña (Thesis)

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Caring for the Land, Serving People: Creating a Multicultural Forest Service in the Civil Rights Era, Donna Lynn Sinclair (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Determinants of Recent Mover Non-work Travel Mode Choice, Arlie Steven Adkins (Dissertation)

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Changing the Face of the Earth: The Morrison-­Knudsen Corporation as Partner to the U.S. Federal Government, Christopher S. Blanchard (Dissertation)

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Participation, Information, Values, and Community Interests Within Health Impact Assessments, Nicole Iroz-Elardo (Dissertation)

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The Objective vs. the Perceived Environment: What Matters for Active Travel, Liang Ma (Dissertation)

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Implications of Local and Regional Food Systems: Toward a New Food Economy in Portland, Oregon, Michael Mercer Mertens (Dissertation)

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Spirituality and Religion in Women's Leadership for Sustainable Development in Crisis Conditions: The Case of Burma, Phyusin Myo Kyaw Myint (Dissertation)

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Street Level Food Networks: Understanding Ethnic Food Cart Supply Chains in Eastern Portland, OR, Alexander G. Novie (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Diffusion of Energy Efficient Technology in Commercial Buildings: An Analysis of the Commercial Building Partnerships Program, Chrissi Argyro Antonopoulos (Thesis)

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Faulty Measurements and Shaky Tools: An Exploration into Hazus and the Seismic Vulnerabilities of Portland, OR, Brittany Ann Brannon (Thesis)

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Sustainable, Affordable Housing for Older Adults: A Case Study of Factors that Affect Development in Portland, Oregon, Alan Kenneth DeLaTorre (Dissertation)

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The Historical, Political, Social, and Individual Factors That Have Influenced the Development of Aging and Disability Resource Centers and Options Counseling, Sheryl DeJoy Elliott (Thesis)

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Neighborhood Identity and Sustainability: A Comparison Study of Two Neighborhoods in Portland, Oregon, Zachary Lawrence Hathaway (Thesis)

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Neighborhood Commercial Corridor Change: Portland, Oregon 1990-2010, Kelly Ann Howsley-Glover (Dissertation)

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Public Space and Urban Life: A Spatial Ethnography of a Portland Plaza, Katrina Leigh Johnston (Thesis)

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Green Mind Gray Yard: Micro Scale Assessment of Ecosystem Services, Erin Jolene Kirkpatrick (Thesis)

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The Impacts of Urban Renewal: The Residents' Experiences in Qianmen, Beijing, China, Yongxia Kou (Dissertation)

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The Dynamics of Creating Strong Democracy in Portland, Oregon : 1974 to 2013, Paul Roland Leistner (Dissertation)

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Neighboring in Strip City: A Situational Analysis of Strip Clubs, Land Use Conflict, and Occupational Health in Portland, Oregon, Moriah McSharry McGrath (Dissertation)

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Bicycle Traffic Count Factoring: An Examination of National, State and Locally Derived Daily Extrapolation Factors, Josh Frank Roll (Thesis)

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Forming a New Art in the Pacific Northwest: Studio Glass in the Puget Sound Region, 1970-2003, Marianne Ryder (Dissertation)

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Peak of the Day or the Daily Grind: Commuting and Subjective Well-Being, Oliver Blair Smith (Dissertation)

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The Metropolitan Dimensions of United States Immigration Policy: A Theoretical and Comparative Analysis, Nicole G. Toussaint (Dissertation)

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The View from the Table: An Analysis of Participant Reactions to Community-Based Dialogues on Food and Justice, Jennifer Turner (Thesis)

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Beyond the Yellow Brick Road: Queer Localization in the Age of Anita Bryant, 1974-1980, Stewart John Van Cleve (Thesis)

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Skateboarding as Transportation: Findings from an Exploratory Study, Tessa Walker (Thesis)

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Rooftop PV Impacts on Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation and CO2 Emissions in the Pacific Northwest, Daniel Albert Weiland (Thesis)

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Measuring the Effects of Environmental Certification on Residential Property Values - Evidence from Green Condominiums in Portland, U.S., Xi Yang (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Engaging Global Service: Organizational Motivations for and Perceived Benefits of Hosting International Volunteers, Erin Leslie Barnhart (Dissertation)

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Sustainable Operations at Portland State University: Relevant Organizational Issues and a Path Forward, Molly Mae Bressers (Thesis)

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Street Art, Ideology, and Public Space, Tiffany Renée Conklin (Thesis)

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Feasible Models of Universal Health Insurance in Oregon According to Stakeholder Views, Terry Richard Hammond (Dissertation)

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Humor-Related Social Exchanges and Mental Health in Assisted Living Residents, Ann Elizabeth McQueen (Dissertation)

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Public Policy and Sexual Geography in Portland, Oregon, 1970-2010, Elizabeth Morehead (Dissertation)

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Narrative Processes in Urban Planning: A Case Study of Swamp Gravy in Colquitt, Georgia, Ronald David Pate (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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The dynamics of change among community development corporations in Inner North/Northeast Portland, 1987-2006, Louisa Jenkins Brown (Dissertation)

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Navigating the Edges: An Examination of the Relationship between Boundary Spanning, Social Learning, and Partnership Capacity in Water Resource Management, Stephan Edward Brown (Dissertation)

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Opening Black Boxes and Following Traces: An Exploration of the Coalition for a Livable Future's Regional Equity Atlas Actor-World, 2003-2007, Meg Merrick (Dissertation)

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Exploring Sense of Place of Community Gardens in Portland, Barbara E. Shields (Dissertation)

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The Experience of Senior Housing for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Seniors: An Exploratory Study, Kathleen Margaret Sullivan (Dissertation)

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Wherefore by Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them: An Actor-Network Theory Analysis of Mercy Corps' Peaceful Communities Initiative in Central Asia, John Thomas Westerman (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Portland's Independent Music Scene: The Formation of Community Identities and Alternative Urban Cultural Landscapes, Rebecca Elizabeth Ball (Thesis)

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Community Development for a White City: Race Making, Improvementism, and the Cincinnati Race Riots and Anti-Abolition Riots of 1829, 1836, and 1841, Silas Niobeh Crowfoot (Dissertation)

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Assessing Portland's Smart Growth: A Comprehensive Housing Supply and Location Choice Modeling Approach, Hongwei Dong (Dissertation)

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The Foundation to Collaborate: Understanding the Role of Participant Interests, Tia S. Henderson (Dissertation)

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Working Mothers' Decisions, Experiences and Feelings about using On-Site Childcare, Stephanie LaRae Hixson-Somanchi (Dissertation)

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Guild's Lake Courts : an impermanent housing project, Tanya Lyn March (Dissertation)

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Policy Responses to the Closure of Manufactured Home Parks in Oregon, Andrée Tremoulet (Dissertation)

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Modeling the Role of Operational Characteristics in Safety Performance of PublicTransportation Systems: The Case of TriMet Bus Collision and Non-collision Incidents., Paul Herman Wachana (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Dutch Spatial Planning: The Coordination of Compact Development and Affordable Housing, Andrew James Eickmann (Thesis)

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The Social Bottom Line of Community Development Financial Institutions: What Facilitates or Inhibits the Uptake and Use of Meaningful Social and Community Impact Reporting?, Kelly Haines (Thesis)

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Community, Conversation, and Conflict: a Study of Deliberation and Moderation in a Collaborative Political Weblog, Samantha Isabella Soma (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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"Whose streets? Our streets!" Urban social movements and the transformation of everyday life in Pacific Northwest cities, 1990-1999, Leanne Claire Serbulo (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Community Benchmarks: An Analysis of Performance Measurements in Urban Planning Management, Susan Joan Daluddung (Dissertation)

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Actor and Partner Effects Among Marital Dyads in Retirement Adjustment and Well-being, Julie Guenette Howard (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Women Adrift, Sporting Girls and the Unfortunate Poor: A Gendered History of Homelessness in Portland 1900-1929, Leanne Claire Serbulo (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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Urgent Care Center Location: an Empirical Analysis of their Locations in Relation to Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Land Use Factors: a Case Study of Portland, Oregon, Abdullah Alfaiz (Dissertation)

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Hedonic Analysis of Housing Prices Near the Portland Urban Growth Boundary, 1978-1990, Abdullah Alkadi (Dissertation)

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Characteristics of Administrators' Leadership Style in Quality Child Care Centers, Katherine Ann Bobula (Dissertation)

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Organizational Responses to Educational Telecommunications Policy in Three States: Oregon, Colorado, and Utah, Kathi Arlene Ketcheson (Dissertation)

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Violent Youth Gangs in Portland: a Study of the City's Response, Debra Lynn Lindberg (Dissertation)

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Unrelated Business Enterprise and Unfair Business Competition Issues Facing Nonprofit Organizations, Larry Glen Scruggs (Dissertation)

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Government Policy and Private Organizational Forms: Analysis of Refuse Collection and Disposal in Three Metropolitan Cities, Thomas Wright (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Pretrial Release in Criminal Courts: a Study of Three Oregon Counties, Melvin Earl DeGraw (Dissertation)

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Physical and Environmental Features that Contribute to Satisfaction with Hospice Facilities, Arezu Movahed (Dissertation)

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Behavioral and Community Impacts of the Portland Needle Exchange Program, Kathleen Joan Oliver (Dissertation)

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Implementing Community Policing: a Documentation and Assessment of Organizational Change, EmmaJean Williams (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Decentralization of Urban Service Activities: an Empirical Study, Wonseon Kyung (Dissertation)

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A Simultaneous Route-level Transit Patronage Model: Demand, Supply, and Inter-route Relationship, Zhongren Peng (Dissertation)

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The Decision and Rationale which Led to Construction on High-risk Land after the 1964 Alaska Earthquake: Analysis of Risk-based Cultural Dissociation, Sheila Ann Selkregg (Dissertation)

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The Determinants of Women's Work: A Case Study from Three Urban Low-income Communities in Amman, Jordan, Taghrid Khuri Tubbeh (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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Explorations into the Characteristics, the Determinants of Production, and the Impact of Land Policies on the Informal Housing Sector in Alexandria, Egypt, Mostafa Morsi El Araby (Dissertation)

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Urban Regimes and Downtown Planning in Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington, 1972-1992, Mark Richard Bello (Dissertation)

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A Study of Differences between Social/HMO and Other Medicare Beneficiaries Enrolled in Kaiser Permanente under Capitation Contracts Regarding Intermediate Care Facility Use Rates and Expenditures, Lynn Allen Boose (Dissertation)

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Urbanization in a Peripheral Capitalist State: A Guyana Case Study, Wazir Ahmad Ishmael (Dissertation)

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The Theory and Practice of Community Policing: An Evaluation of the Iris Court Demonstration Project, Charles Moose (Dissertation)

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Object Parallel Spatio-Temporal Analysis and Modeling System, David Bruce Rex (Dissertation)

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An Implementation Analysis of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, James Joseph Rich (Dissertation)

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Rapists and Their Parental Relationships, Yaeko Steidel (Dissertation)

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Towards Comprehensive Migration Modeling: A Meta-analytic Approach, Wamukota Francis Wambalaba (Dissertation)

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers: The Transition from Home Care to Formal Care, Marie Theresa Duncan (Dissertation)

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Residential Mobility and Revitalization in Portland Between 1970 and 1980: A Study of the Urban Structural Impacts on Neighborhood Revitalization, Sheka Gassimou Kamara (Dissertation)

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Geographic Data in City Planning Departments: The Volume and Use Related to Advancements in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology, Fawzi Saeed Kubbara (Dissertation)

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The Metropolitan-Nonmetropolitan Turnaround in the Pacific States (California, Oregon, and Washington): Labor Migration Flows and Economic Deconcentration, Beverly Marie McLean (Dissertation)