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 2023

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Trackxi Capstone Review, Kevin Abarca

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Small Business Marketing in the Sports Industry, Cheyenne L. Abbett

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Colonialism's Creation of Machismo and its Influence on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault: A Film Analysis of Telenovela DV/SA Anthologies, Yoselin Aguirre Perez

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Traits of Leadership, Alinta Magdalene Ali

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Fanning the Embers of Discrimination at Work: Does Reward Structure Fuel Incivility?, Sam Allen

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Social Media and Society: An Investigation of How Female Athletes Use Instagram, Kathleen Amore

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Extracting Extractivism: Technopessimism, Green Anarchism and (Gestures Toward) Indigeneity, Matthew Anglin

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Recovery of Voice, Agency, and Mental Health Through Autobiography in Nadia, Captive of Hope, Dania A. Ayach

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Stop Not Writing Songs: Using Time and Collaboration to Overcome Self-Doubt, Imposter Syndrome, and Writer's Block, Carley Baer

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Reclaiming Public Space: How Black Portlanders Transformed Irving Park, 1960s-1980s, Ana Bane

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A Historic Review of Community Policing & the Implementation Issues We Have Faced, Emily Bell

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Tattoos and Trauma: Are Tattoos Healing for Trauma?, Krystal Bell

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Classifying Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa: A Literature Review, Phoenix Black

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Resistance Training and Running Performance and Economy: A Literature Review, James Bottrill

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Preserving Healing: Understanding Historic Preservation Through the Lens of Restorative Justice in Portland, Oregon, Bri Brady

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Myths, Museums, Mothers, and the Power of Letitia Carson, Hailey Brink

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The Benefits of Using Comics in the Classroom, Caedin Brown

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The Influence of Microorganisms on Human Health, Tiffany Bui

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The Sanitary Lens: A Study of 19th Century Public Health in British Colonial India and Australia, Josephine Cannistra

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Exploring Perspectives on Social and Emotional Learning Programs in Schools, Gina N. Carruth

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Sartorial Representations of Trans Men in the Post-Frontier West: A Case Study in Gender, Class, and Concepts of Societal Degeneration, Rose Caughie

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Let Kids Sleep: The Role of Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Outreach in Stimulating Brains and Developing Research-Informed Approaches to Community Concerns, Marc Chenard

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The Little Magazine in the Digital Era: A Startup Guide, Dan Chilton

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A Literature Review on Understanding, Solidifying, and Expanding the Role of Art Therapy in Death and Dying, Deborah D. Clark

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Consumer 3D Printing for Remote Control Aircraft Wings: Development of Novel Wingbox Structure, Ian Clark

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Neural Correlates of Comorbidity of Anxiety Disorders and Eating Disorders, Karsen Coelho

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Le Chemin détourné, Ailie Coffey

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Untethered, Hannah Crabtree-Eads

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Revisiting "A Workers' Inquiry": Towards a Critical Sociology of Graphic Design, Grace Daenen

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Crossover Youth: The Relationship Between Juvenile Dependency and Delinquency, Victoria Davenport

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Exploring the Relationship Between Green Space and Academic Performance, Audrey Demeaux

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Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Literature Review, Savannah M. DeMicoli

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Lights, Camera, Climate Action: Investigating Emotional Responses to Climate Change Trailers (Documentary, Television, & Narrative Film), Erik Daniel Schell DeVore

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Trans Futures in the Present Moment, Willow Grace Eckmayer

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Unmasking and Addressing Burnout in the Mental Health Profession, Sara Edwards

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Rearranging: Songwriting with Multi-Genre Influence, Ryan Elliott

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Job Management Portal Software Review, Ruchir Elukurthy

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Nationalist and Non-nationalist Christianity in the United States, Aaron Epperson

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Mitigating the Portland Housing Crisis: Analyzing How the City of Portland's Policies Can Better Facilitate Continuous Affordable Housing Development, W. Hayden Farris

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Latinx Students Higher Educational Trajectory Post COVID, Jonathan Felix-Martinez

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The Past, Present, and Future of the Latino Paradox, Sheila Flores

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Music Production and the Creative Process Through the Lens of Neurodivergence, Blake Fry

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Sound-Category Learning and Memory Skills in Neurotypical Adults and Adults with Language-Learning Disabilities, Allison Fulcher

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Rejoice in the Lamb: Preparation to Performance, John Gladen

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International Comparison of Literature on Home Health: Taiwan and the United States, Jaden Gloden

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The Evolution of Leadership During the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Analysis of the Research, Luca Patrick Thierry Gregston

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Deciphering French Decentralization Efforts and Economic Attractivity Through the Evaluation of France's Lyonnaise Region, Magwyer Grimes and Kimberley Brown

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Understanding Ubiquitin-like Signaling at the Host-Pathogen Interface, Danna Eloisa Guzman Gonzalez, Jonathan N. Pruneda, and Michael Divine

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Microplastics Presence in Rhizophora mangle Roots throughout Fishponds and Open Coasts in Moloka'i, Hawaii, Mia Hackett

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PFAS in News Media: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis, Madison Haley

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War, Decisions, и Деньги: Analyzing Private Military Companies in American and Russian Contexts, Tara Harper

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Shame and Silencing of Amejo in Okinawa: Examining Gendered and Militarized Violence, Katie Hashimoto

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Disrupting Epistemic Injustice: Implications for Lived-Experience Accounts of Mental Illness in Social Work Education, Jessica D. Hawkins

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Cultic Studies Cultivate Libertory Language, Todd Heckathorn

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Hemingway in Hollywood: From Page to Screen, Hayden Hendricks

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On Occupying: Women's Representation in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Emma Hillstead

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Navigating the Transition: Strategies for Supporting the Success of At-Risk Youth from Middle School to High School and Beyond, Jessica L. Hlavinka

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Ad Natural: A Campaign Advocating for Representation of Diverse Female Body Types in Advertising Practices, Stacey Horton

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Indigenous Water Justice: Theory, Gaps, and Opportunities for Application, Ruby Howard

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Pleurotus spp. as Agents of Mycoremediation: A Review, Colin Innes

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Hegemonization of Whiteness in the LatinX Community, Ava N. Jakubowski

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Model Minority Myth and Oral Health Disparities in Asian Americans of Multnomah County in Oregon, Taylor Kang

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Modern Slavery as a Product of Transnational Corporate Supply Chains: An Ecofeminist Evaluation of Systems to Address the Linkage Between Modern Slavery, Climate Change, and Gender Injustice, Miranda Kanter

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Player Character Conflict in Dungeons & Dragons 5e, Makenzie Kellar

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It's a Mean, Mean World: Social Media and Mean World Syndrome, Samantha Kemp

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How Photorealistic Images Are Generated, Nahom Ketema

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Examining the Motives Behind Performative Allyship, Salena Keys-Kukoricza

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Globalizing Investments: Enhancing Retail Investor Portfolios through Cross-Asset International Diversification, Charlotte T. Kline

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Connection Between Migraine Physiology and Modifiable Lifestyle Factors and Behaviors: A Literature Review, Sophia A. Kogan

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Signs of Life, John Kohlepp

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The Effects of Salt Marsh Restoration on the Hydrology of Salt Marsh Channels, Isis Kontas

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How Beavers (Castor canadensis) Affect Habitat Availability for Two Native Oregon Turtles: Actinemys marmorata and Chrysemys picta bellii, Rodé Krige

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Effects of Language Status, Community Advice, and Parent Beliefs on Heritage Language Maintenance in the U.S.: A Scoping Review, Jasmine Loeung

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Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Peoples' Views on Masculinity: A Literature Review & Meta Analysis, Alyx Loney

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The Impressionist Impact: How Claude Debussy Influenced Non-Western Composers and Music, Ragan Love

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The Power of (Virtual) Convergence: The Unrealized Potential of Pair Programming and Remote Work, Mikayla Maki

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The Objectives of the Literary Translator: Translating a Science Fiction Nouvelle, Aishwarya Marathe

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Investigating the Mammillary Bodies as an Early Target of Alzheimer's Disease, Cole Martinson

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Sex Education in American Public Schools: Policy and Outcomes, Alexandra Mattingly

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A Capstone Journey in Enterprise Software Consulting for Microsoft: How an Interdisciplinary Philosophy Fosters Critical Thinking and Promotes Cross-Functional Teamwork, Jacob McCall

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More Than Fiction: Representations of Youth in Young Adult Dystopian Fantasy Fiction and its Importance, Daman McConnell

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If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It: Understanding the Value in Producing Film Adaptations and Movie Franchises, Courtney McDonald

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Reconceptualizing the Interaction Between ADHD Symptoms and Environmental Context, Oliver G. McFadden

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Climate Change Proposal: Coupling Equity and Scientific Rigor in Facing Global Warming, Rebecca McNicholas

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Impacts of Human Disturbances on Alaskan Brown Bears (Ursus arctos): A Literature Review, Stephanie J. Menjivar

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Decriminalizing Drugs: A Comparative Study of Oregon in an International Context, Fox Millsaps

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I Know That You Know That I Know: Meta-Parody Ads and Brand Credibility, Giuliana T. Mintiero

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Proxies of Design: A Case Study and Analysis of Place and Commercial Real Estate in Seattle, Nicholas Miranda

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Purinergic Receptors in Lung Disease, Emily Mize

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Mitigating Sex Trafficking: Preventative Methods for Reducing Sexual Exploitation, Autumn Rain Monroe

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Mourning in Eco-Poetics & Cellar as Linguistic Category, Gwen Moon

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): A Queer Analysis, Elizabeth M. Munk

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The Impact of Period Poverty on Low-Income Adolescents in the United States, Makayla Olson

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Critical Consciousness & the Rural-Urban Divide, Kendall O'Rorke

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The Association of Patient-Provider Language Concordance with Healthcare Comprehension Among Latino/as in Oregon, Grace Parra

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Analysis of Oregon Multi-Family Housing in Relation to COVID-19 Pandemic, Conor Paterson

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Understanding the Crisis: The Evolution of Indigent Defense in Oregon, Molly Pettit

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Laughing Through the Pain: An Analysis of Dark Humor in Trauma-and-Crisis-Centered Occupations, Zoe R. Potter

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Designing the Future: The Influence of Lloyd J. Reynolds on American Product Innovation, Bander Qadan

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The Power of Algorithms and Big Data: A Marketing Perspective on Consumer Manipulation in Business, Jordan C'rene Reuille-Dupont