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 2020

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Emergence in the Strengths and Love of My People to Counter Invisibility for Liberation in the White Academy, Emily D. Carrillo-Casares

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Urban Hostility: CPTED, Hostile Architecture, and the Erasure of Democratic Public Space, Matthew M. Carr

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Explicit Learning of Auditory Categories in Preschoolers With and Without Developmental Language Disorder, Lauren Casey

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A Solution for Sustainable Entrepreneurship: Compostable Consumption Across Industries, Prithvi Chauhan

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Imperialism: a Case Study of America's Neorealist Domination of Power, Hannah Daniels

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Pro-Life Ends at Birth: Race as a Primary Driver of State Abortion and Concurrent Natalist Policy, Tasha Danner

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Increasing Organizational Commitment: Empowering Employees in the Workplace, Kathryn Davidson

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Disney's Reign Over Independent Cinema: How Mega-Corporations Are Commercializing Creativity, Hannah Z. Dawson

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Carceral Empire: A People's History of the Origin of Prison in the United States, Henea S. de Savy

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A Survey of Native Bees and Their Floral Use in Portland's Urban Orchards, Diandra L. Diamond

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A Review of Methodologies Applied for Determining Particulate Matter Characterization in Urban Regions, Garrett F. Diehl

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Survivor Perceptions of Well-Being After Working with Domestic Violence Advocates in Healthcare, Passion Donais

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Proposal for Comparative Morphometrics of Tübingen (TU) and Tübingen longfin (TL) Zebrafish (Danio rerio), Andrew Draper

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Toward a Definition of Adult Sibling Resilience, Cheyenne R. Drover

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Computed Tomography in Medicolegal Death Investigation: a Critical Review, Trenton Eames

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Exploratory Study of Obesogenic Commercial School Food Environments in the Portland Metropolitan Area, Sruthi Eapen

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A Soundless Feminine Representation: an Ecofeminist Reading of "The Eolian Harp", Eve Echternach

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"I'm Absolutely Ordinary": Bella and Her Perception of Gender within Twilight, Jaid M. Eichmiller

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Functional Programming for Systems Software: Implementing Baremetal Programs in Habit, Donovan Ellison

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Sex Differences in Prevalence and Psychophysiological Profiles of ADHD, McKenzie Figuracion

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De-Stigmatizing Mental Health Through First Person Narration in Young Adult Literature, Tatum E. Francis

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The Relation Between Spinoza's Monism and Kabbalistic Monotheism, Naomi H. Fredgant

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Workplace Motivation: Addressing Telework as a Mechanism for Maintaining Employee Productivity, Kaitlyn Fujii

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The Experience of Family Therapists Providing an In-person Group Intervention, Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Attempting to Continue with a Comparable Intervention in a Virtual Setting, Miranda R. Gab

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The Lasting Effects of U.S. Intervention in Guatemala, Katherine A. Gaffey

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Pseudo-Protections for Women: An Analysis of Possible Ulterior Motives for Ratifying International Women’s Rights Treaties, Tori Gale

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Fallen Objects: Collaborating with Artificial Intelligence in the Field of Graphic Design, Harrison S. Gerard

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"We Had to Rely on Each Other": Voices of Latinx Foster Youth with Experiences in Care with Siblings, Isabella B. Ginsberg

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Fidelity and Rhetorical Strategies: an Introduction to and Translation of Arunika Senarath’s Diese Eine Nacht (2017) with an Interview with the Author, Malcolm A. Goldman

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Theater Over Textbooks: How a Neuroscience Outreach Group Utilizing Art in S.T.E.M. Provides Cost-Effective Strategies in Tackling the United States Education Gap, Camden Grant Howard and William Griesar

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How Restorative Justice Practices Affect Adolescent Recidivism Rates: an Examination, Jordan A. Grant

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Examining Integration and Sense of Belonging Among Undergraduate Students Participating in STEM Support Programs, MacKenzie J. Gray

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Examining the U.S. Wars on Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia as the Production of Neo-Colonialism, Aiden Gregg

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Two Black Utopias of The United States: Self Determination and Survival, Makaveli Gresham

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Numerical Model of a Radio Frequency Ion Source for Fusion Plasma Using Particle-In-Cell and Finite Difference Time Domain, Augustin L. Griswold

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Thorpes Falls, Natalie Guerin

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The Development of Immigrants in Education, Kayla R. Guerrero

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The Meaning of Red and Green in User Interfaces for the Color Deficient, Bassel Hamieh

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Troublemaker: an Exploration of Praxis in Leftist Political Theory, Emerson Hamlin

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Facilitating Mixed Self-Timed Circuits, Alexandra R. Hanson

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Molecular Social Reality, the Cultural Helix & Sequencing Social DNA, Aidan Christopher Haughey

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Exploring Consumer Psychographics of Ethnic Representation within the Cosmetic Industry, Johnny A. Hickman

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Dictionary Learning for Image Reconstruction via Numerical Non-convex Optimization Methods, Lewis M. Hicks

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A Literature Review on Police Encounters with Women, Cecilia I. Hinsley

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Pregnancy and the Apocalypse: the Enlistment of Reproductive Futurism in Aid of Nationalism, Emily E. Horger

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Working Around Political Divides: a Multidisciplinary Examination of Political Identity as a Factor of Organizational Diversity, Blake D. Horner

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An Analysis of Fraud in the Context of Depreciation Manipulation, Sydney G. Jackson

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On DC and Local DC Functions, Liam Jemison

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Economic Analysis of Green Marketing: The Correlation Between Consumers and Firms Through Environmental Incentives, Naomi Joyce

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Developmental Programming Effects of Maternal Obesity, Carolle J. Kassab

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The Pursuit of Democracy: the Racial Subject and Sympathy’s Limits in Leaves of Grass, Aidan Kennelley

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Gender-Swapped Remakes: Writing a Screenplay to Promote Realistic and Diverse Representation in Female-Centric Films, Jocelyn J. Kiffe

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Tourism and Tradition in Chiang Mai, Jared Makana Kirkey

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Projections of Change in Frequency and Persistence in Atmospheric Ridging Over the Pacific Northwest Using CMIP6 Models, Ellen Koukel

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The Representation of Rape and Sexual Assault Within News Media, Katherine E. Layman

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The Detrimental Side Effects of Retinol : Beyond Beauty Products, Michelle W. Lee

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Frequency of Limited English Proficient (LEP) Patient Visits and Language Resources: an Assessment of Rural Oregon's Health Centers and Working with LEP Communities, Gabriel I. Lehrburger

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The Role of a Nurse in the End-of-Life Experience of People Who Don't Have Family, Laurynn E. Leonard

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Socio-Emotional Learning as a Core Standard in Early Education: Producing Competent Adults, Talia Maras

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A Methodological Review of Resilience Approaches for Coral in the Face of Climate Change, Gabriella L. Martinez

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The Effects of Neuron Degeneration and Methods of Neurogenesis, Jesus I. Martinez

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Interactions between the Azoarcus Ribozyme and Manganese (II) Divalent Cations, Joshua Martwick

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Outcome Analysis of Tranexamic Acid in Thromboembolic Complications and Coagulation Factors, Hunter A. McCorkle

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Inhibition of Cancer Causing Genes Through the Delivery of OmoMyc in Anti-Myc Therapy: a Systematic Review, Angie McGraw

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21st Century Supply Chain Innovations in the Fast Food Industry, Saitoti Meekisho

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Empirical Analysis of CBOW and Skip Gram NLP Models, Tejas Menon

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Differential Effects of Buprenorphine/Naloxone Vs. Methadone on Quality of Life Over Time: A Subset of The BRAVO Study (Buprenorphine to Improve HIV Care Engagement and Outcomes: A Randomized Trial), Ali Mirzazadeh Javaheri

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Experimenting with a Biologically Plausible Neural Network, Dmitri Murphy

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Meta-Analysis of Tobacco Control Policies for Reducing Tobacco Consumption, Arya Kevin Naghdi

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A Public Health Recommendation Countering the Online Anti-Vaccination Movement, Grace M. Neumann

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The Utility of Multiplex Closeness Centrality for Predicting Item Difficulty Parameters in Anomia Tests, Khanh L. Nguyen

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Factor Structure of the Short Form of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale (BIS-15) in an Early Adolescent, Non-clinical Population, Phuc Toan Nguyen

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Late-Night Political Comedy's Impact on Audience Political Attentiveness, Public Opinion, and Civic Engagement, Molly J. Olmstead

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Identification of Degradation Products Formed from Glycerol and Terpenes in Aromatherapy Vaporizers, Alisha Ortiz

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Interests and Priorities in Sockeye Salmon Management: How Are Policies Enacted and Interpreted on Three Alaskan Rivers?, Jake P. Palazzi

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Creating an Ethics of Love: Encountering Nonduality through Buddhism and Phenomenology, Dakota Parmley

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Modeling and Visualizing Power Amplification in Fiber Optic Cables, Gil Parnon

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Dynamic Assessment for Evaluating Bilingual Children's Potential for Language Development Over Time: a Pilot Study, Camryn R. Perez

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The Rise and Infiltration of Pac-Man and Street Fighter, Angelic Phan

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An Analysis of the Competitive Advantages and Threats for Micro, Small & Medium-sized Businesses (MSMEs) in Mexico, Jose Luis Pool Sierra

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Exploring an Instrumented Balance Assessment in Athletes with Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Compared to Healthy Athletes and Non-Athletes, Bryana Popa

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Racial Gatekeeping in Country & Hip-Hop Music, Cervanté Pope

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What Makes Inclusion Work: an Autoethnography on Coordinating an Inclusive Youth Advocacy Program, Megan Price

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Psychoterratic States: Designing the New Language of Climate Change, Savannah C. Quarum

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Examining the Popularity Concept in the Initial Public Offering (IPO) Market, Preston Rad

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Investigating the Mental Health and Well-Being Effects of Neo-Pagan Spiritual Practice, Emma Ritter

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Exploring Perceptions of Healthcare Quality in Oregon Male Prisons: Interviews with Individuals Recently Released from Long-Term Imprisonment, Rén Rosz

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Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Adults with Long-Chain 3-Hydroxyacyl CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency (LCHADD), Ajesh Saini

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Developing a Conceptual Framework for Research on Social Media and Political Polarization, Audrey C. Sanders

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Lack of Replication Disruption Following H2O2-induced Damage in Escherichia coli, Sierra S. Schmidt, Justin Courcelle, and Charmain T. Courcelle

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Straying From the Norm: Which Single Mothers Choose Non-Traditional Last Names for Their Children?, Cyrena Selden

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Impact of the Urban Heat Mosaic on the Leaf Senescence in Two Acer Species, Jeffrey D. Smith

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Unipolarity and Foreign Policy: an Examination of the Unipolar U.S and Its Subsequent Foreign Policy Constraints, Madeleine Smith

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Vampires, Fandom, and Feminism: Updating the Vampire Horror Screenplay Through Themes of Empowerment, McKinzie Smith

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An Investigation and Comparison of Stable Isotopes in Meteoric Waters and Groundwaters from Southern Washington, Emily E. Smoot

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Laurent Series Expansion and its Applications, Anna Sobczyk

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The Stuttering Characteristics of Spanish-English Bilingual Adult Speakers, Sima Sokolov

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Friendship Projects Within Embargo: Peacemaking and Power Between US and Cuban Quakers 1987-2019, Jade Souza

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The Resilience of Military-Dominated Rule in Contemporary Egypt, Fiona R. Spring

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The Role of Redox Chemistry of Disulfide Bonds in Cysteine Residues of Membrane Proteins by Cuprous and Cupric Ions in Cell Death of E. coli, Morgan R. Stewart