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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Modeling Airflows and VOC Source Strengths for an Occupied School, Brett Stinson

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Long Term Effects of Concussions and the Frequency of Injury to the Different Regions of the Human Brain, Marissa S. Swadener

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Nigerien Fertility Choice in the Face of Desertification, Samson R. Swan

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A Cultural History of Black Musicians in Renaissance Europe, 1500-1700, Jamar Taylor

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The Development of an Art Practice: Reflecting on My Experiences in the Undergraduate Art Programs at Clackamas Community College and Portland State University, Justin M. Taylor

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The Seasonal Effects of Photovoltaic Cells on Sedum Eco Roof Substrate Moisture, Brook M. Thompson

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The Impact of Vote by Mail on Native American Turnout, Nathaniel J. Torry-Schrag

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Music Education as a Potential Mediator for Social Decline, Gabriel V. Trees

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Hybrid Cultures: Solutions for Cultural Appropriation in Art, Daniela A. Uribe

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Six Feet of Distance Between Belonging: Expansions and Maintenance of Citizenship During COVID-19, Johnathon Daniel Vargas

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An Introductory Overview of the Koyukon (Athabaskan) Verb, Jonathan K. Vincent

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Reviewing the Potential Link Between Grain-Free Diets and Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Canines, Larissa J. Webster

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How Does the Effect of Hurricane Katrina Influence Healthcare Infrastructure and Resilience?, Sean Y. Wei

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Fem or Foe?: Non-Communal Women Who Report Sexual Harassment Receive Fewer Career Advancement Opportunities, Katherine A. Werth, Larry R. Martinez, Heather A. Firestone, and Timothy A. Carsey

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Automatic Keyphrase Extraction From Russian-Language Scholarly Papers in Computational Linguistics, Yves Wienecke

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Centering Children in Co-Parenting, Kristen L. Wiidanen

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Best Practices for a Translingual Pedagogy: an Undergraduate Perspective, Jacob S. Wilson

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Trauma-informed Care as a Service Approach for Youth Experiencing Houselessness: a Scoping Review of the Literature, Crystal Wink

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Sea Surface Microplastics: an Inshore-Offshore Gradient Off the Olympic Peninsula, Rosemary Wood

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Asian American Women in Leadership and Abusive Supervision, Mari A. Wu

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Maus, Masks, and the Performance of Identity, Amie Zimmerman

Theses from 2019

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Literature Review on the Effects of Water Fluoridation on the Human Health, Diana Abdeljawad

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Comparative Examination of Two Police Departments in Portland, Oregon’s Greater Metropolitan Area, Analyzing Assault Related Offense Reports Against: Departmental Community-Policing Practices and Clearance-Rates, Elizabeth R. Ackerman

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Metallodithiolate Ligands for Reversing Metal Ion Induced Aggregation of Beta Amyloid, Eleanor K. Adams

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Our Lips are Sealed: a Social Constructionist Approach to Understanding Menstrual Concealment at Menarche, Olivia S. Agrusa

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Designing Katana : Unsheathing the Potential of Gameplay for Constructing Cultural Memory, Tracy Alan

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Métis in Oregon: Intermarriage, Agency, and Religion in French Prairie, 1830-1840, Annie B. Amsden

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Behavioral Analyses of Zalophus californianus and Eumetopias jubatus at Bonneville Dam as Tools to Understand Salmonid Take and Inform Regulation Changes, Coral A. Bailey

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Critique of European Union Intervention in Mediterranean Migration: An Examination of How Territory Can Be Used to Understand Migration Phenomena, Erin B. Bangs

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High Rates of Diabetes and Hypertension Amongst Non-Latinx African-American Women as Risk Factors for Low Birth Weight: Contributing Causes and Potential Solutions, Liliana Barber

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Virginia Woolf and Freud : The Implications of His Work on Her Mental Health, Kenidee M. Barner

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Pilot Study Investigating the Effectiveness of the Active Workplace Study through a Dissemination Lens, Mary Beth Barnum

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Is it Possible to Change Someone's Mind Online? A Graphic Design Thesis, Laurel Benson

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Social Correlates of Paternal Postpartum Depression: a Statistical Analysis, Sonia Bosch

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Testing the Bechdel Test, Kathryn Gray Bouchat

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Racial Capitalism and Expropriation in American Welfare Reform, Sam A.G. Bruns

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Stratification of Protein Expression across the Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma Disease Axis to Inform an Early Detection Platform, Sarah Bumatay

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Maximizing Community Resiliency Through LINC, Ariel R. Bushnell

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How Schools Encourage Incarceration: The School-to-Prison Pipeline and How It Fails Our Children, Madeline S. Buss

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The Liberal and the Limits of Discourse in Waiting for the Barbarians, Matt W. Cardoza

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Impacts of a Parental Consent Law on Teen Birth and Abortion Rates in Kansas, Cameryn Carr

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Colocha: a Memoir, Julieta Castro

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Political Queerness Against Reproductive Futurism in J.M. Coetzee's Life and Times of Michael K., John J. Caufield

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Moving Beyond Migrant Disposability: Interrogating History and Identity, Marisol M. Cendejas

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The Ethical Challenges of Community-Based CS Training at Portland State, Joseph W. Christman

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The Elvis Yurt: a Novel in Progress, Christine J. Bailey Claringbold

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An Equitable Approach to Addressing Mental Illness Within U.S. Study Abroad Programs, Katie J. Clark

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Impulsivity in Science: Students' Beliefs in Their Science Abilities with and without ADHD Symptomology, Deza'Rae M. Collins and Lisa Marriott

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The Image of the Virgin in Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda's Sab (1841) and Carolina Coronado's Poesías (1843) as a Configuration of Female Literary and Social Independence, Myrna C. Conroy

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A Systems View of Cardiovascular Disease, Madisen Cotter

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Utilizing Parallelism in the Conjugate Gradient Algorithm, Adam James Craig

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Equitable Academia for Students with Disabilities, Mia Cremer

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How Urban Land Use Contributes to Inequitable Health Outcomes: an Interdisciplinary Review & Analysis, Bliss Storm Croton

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Wayless: a Capability-Based Microkernel, Waylon Cude

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Integrating Multiple Narratives in Human Behavior Across the Lifespan Curriculum, Amethyst R. Dawson

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Design and Construction of a Filter Bank Assembly for Low Volume Air Sampling, Marianne H. de Haan

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Fighting Back Against Criminalization of Homelessness: Martin v. City of Boise Case Study, Kaitlyn Dey

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Efficient and Scalable Event Tracing, Rupika Dikkala

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Alina Troyano: A Proposed of Methodology for the Art Historical Analysis of a Literary Performance Artist, Rachel Done

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Sustaining Rural Place: Rethinking Design Principles for Social Sustainability in Rural America, Carlie C. Donnelly

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"Infinite Time and Just a Little Bit of Mystery": Time, Theme, and Playability in 17776 and The Stanley Parable, Rachel Dutton

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"Music That Binds Us": Development and Production of an Electroacoustic Concert, Christina Diane Ebersohl

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The Death of Physical Media: The Dangers of Streaming and the End of the Home Library, Amelia Eichler

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Adolescent Executive Dysfunction and Distant Parental Relationships: Influences on Tobacco Use in Youth Under the Age of 18, Aaron M. Eisen

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Attrition Effects in Mandarin-English Bilinguals of Varying Proficiencies, Sarah Charlotte Elkinton

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Glitch Art as an Expression of Medium, Maxwell Ettel

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Chart Review Observing Depression and Anxiety in a Cohort of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Patients, Megan N. Feely

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Understanding Dignity Through Survivor Testimony, Rachel Fessenden

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The ‘Girl Student’ and Modernity: Imagining a Place for Women in the New Nation, Kayla Fish

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Collaborative Features of Graphic Narratives: Research for "Lovely, Satisfied, Indifferent Eyes", Brigid K. Fitzpatrick

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A Retrospective Chart Review of Sleep Questionnaires in Children with Down Syndrome, Sarah Therese Florig

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Haematoloechus Lung Flukes in American Bullfrogs: Prevalence and Associations of Infection, Bethany Frantz

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Caring about Aftercare: Thesis Presentation of Initial Findings, Sage B. Fuentes

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Superhydrophobic Particle Ejections from Liquid Surfaces in Microgravity Environments, Elaina L. Gabriel

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Report on the 2018 Impact Study of Recreational Park Use on the Nesting Success of Actinemys marmorata, Chrysemys picta bellii, and Trachemys scripta elegans, Joseph Gayaldo

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β-Cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex with Oxazine-4 Derivative for the Treatment of Glioblastoma Multiforme, Rohi Gheewala

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Explaining the Collapse of the Industrial Workers of the World through Historiography, Kayla B. Gmyr

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Brand Logo Shape and Brand Personality, Kyle P. Gold

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Age-Friendly University, Anali Gomez

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Stratigraphic Evidence of Cascadia Earthquake Induced Relative Sea Level Change at Netarts Bay, Oregon, Jazzy M. Graham-Davis

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Incivility as a Veiled Display of Workplace Discrimination: the Intersection of Workplace Incivility and Gender-Based Discrimination, Sara M. Grant

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Art Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: a Workbook, Jasmine S. Griswold

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Analyzing the Visual Grounding of "Referring Relationships", Kennedy Hahn

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The Consolidation of Feminine and Feminist Identities: Third Wave Perspectives on Cosmetic Ritual, Grace Hartley

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Performance of A* Based Search Algorithms in Grid-Based Stochastic Multi-Agent Systems with Static Obstacles and Non-Static Goal States, Kallen M. Harvey

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Demystifying Ruth, Georgia Hatchett

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Untitled Screenplay, Lora A. Herman

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The Green Gentrification of N. Williams Avenue, Marcco T. Higham

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An Evaluation of VGG16 and YOLO v3 on Hand-drawn Images, Lee Hoang

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The Future of War: Cyber-Attacks and Aggression in International Law, Jamie Hogan

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The Design and Development of an Electromechanical Drogue Parachute Line Release Mechanism for Level 3 High-Power Amateur Rockets, Marie House

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Post-Colonial Fantasy and Intersectional Heroism within Who Fears Death, Miranda Hubbard

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The Ripples of Vanport: Navigating Competing Narratives, Curtis J. Jewell

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Species Diversity in the Hypertragulid (Mammalia: Artiodactyla) Population of the John Day Basin, Oregon, Lana K. Jewell

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Measuring the Association Between Perceived Stress and Incidence of Infectious Disease or Illness in College Students in Portland, OR, Trinity E. Joroski

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Japantown PDX, Euri Kashiwagi

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Language Planning and Policy in Education: the Case of Senegal, Serena Khader

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BRET Assays to Determine Altered Function of a D2DR Variant in G Protein-Independent and -Dependent Pathways, Alex R. Kunz

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Qualities of Impactful Cyber Security Awareness Training, Fadi Labib

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Interventions in Type 1 Diabetes: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Examining Factors that Lead to Improved Glycemic Control, Christopher E. Larsen