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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Efficient Capture of CO2 and Its Selective Reduction to Formic Acid Using Tin-Based Nanomaterials, Emmanuel Oluwaseun Abdul (Dissertation)

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Modeling and Analysing the Impact of Heat Pump Water Heaters on Distribution Systems Using GridLAB-D, Midrar Adham (Thesis)

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Everything She Left Behind, Karina LaChelle Agbisit (Closed Thesis)

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Gender Equity and State-Mosque Relations in Middle East North Africa: A Case Study of Tunisia, Joy Amarachi Agbugba (Thesis)

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A New Approach to Machine Learning Hardware Classifier Design Based on Functional Decomposition of Multi-Valued Functions, Saad Mohammad Al-Askaar (Dissertation)

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Effects of Pore-Forming Peptides (Melittin and Magainin 2) on the Phospholipid Bilayer Interior, Elmukhtar Ehmed Alhatmi (Dissertation)

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Developing an Assessment Model for Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Using Hierarchical Decision Model: Case Study of Riyadh City, Mustafa Kamal Almuzel (Dissertation)

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A Biomimetic Model for Oxidative Metabolism of Thiopurine Drugs, Oluyemi Oludare Alo (Dissertation)

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A Privacy-Preserving Strategy for the Trust Layer of the Energy Grid of Things Distributed Energy Resource Management System, Mohammed Abdullah Alsaid (Thesis)

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Characterization of High Mobility Channels for Use in Quantum Computing Devices, Payam Amin (Dissertation)

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Efficiency in the Upper Deschutes Basin: Understanding the Hydrosocial Implications of Irrigation Canal Piping, Rebecca Anderson (Thesis)

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Patricia Carpio Whiting: Women, Environmentalism, and the Oregon Legislature in the 1970s, Kim L. Andrews (Thesis)

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Curating Conflict: The Material Record of the Philippine-American War at the Oregon Historical Society, Silvie M. Andrews (Thesis)

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Heat, Wildfire and Energy Demand: An Examination of Residential Buildings and Community Equity, Chrissi Argyro Antonopoulos (Dissertation)

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Transformative Ecoliteracy Development in Postsecondary Education: Cultivating Intentional Relationships Through Garden-Based Learning, Shevawn Armstrong (Thesis)

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Measuring Morality in the 2020 US Presidential Election, Scott Edward Atkins (Thesis)

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Comparative Foreign Aid Analysis: Replacing the Competition Between Donors with Complementary Aid Policies, Emily Melinda Baker (Thesis)

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An Investigation into Magnetic Gears and Magnetic Springs for Marine Hydrokinetic Power Generators, Hossein Baninajar (Dissertation)

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A Distributed Trust Model Simulator for Energy Grid of Things Distributed Energy Resource Management System, Abdullah Barghouti (Thesis)

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Using Intrinsically-Typed Definitional Interpreters to Verify Compiler Optimizations in a Monadic Intermediate Language, Dani Barrack (Thesis)

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Speciation of Diaryliodonium Salts in Solution and Their Reactivity Towards N-nucleophiles (Phthalimide and Amines) and O-nucleophiles (Phenols and Phenoxide), Souradeep Basu (Dissertation)

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A Critical Discourse Analysis of How Youth in Care Describe Social Support, Jared Israel Best (Dissertation)

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Exploring Structure-Function Relationship in Small-Molecular Catalysts Using Computational and Experimental Methodologies, Avik Bhattacharjee (Dissertation)

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Perspectives of Students with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability in College Inclusion Programs on their Preparation for Working in Competitive Integrated Employment, Eva R. Blixseth (Dissertation)

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The Connections Between Innovation, Culture, and Expertise in Water Infrastructure Organizations, Alice Brawley-Chesworth (Dissertation)

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In Sickness and in Health: Parasites of Stranded Pacific Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina richardii) in Northern Oregon and Southern Washington, Cecily Douglas Bronson (Thesis)

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Effects of Green Crab (Carcinus maenas) Across Variable Densities of Eelgrass (Zostera marina), Kimberly Alexis Brown (Thesis)

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TermOil, Jay Butler (Closed Thesis)

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An Automated Zoom Class Session Analysis Tool to Improve Education, Jack Arlo Cannon II (Thesis)

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Improvement Science: Improving Employee Engagement, Ryan S. Carpenter (Dissertation)

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Examining Demographic and Environmental Factors in Predicting the Perceived Impact of Cancer on Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Survivors, Nazan Cetin (Dissertation)

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The New Shiny Penny? Regenerative Agriculture Beliefs and Practices Among Portland's Urban Agriculturalists, Melia Ann Chase (Thesis)

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Planning and Real-Time Resource Allocation in Freight Logistics Systems Utilizing Emerging Transportation Technologies, Darshan Rajesh Chauhan (Dissertation)

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Health Literacy and People Diagnosed with Mental Illness, Beckie Child (Dissertation)

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High School Persisters and Alternative Schools, Hyuny Clark-Shim (Dissertation)

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Must Be Present to Win: Principals' Perspectives on Exclusionary Discipline, William Jeremy Cohen (Dissertation)

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Temperature and Predator Effects on Green Crabs (Carcinus maenas) and Their Distribution in South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Elissa Connolly-Randazzo (Thesis)

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Legislative Procedures and Perceptions of Legitimacy, Megan Elizabeth Cox (Thesis)

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The Iroquois Indians in Ohio, 1600–1763, Woody Crow (Thesis)

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Transforming Learning Communities, Transforming Ourselves: A Qualitative Investigation of Identity Processes in a Participatory Action Research-themed Undergraduate Course, Julia Sara Dancis (Dissertation)

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Winter Tale, Kari Davidson (Closed Thesis)

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Culture of Care and Prosocial Leadership: Autoethnography of an Elementary School Principal Navigating Covid-19, Ashley Marie Davis (Dissertation)

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Scenario Acceleration Through Automated Modelling: A Method and System for Creating Traceable Quantitative Future Scenarios Based on FCM System Modeling and Natural Language Processing, Christopher W.H. Davis (Dissertation)

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Examining Probation Lengths in Philadelphia, PA, Madeline Grace Davis (Thesis)

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The Haunted Refuge Trilogy, Mark Devendorf (Closed Thesis)

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System Design for the Quantification of Microbial Motility in Extreme Environments, Megan Marie Dubay (Thesis)

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Framing the Green New Deal and Climate Change: A Content Analysis of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, Danielle Elizabeth Duffy (Thesis)

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The Practice of Traditional Grading: A Site for Inquiring into Teacher Identity Friction in a U.S. High School, Sarah Emily Dutton-Breen (Dissertation)

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Does Instructional Autonomy Matter? Exploring Job Satisfaction for Math and Non-Math Teachers in Low, Middle, and High SES Schools, Hannah Sean Ellefritz (Thesis)

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Analyzing Classroom Discourse to Investigate Structuring Equitable Mathematical Talk in Small Groups and Whole-Class Discussions, Brittney Marie Ellis (Dissertation)

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What's Care Got to Do with It? Expulsion Practices in Family Child Care, Josephina Paulina Emmrich (Dissertation)

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The Salve of Not Knowing, Elizabeth Jane Entity (Closed Thesis)

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Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land: Dwelling and Residential Alienation in Santa Monica's Rent-Controlled Housing, Lauren E.M. Everett (Dissertation)

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Cultural Capital and Community Cultural Wealth: A Study of Latinx First Generation College Students, Affiong Eyo-Idahor (Dissertation)

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Mass Capacity Analysis of Stormwater Control Measures Using Synthetic Stormwater With Silica, Organic and Hydrocarbon Constituents, Craig Michael Fairbaugh (Thesis)

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Development of a Configurable Real-time Event Detection Framework for Power Systems using Swarm Intelligence Optimization, Umar Farooq (Thesis)

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Aerosolization of Catalytic RNA for Prebiotic Transport and In Situ Reactivity, Brennan Roland Farrell (Thesis)

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A Multi-Species Study on Several Types of Visitor Effects on the Behavior and Physiology of Animals at the Oregon Zoo, Laurel Berylline Fink (Dissertation)

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Mapping Ecosystem Service Flows of Estuary Restoration Projects on the Oregon Coast to Identify Impacted Stakeholders, Shersten King Finley (Thesis)

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Stratigraphic and Geochemical Evaluation of Distal Flows of the Columbia River Flood Basalts in the Greater Vale Area, Southeastern Oregon, Lena Marie Fox (Thesis)

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Equidistant Sets in Spaces of Bounded Curvature, Logan Scott Fox (Dissertation)

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Investigation of Basal Imnaha Basalt Flows and their Relationship to the Picture Gorge Basalt of the Columbia River Basalt Group, Luke James Fredenberg (Thesis)

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Immigration Federalism in the United States: Constructing a Contemporary Institutional Framework Centered on Local Communities Through a Case Study Approach, Sara Kuehlhorn Friedman (Dissertation)

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Electron Backscatter Diffraction Analysis of Olivine in Ureilite Meteorites: Evaluation of the Partially Magmatic Catastrophic Disruption Model of the Ureilite Parent Body (UPB), James Karl Frye (Thesis)

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Synthesis of Diaryl and Alkyl-Aryl Ethers via Diaryl Iodonium Reagents, Rory Tennessee Gallagher (Dissertation)

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In Favor of Bringing Game Theory into Urban Studies and Planning Curriculum: Reintroducing an Underused Method for the Next Generation of Urban Scholars, Brian McDonald Gardner (Thesis)

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Feminostalgia, Alexis Garrett (Closed Thesis)

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Leaving College Without a Degree: The Student Experience at an Urban Broad Access Institution, Andrea Marie Garrity (Thesis)

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The Process of Establishing a Blooming Chemistry Tool for Use in Undergraduate Chemistry Education and Research, Emryse Geye (Thesis)

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Climate and Intraspecific Geographic Variation of Nests and Eggs in the Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus, Samantha Marie Gillette (Thesis)

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Radical (Re)Positioning of Students as Cocreators of Curriculum: A Participatory Action Research Study of Undergraduate Student-Instructor Partnerships in Online Learning Environments, Kari Eleana Goin (Dissertation)

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Amplifying Arab American Heritage Language Students' Voices: A Multiple Case Study on Translanguaging Practices and Identity Negotiation in University Arabic Classrooms, Lina Gomaa (Dissertation)

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The Daughters of the Fronde: French Aristocratic Women and the Subversion of Bourbon Absolutist Culture, 1661-1727, Jordan David Hallmark (Thesis)

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Clarifying and Measuring Inclusive Leadership, Kelly Mason Hamilton (Dissertation)

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Post-Fire Erosional and Hydrological Processes Promoting Debris Flow Initiation in a Douglas Fir and Western Hemlock Forest in the Riverside Burn Area, Oregon, Morena Nicole Hammer (Thesis)

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"We've created cheap energy off the backs of salmon": Dam Removal Politics and Alliances in the Lower Snake River Basin, Krista Harrington (Thesis)

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Unpaired Style Transfer Conditional Generative Adversarial Network for Scanned Document Generation, David Jonathan Hawbaker (Thesis)

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Examining the Role of Social Support and Neighborhood Deprivation in the Relationship Between Multiple ACEs and Health Risk Behaviors, Marin L. Henderson-Posther (Dissertation)

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The Comb, Rosanna Beth Nafziger Henderson (Closed Thesis)

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An Examination of Educator Perspectives on Career and College Pathways for Black, Indigenous, and Students of Color with Disabilities, Rachel Anne Herrick (Dissertation)

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Japanese Gender Trouble in Revolutionary France: Ikeda Riyoko's Shōjo Manga The Rose of Versailles, Saki Hirozane (Thesis)

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A Walk in the Park: A Spatial Analysis of Crime and Portland Parks, Cheyenne Pamela Hodgen (Thesis)

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Toward Analyzing the Diversity of Extractive Summaries, Aaron David Hudson (Thesis)

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Helminths of Thomomys Species (Rodentia: Geomyidae) of Oregon, Malorri Rene Hughes (Dissertation)

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Eating Real Mexican: Identity, Authenticity, Americanization, Health, and Food Culture in the United States After 1900, Alexandra H. Ibarra (Thesis)

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Inverse Modeling of Atmospheric CH4 and δ13C-CH4 Measurements from Surface Observation Sites to Understand Trends in Global Methane Emissions Over More Than Three Decades, Sayantani Karmakar (Thesis)

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Development of a Configurable DERMS Test System in GridAPPS-D, Sean James Keene (Thesis)

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Treatment Disparities in Emergency Medical Services: The Influence of Race/Ethnicity, Obesity, and English Proficiency, Jamie Wayne Kennel (Dissertation)

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NMR Analyses of Flavored E-cigarette Liquids Before and After Aerosolization, Paul Joseph Kerber (Thesis)

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Orthotrichum lyellii as an Active Moss Biomonitor: Examining the Interplay between Ambient PM10, Bulk Deposition and Heavy Metals in an Urban Environment, Scott Bradley Kiel (Thesis)

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Materials and Methodologies for Spectroscopic and Optical Analytical Applications in Cultural Heritage Conservation Science, Lyndsay Nichole Kissell (Dissertation)

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Stakeholder Participation and Influence at State Public Utility Commissions, Genevieve Theresa Kruse (Dissertation)

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Intersections of Masculinity, Culturally Relevant Factors, and Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration Among Asian American Men, Jason Zengo Kyler-Yano (Dissertation)

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Development of a Testing Station for Grid-Interactive Smart Inverter Systems, Yudong Lan (Thesis)

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Testing the LS/CMI for Predictive Accuracy: Does Age Matter?, Sandra Stephanie Lawlor (Thesis)

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Transportation Mode Choice Behavior in the Era of Autonomous Vehicles: The Application of Discrete Choice Modeling and Machine Learning, Sangwan Lee (Dissertation)

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Sleeping to Support: An Examination of the Relationship Between Leader Sleep and Positive Support Behaviors, Jordyn Jan Leslie (Thesis)

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Making Curry with Rice: An Optimizing Curry Compiler, Steven Libby (Dissertation)

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Stoneware and Earthenware from the Beeswax Wreck: Classification of the Dubé Collection and Discussion of the Interpretation of the Materials in Protohistoric Sites, Vanessa Renee Litzenberg (Thesis)

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Spatial Analysis of Burn Severity and Streamflow Response in the Western CONUS, Will Brendan Long (Thesis)