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Theses/Dissertations from 2019

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Radical Doulas Make "Caring a Political Act": Full-spectrum Birthwork as Reproductive Justice Activism, JaDee Yvonne Carathers (Dissertation)

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Jet Rebound from Hydrophobic Substrates in Microgravity, Karl Jeffrey Theodore Cardin (Thesis)

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Concerted Cultivation, Academic Achievement, and the Mediating Role of Non-Cognitive Factors, Bryant Carlson (Dissertation)

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Correct-by-Construction Typechecking with Scope Graphs, Katherine Imhoff Casamento (Thesis)

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How Does Wasta Bolster Regimes? The Case of Tunisia, Issrar Chamekh (Thesis)

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Versatile Binary-level Concolic Testing, Bo Chen (Dissertation)

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Dynamics of Wet-Season Turbidity in Relations to Precipitation, Discharge, and Land Cover in Three Urbanizing Watersheds, Oregon, Junjie Chen (Thesis)

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The Fate of Atmospherically Deposited Mercury in Mountain Lake Food Webs, and Implications for Fisheries Management, Ariana Martos Chiapella (Dissertation)

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Avian Dispersal Networks, Metacommunity Structure, and Bryophyte Community Assemblages, Matthew Wojciech Chmielewski (Dissertation)

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Aggregation of Electric Water Heaters for Peak Shifting and Frequency Response Services, Thomas Leighton Clarke (Thesis)

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LiDAR Predictive Modeling of Kalapuya Mound Sites in the Calapooia Watershed, Oregon, Tia Rachelle Cody (Thesis)

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"Poverty Wages Are Not Fresh, Local, or Sustainable": Building Worker Power by Organizing Around (Re)production in Portland's "Sustainable" Food Industry, Amy Katherine Rose Coplen (Dissertation)

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Drafting in Self-Timed Circuits, Christopher Lee Cowan (Dissertation)

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Making Race Matter: Interrupting Racial Color-blindness in Education Through the Implementation of Anti-racist Curriculum, Kelly Deits Cutler (Dissertation)

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HF IQ Mixer VFO Temperature Compensation and Drive Level Optimization for Opposite Sideband Suppression, Katlin Anne-Rostomyan Dahn (Thesis)

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The Role of Teacher Autonomy Support Across the Transition to Middle School: its Components, Reach, and Developmental Effects, Julia Sara Dancis (Thesis)

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Estimation of Association Between a Longitudinal Marker and Interval-Censored Progression Times, Naghmeh Daneshi (Dissertation)

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Isoprene Emission in Polytrichaceae Mosses, Timea Deakova (Dissertation)

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Simultaneous Bilingual Middle School Students Becoming Biliterate: What Do Students Think About Their Biliteracy as Taught Through the "Bridge" Strategy in a Humanities Dual Language/Immersion Class?, Alma Lucinda Diaz-Philipp (Dissertation)

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Identifying with Remida: Early Childhood Educators’ Experiences with Reuse Materials in Reggio Emilia Inspired Identity Studies, Michelle Angela Domingues (Dissertation)

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Fractals as Basis for Design and Critique, John Charles Driscoll (Dissertation)

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Teacher Learning in the Context of Students’ Mathematical Thinking, Mary Sherrett Duden (Dissertation)

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Analysis of E-cigarette Liquids and Aerosols by NMR Spectroscopy: Compositions, Boiling Points, and Degradation Profiles, Anna Katherine Duell (Dissertation)

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Explaining the Sectarian Violence in the Middle East: a Conflict Analysis of the Case Study of Saudi Arabia and Iran, Ahmed Elsayed Eltally (Thesis)

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Audio Beat Detection with Application to Robot Drumming, Michael James Engstrom (Thesis)

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An Application of Deep Learning Models to Automate Food Waste Classification, Alejandro Zachary Espinoza (Thesis)

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Evaluating the Impact and Distribution of Stormwater Green Infrastructure on Watershed Outflow, Benjamin Fahy (Thesis)

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Analytical and Numerical Modeling of Long Term Changes to Tides, Storm Surge, and Total Water Level Due to Bathymetric Changes and Surge Characteristics, Ramin Familkhalili (Dissertation)

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Distribution and Origin of Carbide in Ordinary Chondrites, Karla Rae Farley (Thesis)

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Indigenous Party Formation and Success: the Strategic Roles of Reserved Seats, Parties, and Horizontal Accountability, Michael FitzGerald (Thesis)

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Upon a Dream, Jessica Marie Fonvergne (Closed Thesis)

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Impactful Care: Addressing Social Determinants of Health Across Health Systems, Nicole Lisa Friedman (Thesis)

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Unmanageable, Karleigh Anne Frisbie (Closed Thesis)

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Snowy Plover Demography in Oregon, Eleanor Prindiville Gaines (Dissertation)

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Modeling Surface Roughness as an Indicator of Age and Landslide Susceptibility, and the Spatial Inventory of Prehistoric Landslides: Green River Valley, Washington, Rebecca Naomi Garriss (Thesis)

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"Smart" Technology: Do You Buy It? Adoption of Digital Innovations, Laura Koyer Glass (Thesis)

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Infinite Photovoltaic Solar Arrays: Considering Flux of Momentum and Heat Transfer, Andrew D. S. Glick (Thesis)

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Assessment of Cluster Chondrite Accretion Temperature Using Electron Backscatter Diffraction and Implications for Chondrule Formation Models, Secana Portia Goudy (Thesis)

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Engaging in a Rural Deaf Community of Practice, Kara Gournaris (Dissertation)

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Regional Modeling of the Glaciers of the North Cascades Mountains, Washington, USA, Christina Eileen Gray (Thesis)

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The Impact of Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Summer Camps on Middle School Students' Understanding of the Nature of Science, Sapoóq'is Wiíit'es Ciarra Solina Greene (Thesis)

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Manufacturing in Place: Industrial Preservation in the US, Jamaal William Green (Dissertation)

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Crumpled and Abraded Encryption: Implementation and Provably Secure Construction, Scott Sherlock Griffy (Thesis)

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Convivial Clothing: Engagement with Decommodified Fashion in Portland, OR, Sarah Guldenbrein (Thesis)

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Differences in Syntactic Complexity in the Writing of EL1 and ELL Civil Engineering Students, Santiago Gustin (Thesis)

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Experiences of Early Childhood Educators Working with Teaching Strategies GOLD®: A Narrative Inquiry, Sarah Kathryn Guyon (Dissertation)

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Evaluation of Low and High Frequency Dynamic Response for Condition Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures, Ali Hafiz (Dissertation)

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From Drought to Food-Energy-Water-Security Nexus: an Assessment of Food Insecurity in the Middle East, Maysoun Ayad Hameed (Dissertation)

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Does X Mark the Applicant? Assessing Reactions to Gender Non-Binary Job Seekers, Kelly Mason Hamilton (Thesis)

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Use of Two-replisome Plasmids to Characterize How Chromosome Replication Completes, Nicklas Alexander Hamilton (Thesis)

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Knowing Without Knowing: Real-Time Usage Identification of Computer Systems, Leila Mohammed Hawana (Thesis)

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Closure or Censure? Examining the Determinants of Disclosure of Sexual Assault Among College Students, Whitney Head-Burgess (Thesis)

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Student Voice in a Participatory Design Process Focused on Developing Equity-Based STEM Teaching Practices, Frank Heimerdinger (Dissertation)

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Flood Dynamics in the Portland Metropolitan Area, Past, Present, and Future, Lumas Terence Helaire (Dissertation)

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DC-RTS Noise: Observation and Analysis, Benjamin William Hendrickson (Dissertation)

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Assessing the Efficacy of Virtual Experiments in the General Chemistry Laboratory, Cory Jerome Hensen (Dissertation)

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Bounce House of 1000 Corpses, Jessica Hiestand (Closed Thesis)

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Follow the Bone, Lauren Verdell Hobson (Closed Thesis)

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Attrition and Psychotherapy, Jesse Barrington Homan (Dissertation)

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Seismic Source Characterization of Faults in the Portland and Tualatin Basins and a Paleoseismic Study of the Gales Creek Fault, OR, Alison Elizabeth Horst (Thesis)

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The Process of Establishing Theoretically Grounded Measures of Science and Chemistry Identity for Use in Undergraduate Chemistry Courses, Kathryn Nicole Hosbein (Dissertation)

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New Directions For Kabuki Performances in America in the 21st Century, Narumi Iwasaki (Thesis)

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A 30-Year Climatology of Meteorological Conditions Associated with Lightning Days in the Western United States, Dmitri Alexander Kalashnikov (Thesis)

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Evaluating Project Assessment Techniques for High-Profile Transportation Projects Development and Delivery: Case of State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) in the United States, Rafaa Ibrahim Khalifa (Dissertation)

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Design and Experimental Evaluation of DeepMarket: an Edge Computing Marketplace with Distributed TensorFlow Execution Capability, Soyoung Kim (Thesis)

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The Many Wives of General August V. Kautz: Colonization in the Pacific Northwest, 1853-1895, Nicole Ann Kindle (Thesis)

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Stormwater Treatment Effectiveness of Established Bioretention Facilities in Portland, Oregon, Emma Rose Kohlsmith (Thesis)

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Can Churches Change a Neighborhood? A Census Tract, Multilevel Analysis of Churches and Neighborhood Change, David E. Kresta (Dissertation)

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Localizing Little Landmarks with Transfer Learning, Sharad Kumar (Thesis)

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Gender and the Voir Dire Process, Tasha Ann Lane (Thesis)

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Attitudes, Behavior, and Archetypes in the Clackamas River Basin: a Model of Water Customer Analysis and Outreach for Watershed Protection and Conservation, Daniel Close Larson (Dissertation)

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HIV, Stigma, and Attribution of Causal Emotions, Zoe Elizabeth Larson (Thesis)

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A Scoring Model to Assess Organizations' Technology Transfer Capabilities: the Case of a Power Utility in the Northwest USA, João Ricardo Lavoie (Dissertation)

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Support From Inside Out: Exploring Whether Various Social Supports Assist in Reducing Prison Rule Violations, Sarah Renee Lazzari (Dissertation)

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Politics in the San Clemente Dam Removal, Aylan Matthew Lee (Thesis)

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The Optimized Synthesis of Copper Nanowire for High-quality and Fabrication of Core-Shell Nanowire, Suhyun Lee (Thesis)

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Urbanicity as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Stigma and Well-being Outcomes for Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses, Emily Leickly (Thesis)

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Interrogating the Construction and Representations of Criminalized Women in the Academic Social Work Literature: a Critical Discourse Analysis, Sandra Marie Leotti (Dissertation)

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Sensors and Portable Instruments for Postharvest Agriculture, Ryan M. Lerud (Dissertation)

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Stigmatization and Mental Illness: the Communication of Social Identity Prototypes through Diagnosis Labels, Justin Samuel Leverett (Thesis)

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"What About the Men? Investigating Alcohol Consumption, Masculinities, and Risky Sex in Peri-Urban Eswatini, Aaron Jackson Levine (Thesis)

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The Relationship Between Undergraduate Research Training Programs and Motivational Resources for Underrepresented Minority Students in STEM: Program Participation, Self-efficacy, a Sense of Belonging, and Academic Performance, Jennifer Lindwall (Thesis)

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Application of Improved Feature Selection Algorithm in SVM Based Market Trend Prediction Model, Qi Li (Thesis)

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Cooperating Teachers' Perceived Preparedness to Support Science Teacher Candidates for Culturally Sustaining Science Teaching, Keelan Purcell LoFaro (Dissertation)

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Photoelectrochemical Catalysis of Hydrogen Peroxide with Tellurium Containing Chromophores, James Eliott Lohman (Thesis)

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Scenes from the Swale: Investigating Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of Nitrogen Cycling in Urban Stormwater Bioretention Facilities, Erin Nicole Looper (Dissertation)

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Seismic Performance of Substandard Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns under Subduction-Zone Ground Motions, Alvaro Francisco Lopez Ibaceta (Dissertation)

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Learning From Culturally Specific Programs and Their Impact on Latino Parent Engagement, Analucia Lopezrevoredo (Dissertation)

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An Investigation of the Impact of High School Student Fine Arts Course Accumulation on Mathematics Course Achievement, Daniel Mackin Freeman (Thesis)

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Fault Deformation at the Base of and within the Crescent Formation along the Dosewallips River, Olympic Mountains Peninsula, Washington, USA, Christine Meryl Maher (Thesis)

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An Examination of Non-waged Labor and Local Food Movement Growth in the Southern Appalachians, Amy Kathryn Marion (Thesis)

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Large-Scale DER Aggregations of Electric Water Heaters and Battery Inverter Systems, Kevin Marnell (Thesis)

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Making Imaginaries: Identity, Value, and Place in the Maker Movement in Detroit and Portland, Stephen Joseph Marotta (Dissertation)

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Examining Human Behavior and Tool Use through Experimental Replications and a Technological Analysis of Ground Stone in the Lower Columbia, Kelley Prince Martinez (Thesis)

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The Tangle of Institutional Care and Control at a Shelter for Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth, Liat Tzvia Mayer (Thesis)

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The Cosmological Empire of Pliny the Elder: an Examination of Political Themes in the Second Book of the Historia Naturalis, Kevin Alan McCormick (Thesis)

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An Evaluation of Clackamas County's Transition Center Using Propensity Score Modeling, Alicia de Jong McKay (Thesis)

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The Influence of Age at Migration on Criminal Offending Among Foreign-Born Immigrants, Omar Melchor-Ayala (Dissertation)

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"All Things to All Men": the Life and Work of Monsignor Thomas J. Tobin, Priest of the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, Samuel Richard Mertz (Thesis)

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Scientists, Uncertainty and Nature, an Analysis of the Development, Implementation and Unintended Consequences of the Northwest Forest Plan, Gilbert David Miller (Dissertation)