Commencement 2005

Class of 2005

Graduating seniors are listed alphabetically under each of Reed's five academic divisions, followed by interdisciplinary majors and master's graduates. The listing includes the academic department in which the student majored, followed by the title of the student's senior thesis or graduate degree paper.

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Arts

Julia Angela-Lee Bean
Art
Invisible Realities: An Approach to Psychological Portraiture

Sirius Myoho Bonner
Art
Too Other: Black Women in French Art of the Nineteenth Century

Ashley Elizabeth Bowen
Art
Politicizing the Everyday: The Role of the Arbeiter-Illustrierte-Zeitung in Interwar Germany

Steven Lawrence Bridges
Art
Images and Identity: The Recontextualization of and Reconfiguration of Meaning in Family Snapshot Photography

Dhyana Lillie Cabarga
Art
Death, Photography, and Sally Mann

Brianna Erin Dahlberg
Art
Prophecy and Witchcraft in Rosso Fiorentino's Allegory of Salvation

Arini Marika Esarey
Art
Constructing an Intimate Place: Topoanalysis and Book Arts

Vance Marco Feldman
Art
Time Expanded Paintings: Microcosmic Mayhem

Lindsay Mayer Fuchs
Art
Nothing's Ever Simple: Pinning Down the Photographic Collection

Robert Justin Holt
Art
Theatricality in the Art of Barnett Newman

Ariel Stuermer Jacobs
Art
Intertwining Images: Art's Role in Qianlong's Vision of Sino-European Relations

Kathryn Reid Moore
Art
Naive Genius: Understanding the Work, Ideas, and Implications of Umberto Boccioni's Futurism

Jonathan Charles Murphy
Art
Post Video: Using Visual Effects to Test the Limits of Believability in the Online Realm

Joshua Steven Roberts
Theatre
Acting Divorced: Solo Performance and The Last 5 Years

Debra Eliana Rolfe
Art
Picturing the Metropolis: Representations of Urban Space in the Photography of Rut Blees Luxemburg

Elliot Flynn Sharron
Theatre
The Spice of Life: Minstrelsy, Vaudeville, and Avant-garde Variety Theater

Rachel Sprague
Art
Whoopin' It Down: Improvising with Remnants

Kathleen Moir Tahk
Art
(Re)Building a Nation: Architecture and Memory in Post-Soviet Latvia

Nicholas Dabney Wright
Art
Bridging and Building

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History and Social Sciences

Gregory Mark Agamalian
Economics
The Effect of Urban Stream Shade Coverage on Property Values: A Hedonic Property Analysis of an Urban Watershed in Southeast Portland, Oregon

Michael Whitney Anderson
Economics
Development Effort and Prospect Giving: Absolute and Marginal Effects

Tara Lynn Anderson
Political Science
Pathologies of the Democratic Peace

Sarah Farel Asch
Anthropology
What Comes Around Goes Around: An Exploration of Consumption, Materiality, and the Implications of the Fashion System for Social Agency

Osman Bekir Balkan
Political Science
Islam and Laïcité in Turkey and France

Jacob Clinton Becker
History
Intellectual Synthesis in Late Qing and Early Republican China: Kang Youwei, Tan Sitong, and Liang Qichao

Joshua Francis Bernat
History
The Emergence of a Potato Monoculture in Ireland and its Influence on Irish Social Tensions from 1700 to the Great Famine of the 1840s

Brooke Alice Bina
Anthropology
Professionalization, Authoritative Knowledge, and Conceptions of Midwifery and Medicine in the Contemporary United States

Eleanor Jean Blue
Anthropology
Starbucks is Everywhere

Elizabeth Yancey Breyer
Economics
Political Economy of Biodiesel in the United States and Germany

Artemis Leah Brod
Anthropology
Ironic Appropriations: Creating White Masculinities Through Hiphop

Louis Robert Caron
History
Embodied Liberalism: John Locke's Medical Practice and His Political Philosophy

John Casana
Anthropology
Christians Gone Socialist: A Theology of Liberation and Its Role in the Nicaraguan Revolution

Roland Stanley Chlapowski
Economics
What is Economic Success? A Theoretical and Empirical Investigation of the Measurement of Economic Progress and Human Wellbeing

Lauren Moreillon Cleff
Economics
The Nicaraguan Small Farmer Meets the World Market

Rachel Susannah Crothers
History
Conversos in Spain and the Illuminist Legacy: Judaizantes, Heretics, and Saints

Jennifer Bryan Delfino
Anthropology
"The Beautiful Struggle": Rap Music, Black Cultural Production, and the Representation of African American Youth

Daniel Peter Denvir
Anthropology
Experiencing Neoliberalism at the Border: Economic Restructuring and Cultural Change in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Theodore Seymour Dewey
History
King James VI of Scotland, Author of The Trew Law of Free Monarchies, and Later, King James I of England

Thuan M. Duong
Sociology
Lost in Translation: Identity and Incorporation in the Vietnamese Second-Generation

Gina Gagliano
Anthropology
In Court and Countryside: Class and Cultural Critique in French and Russian Fairy Tales

Lana Ann Gailani
History
Mesopotamia to Iraq: The British Creation of the Iraqi Nation-State 1917-1921

Matthew John Gies
Political Science
Free As a Caged Bird: Protest Zones, Qua Prior Restraint, Preclude First Amendment Free Expression

Sabrina Jean Gogol
History
Roots and Branches of Labor Unrest in Oakland: The Union Community's Mobilization at the Point of Purchase for Their 1946 General Strike and Boycott

Milon Kumar Good
Political Science
American Public Opinion of the Persian Gulf War and the War in Iraq: What Has Changed and What Effect Has That Had?

Colette T. Gordon
Sociology
Mobilizing Beyond Crisis: Police Accountability Organizing in Portland, Oregon

Jonathan Michael Grass
Anthropology
Connecting to the International Muslim Community through Nationalism: Muhammad Speaks and the Nation of Islam in the 1960s

Abigail Susan Kahn
Sociology
Negotiating Sex in the Classroom: A Study of Sexuality Education in Oregon Public Schools

Kelly Christin Kendziorski
Anthropology
Gradations of Independence in the Portland Film Community

Miri Kim
History
Peasant Migration and Mobile Citizenship in North and Northeast China, 1900-1930

Margaret Rose Kindschuh
History
Masculinity, Morality, and the Military: Understanding the Production of Identity through Storyville

Helen Isabel Larkin
Political Science
Welfare Reform and Considerations for State Devolution

Eben Walker Lindsey
History
The Parallel Enterprise: Hong Taiji and the Forging of an Eastern Mongol Empire by the Pre-Conquest Manchus

Adonia Elena Lugo
Anthropology
Defining Orange County: A Native Perspective

Laurel Marie Madar
Economics
Individual Action, Segregation, and Gentrification

Max William Matthews
Political Science
Dying to Help: Toward an Ethical Framework for Understanding Humanitarian Intervention

Sarah Elizabeth McMurray
Anthropology
Hypersexual Performance and Femininity in Girls Gone Wild

Geoffrey Rowan McNamara
History
White Left, Black Power: Students for a Democratic Society and the Black Liberation Movement of the 1960s

Garth Bunker Melnick
Anthropology
Black and Blue: Anthropological Approaches to the Conflicted Relationship Between the African American Community and the Police in Portland, Oregon

Gregory Toshio Meronek
Political Science
Explaining Political Climate Change in the East Timorese and West Papuan Independence Movements

Sara Doane Mott
Anthropology
Nigerian Video Films: Cultural Discourse and the Cinematic Spectacle

Rositsa Ognyanova Nikolaeva
Economics
The Effects of Third-Party Environmental Certification on Share Prices: An Event Study

Steven Michael O'Toole
Anthropology
Counterculturalism and the Beat Generation Myth in America

Daniel Henry Pachico
History
Philip II and the Thraceward Region: A Study in Ancient Diplomacy

Rujana Pavlic
Political Science
Universal Jurisdiction: A Qualified Success

Alexander Seaver Perdue
Anthropology
National Liberation and Culture in Angola

Lucas Ross Perkins
Political Science
Social Theory and Globalization: Constructing an Ideal Critical Position

Sara Anne Rasmussen
Anthropology
"What's Wrong With This Country?" Talking Politics and Making Sense of the 2004 Presidential Debates

Elizabeth Anne Reddy
Anthropology
Portland's Zine Community

Katherine Victoria Rempe
Anthropology
American Inequality and Segregation: Public Education and the Supreme Court

Nicole Erin Ruiz de Luzuriaga
Anthropology
Feminisms and Femininities: Liberation and Regulation in Popular Feminist Movements

Olga Aleksandrovna Salyuk
Political Science
Political Participation of Immigrants in the United States: A Case-Study of Russian-speaking Immigrants in Portland, Oregon

Adam Carl Sargent
Anthropology
"It's Not Fake, It's Entertainment": Professional Wrestling and Working-Class Masculinities

Yves Alexandre Alfred Savoir
Economics
A Hedonic Analysis of Transportation Accessibility and its Effect on Housing Prices in the Portland Metropolitan Area

Patrick Sawick
Economics
Financial Intermediation and Growth: Wisconsin, 1850-1900

Tina Schneider
History
Competing Models of Identity on the German-Polish Border: The 1921 Upper Silesian Plebiscite

Shulamit Rebecca Seidler-Feller
Anthropology
Identities on Fire: Black Masculinity and Racialized Representation in the Los Angeles Riots

Amanda Aguilar Shank
Anthropology
(De)Constructing the Mexican Transmigrant Population

Victoria Anne Shineman
Political Science
Predictable Behavior Within Voting Systems: Toward Universal Hypotheses Regarding Nominations, Campaigns, and Voter Organization within the Single Non-Transferable Vote

Charles William Shipp
History
Austro-German Relations and the Blank Check

Caitlin Bess Shrigley
Anthropology
Voices from the Blogosphere: Identities in an Online Public Sphere

Joshua David Simon
Political Science
On Justiciability and Political Gerrymanders

Ian Bradley Slesinger
Anthropology
An Anthropological Perspective on the Social Construction of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Thomas Scott Smith
History
Squatter Societies and the Federal Land Policy in the Ohio Territory

Phillip David Stephenson
Economics
An Empirical Analysis of the Relationship Between Telecommunications and Economic Growth, 1981-2000

Daniel Ransom Swift
Political Science
Ostracism and the Free Exercise Clause: Are Religious Organizations Exempt from Tort Claims by Former Members?

Vega Adjoa Tom
Political Science
The Linking of HIV/AIDS and Women's Rights Movements in Sub-Saharan Africa: Strategies and Consequences

Monica Holly Toth
Political Science
The Rise and Fall of Deterrence in Nuclear Weapons Strategy

Kent F. Ureda
Anthropology
Beer and Traditions: College Football in the South

Vincent Benjamin Vecera
Political Science
The Analytic Constitution: A Theory of Judicial Review

Alexander Hansen Verbeck
History
A Sick, Beautiful Bird: Counterinsurgency in Vietnam and the Road to the Phoenix Program

Dorothy Louise Walker
Sociology
Electrifying! An Analysis of Consumer Cooperatives in America

Emily Kathleen Walsh
Anthropology
Examining Themselves: Breast Cancer Illness Stories and the Negotiation of Identity

Erica Leigh Weaver
History
The Gendering of the American Sporting Tradition from the Colonial Era to the Nineteenth Century

Lindsey Marie West
Anthropology
Immigration and Exclusions in the Republic of Ireland: A Thousand Welcomes?

Ryan A. Wilcoxen
Anthropology
Joking Matters

Ira Jordan Woodward
History
Learning from Experience: Workers' Education, the Pacific Northwest Labor College, and the Struggle for a Rank and File Politics

Kathryn Langa Wulfson
History
Communicating Experience in the Correspondence of Marin Mersenne

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Literature and Languages

Grey Martin Anderson
English
Literary Reflexivity

Aaron Joseph Betcher
English
Reception History of William Faulkner

John Hywel Bower
English
What is America to You or You to America? American Identity in the Poetry of William Carlos Williams

Margaret Elizabeth Boyle
Spanish
Gendered Identities in María de Zayas' La Traición en la Amistad and Ana Caro's Valor, Agravio y Mujer

Jacob Samuel Bromberg
English
Hélène Cixous: From Ontology to Ethics

Austin Lipiec Brown
English
"Representations and Things" in Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, or, The Evening Redness in the West

Thien-Kim Thi Bui
Classics
An Examination of Two Manifestations of Feminine Voicelessness in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Samuel Pendleton Cole
Classics
Exactly What He Could Get Away With: Alexander the Great and the Transformation of the Macedonian Kingship 336-328 BCE

Sarah Jean de Haan
English
"The Thing You Need to Know Is: It's All about Sex": The Function of Heteronormative Discourse and Ideology in Queer as Folk and The L Word

Ryan Christopher Delker
English
"Nothing is without Meaning": Nation, Reading, and Truth in Midnight's Children

Johanna Droubay
English
"The Story Shall Be Changed": Reading Imaginatively in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Kristen Marie Earl
English
Race, Class, and Sex: Transgression in Langston Hughes' The Ways of White Folks

Parker Harris Emerson
English
The Question of Raymond Chandler

Bettina Laura Fairman
Spanish
Fracturing the Discourse of Argentina's Military Regime: The Epistolary Novel and Fluidity of Thought in Ricardo Piglia's Respiración Artificial

Naomi Louise Fogerty
English
Time Will Tell: Forging a Fictional Australian Historiography in Peter Carey's True History of the Kelly Gang and Richard Flanagan's Gould's Book of Fish

Lorenzo Frederick Giachetti
French
Off the Beaten Path: Tracing the Flâneur from Charles Baudelaire to the Situationist dérive

Liz Catherine Gonzalez
Spanish
The Ambiguous Representation of Moriscos in Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quijote de La Mancha

Amber Ann Grasmick
English
A Woman's Place Is in the Poem: Enclosure and the Poetry of Emily Dickinson and Adrienne Rich

Patricia Elise Greve
English
Dark Waters

Kate Harrison Hardy
General Literature
The Body and the Detail: A Logic of Contingency in the Writings of Frank O'Hara

Mark Charles Hulse
English
Shakespeare's Second Historic Tetralogy: Romanticism, Formalism, and New Historicism

Clara Chiyoko Iwasaki
Chinese
In Love With the Past: The Relationship between Nostalgia and Same-Sex Love in Farewell My Concubine and Fleeing by Night

Sarah Jean James
English
The Invisible Imagined Visible: The Historical Fiction of Sarah Waters and Nineteenth Century Lesbian Identity

Rachel Jenna Katz
English
The Horror of an Unleashed Woman: Self-Governance and the Supernatural in Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre

Amber Lynn Kingery
English
Jewel Kilcher and her Literary Tradition: A Case for Popular Culture as High Art

Jacob Aaron Konick
Russian
The Figure of the Jew in Five Works by Anton Chekhov

Taya Aschaffenburg Koschnick
English
I Don't Remember It Like That

Sarah Margaret Krings-Lien
Spanish
Images of Authority: Cieza de León and Guaman Poma de Ayala as Testimonial Cronistas of Colonial Peru

Daniel Brooks Lichterman
English
The Headless Man, A Lifelong Literary Ambition Composed for the Desk: An Exploration of Bricolage and Storytelling within Isaac Babel's "Childhood Cycle"

Sharareh Lotfi
English
Interpretation, Imitation, and Innovation: The Creative Process of Translation

Ian Gibbs Mallett
English
Nomads, Rogues, Boys, and Men: Manhood and the Mythology of the Frontier in On the Road and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Kelly Ann McCown
Spanish
The Function of the Ghost in the Mexican Novel: a Study of Aura, Pedro Páramo, and Los Recuerdos del Porvenir

Colin Bixby Mieling
Chinese
A Personal Public: Form and Meaning in Han Shaogong's Maqiao Cidian

Anna Crystal Mirocha
English
Happily Missing the Forest for the Trees: A Close Look at Early John Ashbery

James Daniel Morrell
English
"All Dark and Comfortless?" Cruelty, Disharmony, and Intelligibility in Two Films of King Lear

Michael Charles Mullins
English
Free Indirect Discourse and the Figurative Scaffold of Their Eyes Were Watching God

Sergio Humberto Pastor
English
A Riverrun

Tessa Elizabeth Rayburn
German
More Than Just a Trend? Reflections of a New Generation in Contemporary German Pop Literature

Michael J. Rencewicz
General Literature
The Children Re-forged: Pedagogicheskaia poema in its Stalinist Context

Yoscelina Noemi Renteria
French
A Photon in the Sun: The Individual vs. Society in French Medieval Literature

Natalie Lois Rogers
English
Visions of Individual Resistance in 1984 and The Trial

Jessica Elizabeth Rossknecht
Classics
Roman Love Poetry: The Elegiac Genre and Propertius' Fourth Book

Joseph Israel Rubin
English
Traveling With Class: Language and Politics in the Novels of Henry Green

Casey Erin Samuelson
English
Mayonnaise and Sauerkraut and Bread

Jessica Leigh Sanders
Russian
"How Unfairly Writers Complain That We Don't Live in Romantic Times": Alexander Bestuzhev-Marlinsky's "The Cuirassier"

William Arthur Teixeira Savery
English
"I'll Tell You What I'm Blathering about": Tradition, Transformation, and Transcendence in The Big Lebowski

Betsy Caitlyn Schwartz
English
The Beautiful City

Kerry Louise Skemp
English
Heeding the Butterfly and Beyond: The Unique Interpretive Activities Necessitated by Vladimir Nabokov's Pale Fire

Jennifer Grace Smith
French
La chrétienté et la morale dans les romans courtois de Chrétien de Troyes

Sabrina Maxine Steel
French
An Exploration of Surrealism: Theory and Practice of Surrealist Thought and Literature

Charles David Stein
Classics
The Nature of a Warrior's greek symbol in Homer's Iliad

Jessica L. Stroia
English
Native American Women's Poetry: A New Blend of the Mythic and Modern

Rebecca Jeanne Sullivan
Russian
Iurii Olesha's Strogii Iunosha and the Stalinist Aesthetic

Cecily Anne Hodges Swanson
English
"To Resuscitate the Dead Art of Poetry": Ezra Pound and the Sublime

Meghan Ann VanLeuwen
French
Le parti pris des choses comestibles: Analyzing the Food Poems of Francis Ponge

Sarah Elizabeth Zoref
English
"To Fashion a Gentleman": Re-envisioning Masculinity in Film Adaptations of Pride and Prejudice

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Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Chris Aries Adams
Biology
Brahma-related Gene One Has a Role in the Maturation, Differentiation, or Survival of Astrocyte Progenitor Cells

Clea Maruxa Agüera-Arcas
Biology
Cloning Xenopus laevis Telomere Binding Protein, POT1

Dag Rorek Arneson
Mathematics
Algorithms for Lattice Point Counting in Polytopes

Alexander Michael Barron
Biology
The Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Global Regulator Ler is Critical to Pathogenesis in the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

Amir Bashar
Biology
In vivo and in vitro Reduction of 1,2-diacetylbenzene Neurotoxicity by N-acetyl-L-cysteine

Laurel Kruse Black
Biology
One in the Hand or Two in the Bush? Worldwide Bird Introductions Have Favored Species Using Human-modified Habitats

Max Esau Boeck
Biology
A Cellular Pirate's Sword: Identification of Two Yeast tRNA Genes that Enhance Barley Dwarf Virus' Programmed Stop Codon Readthrough Event

Elizabeth Emelia Braun
Biology
The Effects of Steroid Hormones on Heart Development in the American Alligator, Alligator mississippiensis

Kathryn Elizabeth Bray
Chemistry
Towards Synthesis of a Model Eremantholide

Daniel Abraham Bromberg
Biology
Synaptic Development of Adult-Generated Neurons in the Hippocampus

Anna Laura Brown
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Toward Understanding Ler-DNA Binding in vitro

Loren Richard Bruns Jr.
Physics
Modeling and Moment Analysis of Gravitational Lensing

Cosmo Zephyrus Buffalo
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Identification and Purification of Fur and IdeR from the Thermoacidophilic Archaeon Sulfolobus solfataricus

Jennifer Justina Burian
Biology
The Retinoid X Receptor-alpha symbolis a Direct Target of Estrogen Receptor-alpha symbol

Patrick Block Carlisle
Mathematics
Functional Expression with Side Effects

Lucas S.P. Carlson
Physics
Computational Study of Quantum Chaos

Peter Elliot Chase
Mathematics
Set: The Card Game, Not the Theory

Kelsey Jeane Coday
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Substitution of the Membrane-binding Function of the HIV Matrix Protein

Laurel Rew Coffey
Physics
Brownian Motion: Using Video Microscopy to Measure Boltzmann's Constant

Julie Vanessa Corbett
Biology
Processing of GFP-labeled Prohormone ELH in Aplysia Bag Cells

Robert Lao Day-Reynolds
Physics
Near-Critical Phenomena of Nematic Liquid Crystals

Jeffrey Howard Emanuel
Mathematics
A Very Basic Introduction to Lie Groups

Christopher Erich Feige
Chemistry
An Overview of Macrocyclic Ligand Complexes and Attempted Synthesis of an Optically Active Tetraamido Macrocyclic Ligand

Derek Christopher Galligan
Biology
Regulation of Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Virulence Genes by the SOS Response

Sarah Lorraine Griner
Chemistry
Structural Studies on the Metal Binding Site of MntR

Samantha Ruth Haberman
Biology
Searching for PC1: Evidence of Kiss-and-Run Exocytosis in Aplysia californica Bag Cells

Jamie Alissa Averill Harvey
Chemistry
Forming the Strained In-Out ABC Ingenane Ring System Using RCM

Shizuko Hashimoto
Biology
Phytoremediation Potential of the Aquatic Plants Juncus effusus and Azolla filiculoides for the Detoxification of Atrazine

Christopher Kenneth Haulk
Mathematics
Epidemic Models and Percolation

Eric King Hogle
Mathematics
Van der Waerden's Theorem: A Beastiary of Proofs

Edward Andrew Holets
Chemistry
The Thermodynamics of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Orotate Phosphoribosyltransferase Substrate Binding

Zachary Charles Holman
Physics
Electron Transport in Amorphous Silicon

Elijah Benjamin Itah
Biology
A C-terminal Truncation of Ler Shows Decreased Activation of EPEC LEE5 Promoter

Justin Thomas Jasper
Chemistry
Investigating the Doublet at 1300 Wavenumbers: A Resonance Raman Whodunit

Casey Marie Jones
Chemistry
A Synthesis of Substituted Hydroazulenes via Selective Transannular Aldol Reactions

Eliot Kapit
Physics
An Exact Spin Hamiltonian for the Quantum Hall State

Stephen Jacob Katz
Mathematics
Quantum vs. Classical Learning Algorithms

Jack Robert Kidney
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Detection of Antioxidant Gene Expression in Soybean Root Nodules Using Real-Time PCR

Matthew Ellis Klein
Biology
Regulation of MeCP2 levels by CREB induced MicroRNAs

Benjamin Levi Kohn
Chemistry
Synthesis of a Protected Furanoheliangolide Ring Skeleton

Gordan Zdenko Krnjaic
Physics
Conformal Mapping, Separable Coordinates, and Charge Distributions on Conductors

On Lee Annie Lau
Biology
Ecophysiology of Blue and White: Response to Water Availability in Delphinium nutallii and D. leucophaeum

Ryann Joan Liebenthal
Biology
Agricultural Land-use and Avian Biodiversity in the Sagebrush Region of the Intermountain West

Tessa Elizabeth London
Biology
Expression of Xp53 in Xenopus laevis, South African Clawed Toad, during SEB-induced AICD

James Anthony Louisell
Biology
Peptide Processing in the Bag Cell Neurons of the Marine Mollusk Aplysia californica

Prashant Luitel
Physics
Electrostatic Interactions During Exocytosis

Sheila E. Markwardt
Biology
Determination of the Evolutionary Forces Affecting the Geographic Distribution of Delphinium nuttallii and Delphinium leucophaeum Ribosomal DNA Variation

Michael Charles Mullins
Biology
REMAP, IRAP, and the Genetic Structure of Spartina anglica in the Puget Sound, Washington

Elizabeth Ariela Najman
Mathematics
Axiomatic Set Theory and Independence Proofs

Riteshwar Nath
Physics
An FTIR Analysis of Microtubule Dynamics

Kelley Nicole Newton
Biology
Identification of Host Factors Involved in Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Programmed Stop Codon Readthrough in the Model Organism, Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Benjamin Michael O'Donnell
Mathematics
Temperature-Two Go Endgames, or Two Cool for School

Benjamin Samuel Pedroja
Biology
MyRIP, a Rab27 Effector, is a Novel Mammalian A-Kinase Anchoring Protein

Zachary J. Pegram
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Purification and Binding Properties of the Manganese Transport Regulator, MntR, D8M/E99C Double Mutant from B. subtilis

Adam Magassy Percival
Physics
The Physics of Skipping Stones

Meng Qi
Biology
Morphological Variation in Populations of Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) in the Reed College Canyon

Heidi Jean Reich
Biology
Estrogen Modulation of the Immune System: An Amphibian Model

Katharine Rebecca Richards
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Manganese Selectivity and L-Arabinose Isomerase

Ashley Danielle Rogers
Biology
An Evaluation of the Effects of the Restoration of the Reed College Canyon on the Abundance, Distribution, and Morphology of the Oregon Salamander, Ensatina eschscholtzii oregonensis

Sara Elizabeth Saperstein
Biology
Vesicle Menagerie

Alexandra Schaich Borg
Biology
Urban Restoration and Conservation: Reed College Canyon and the Pacific Treefrog, Pseudacris regilla

Iliyana V. Skorcheva
Biology
Effects of a Distal Viral Sequence and of an Overexpressed Host Gene on Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Stop Codon Readthrough in Yeast

Jasmine A. Sternik
Biology
A Cross-Disciplinary Investigation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Benjamin Stoner-Duncan
Biology
Geographic Variation in the Short Song of Eastern Oregon Brewer's Sparrows

Anna Louisa Sundholm
Biology
Heat Shock Protein Induction in Xenopus laevis: In Search of Hsp27

Lucas Adrian Tarr
Physics
Quantum Systems with Time-dependent Boundaries

Nathan David Peter Tompkins
Physics
Six Million Masses on Springs: Measuring the Number of Trapped Atoms in the Reed MOT

Claire Elizabeth Trageser
Chemistry
Pressure Studies on the Multiphoton Dissociation of Chromium Hexacarbonyl

Duy Ngoc Tran
Mathematics
Cache-Efficient Ordered Dictionaries

Galen Joseph Trostle
Mathematics
An Investigation of the Two- and Three-dimensional Crystallographic Groups

Emily Elizabeth Vance
Biology
Analysis of Gastrulation in the Embryos of the Spider Zytgiella x-notata

Tristan Michael Victoroff
Biology
Inhibit This! An Attempt at TRF1 Knockdown in Xenopus laevis

William Emerson Wood
Biology
Anthropogenic Noise and the Song of the Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia

David E. Yaylali
Physics
Conserved Properties of the Korteweg-de Vries Equation

Gabriel George Ycas
Physics
The Minimal Model of Electrical Streamers

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Philosophy, Religion, and Psychology

Mahrad Almotahari
Philosophy
Of Matters Existential

Crystal Michelle Alvarez
Psychology
Ability Praise: A Possible Cause of Self-Handicapping as Mediated Through Contingent Self-Worth

Brian James Andrews Chavez
Psychology
Subjective Overachievement and Risky Task Choices: An Issue for Academia or Daily Life?

Cody Joseph Bambino
Psychology
AD/HD: A Qualitative Examination of Stereotypes and Advantages

Jennifer Lynne Bestpitch
Philosophy
Living Outside the Law: Arguments for the Absurdity of Human Existence

Yael Segal Bridge
Psychology
Examining Self-Knowledge and Individual Differences in Affective Forecasting and the Retrospective Impact Bias

Kasmira Maureen Brough
Psychology
Disability Prejudice from a Terror Management Perspective

Erik Augustin Cameron
Philosophy
Referential Perspectives

Annette Lynn Cantu
Religion
Roman Catholic Identity, Vatican II, and the "Current Crisis"of the Catholic Church in the United States

Roma Giannina Carpenter
Religion
The Function of Gravestones within Catholic Soteriology: Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 1888-1910

Rachel Shenandoah Cover
Psychology
An Examination of the Relationship Between REM Sleep, Aminergic Neurotransmission, and Water Maze Learning and Memory in Rats

Jason Miles Denning
Religion
Self-Educated Buddhism and Alan Watts

Noah Depper
Religion
Blazing Trails on the Steep Pass: A Study of the Progressive Muslim Movement

Anton Dimov Ditchev
Philosophy
Wittgenstein on Private Languages and Ostensive Definition

DeeAnna Kristine Duffield
Psychology
Why Don't You Like What You Like? Modulating Factors in the Anticipatory Contrast and Conditioned Flavor Preference Paradigms

Adam Benjamin Gardner
Philosophy
A Modest Proposal for a Science of Memetics

Canek Xavier Gordillo
Philosophy
In Defense of Externalism

Alexandria T. Grey
Philosophy
Bad Vibes: Metaethical Arguments Against the Non-Naturalist Moral Realist

Cherie Josefa Guerrero
Psychology
A Longitudinal Approach to Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: The Middle School Transition

Daniel Scott Hagen
Philosophy
A Study of Two-Dimensional Semantics

Kristel Aurora Hart
Psychology
Bilingualism and Personality: A Study of the Role of Language Priming on the Personality Profiles of Hispanic-Americans

Kylee Micajah Hartman-Warren
Philosophy
The Cosmos and the Soul: A Literal Understanding of Plato's Creation of Time

Athena Victoria Hollins
Psychology
The Relationship Between Neuroticism and Memory for Emotional Events

Hannah Barrett Hubbard
Psychology
Confidence-Accuracy Calibration and the Cross-Race Recognition Deficit: Race in the Mind of the Beholder

Avigail Ruth Hurvitz-Prinz
Religion
Homemade Haggadot: A Study of Contemporary Jewish Ritual, Practice, and Identity

Alexandra Maureen Jackiw
Philosophy
Self-Consciousness and Moral Personhood

Leila Rose Kalmbach
Psychology
If Seeing Is Believing, Then Don't Believe Your Eyes: The Effect of Photographs on False Memories

Susanna L. Kannenberg
Psychology
Is the Glass Almost Full, or Not at All Empty? Cognitive Strategies and Task Persistence

Samuel Van Dusen Lewis
Philosophy
Three Defenses of Conceptual Analysis in Epistemology

Kelly Elizabeth Love
Psychology
The Impact of Beliefs: Does Shaping Theory of Intelligence Make a Difference for Motivation?

Joelle S. Marr
Religion
Immanent Objects: A Study of Buddhist Relics, Icons, and Sutras through the Lens of Ennin's Diary

James Isaac McCollum
Psychology
Acting in Other's Best Interests: Self-Handicapping and Other-Enhancement for Friends and Strangers

Emily Buckingham Miller
Religion
The Baby Boom in the Neo-orthodox Nursery: Protestant Education in 1950s America

Ilana Esther Moll
Religion
The Dao De Jing and Expression of Interpretation through Translation

Elissa Anne Molloy
Psychology
Professors' Perceptions of Learning Disabled Students

Alexander Landry Neely
Religion
Breaking the Maximus Code: A Systematic Exposition of the Mystagogia

Andrea Lynn Neuhoff
Religion
The Unedited Thomas Merton: Autobiography to Autohagiography

Blanca Lizette Quintero
Philosophy
Love is a Many Splendored Thing: The Philosophy of Love in Plato's Symposium and Phaedrus, as well as a Modern Kantian's Perspective

Joseph Frederick Rancourt
Psychology
To Taste or Not to Taste: Human Fatty Acid Taste Perception

Jack Lyons Reilly
Philosophy
Freedom, Naturally: A Critique of Daniel Dennett's Evolutionary Account of Freedom

Melelani Sax-Barnett
Philosophy
A Chronological Reading of Plotinus' Account of the Generation of Nous and an Analysis of Three Problems Therein

Ian Taavi Schreiner
Psychology
Mood and Variability

Jeffrey W. Schroeder
Religion
Gary Snyder's Imagined Window on Paleolithic Buddhism

Dominic Joseph Sirianni
Philosophy
In Defense of Platonism

Theodore Andrew Skaarup
Philosophy
On Korsgaard on Normativity

Sarah Catherine Tappon
Psychology
Combining Concepts in Language

Mark Neville Triant
Philosophy
The Problem With Realism: A Case Study in the Limits of Inquiry

Cynthia Anne Trimble
Psychology
Motivational Regulation Strategies in Elementary School Populations

Shimron Louis Lyons Tubman
Psychology
The Taste of Science: How Sweet Can It Be?

Katherine Grace Wagner
Psychology
Delay of Reinforcement and Variability

Jessica Catherine Weichert
Philosophy
"Wie man wird, was man ist": Interpreting Thus Spoke Zarathustra in the Context of Friedrich Nietzsche's Moral Philosophy

Alison Ruth Weiss
Psychology
Object Manipulation in Two Strains of Laboratory Rat

Leigh Allison Wensman
Psychology
Personality and Vocational Interests in Undergraduate Major Selection

 

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Interdisciplinary

Margaret Jeannette Anderson
Political Science-Russian
The Decline of Liberal Democracy in Putin's Russia

Heather Michelle Campbell
Linguistics
Jokoa eta Jolas Policy Instillation vs. Playful Improvisation in the Basque Language Movement

Daniel Jonah Englander
International and Comparative Policy Studies
Towards Political Order: A Study of Bargaining and Exchange in Rural China

Mark Englehart Evans
Linguistics
Rhythmic Assymmetry

Javier Samuel Hidalgo
Philosophy-Political Science
Political Liberalism and Distributive Justice

Jessica Blumer Hoel
Mathematics-Economics
Testing the Effects of U.S. Presidential Election Expectations on Exchange Rates

Miranda Sara Kuris King
Literature-Theatre
A Cheerful Horror: Incongruity, Imagination, and Interpretation in the Works of Edward Gorey

Sara Anne Lafleur-Vetter
Russian-Anthropology
Russia at the "Post": Reading the Changing Role of Literature in Russia Through the Prism of Post-Soviet Publishing Houses

Laura Jean Long
Linguistics
Information Packaging in Russian

Malika Maskarinec
German-Philosphy
Teleology, Morality, and Reason in Kant's Philosophy of History

Margaret Ann Mitchell
Linguistics
The Generation of Referring Expressions in Natural Language Processing

Katherine Anne Osburn Paddock
Linguistics
Towards a Theory of Free Verse Rhythm: A Prosodic Analysis of the Poetry of William Carlos Williams

Divya Pakkiasamy
International and Comparative Policy Studies
Fueling Growth: A Case Study on Economic Development in Saudi Arabia, 1970-2004

Tamzyn Ruth Peterson
Anthropology-Art
Photography in the Age of Transcultural Reproduction: Co-opting the Materiality and Discursivity of Photography in Contemporary India

John Simonds Russell
Literature-Theatre
Didst Thou Not See a Noise? The Acting Utility of the First Folio of Shakespeare

Kirill Shklovsky
Linguistics
Person Marking in Petalcingo Tzeltal

Adam Nilson Stoll
International and Comparative Policy Studies
Stability and Democratization: A Spanish Model?

Annelise Elizabeth Uhlig
Linguistics
From Protolanguage to Plenalanguage

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Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Jared Richard Gardner
MALS
Garcilaso de la Vega's Incas as Civilizers of the Andes and Quasi-Christians: Defending the Incas through Reason and Natural Law

Katrina Lee Gilkey
MALS
Observations of Resilience and Defeat in Arthur Runquist's Paintings of Labor and the Land

Susan Carol Hay
MALS
The Decline of Wild Salmon and The Industrialization of Aquaculture: How the Trend toward the Adoption of Transgenics in Aquaculture Threatens Wild Salmon with Extinction

Matthew Lee Kish
MALS
Orphan of the Camus Storm: The Poetics of Bob Kaufman

Teresa Ann Pearce
MALS
Reflections on Violence, Working through the Past, and the Literature of Post-World War II Austria: Adorno and Ingeborg Bachmann's "Among Murderers and Madmen"and Malina

 

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