Commencement 2007

Class of 2007

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.

Arts

Maya Jenny Bartel

Art

The 1960s American Body through Sculptural Movement and Static Dance: The Work of George Segal, Allan Kaprow, and Yvonne Rainer

Sheena Margaret Campbell

Art

Constructing Subjectivity: The Adolescent Body and Female Sexuality in the Art of Suzanne Valadon

Gabriella Hannah Cook

Art

In Service of Commerce

Samuel Francis Falls

Art

We Are All Here Now: Presence in Contemporary Photography and New Media

Alexander Lennon Gagne-Hawes

Theatre

A New Metaphoric Conception of the Stage Truth, the Failure of Same, and How It All Relates to Kama Ginkas's Metaphoric Theatre

Timothy Starbuck Gardner

Art

Red Vessel

Sarah Elizabeth Harvey

Art

Disjunction and Cohesion: The Strange Frontier of Narrative

Theresa Evelyn Hulls

Art

Murals and Street Art: The Aesthetics of Community and Rebellion

Brian Michael Hyman

Art

Der Zeitgeist der Zukunft: Andreas Gursky beyond the Postmodern Condition

Jesse Boardman Kauppila

Art

Robert Davidson and Wole Soyinka: Aboriginal Experience in "Third Spaces"

Kristen Mary Lavavej

Art

Fit It Then Knit It: A Revolutionary Knitting Pattern System

Katherine Faye Lefever

Music

"Flowerings of the German Spirit": The Conflict between Volksmusik and Kunstmusik in Gustav Mahler's and Hugo Wolf's Settings of Some Religious Folk Songs

Amelia R. Lohrenz

Art

In Mine Own Image: Remaking Self-Portraits of the Female Artist at Work

Jonathan Paul Owicki

Theatre

Presenting Pierrot: Examples of the Pierrot Tradition in Theatre and Poetry

Ethan Timothy Rafal

Art

Means and Ends: Experiments with Media: Engaging the Human War

Eleanor Hazard Ray

Art

Politics and Old Lace: Iconographic Innovations of the Vologda School of Lacemaking in the 1930s

Joseph Gordon Robertson

Art

Research Art: Understanding Intelligence through a Machine

Emily Elizabeth Rohrabaugh

Art

The Changing Representation of Experiments in Art and Technology and its Implications for the Study of New Media Art

Daniel Jacob Sander

Art

Seizing and Rending the Veil of Smoke that Man Calls "Order": A Bit of Glitter on the Mountain of Knowledge

Joseph Everett Willis

Art

Pop Media: Purveyor of Culture

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History and Social Sciences

Zara Saba Azhar

Economics

The Parallel Existence of the Formal and Informal Credit Markets in Pakistan

Serene Elaine Bacigalupi

Anthropology

Cosmetic Surgery: Agency and the Plasticity of Identity

Matthew Gordon Bresnahan

History

Bringing the Other into View: Jewish Views of Palestinian-Arabs, 1900-39

Erica Nicole Briant

History

A History of the Marital Rape Exemption: The Years between Women's Movements

Elizabeth Stephanie Bryson

Anthropology

Voices from the Flood: Racism, Representation, and Narrative Resistance in the Telling of Hurricane Katrina

Aya Lee Burgess

Sociology

(Philanthropy)™: The Elite Influence on Giving

Caihuajia

Anthropology

The Qinghai-Tibet Railway: A Mirror of China's Development

Reid Francis Capalino

Economics

Canada's Changing Energy Intensity: Another Way to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Julia Helen Cattrall

Anthropology

The Appellation Contrôlée and Reformation of Rural Identity in Viticultural France

Ana Cikara

Sociology

A Few Good Men: The Effect of Sex Ratios on Women's Gender Roles

Erin Ashley Crews

Anthropology

Defining the Worth of a Child: How Parents' Motivations for Adoption Affect the Social and Monetary Valuation of Adoptive Children in the United States

Christina Mackenzie Decker

Economics

The UMTS Auctions in the U.K. and Germany

Douglas Todd Dickerson

Anthropology

Baptism by Fire: Ritual and Social Organisation of the Vodou "Société"

Randall Phillip Dongo-Olsen

Political Science

Microfinance in a World of Possibilities

Dustin Dwight Ellett

Political Science

Freedom, Politics, and Time

Dustin Michael Freemont

Political Science

The Surveillance Society and the Threat to Liberalism: Bentham's Dream of Panopticism and Foucault's Imagination of Power

Isabel Stein Gabel

History

Postwar Capitalism and the Left: Making the Present History

Vanessa Nicole Garrido

Anthropology

Exploring the Cuban Synthesis: Race, Culture, and the Nation in the Works of Fernando Ortiz

Andrea Michaele Glaser

Anthropology

Marketing Minzu: The Cultural Politics of "Ethnic Tourism" in Post-Mao Yunnan

Amy Westlake Gordanier

History

Perils of the Pear Garden: Social and Legal Restrictions on the Theatre in Late Imperial China

Owen Marshall Hawkins

Anthropology

Alternate Hierarchies: Symbolism and Its Effect on Material Practice among the Maori Culture

Deborah Anastasia Healy

History

Fashion and Politics: The Redefining of Patriotism, Gender, and Race through Fashion Practice

Amelia Elizabeth Imler

Sociology

Constructed Criminality and Capital Punishment: A New Institutional Analysis of Prison Privatization in the United States of America

Hayes Laurence Ingraham

Political Science

Examining Varying Crime Rates in the San Joaquin Valley and Inland Empire Regions of California

Jennifer Colleen Ireland

History

1,001 Servants in Your Kitchen: Convenience Food and Speed, Taste, and Emancipation in Postwar American Cooking

Jason Michael Islas

History

Locating the "Dirty War": Argentina's Process of National Reorganization in Context

Josephine Hannah Jimarez-Howard

History

Pocahontas as an Historical Actress: Filmic and Historiographic Depictions of Pocahontas

Gerald Ogden Johnson III

Sociology

Why Firms Decide to Offer Health Insurance to Their Employees

Peter Robin Johnson

Anthropology

Brothers and Others: Understanding Kogi Cultural Ecology

Cody Brewster Kennedy

Economics

Institutional Restraint and Water Privatization in Latin America

David Joseph Kennedy

Anthropology

A Fear of Hospitals: Plague Searches, Indian Protests, and the Morality of Community during Disaster in Late 19th-Century Bombay Presidency

Sarah Elizabeth Lake

Sociology

Bringing Home the Bacon: The Institutionalization and Rise of Local Foods

Ian Tyson Larue

Economics

A Penny for Your Thoughts: Estimating the Impact of a Patent Grant on Firm Value

Ulric S. Legouest

Anthropology

Engendering Citizenship and Militancy: Collective Agency and the Coordination of Value(s) in Porto Alegre's Alternatives in Families, Neighborhoods, and the Participatory Budgeting Process

Christine Elisabeth Lewis

Anthropology

Complexities in Coca-Colonization: Locating Collective Agency in Colombia and the United States

Jacob Donegan Luce

Anthropology

Whose Empowerment? Which Agency: Micro-Credit and Subject Formation in Rural Bangladesh

Britta Kjersten Lundin

Political Science

They Won't Be Party to It: Young Americans and the Decline of Party Identification

Jeffrey Michael Maguire

History

Soviet Influence and Autochthonous Agency on the Early Public Health Practitioners of the Peoples Republic of China

Lewis Thomas Meineke

Economics

The Contagion Effect of Housing Abandonment in Philadelphia

T. A. Emmet Moseley IV

Anthropology

Constructing Nations, Nomads, and Grasslands: Enclosure on the Rangelands of Amdo

Adam Joseph Mount

Political Science

Reflexive Reason in Foreign Policy Construction

Kirstin M. E. Munro

Economics

Wage Differentials by Language Group in Quebec

Kim Thien Nguyen

Economics

Ethnic Effects on Voluntary Contributions

Anna Marie Gabrielle Niemeyer

Sociology

Intentional Community: Changes in Form, Function, and Commitment in Communal Living

Andrew Marc Pappone

Anthropology

Branches of Existence and Resistance: Creating and Recreating Palestinian Identity

Kenneth Isaac Patterson

History

The Greatest Work: Alchemy and Millenarianism in the Hartlib Circle

Aaron Maurice Pervin

Political Science

Trigger-Happy Treachery: The Civilian Target between Kampala and Khartoum

Angel Wilfrido Prado

Economics

Sarbanes-Oxley and Corporate Governance: A Principal-Agent Analysis of Directors

Rachel Sona Reed

Anthropology

Humans and Other Animals in North Dakota: Relationships, Institutions, and Ideology

Michael Torrey Richardson

Political Science

Stumptown under Scrutiny: Who Votes in Portland, Oregon

Provo Roellich

Anthropology

Development Dynamics: Anecdote and Symbol in Microfinance at Banco Compartamos, Mexico

Benjamin Howe Rowland

Sociology

Out of Sight and off the Streets: Risk and Enforcement in the Sex Industry

Katie Marie Sabo

History

The Community Context of Assimilation: Slovenian and Serbian Immigrants in the United States, 1880-1929

Thomas James Schlickeiser

History

An Analysis of Jesuit Methods of Conversion as Used in China during the Late Ming

Arthur Levi Scott

Anthropology

Shamanism, Tourism, and the "New Age": Mimetic Reflections of the Past in Contemporary Hallucinogenic Healing Practices of Northwestern Amazonia

Jasper Philip Shahn

History

Science, Technology, and British Industrial "Decline" in the 19th Century

Rachel Lilia Shiner

History

Prostitution and Moral Reform in Antebellum America

Alden Ware Smith

Economics

Economic Geography in Post-Reform China

Catherine Erin Steadman

Political Science

The Dilemma of Disability: Responsibility, Fairness, and Pragmatism

Gary Preston Steadman

Political Science

Executive Authority, the Supreme Court, and the Un-Separation of Powers: Hamdan v. the Unitary Executive

Emma Dartez Stocker

Sociology

Recovery in the Parishes of Southeast Louisiana: State Capacity and Community Resources in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

Ashley Alexis Stripling

Economics

The Feminization of Debt: Microfinance Institutions and their Impact on the Empowerment of Women

Andrew P. A. Thompson

History

The Hitler Youth: Indoctrination and Personal Experience

Rachel Elizabeth Thompson

History

"Only the Educated Are Free": Catharine Macaulay and the Purpose of History

Daniel Krantz Toffey

Political Science

Going Nuts in the Nutmeg State?

Sarah Demetria Tsalbins

History

Rising Anxieties, Rising Waters: Interpreting the Politics of Race and Housing in Vanport City

Izarra Margarita Varela

Economics

The True Price of Payday Loans: Intertemporal Decision Making and Portland's Poor

Matthew Alexander Wasserman

Political Science

"The Future is Not as Black as it Seems": The Struggle Against Apartheid, the Transition to Neoliberalism in South Africa, and the Possibilities for the Reinvention of Left Praxis

Alexandra B. Wood

Economics

Identifying and Simulating the Conditions Associated with a Successful Transfer of Development Rights Program

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Literature and Languages

Nicolas Moselle Allen

English

The Making of Don Quixote

Amanda Leigh Bailey

English

It's Alive!: A Study of the Persistent Appeal of the Gothic

Elizabeth Christine Bourke

English

Science Fiction and Mutation: The Subject in the Novels of Ballard, Gibson, and Card

Rachel Marie Brownell

French The Construction of Identity through Structure and Content in the Fiction of Anne Hébert

Mackenzie James Cole

English

In the Prairie Grass Come Dark

Emily Claire Owens Collinson

Classics

The Alcibiades Problem: Athens and a New Colonial Narrative

Charles Franklin Sanders Creasy

English

No Garter King-at-Arms: Narrative Voice and the Retrospective Arrest of Meaning in William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury and Appendix: Compsons

Emma Madeline Dupin

English

The Terms of Sacred and Profane Communication in John Donne's Lyrics

Jessalyn Alvera Deva Epstein

French

Blanchotian death: l'extase de la mort

Layla Nova Forrest-White

Classics

The Fleshless Phallus: Mythical Masculinity and Roman Anxiety in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Joanna Lauren Gallardo

English

The Devil's Party: Reading Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

Justin Nathaniel Gillette

Chinese

Reading the Republican Child: May Fourth Ideology and the Creation of a Modern Children's Literature in The Scarecrow

Serena Eve Golden

English

Gilt Counterfeits: Interpretation and Exchange in Troilus and Cressida

Nandini Jayarajan

English

Palliation

Kasey Elizabeth Johnson

English

Narrative and Character in Jean Rhys' Wide Sargasso Sea

Jessica Lynn Kapteyn

Classics A Sympathetic Condemnation: Moral Philosophy in Plutarch's Life of Antony

Marlene Ruth Kelly

Russian

Semiotics of Etiquette in Tolstoy's Anna Karenina: Shifting Forms of Address and Diglossia as Markers of Transgression in 19th-Century Russian Aristocratic Society

Stephanie Cornelia Larson

English

Manhood and Masculinity in the American West: Owen Wister's The Virginian and James Welch's Fools Crow

Zoe Wilhelmina Lassen-Purser

French

Vivre ou Raconter: Time, Narrative, and the Figure of the Writer in Sartre, Blanchot, and Duras

Jessica Danielle Levy

English

Contradiction, Uncertainty, and Repetition as a Function of the Unnatural in Macbeth

Ane Lauren Noland McCullough

Spanish

The Being of Art in Calderón's El pintor de su deshonra

Elizabeth Anne Mueller

English

[O!]

Tetsuro Namba

English

Meaning and Non-Meaning in Psychoanalytic Theory and Criticism: The Huge Abysses Where Wisdom is Sought

James Matthew Nemiroff

Spanish

Scenes of Recognition: The Representation of the Judio-Converso in Early Modern Spanish Drama

Andrew Glatter Nusbaum

English

Unpardonable Heresy: The Excommunication of Sholem Asch

Niall P. O'Donoghue

Classics

Polybius and the Fortunes of Man

Elizabeth Ann Oakes

English

Blue

Lauren Dylan Pope

Russian

Where Do We Go from Here? Siberian Village Life after "The Thaw"

Samantha Ann Prybeck

English

Still Lives: Family, Tragedy, and Identity in Autobiographical Comic Books

Joshua Michael Riedel

English

Sleep, Indian

Stephen Edward Ronkowski

English

The Evolution of American Frontier Myth: "Young Goodman Brown" and Blood Meridian

Mike Irvine Rosen

English

In Times of War

Evelyn Salazar

Chinese

An Analysis of Gender Reconstruction in Zhang Yimou's Red Sorghum, Ju Dou, and Raise the Red Lantern

Katharine Benz Schwer

French

Creating Fiction/Examining Fiction: On Three Works by Marguerite Duras

Laura Jean Tomlinson

German

More than Ostalgie: Reclaiming the Right to Wax Nostalgic in the New German States

Samuel Benjamin Tucker

Classics

Stoic Theology and Religion

Marina Tephra Gale Valenzuela

Spanish

Being "un diez": Problematizing Exemplarity in the Works of Alfonso X, El sabio, and the Escuelas Alfonsíes.

Leigh Garrett Walton

Classics

Making the Dead Speak: Classical Translation and Two Hymns of Callimachus

Fawn Emmalee Ward

English

Terror, Confetti, Blood, and Morality: the fin de siècle Body in Stoker's Dracula and Ellis' Glamorama

Michelle Brooke Wells

Classics

Naukratis

Christina Curley Wiles

Spanish

Instant to Revelation: Text/Image Relationships in Instante y Revelación



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Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Loren Parker Albert

Biology

Divergence and Local Adaptation in Brachypodium sylvaticum

Linsey Meredith Arnold

Biology

Metapopulation Dynamics and Marine Reserves: Modeling the Effects of Catastrophe and Population Management on a Species of Rockfish (Sebstes caurinus) in Hood Canal, Washington

Juliana Marie Arrighi

Biology

Variable Temperature Effects on Embryonic Growth in the Oriental Fire-Bellied Toad (Bombina orientalis): Complex Interactions of Plastic Responses

Ayesha Batra

Biology

Genetics of Body Composition: An Investigation into Relationships of Polymorphisms in the Melancortin-4 Receptor Gene to Body Composition in Three Human Populations

Samuel James Billheimer

Mathematics

Perihelic Motion in Orbits about Axis-Symmetric Ellipsoids

Ashley Leanne Bissell

Chemistry

Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembled Thin Films: An Effort to Create More Robust Colorimetric Sensors

Matthew Strom Borman

Mathematics

The Ranks of a Tropical Matrix

Rhoda Araba Tawiah Brew-Appiah

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Characterization of SsmR, a DtxR homolog

Heidi Elise Brooks

Mathematics-Physics

Orbit Determination of Binary Stars from Radical Velocity Measurements

Diego Isidoro Calderon

Mathematics

Representation Theory of Finite Groups with Applications

Amy Erin Campbell

Biology

The Effect of Mutated Host Ribosomal Protein Genes on Barley yellow dwarf virus Stop Codon Readthrough in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Courtney Myfanwy Chapman

Biology

Isolation of Intact Secretory Vesicles with Magnetic Particles

Lana Margolis Chisholm

Biology

Phenotyping Activated T Cells in the NOD Mouse: Investigating the Relationship between TR3, CD25, and CD134 Expression

Amanda Nicole Cort

Chemistry

Cadmium vs. Manganese: Toward an Understanding of Biologically Relevant Metal-Ligand Coordination Geometry

Leigh Ann Curran

Biology

The Effect of 17-ß Estradiol on FoxA1 Localization in MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells

Daniel James Denman

Biology

Ideal Observer Analysis of the Direction-Selective Ganglion Cell Spike Response

Lyndsey Diane Earl

Chemistry

Thin Film Metalloporphyrin Polymers as Colorimetric Sensors for Volatile Organic Compounds

Cooper Andrew French

Biology

GABAergic Signalling Regulates Growth Cone Motility in Newborn Neurons of the Dentate Gyrus

Stephanie Christine Gantz

Biology

The Role of Dopamine Reuptake and Degradation on the Amplitude and Kinetics of Dopamine-Mediated Inhibitory Postsynaptic Currents

Renee Leah Garfin

Chemistry

Design and Synthesis of a New Dioxyaryl TAML (Tetraamidomacrocyclic ligand)

Jayne Taylor Gaubatz

Biology

PINX1: A Potential Telomerase Inhibitor in Xenopus laevis

Angela Maria Gibbs

Biology

Tankyrase in Xenopus laevis

Kristen Dawn Grauer-Gray

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Manganese, Glutamate, and the Pursuit of Specificity: Origins of Metal Binding Selectivity in the Manganese Transport Regulator MntR

Meridith Amanda Griebeler

Biology

Failure of a Chimeric Egg Laying Hormone in an Endogenous System

Vanessa Elaine Holfeltz

Mathematics

A Lie Theoretic Approach to Robot Kinematics

An-Seok Joo

Mathematics

Categorical Ideas as Expressed in the Programming Language Charity

Ginger Chin-Chi Jui

Biology

Comparative Phylogenetic Analysis of 5.8S rRNA Hairpin Variation

Sang Woo Kang

Physics

Combined Degree Program, Columbia University

Darya Cathryn Khalili

Biology

Immunomodulatory Effects of Sex Hormones in Humans

Dewey June Kim

Physics

Single Molecule Detection Using Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy

Stanislav Kounitski

Physics

The Physics of Curtains: Minimal Energy States of Elastic Sheets in a Gravitational Field

Toms Kreicbergs

Physics

Dynamics of Doubly Special Relativity

Rebecca Jean Kreston

Biology

The CfaR Positive Regulator of the Colonization Factor Antigen I (CFA/I) Pili is Necessary for Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Infection of the Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans

Anaiah Elizabeth Krueger

Mathematics

A Brief History of Distribution Theory

Joshua Alexander Kurzman

Chemistry

Octahedral Tilting in Layered Perovskites: Using Neutron Diffraction and Raman Spectroscopy to Probe Distortions in the Anionic Framework

Will Albert Landecker

Mathematics

Convergence of the Baum Welch Algorithm and Applications to Music

Ezra Samuel Lencer

Biology

The Ontogeny Of Phenotype in a Thermally Fluctuating Environment: Effects of Temperature Variation on Hatchling Morphology and Performance in the Frog Bombina orientalis

Aaron Joshua Leventhal

Chemistry

En-Route to the Formation of a Tropane Ring System

Judith Emily Patudith Levine

Biology

Ontogeny of Loxosceles ambo and pisco Phylogenetic Context

Zachary Robert Lewis

Biology

Proliferation of Primordial Germ Cells and Sex Differentiation in Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus)



Alison Emilia Mahan

Biology

Steroid-Induced Transcriptional Regulation of IL-10 in Macrophages: Understanding the Effects of Sex Hormones in Mitigating Th1-Mediated Autoimmune Disease

Maunta Manandhar

Physics

Weak Gravitational Lensing: Investigations of a Model for Mapping Galactic Images in the Presence of Dark Matter

Antonia Mayer

Biology

Reconstructing Higher-Level Phylogeny of Modern Birds (Neornithes) Using Complete Mitochondrial Genome Sequences

Mariah Rose McKay

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Localization of Pro-ELH mRNA to Neurites in Aplysia california Bag Cells

Beth Mendelsohn

Biology

Ecological Structure of a Newly Discovered Population of Newts, Taricha granulosa, in the Reed College Canyon

Gretchen Elise Metzenberg

Biology

Isolation of Insulin in Aplysia californica Provides Insight as to Its Role as a Hormone and Neuropeptide

Brooke Taylor Moyers

Biology

Clinal Variation in Ribosomal RNA in the Northwest Larkspur Delphinium nuttallii: Selection or Drift?

Elliot Logan Naidus

Chemistry

Mechanistic Studies of the Gas Phase Multiphoton Dissociation of Chromium Hexacarbonyl: A Curve Fitting Approach to Pressure Dependence

Alice Emily Neels

Mathematics

Quantum Learning and Reed-Muller Codes

Derek Alan Oldridge

Chemistry-Physics

Probing Conformational Changes of Streptococcal Cell Adhesion Regulator (ScaR) Protein: A19F NMR Study

Ingrid Viktoria Olson

Physics

Simultaneous Measurement of Conjugate Observables

Leah Nevada Page

Biology

The Nile Perch Fishery in Lake Victoria: Management Proposals for Fishery Sustainability and Biodiversity Conservation

Keon H. Parandvash

Mathematics

Arbitrage in Hilbert Space

Mikella Marie Procopio

Biology

Xenopus laevis Pot1 OB Fold Expression in E. coli and siRNA Construction

David Alan Rasmussen

Biology

Die Embryonalentwicklung des Arsch Endes der Spinnen Zygiella x-notata

Andrew Nelson Rhines

Physics

A Realistic Model of Elastic Vibrations

Emmett Alton Sartor

Chemistry

Towards a Synthesis of Potential Transition State Analog Inhibitors of Orotate Phosphoribosyltransferase

Amory Bartholomew Schlender

Physics

On the Dynamics of Coupled Particle Systems with a Periodic Pair Potential

Zachary Masao Schultz

Physics

An Investigation of Optically Excited Semiconductor Quantum Dots Using a Numerical Hamiltonian Diagonalization Method

Jacob Aaron Schwartzman

Biology

An Attempt to Characterize the Function of a Telomere Protection Protein in Xenopus Laevis

Kayce Anne Spear

Chemistry

A Look at the Structural Basis for Specific Recognition of DNA by MutR

Jessica Lauren Thompson

Biology

Red Fish, Blue Fish. One Fish, Two Fish: Testing Speciation by Sexual Selection in Astatotilapia burtoni

Chelsea Karin Thornburg

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Cloning and Attempted Purification of the Manganese Binding Domain of ManS, a Histidine Kinase

Cadence Aleece True

Biology

Social Regulation of Neuropeptides in Astatotilapia burtoni

Zachary McClendon Turner

Biology

Groundwork on the Analysis of Glutathione S-transferase in Root Nodules

Dashiell Lawrence Pyle Vitullo

Physics

The Grangier Experiment: Experimental Evidence of the Quantization of Light

Craig Franklin Wagner

Physics

The Mpemba Effect: A Thermodynamic Paradox or Why Hell May Freeze over Sooner than You Think

Daniel Morris Walker

Biology

Constitutive Expression of the Tumor Suppressor Protein p53 in Xenopus laevis

Julianne Weisz

Biology

Microsatellite Analysis and Parentage in the Violet Green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina)

Monika Wieland

Biology

Repertoire Usage of the Southern Resident Community of Killer Whales (Orcinus orca)

Michael Roy Casselman Williams

Chemistry

Resonance Hyper-Raman Spectroscopy: A Method to Corroborate the Identities of Forbidden Electronic Transitions in Chromium Hexacarbonyl

Trevor Matthew Young

Biology

Creation of a proU-LEE5 Hybrid Gene to Elucidate the Regulatory Mechanics of Ler in Enteropathogenic E. coli

Victoria Halley Zero

Biology

A Comparative Study of Sex Roles in African Cichlid Fishes of the Genus Julidochromis: Implications for Sexual Selection and Sexual Conflict





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Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, and Linguistics

Elana Joy Averbach

Psychology

The Effect of Problem Size on Affect and Prosocial Choice

Sahar Claire Baharloo

Linguistics

Words in Space: Is Word a Formal Unit in American Sign Language?

Kellyn Yvonne Bardeen

Philosophy

Redeeming Strawson: An Expanded View of "Freedom and Resentment"

Susan Elizabeth Barlow

Linguistics

An Alignment Analysis of High Tone Spreading in Shona

Tiffany Lorraine Betts

Religion

Transformational Healing: From Experience to Articulation

Denille Hyo-Jung Bezemer

Psychology

Media and Body Image: The Role of Ethnic Identity with Females of Color

Margaret Anna Biser

Linguistics

"A Mississippi Girl Don't Change Her Ways": A Linguistic Approach to the Construction of Authenticity in Country Music

Douglas True Borst

Philosophy

An Account of Evolutionary Progress

Jane Lindsay Boyle

Religion

A Return to Meaning: Spirituality and Historical Tradition at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Catherine Shelley Bresee

Psychology

Acquired Magnetosensation: Demonstration of the Phenomenon in Rats

Nicholas Ford Callaway

Linguistics

Judeo-Spanish and the Success of the Standard: A Case Study of Standard Language Ideology's Role in Language Shift

Mark S Chapman

Religion

The Adoption of Buddhist Terminology, Imagery, and Concepts in the Chinese Manichaean Hymnscroll

Byron Matthew Davies

Philosophy

Normativity and the Nature of Concepts

Aurora Ayn Davis

Linguistics

The Function of -mIs in Turkish

Rachel Anne Dotson

Psychology

Mother-Child Conversations and Children's Memories of Unshared Events

Lea Hunter Dunn

Psychology

Social Identity Influence on Advertising Perception

Benjamin Johnston Edwards

Psychology

Investigating Intolerance of Uncertainty in Social Anxiety

Geoffrey Thomas Finger

Religion

The Sacralizing Stage: Late Imperial Chinese Ritual Opera, Performative Exorcisms, and Mulian Rescues His Mother, An Opera for Goodness

Ian Brook Fisher

Philosophy

Ethical Implications of Creating Life from Scratch

David Andrew Freas

Linguistics

Imitation Thesis

Michael Yeley Frederick

Religion

Quotation Marks and the Study of Hinduism

John Samuel Fry

Philosophy

Autonomy and the Limits of Individuation: Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Kant

Robert Sven Gadda

Philosophy

Biological Teleology in the Real World

Marissa Lynn Gamble

Psychology

A Time-Course Study of Access to Semantic vs. Language Information in English-Spanish Bilinguals

Terra Jade Giotta

Psychology

The Effects of Stereotype Priming in an Academic Setting

Landon Jay Goldberg

Philosophy

Pseudo-Problems and Ontology

Suzanna Lynn Goldblatt

Religion

Condoms and the Catholic Church: Vatican II and AIDS

Malorie Marie Alice Harshaw-Hess

Philosophy

Contemplating Self-Interpretation: A Synthesize of Ideas of Self-Knowledge

Amynta Olivia Hayenga

Psychology

Profiles of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations: A Holistic Study of Motivation and Its Correlates

Alana Henderson Hein

Religion

Reason, Erotic Theurgy, and Divine Humanity: Vladimir Solovyov's Legitimation of Sophia

Bridget Dubois Hilarides

Psychology

Coming Out and Passing: Disability Identity Management in Higher Education

Justin Henry Holguin

Linguistics

The Status of Ergative Case in Basque: A Minimalist Approach

Brett Geoffrey Holverstott

Philosophy

Scientific Realism, Empiricism, and Quantum Theory

Stephen Blake Iglehart

Psychology

The Relative Impact of Photographic and Video Lineups on Eyewitness Accuracy

Rhiannon Elizabeth Killeen

Psychology

The Effects of Gender Make-Up of an Exercise Environment on the Self-Objectification of Women

Duncan H. Kochhar-Lindgren

Psychology

Contemporary Racism in Juries: The Need for Cognition and the Race Salience

Matthew Christopher Koren

Psychology

The Effects of Instant Messenger on Social Perception

Nathaniel Adam Lavey

Philosophy

A Study of the Progression of Nietzsche's Aesthetics

Christian Emmanuel Lee

Psychology

Big-Five Personality and Religiosity: Delving Deeper into the Relationships between Personality and Religion

Brian Anthony Ashley Connolly Mack

Philosophy

The Logical Role of "I": An Investigation of Reference and Reflexivity

John Ewalt McCurley

Philosophy

Engaging Moral Realism

Megan Anne McInerney

Religion

After Prophecy: The Prophetic Practice of Wendell Berry

Marianna Elaine Mullens

Religion

"Thugs Turn to Religion:" Signifying Religion within the Nation of Gods and Earths

Aaron Michael Murphy-Crews

Psychology

Cytokine-Induced Depression and the Hypothalamic-Pituitary Adrenal Axis: Effects of Sub-Chronic Interleukin-1ß and DMP904 on Immobility on the Forced Swim Test and Peripheral Cytokine Levels

Whitney Nicole Nash

Psychology

Curiosity and Sensation Seeking in Middle School: Motivational Profiles and Academic Achievement

Caitlin O'Brien-Carelli

Philosophy

Towards a Worm Theory Ontology of Temporal Parts

Julia Elisabeth Palmer

Religion

"Give Yourselves to God": An Examination of Baptism in the Hutterite Community

Mirna Peric

Psychology

Prophylactic Administration of Citalopram to Treat Pegylated-Interferon Induced Depression in Hepatitis C Patients

Sara Ruth Robberson

Religion

Upgrading Religion: A Study of Media Practice at Crossroads Community Church

Lauren Helene Rother

Philosophy

Evaluating Meaning in Propositional Attitude Statements: Redefining Fregean Sense in Belief Reports, or Don't Stop Believing

Vasiliy Vagizovich Safin

Psychology

The Sunk-Cost Effect and Discounting of Delayed Rewards

Eliot Allan Sitt

Philosophy

The Discovery of Truth by Experiencing Lies as Lies: An Explication of Nietzsche's Understanding of Truth

Tina A. Sohaili

Philosophy

To Thine Own Self Be True: Can Ethics Account for Integrity?

Jonathan Andrew Stokes

Philosophy

Phenomenal Experience

Daniel James Toman

Religion

Wilderness and the Book of Nature: Rewriting the American Environment

Matthew Frederick Tonner

Philosophy

One Hundred Years of "The": An Exposition and Defense of Russell's Theory of Descriptions

Natalie Rose Troxel

Psychology

Mock Witnesses and Attitudes toward Law Enforcement: Does Cynicism Matter when a Lineup is Biased?

Michael James Vossen

Philosophy

On Life and Flourishing

Amanda Lillian Waldroupe

Philosophy

The Humean Theory of Normativity

Erik Anders Wedin

Philosophy

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Everything* *But Were Unable to Ask

Natalie Helaine Weintraub

Psychology

Unwanted Options: Choice Behavior and Autonomy

Lauren Nicole White

Psychology

The Effects of Multidimensional Arousal and Thematically Induced Detail on Attention and Memory for an Emotional Event

Miriam Judith Woods

Religion

Formation of Religious and National Identities through Pakistani Educational Systems

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Interdisciplinary

Timothy Buck Armstrong

Mathematics-Economics

Federal Research Funding and Patenting in U.S. Universities

Robin Socolar Blanc

American Studies

Public School Choice: Institutional Change and Educational Organization in Historical Perspective

Benjamin Francis Cordell Colahan

Classics-Religion

The Progress of Procopius: A Martyr's Byzantine Tale and Its Changing Theology

Daniel Isaac Dilliplane

Philosophy-Theatre

What Does It All Mean?: An Application of Philosophical Theories of Meaning to Avant-garde Theatrical Performance

Ranganai Gwati

Mathematics-Economics

Prediction and Parameter Estimation in the Presence of Missing Data

Leonardo Xavier Jaramillo

International and Comparative Policy Studies Pre-Authoritarian Legacies in Chile and Peru: The Old Face of New Democracies

David Michael Kling

Mathematics-Economics

Valuing Views from Single-Family Homes in Portland, Oregon

Dana Wiggins Logan

American Studies

The Greatest Churches Have Yet to Be Organized: Architecture and Religion at the Drive-In Church

Lindsay Marie Matteson

Literature-Theatre

Pinter in Performance and Analysis: Playing the Role of Sarah in The Lover

Elana Ruth McKernan

Literature-Theatre

Into the Hands of Death: Humanity, Politics, and Personifications of Death in "Godfather Death," Macario, and The Tree of Life

Bronwyn North-Reist

Literature-Theatre

This Common Mind: Impressions of Identity in Solo Performance

Andrew Graver Snyder

French-History

Musiciens du silence: Intersections between Poetry and Music in Mallarmé, Verlaine, and Debussy

Stacia Dickinson Torborg

Literature-Theatre

Darkness and Light Exploring Suicide, Decision, and Theatrical Embodiment

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Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Sarah Beth Chapman

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

"You're so Known to Me.": Construction of Lesbian Identity in Two Novels by Gale Wilhelm

Alison Jean Gadbow

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Faust in Film and the Persistence of the Romantic Impulse

Susan J. Heydon

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Elevators for Freight and Disabled Only: Making the Case for a Strong Disability Culture in Defining the Disability Experience

Theresa Lynn Kahl

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Lecture versus Nurture: Platonic Eros as an Integral Component of the Teacher/Student Relationship

Casey Killingsworth

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

The Black and Blue Collar Blues: Examining Notions of Labor in Langston Hughes' Poem Good Morning Revolution

Bernard Merrill

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Looking for Homosexuality as "Disease" in Thomas Mann

Olivia A. Morgan

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Documenting Louisiana: Rural and Industrial Photographs of Elemore Morgan 1942-52

Tavia Christine Quaid

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Brooke Elizabeth Schneider

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Character, Content, and Context: An Account of Natural Kind Terms and Proper Names

Carolyn Christine Shivers

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

The Winners and Losers of French Agricultural Subsidies

Barbara Ernestine Skipworth

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Engaging Music: The Ernste Gesänge of Hanns Eisler and How One Cycle Affects Another

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