Commencement 2011

Class of 2011

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

Sophia Aschwanden
Art
Get Awesome!: Branding the Artist, Marketing the Brand, and Selling the Self for Fun and Profit
Gena Naomi Beam
Art
Fashioning the Renaissance Body: Dress, Identity, and Space in Sixteenth-Century Italy
Daniella Cardia
Art
Enhancing the Real: Modes of Representation in the Age of Digital Artifice
Anna Rae DeFilippi
Art
The Difficulty of Artists' Multiple: Productive Ambiguity and Aspirations of Mass Reception in Shit Must Stop
Anna Vittoria Frattolillo
Art
Basketry and a Search for Authenticity in Arts and Crafts
Evelyn Jones Genadek
Art
Paintings from 2010 and 2011
R. Angus Macrae-Gibson
Art
HEAD VAKA SHUN transubstantive situational sculpture
Solomon Salim Moore
Art
Out of the Cauldron: Witchcraft in the Artwork of Hans Baldung Grien and David Teniers the Younger
Julie Diane Pastore
Art
Quoting space and time: A fifty-year experiment in growing aural structures
Lara Ancheta Pena
Art
Picturing the Past: The Photographic Visions of Chin-San Long
Benjamin William Skubi
Music
Putting it Together: Original Songs and Music Analysis
Rebekah Emily Sternbach
Art
Politics and Religion in Shitao's (1642-1707) Early Work
Allison Woodward Tepper
Art
Discerning Dust: Alchemy and Cartographic Possibility in Melvin Edward Nelson's Photo Genetics
Sonia Andrea Vucetic
Art
The Face of Judgment: Roman Imperial Portraiture, the Image of Christ and the Rise of Christianity
Morgan Elisabeth Zimmerman
Theatre
Designing Memory: Designing Costumes for The Glass Menagerie

History and Social Sciences

Jennifer Yuk King Bautista
Sociology
Experiences in Vocational Education: Perpetuating Inequalities and the Effects on Future Aspirations
Lauren Anne Bergenholtz
History
Building the Revolutionary City: Urbanism and Insurrection from the Paris Commune to the Situationiste Internationale
Pia Gedahlia Bergman
Anthropology
Breaking Soviet Unity: Deterritorialized Multiplicity in Samizdat Texts
Mahua Bisht
History
"Scheduled, Backward and Depressed"—Minority and Caste in independent India
Jesse Metcalf Bontecou
Anthropology
Otpor and Nonviolent Action
Alyssa Natividad Calasicas
Economics
The Implicit Effects of Variations in Federal and State Income Taxes on Charitable Contributions
Kathleen Marie Carter
Anthropology
'Many, Yet One': the Nature of Representation in Various Iterations of Indonesian Cultural Art
Christopher Conrad Chapman
Political Science
Political Ecology and Discourse in Food Safety
Anda Elizabeth Clark
Political Science
Behind the Veil: On the Communitarian Critique of Liberalism
Kent James Coupe
History
Curaçao's Competing Atlantic Worlds: The Supplanting of The Dutch West India Company by a Jewish Creole Elite, c. 1700-1750
Danielle Claudette Crabtree
History
The Battle to Execute Alvin Ford: How Race, Psychiatry, and the Law Clash
Michael Joseph Crane
Political Science
A Synthesis of Arendtian Political Theory and Postmodern Feminism
Joshua Phillip Devaney
Economics
National Innovation Systems and the Migration of the Highly Skilled
Andrew Nathan Dubay
Economics
Malthusian Models in Modern Sub-Saharan Africa
Isaac Richard Eger
History
Sporting Sin: The Olympic Idea and Anti-doping Rhetoric
John Erlend Ellingboe
History
Primitivism in the Progressive Era: Redefining American Manhood by Imagining Indians
Ethan Robert Epstein
History
The Revenge of the C students: The Demise of the Superconducting Super Collider
Selorm Kofi Fefeti
Economics
Outcome-uncertainty and Game-day Attendance in the National Football League
Nathaniel Rickert Flagg
Anthropology
Branding Heaven: Commodity, Fantasy and Conceptual Architecture in the Chinese Countryside
Emmeline Louise Friedman
Anthropology
Suicide as Citizenship
Kristina M. Fullerton
Sociology
Pre-teen girls of Color and Beauty Ideals in the Age of Multicultural Lipstick Commercials
Sam Suisman Geller
History
Arguing Violence: Hannah Arendt and 1968
Kirsten Deborah Gerbatsch
History
Farmerette Labor & Claims to Citizenship: The Woman's Land Army of America during World War I
Monica Wilkinson Gerber
Anthropology
"Giving Women Credit": The Resignification of Feminist Ideals in the Context of Microfinance at Pro Mujer Bolivia
Meghan Rebecca Gladstein
History
Becoming English in America: Colonial Self-fashioning by 'Proxy'
Anna Nelson Green
Anthropology
Techno-Materiality and Stereotypes: Mass Media Representations of American Indians (1890s-1920s)
Zakir Khozem Hakim
Economics
Foreign Direct Investment in the Chinese and Indian Automotive Industries
Brandon Hamilton
Economics
Signaling Value to Venture Capital Investors: The Zipcar Case
Wasileh Dima Hassan
Political Science
Setting the Stage for Successful Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of China and Brazil
Jillian Jacque Jackson
History
Forgetting, Remembering, Commemorating: The Preservation of Chinese Apothecary Kam Wah Chung and Company, John Day, Oregon, 1887 - 2009
Kathryn Eliana Joseph
Anthropology
Finding Unity Through Contestation: The Human Terrain Systems Controversy and the Rearticulation of Professional Ethics
Ahmed Moharram Kabil
History
THE DAO OF DASEIN: A History of the Way of Being, 1893-1968
Ethan Charles Knudson
Sociology
Straddling Social Oceans: Immigrant Social Networks as Pathways for Transnational Entrepreneurship
Tammra Elaine Koller
Anthropology
Knowing One's Place: Memory and Politics of Place in South Africa
Alison Glen Kopit
Anthropology
Moonifest Destiny: Transformation, Boundary Formation, and the Sustainability of Southern Oregon Women's Lands
Adrienne Reese Lane
Political Science
Risky Genes: Analysis of International Biosafety Negotiations and the Shifting Discourse of Sustainable Development
Stephen Charles Legg
History
Religion, Science and the Body in Puritan New England
Zachary Ian Levin
Economics
Economic Determinants of Antidepressant Utilization
Benjamin Halloran Levites
History
Portland's New Public Health
Kelsey Lynne Lucas
Economics
Access to Nature and its Effect on Student Performance in Portland Public Schools
Kaia Lee Maclaren
Political Science
Scarcity and Provision: The Resurgence of the Shiv Sena in Bombay, 1983-1995
Kirsten Anne Mandala
Political Science
Sisters of the Brotherhood: Agency, Empowerment, and Gender Politics in the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood
Madeline Dare McAdams
Sociology
Framing An Inconvenient Truth: A Content Analysis of Television News Coverage on Al Gore's Climate Change Activism
Ryan Christopher McEwen
Anthropology
"Sine of the Times:" Affect, Subjectivity, and the Propagation of Vibrations in a Dubstep Environment
Louis Joseph Melendez
Political Science
Ain't Nothin' But the Tea Party: An Examination of the Emergent "Tea Party" Political Movement
Jessica Rae Mercado
History
Beauty Skin Deep: Cosmetics and Beauty Culture in Late-Nineteenth Century America
Martin Thomas Moore
Political Science
UNASUR: Constructing Regional Integration in South America
Tasha Natsue Moro
Anthropology
Watching the Walls Speak: Popular Politics, Public Discourse, and Collective Memory in the Graffiti of Buenos Aires, Argentina
William Wesley Munger
Anthropology
Social War in the Salad Bowl: On Gangs and the Domestic Application of Counterinsurgency
Niall Patrick Murphy
Economics
Financial Liberalization, Regulation, and Crises
Anna E.B. Nielsen
Anthropology
The Baltimore Development Co-operative: The Dialogic and Dialectic in a Radical Art Practice
Hallie Elizabeth Noble
Political Science
Philanthropic Governance: Mega-NGOs and Parallel Statehood in the Modern Bangladesh
Tatiana Siri Oudine
History
UTOPIAN FUTURES & NOSTALGIC PASTS: THE 1939 NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR
Nathan Hunt Overholser
Anthropology
La Santa Muerte, Señora de la Vida: Mexico's Indexical Death
Monica Inhae Paik
Anthropology
Humanitarianism and the Recognition of Refugee Status in Australia
Jamie Elizabeth Perkins
Sociology
Recognition of Veteran Illness in the Post-Vietnam Era
Alexander Caston Peterson
History
Nü Subjectivities: The Politics of Femininity in Late Qing China
Heather Marie Prentice-Walz
Anthropology
Fragments: an engagement with graffiti in Palestine
Luca Smith Provenzano
History
The End of Revolution: French Maoist and Migrant Workers, 1968-1973
Adam Micah Reese
Anthropology
Narcocorridos, la Plebada, and the Big Corrupt Bosses
Mrijan Rimal
Economics
Determinants of Transfer Market Spending of English Football Clubs
Spencer Gerard Rivette
History
Beyond the Maps: The Annexation of Central Asia
Minetta Sue Rogers
Anthropology
Exporting South Korea's Dream: Television Dramas and Constructed Nationalism(s)
Nicholas Frank Ross-Rhudy
Anthropology
Breaking the Silence Rompiendo el Silencio
Elizabeth Joy Sandercock
History
Conflicting Identities in a Complex City: The Free People of Color and the Americanization of New Orleans
Corrine Marie Savaiano
Economics
An Econometric Look at State Beer Taxes' Effect on Consumption and Breweries
Winnifred Poore Schmidt
Sociology
Britpop: The Rise and Decline of a National Product in the British Music Industry 1991-1997
Phillip Schwartz
History
The Influence of Vattelian Codes of War on the Invasion of the Iberian Peninsula
Samantha Jane Shapiro
History
Angelic Impulses and Predatory Lusts: Expansionism, Paternalism, and Eugenics in Progressive-Era California, 1909-1929
Nina Plaut Showell
Economics
Computers and U.S. Labor Productivity: Evidence for and Implications of Skill-biased Technological Change
Lindsay Belle Simon
Sociology
Changes in the Marriage Institution: Effects of Parental Divorce on Offspring Gender Behavior
Jackson Lee Smith
History
From Loisaida to East Village: Making Ownership in the Alternative Geographies of the Gentrifying Lower East Side
Piper Ann Smith
Sociology
Mass Incarceration and the Creation of Prisoners as a Captive Market
Matthew Tyler Steele
Sociology
The Construction of LGBT Mormon Identities
R. Elise Stuewe
Sociology
Dominating the Gatekeeper: Sexual Scripts as Mechanisms for Organizing Social Behavior
Erik Alan Swanson
Economics
Growth Regressions: A Monte Carlo Simulation
Alaina Hopkins Szostkowski
Anthropology
"Sharing our Heritage" Re-envisioning Reciprocity on the North Pacific Coast
Lila Marie Tetzlaff
Anthropology
Reading Public Space through the Cafés and Dance-halls of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ariella Marie Thornhill
Anthropology
"Naturally Inspiring": Representations of the Maasai in American Zoos
Quang Vu Tran
Economics
Implementing Reforms in Vietnam Telecommunications Sector: Lessons From Country Experience
Rosevan Ruff Vickery
Anthropology
Pollution Victims to Eco-Citizens: Japanese Environmentality, 1960 to 2000
Peter Albert Von der Porten
Anthropology
The Liberalism of Piracy: Ethics, Technology, and Breakdown on a File-Sharing Forum
Anne Margaret Walla
Anthropology
Biopolitics and the Manufacture of Obedience in North Korea
Cedric Rene-Marc Williams
Anthropology
Roman Territories: The Self-Assembly of Movements
Samuel August Williams
Political Science
Killing What Was Always Dead: Assessing the Federal Commerce Power in Light of Gonzales v. Raich
Simon Walker Woodard
History
"The Evil of Sex": Reed College and Progressive Social Hygiene in Oregon, 1911-1920
Elisheva Ruth Wyle
History
Cultural Interactions between the Song and Liao
Christine Jessica Yenni
Anthropology
Arab-American Hip-Hop

Literature and Languages

Susan Leigh Amis
English
A Small Natural Nation
Michael Abraham Avishay
English
"The vision must be perpetually remade": Elegy and the Absent Center in Three of Virginia Woolf's Major Novels
S. Jane Ballou
English
On Three Poems: Some Penumbra of Readership
Charles Austin Bettendorf
Classics
Epicurus and Francis Bacon on Materialism and Formal Causation
Kirk Alexander Bjorn
Classics
Philip II and Athens: A study in Macedonian Foreign Policy
Kelly Christeen Bolding
English
First Elegy
Erica Roth Boulay
English
Shahrazade's Sisters: Performative Feminine Authorship at the US-Mexican and EU-Moroccan Borders
Kylie Nicole Byrd
English
The Adolescent Vampire: A Metaphor of Eternal Youth
M. "Erin" Carleton
English
The Jester's Laughter: On the social and literary identity of the fool
Angharad Rose Clift
Classics
Dramaturgy, Metatheatrics, and Athens in Euripides' Bacchae and the Medea
Joseph Matthew Conlon
Classics
Poetics and Genre in Vergil's Georgics
Ryan Patrick Connors
Russian
Larisa Shepitko's Wings: Its Cinematic Aesthetics and Cultural Meaning
Robert Eugene Cordell
Classics
Ropes of Sand: The Golden Age in Theocritus' Idylls
Christina Lynn DeVillier
English
Backyard Augury: Poems
Matthew J.X. Doyle
English
Resurrecting L'Année Dernière à Marienbad
Colin Andrew Drumm
English
Data, Transcendence, and the Real in William Gibson
Karlynne-Aila Cruz Ejercito
German
Vienna and the Place of Social Space in the Writings of Karl Kraus and Thomas Bernhard
Erik Ilmari Erkkila
Classics
Herodotus and the Ionians
Hannah Siobhan Forman
English
Destabilizing the Subject: Theatre, Theory and The Politics of Performance in Jean Genet and Judith Butler
Amanda Kristine Fredrickson
French
Lingering Effects of the Second World War: Identity, Memory and History in Rue des Boutiques Obscures
Carmen Maria García
Spanish
El Pulso del Mundo: Primitive and Posthuman Poetics in Vicente Huidobro's Altazor
Elisabeth Susan Garry
Russian
The Holy Fool in Crime and Punishment and Wise Blood
Maura Elizabeth Gingerich
German
Das sonderbare Mittel: Foreignizing Translation in Schleiermacher and Rosenzweig
Kaylee Marie Hames
English
Subverting the Game: A Genre Analysis of Young Adult Dystopian Fiction
Charles Diamond Hankin
Spanish
Jorge Luis Borges y Rodolfo Walsh en la genealogía del género policial argentino
Henry Morrison Hays-Wehle
English
East
Roger John Hobbs
English
The Eye that Sees and the Voice that Speaks: Critical Theory and Edgar Allan Poe's "The Purloined Letter"
Alexander Lillard Hoyt
Classics
How the Roman Army Changed as a Result of the Pyrrhic War (280 -275 BCE) -or- Third Century Proof that Rome is Way Better than Greece
Jason O'Neal King
German
Seeming and Seamlessness
Jessica West King
Classics
Teleological Implications of Aristotle's Metaphysics Θ.VIII
Aaron Matthew Gordon McCloud
Chinese
Papercuts: The Literary and the Martial in the Genre of Wuxia Fiction
Zoe Melisa Kipping
German
Engendering Momory Contests in Max Färberböck's Aimée and Jaguar and Steven Daldry's The Reader
Lacy Rose Prehn Lackey
Chinese
Enacting Time in the Chu Silk Manuscript
Peter Julien Lane
English
The Power that Precedes God
Isabel Sarah Manley
English
"Beyond One's Own Checkponts": Trauma, Witness and Palestinian Experience in the Transnational Visual Text
James Alexander McMath
Chinese
重色輕友: A Study of Seduction in the 水滸傳
Daphne Christine McWilliams
Classics
The Role of the Underworld in Vergil's Aeneid, Lucan's Pharsalia, and Statius' Thebaid
Lauren Ashley Moore
French
Vacancy and Referentiality in Sophie Calle's Des Histories Vraies and Double Game
Ianthe Louise Mugglestone
English
Altered Beyond Knowledge: Persuasion, Conduct Literature and the Bildungsroman
Jeremy Alexander Nelson
Chinese
Our Revolution: Youth, Love, and Chronology in the Works of Wang Meng
Celia Ecklund Oney
Classics
Masculinity in the Satyrica
Joshua Oppenheim-Rothschild
English
"Alas! Thou hast written no Book": the Dialogism of Reader and Form in Tom Jones
John Michael Ossiff
English
The Sandman, Myths and Stories in the Postmodern Age
Nicholas Preston Peterson
German
The Representation of Women in Weimar: An Analysis of Leni Riefenstahl's Das blaue Licht and Hannah Höch's Photomontages
Vita Monette Picchi-Dobson
English
"This Heretic Narrative": De-centering the subject in Charlotte Brontë's Villette
Alexandra Karina Primiani
German
Der Teufelskreis des Wortes: Displacement and the Creation of a New World in the Works of Herta Müller
Elan Samuel Reisner
English
The Undying Mark of William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!
Michael Lee Reisor
Classics
What's in your grain-bin? Food and Ideology in the Hellenistic Epigram
Kerstin Espinosa Rosero
German
Zum Einfluss visueller Medien auf die Entwicklung des Feindbildes im Dritten Reich
Jeremy Dundas Scheuer
English
The Stare
Laura Rose Seegal
English
As Above, So Below: Expansive Reality in Flannery O'Connor's Short Fiction
Lauren Archer Seegmiller
English
"Thousands of Sheep Had Perished Here": The Pastoral and Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian
Mary R. Segell
English
The Art of Communion
Veronika Sykorova
English
Expanding Ethical Consciousness Through a Reconceptualization of the Body in Indra Sinha's Animal's People
Kelly Marie Thomas
English
Experiments with Language: The Short Short Prose of Diane Williams, Nathalie Sarraute, and Lydia Davis
Shilpa Esther Trivedi
English
"A slight story of an outré kind": George Eliot's "The Lifted Veil"
Lisa Marie Valleroy-Djang
German
Resistance and Feminine Alternatives in Ingeborg Bachmann's Todesarten
Maya Chun West
English
Home
Elizabeth Honor Wilder
English
Untying the Guardian Knot: Wardship in the Victorian Imagination
Andrew O'Neil Wilder
Russian
Mandelstam's 1932: "Journey to Armenia," "Lamarck," and "To the German Language"
Christopher Joseph Williams
Classics
Tiberius Gracchus and Mass Politics in the Late Republic

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Bela Abolfathi
Physics
Reconstructing Dark Matter Distributions Using Weak Gravitational Lensing
Orissa Juliana Agnihotri
Biology
The Effect of MARCH IX on MHC Class I Localization in Lung Epithelial Cells
Kaileigh Djanaba Ahlquist
Biology
Replication of Barley yellow dwarf virus in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Caleb Michael Arata
Chemistry
Ozonolysis of a-Pinene: A Chamber Study
Giancarlo N Bruni
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The effect of PinX1 fusion protein on telomerase activity of Xenopus laevis in vitro
Austin Chase Campbell
Biology
Allelopathic effects of western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis)
Peter Keenan Cawley
Biology
Effects of IHF on the Inducibility of LEE5 by Ler in Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli
Camille Rose Charlier
Biology
From Stress to Depression: Immunity as the Meddling Middleman
Holly Cho
Biology
CYCLOIDEA Expression and the Development of Floral Symmetry in the Ranunculaceae
Dylan Patrick Clark
Physics
Relativistic Springs
Arianrhod Starfire Conrad-Antoville
Chemistry
Effect of Copper Exposure on Redox Potential in Mammalian Cells
Daniel Reuben Copeland
Mathematics
Quantum State Discrimination and Concept Learning
Aaron Lee Deich
Physics
The implications of the lack of pulsar-orbiting planets on pre-supernova planetary orbital distributions
Renee Goldberg Dosick
Mathematics
Infinite Tessellations: A Proof and Applications of the Extension Theorem
Laura Florentina Florescu
Mathematics
New connections between the Abelian Sandpile Model and the Domino Tilings
Todd Spencer Garon
Physics
The Two-Dimensional Hydrogen Atom
Maria Manuela Gomez
Physics
Observations on a new cataclysmic variable candidate
Michael Samuel Gottesman
Mathematics
A Category Theoretic Introduction to Differential Geometry
Charlene Margaret Grahn
Biology
The role of non-floral pigments and environmental plant stress in the divergence of two Delphinium species
Matthew Walker Hagen
Biology
Exogenous Ribeye-NAD(H) Binding Domain in Sensory Hair Cells Disrupts the Basal Aggregation of Endogenous Ribeye
Mariah Lynn Hanley
Chemistry
Synthesis of N-sulfonylketenimines: Potential Organic Catalysts for the Ring-Closing Olefin Metathesis Reaction
Edouard Alan Hay
Physics
Neutronen
Stephanie Baochau Hoang
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
A Synthetic Route Towards a Putative Transition State Analog for Orotate Phosphoribosyltransferase using an Imino Sugar Derivative and a Pseudo-Orotate Nucleobase
Sei Mei Aastra Howe
Mathematics
A Derivation of the Inhomogeneous Lorentz Group from Invariant Null Intervals
Michelle Chiyeko Ichikawa
Biology
Maternal Mouthbrooding and Metabolism Regulation in Astatotilapia burtoni
Sarah Anne Jablonski
Chemistry
Examining the Reactivity of Organoantimony Amidation Catalysts
Max Garrison Jacobs
Physics
On First Absorption Peak Excitation in Colloidal Quantum Dots
Lanlan Jin
Biology
Crouching p53, Hidden Mdm2: An Exploration and Visualization of p53-Mediated Apoptosis in Xenopus laevis
Alexander Geoffrey Johnson
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Regulation of Insulin Receptor Alternative Splicing by Fox-1
Advait Mahesh Jukar
Biology
Variation in Developmental Patterns in Two Geographically Separated Populations of Bombina orientalis in the Republic of Korea
Emily Jo Kastrul
Biology
An Investigation of Tomatoes in Cadmium Phytoextraction and the Plant-Growth-Promoting Properties of Burkholderia
David Scott Krueger
Mathematics
Extending the Critical Group to Oriented Matroids and Simplicial Complexes
Colin Harry LaMont
Physics
Relativistic Direct Interaction Electrodynamics: Theory and Computation
Quinn K. Langdon
Biology
Hybe and go Seq: application of genomic tools to sociogenomic questions in the cichlid genus Julidochromis
Isaac Alexander Haq Lawrence
Mathematics
Techniques for Space-Efficient Text-Indexing
Emily Rose Lawrence-Pine
Biology
Characterization of yqeF, a Gene Upregulated by the Virulence Regulator PerC of Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli
Tyrone Lee
Biology
An Investigation into the Secretion and Processing of GFP-tagged ELH Prohormone from Transgenic Bag Cells.
May-Ling Marie Li
Physics
The Enhancement of Flux Pinning in YBCO Superconductors Using Fast Neutron Irradiation
Daniel Colin Lidral-Porter
Mathematics
On Parallel Sorting and an Implementation of Difference Cover Suffix Array Construction
Kyle Benjamin Lu
Physics
Resonance of Magnetically Coupled Oscillators for Wireless Power Through a Negative Index Metamaterial (NIM)
Sarah Anne MacQueen
Mathematics
Origami: A Mathematical System of Paperfolding
Sean Kenneth Maden
Biology
Small Fish in a Small Pond: Observed Declines in Genetic Diversity Across Successive Generations of A Captive Astatotilapia Burtoni Lineage, Using Microsatellite Markers
Sophie Emma Mayer
Biology
Telomeric localization of shelterin protein xTRF1 in somatic Xenopus laevis cells
Charles Morse
Biology
Microbial Diversity on the Anode Surface of a Reed Lake Sediment Fuel Cell
Alice Amelia Newton
Chemistry
Pressure Studies of Enhanced Cr* Emission in the Argon-Mediated Multiphoton Dissociation of Cr(CO)6
David Lynn Nielsen
Mathematics
A Problem Zarankiewicz
Laurel Marguerite Oldach
Biology
The role of calcium and cyclic adenosine monophosphate signaling in neurohormone mRNA localization in Aplysia californica
Javed Wasim Dev Parkes
Physics
An Experimental Investigation of the Inverse Magnus Effect for Smooth Objects
Briana Perry Patton
Biology
An investigation of the ELH secretory pathway through the immunoisolation of neuroendocrine dense-core vesicles
Chuck Free Pham
Biology
The Expression of microRNA in Cancer
Julia Nicole Porcino
Mathematics
An Analysis of Permanental Ideals Over Hypermatrices
Maggie Lee Post
Physics
Avian Acoustic Communication: The Ground Effect
Adarsh Pyarelal
Physics
A Reggeized model for h meson production in high energy proton/proton collisions
Molly Kathleen Radany
Biology
Arrested Development: Inhibition of mitosis blocks inversion in the spiders Zygiella x-notata and Loxosceles laeta
Siddharth Sanjay Raval
Mathematics
Quantum Algorithms for a Few Problems
Claire Marjorie Remington
Chemistry
Some Concrete Chemistry: The Effect of Sound Walls on Benzene Concentration
Nicholas Kimball Salter
Mathematics
A Fourier-Analytic Approach to Polytope Euler-Maclaurin Summation
Lauren Elizabeth Sanders
Chemistry
Tertiary Arsine Oxides as Catalysts for Amidation
Alison Marie-Anne Saunders
Physics
Good Vibrations: A Visual Exploration of Farady Waves
Amy Elizabeth Schomaker
Biology
The Ozone Effect: Measuring physiological stress indicators in Pseudotsuga menziesii
Jeremy Colby Silver
Physics
Parkour: A Study of Efficient Human Movement
Mary Katherine Solbrig
Mathematics
Representations of Frobenius Groups
Ella Marie Stern
Biology
The relation of xTERT transcript abundance to relative telomerase activity in adult Xenopus laevis tissues
Katherine Fisher Thomas
Biology
Characterization and Mechanisms of Zinc Acetate Mediated Downregulation of Virulence Genes in Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli
Moriah Natasha Tobin
Physics
Energy Spectrum Characterization of the Reed Research Reactor Neutron Beam
David Everett Toffey
Biology
Anti-estrogen effects of melatonin on gene regulation and MAPK signaling in MCF-7 human breast cancer cells
Harry Ryan Traulsen
Chemistry
Towards the Synthesis of a Second Generation Transition State Analogue of OPRTase
Grant Ramon Dean Trenary
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Binding Dynamics of the Alternative Splicing Regulator Muscleblind-like 1 (MBNL1)
Gaurav Gokaran Venkataraman
Mathematics
Volterra integral equation methods for theoretical neuroscience
Alexander Rüdiger von Diezmann
Chemistry
The Irreducible Tensor Method and Dipole-Forbidden Resonance Raman Scattering
Stephen Winthrop von Kugelgen
Chemistry
Films From Vanadium(V) Oxide Ambigels: Spectroelectrochemistry of Lithium Insertion
MacKenzie Laura Warren
Physics
An Introduction to Stellar Gravitohydrodynamics
Michael James Weingart
Biology
Probing Vesicle Membrane Recycling in Aplysia californica
Nicholas Milan Wilson
Biology
TIS11-Mediated Upregulation of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Stop Codon Readthrough in Yeast: A Potential Link Between mRNA Decay and Translational Termination
Andrew Steven Winterman
Mathematics
Statistical Tests of Equivalence
Wally Jay Wissner
Mathematics-Physics
Characterizing Doubly-Special Relativistic Models with Energy-Independent Metrics
Tianyuan Xu
Mathematics
Graph Partitions and Free Resolutions of Toppling Ideals
Ross Charles Young
Biology
Evolving Dispersal and Survival: Simulating Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics in Rana aurora

Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, and Linguistics

Alexandra A.A. Ansu
Philosophy
Personal Identity: Survival & Reliability
Alessandra Naomi Baniel-Stark
Philosophy
Wronging Future People
Sarah Makenzie Barron
Linguistics
Exploring the Discourses of Marriage, Monogamy and Mao
Bradley Joseph Blickenstaff
Psychology
Multimodal Numerical Cognition in Pigeons
Margit Lia Bowler
Linguistics
The Spray/Load Verbal Alternation: Syntax & Subclasses
Lauren Mary Brackenbury
Psychology
Collegiate Decision Making about Drug Use
Katherine Grace Canada
Psychology
Thinking Through Change: The Effect of Implicit Trait Theories on Goals and Well-Being
PeterGaye Simonne Carby-Angus
Psychology
A Major By Any Other Name Would Still Have a Stereotype: Social Dominance Orientation, Group Membership, Major Involvement and Major Stereotyping
Colin Daniel Chapman
Psychology
Oxytocin Mediates Ghrelin-Induced Eating in the Ventromedial Nucleus of the Hypothalamus
Henry Aaron Cooney
Psychology
The Role of the TRPV1 Receptor in Endocannabinoid Enhancement of Emotional Memory
Mary Jane Darin
Linguistics
Language-dependent Domains: Information Access in Italian-English Bilinguals
Audrey June Davidson
Religion
Punk Islam? Muslim Punk? Taqwacore as a Multivalent Means through which to Counteract a Monolithic Image of Islam
Leah Davis Early
Religion
Discourse & Deity
Samuel Zincke Elgin
Philosophy
Causation
Kelsey Elizabeth Elving
Religion
The Case of Amina Lawal: Women's Rights and Shari'a Implementation in a Post-Colonial Nation State
Lara Aiko K. Evensen
Psychology
Perceptions of Belonging and Adjustment to College: The Role of Social Persistence and Social Risk-Taking
Paul David Flanders
Religion
Simone Weil and Violent Grace
Emily Louise Fong
Psychology
Nitric Oxide Synthesis Inhibition in the Paraventricular Nucleus Potentiates the Anorexigenic Effects of Urocortin I
Jessica Elizabeth Forbis
Psychology
Memory and Emotion: The Memory Effects of Humor
Matthew Claude French
Psychology
To Pee, or not to Pee, that is the Stresstion: An Exploratory Study in the Psychological Relation of Positive Emotions to Stress Hormones as Measured in Urine by Gas Chromatography—Mass Spectroscopy
Jessica Elizabeth Gerhardt
Psychology
A Crying (Prejudice) Shame: The Effects of Confronter and Gender on Perceptions of Sexism
Simon Rabin Goldstein
Religion
On the Masorah and the Process of Fixity
Kundai Ronald Gumbo
Philosophy
Is there a morally relevant distinction between active and passive euthanasia?
Clara Beatrice Hammond-Oakley
Psychology
The Role of Death Qualification in Venirepersons' Memory for Pretrial Publicity
Amelia Yasaman Patch Harati
Psychology
When the Grass is Browner on the Other Side: The Effects of Stigma and Social Comparison on Mental Health Help Seeking in College Students
Jennifer Sofie Hawkins
Linguistics
Retrying Scopes: A Study of Genre in the Revision of the Texas Science Curriculum, 2008-2009, Or: How to Fight the Culture Wars
Andrew Takayuki Ho
Philosophy
On the Context-Sensitivity of What Is Said
Sarah Marissa Jacoby
Psychology
Ghrelin-Induced Improved Memory Performance is Dopamine-Dependent
Nicholas Jon Kappeyne van de Coppello
Psychology
Meta Rats: Self-Awareness During Self-Report and Escape
Jonathan Young Kim
Psychology
An Investigation of Perceptual and Behavioral Confirmation within Friendship Dyads
Ruby Elise Larisch
Psychology
Free Bird: Proposing and Testing an Ecologically Valid Foraging Analogue for the Operant Laboratory
Vincent Reed LaSala
Religion
Zhuangzi and His Humor
Will Meredith Lasner
Psychology
Is There a Cognitive Heuristic That Is Activated by the Properties of Self-voice?
Mattias Gustaf Lehman
Linguistics
The Semantic Underpinnings of Syntactic Subcategorization: A Lexically Decompositional Approach to Distinguishing Classes of Ambitransitives
Jason Erik Leonard
Psychology
Discovering the Key to Unlocking Tool-Use in a Non-Tool-Using Species
Lydda Lopez
Linguistics
Regias & codeswitching: a Look into Modern Identities Along the Mexican-American Border
Justin Evan Luchow
Psychology
Human and Pet Animal Social Support and their Corresponding Situational Factors
Tyrel Matthew Marbut
Psychology
Cognition-based Pedagogies in Marksmanship Instruction
Jean Marie McMahon
Psychology
Mortality Salience and the University Worldview: Exploring the Terror Management Benefits of an Intrinsic Orientation
Andrew Glen Michaan
Religion
Are You There God? It's Me, Zantheos: The Roman Catholic Church and Extraterrestrial Life
Simone Ashe Morris
Religion
Letters and Dust: The Golem as Physical Manifestation of Righteousness
Hannah A. Moshontz de la Rocha
Psychology
Making Energy Saving Normal: An Energy-Saving Intervention Based on the Focus Theory of Normative Conduct
Rachel Elizabeth Mossey
Linguistics
Sext Appeal: Effects of Linguistic Form on Non-Platonic Desire in Text Messaging
JinYoung Park
Linguistics
Microvariation in Ergative Alignment of Lhasa Tibetan and Amdo Tibetan
Milo Alan Phillips-Brown
Philosophy
On the Difference between Matter and Empty Space
Devon Erickson Porter
Psychology
The Effect of the Appearance-Change Instruction on Same-Race and Cross-Race Eyewitness Identifications
Mathias Paul Quackenbush
Psychology
Risk-taking and the four-factor model of impulsivity
Altove Elouise Rowley
Linguistics
Characterizing the Cartoon: dialect, race, and gender in Disney
Trevor Dean Ruiz
Philosophy
Emergent Natural Phenomena & Scientific Models
Laura Jean Sard
Linguistics
Emphasis in Moroccan Arabic Loanwords from French
Ashley Ann Schneider
Psychology
A Developmental Perspective on Alcohol Use in Middle and High School Students: Effects of School Engagement and Peer Victimization
Virginia Kathleen Schultheis
Philosophy
Causation by Omission
Robert Maxwell Schwartz
Psychology
The Functionality of Cross-Modal Activation in Word Identification
Samantha Ashley Seagaard
Linguistics
Exploring Feminine Gender Construction "Inna Dancehall Style": A Lyrical Analysis of Jamaican Dancehall Music
Anna C.E. Seymour
Linguistics
The Prestige of a Californian Bob Dylan: Phonetic Variation in 90's Pop Music
Rebecca Anna Shapiro
Religion
Eroticism and Death: Micropolitical Rituality in the Body Art of Marina Abramoviç , 1973-1976
Samuel Dashiell Shemitz
Linguistics
Extending the Relative Clause Extended Complement Model
Hannah Lise Simonson
Religion
What does Islamic Art mean for Islam? An examination of word/image in the calligraphic works of Nja Mahdaoui, Mohamed Zakariya, and Kamal Boullata
Eleni Skaperdas
Psychology
The Intimate Internet: Personality and Self-Disclosure in Online vs. Face-to-face Communications
Zachary Lawton Speert
Psychology
The Influence of Experimental Technique on Caffeine-Placebo Responding
Robin Lyn Steitz
Linguistics
To the Tune of the Schizophrenic Mode
Eliot Stanley Stempf
Religion
"Truth shall budde out of the earth; and Righteousnesse shall looke downe from Heaven": Lancelot Andrewes, Early Modern Geography, and the Divine Mysteries
Justina Kerry Thoreson
Psychology
Perceptions of Female Physical Beauty: Are Men and Women on the Same Page?
Adrienne Knecht Tierney
Philosophy
Comparative Fundamentality in Lewisian Metaphysics
Joseph John Tomasulo
Philosophy
Snowballs to the Camera!
Laura G.K. Tomlinson
Philosophy
On the Transcendental Aspects of Kant's Philosophy
David Bowman Volker
Psychology
Self-Complexity Deconstructed: The Independent and Joint Contributions of Integration and Differentiation of the Self-Concept to Resilience
Julia Robinson Von Holt
Linguistics
Time and Space in American Sign Language: Examining Iconicity in Aspect Inflections and Temporal Dexis through a Peircean Lens
Zachary Yale Weinberg
Psychology
An Exploration of Ghrelin's Effect in a Conditioned Place Preference Paradigm
Henry Moss White
Linguistics
Villain, Victim, Rescuer: Government according to the President of the United States
Emily Rose Witkin
Psychology
Positive and negative urgency, motives, and perceived risk in adolescent alcohol use
Maya Miller Wolf
Religion
Siddurim and the Cultivation of Klal Yisrael: A Study of Jewish Prayer Book Reform in Contemporary America
Katherine Chung Wu
Linguistics
Lost in Translation: A Study on the Difference Between Linguistic Relativity & Framing

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Stephen Wagener Bennett
Literature-Theatre
Being James Joyce: A study of performing in an adapted work
Tarah Ann Dougherty
Literature-Theatre
Metamorphoses of Metamorphoses: An Examination of the Transformation from Ancient Page to Modern Stage
Herbert Eivand Dreyer
Biology-Psychology
Interhemispheric transfer of visual information
David Herbert Fielding
Philosophy-Mathematics
Inference and the Explanatory Virtues: An Examination of Explanation and an Inference First Account of Inference to the Best Explanation
Dominic Michael Finocchiaro
Literature-Theatre
Shooting History in the Neck: Fact and Fiction in the Modern American Theatrical Avant-Garde
Robert Jay Kahn
Mathematics-Economics
War, Oil, and Railroads: Industrialization and the Building Blocs of City Growth in the Former U.S.S.R.
Ariana Magdalena Karp
Literature-Theatre
Animating the Iconic: Embodying Hedda Gabler
Jamison Wyatt Loos
American Studies
Integration or Revolution? Robert F. Kennedy, The Black Panther Party, and the Economics of Race, 1965-1968
Kimberly Ann Loving
International and Comparative Policy Studies
The social role of parks in South Africa: the costs and benefits of conservation
Rosalie Randolph Lowe
Literature-Theatre
Text in Space: Experimental adaptations of canonical plays by three contemporary directors
Trey Russell Sands
Mathematics-Economics
On Simulating a New Keynesian Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model: Replicating Smets and Wouters
Kristine Cal Schultze
English-Music
Britten Sets Hardy: The Song Cycle Winter Words
Crista Nicole Welch
History-Literature
"Don't Pretend It's Heroic" Political and Cultural Criticism in David Rabe's The Vietnam Plays Mary Patricia

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

Mary Patricia Carroll
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Bob Moses's Voter Registration Work and the Algebra Project: Organizing to Create Political and Economic Access for All Citizens
Jackleen de La Harpe
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Small Cabbage and Little Weasel: A Memoir
Grace Lee-Park
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
"You've Got to be Carefully Taught": Messages of Tolerance in Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1949 Broadway Musical South Pacific
Osamu Muramoto
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Death and Wellbeing: A Reply to the Epicurean Puzzle
Talia Francine Oren
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Selfhood and the Problem of Authenticity: the Politics of the Personal in Rousseau's Second Discourse
Alexandra Lee Rabin
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
From the Garden to the Atelier: The History of Eco Fashion in America, 1960-2010
Elizabeth Susan Spavento
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Mirrors and The Grotesque in David Altmjed's The Index
Darek Kevin Teller
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Arendt's Empirical Theory of Judgment