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Honors theses from 2017

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Demographic differences in drug dependency: implications for policy, practice, and research, Charles D. Baker

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Modelling the role of chance in mating dynamics, Libby K. Boykin

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RMS Titanic: creating an American obsession, Judith E. Cathey

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"Tell me you own me, gimme them coins": postfeminist fascination with Lolita, Lana Del Rey, and sugar culture on Tumblr, Rachel E. Davis

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Gender, consent, and hermaphroditic legibility in James Joyce's Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, Carter R. Elsea

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Exploring the relationship between socioeconomic status and health, as it affects men and women, Taylor Engel

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Engagement with the visual arts increases mindfulness, Lydia G. Fogo

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Parents perceptions of the internet and its effects on their children, Brittany Hill

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Systematic review of patellar luxation in dogs, Alexandria D. Holt

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Magically empathetic: an investigation of theory of mind and empathy in the Harry Potter series, Lindsey M. Layman

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Examining the needs of refugees and refugee service providers: a case file examination, Alyson D. Miller

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Development and production of a one act play, Josiah D. Motok

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The Internal Revenue Code: a burden for taxpayers or an instrument for social change?, Heather N. Murray

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Prevalence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) in watercourses situated in southeast Tennessee, Macall A. Nabors

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Irrational in its rationality: a critique of the all lives matter movement and one-dimensional society, Elliot Newell

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A Study of the Photoacoustic Effect in Ethylene Gas, Jay Nguyen

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The effects of perinatal methamphetamine use on maternal and child outcomes: implications for education among BSN nursing students, Tina Nguyen

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Nutrition education intervention in a low-income middle school increases students’ smart beverage choices, Liana Rodrigues

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Exploring the role of local adaptation in the response of Maianthemum canadense to climate warming, Spenser J. Ryan

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Measuring the presence of the amphibian pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in East Tennessee, Erin A. Schrenker

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Fluorescence and UV-VIS studies of quinone-induced protein modifications, Charles A. Thomas Jr

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Creating a zero + energy building model, Ashley N. Thompson

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Working with mental illness and the preparation of social workers, Destini Triplett

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Emphasizing colonization in modern environmental and women’s activist movements in India and the future of ecofeminist movements for creating a more just and sustainable future, Alea M. Tveit

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When deception gets personal: an exploration into personality's link to deception, Jason T. Weber

Honors theses from 2016

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Effects of cigarette butts on coastal waters: an elemental analysis of seawater from St. Simon’s Island, Katherine Adorati

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Ireland defined as place, Halley Andrews

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Determining energy output in manual and automated solar arrays, James K. Ayres

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Are tax exemptions for "churches" a blessing or a curse for taxpayers?, Hannah Bauman

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The transfer of commensal and transient bacteria into deep tissue using dry needling needles through agar media designed to mimic the elasticity of human skin, Denisse N. Breton Guerrero

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More than a wheelchair in the background: a study of portrayals of disabilities in children's picture books, Sarah Caroline Crawford

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An ethics of economic sanctions, Macallee N. Goldman

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The impact of political oversight in democratization: the cases of Japan and Bangladesh, Andrea K. Griner

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The phenology and compatibility of Hazelnut (Corylus avellana) cultivars in Tennessee, Ben Nigel Heard

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Redemption of man and nature: environmentalism through the lens of mainline Protestants and conservative evangelicals, Scottie Glen Hill

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Wireless voice amplification device for weak patients, Daniel Alexander Johnson

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Millennial skepticism and susceptibility to media persuasion, Olivia K. Lee

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Common Core in Tennessee: an analysis of eighth grade mathematics standards, Hayley Little

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Assessing the feasibility of a one-pot, tandem olefin metathesis and isomerization sequence to synthesize conjugated aromatic olefins, Ajay D. Makwana

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Alkaloids in e-cigarettes: their effects on cell growth and gene regulation, Maxwell H. Marlowe

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The simple zeros of the Riemann zeta-function, Melissa N. Miller

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Exogenous polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) scavenging affects phospholipid profiles and virulence phenotypes in Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Anna Moravec

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Explaining the outcomes of the Affordable Care Act through Lowi and Salamon’s policy evaluation models, Anna Moravec

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Media's ISIS crisis: how ISIS came to be through framing and naming, Cameron A. Morgan

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Uncovering cryptic diversity of desmognathine salamanders in the Cumberland Plateau utilizing molecular genetic techniques, Katherine E. Ray

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From the hallways to the courtroom: struggle for desegregation in Chattanooga, Tennessee 1954-1986, Kelly R. Reed

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The efficacy of congestion pricing, Zachary J. Ridder

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Measuring Phytophthora resistance phenotypes in segregating testcross families of hybrid American chestnut trees, Anna C. Robinson

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Understanding tacit theories of nonprofit administrators in collaborative interorganizational networks, Ella C. Sanders

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Super PAC funding and its impact on voting behavior in the U.S. House of Representatives, Michael J. Scariano

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The role of context and memory strategies in prospective memory commission errors, Iain A. Scott

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SBAR, communication, and patient safety: an integrated literature review, Kathryn R. Stewart

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Which language(s) are best (for web development), Jackson A. Stone

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Determining methods of propagation for the investigation of intraspecific variability of climate change responses of Appalachian plant species, Gayle L. Tyree

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A fractional boundary value problem, Grant Yost

Honors theses from 2015

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The relationship between receptacle design, normative conduct, environmental concerns, and recycling behavior, Molly Arnold

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The layers of memory at Sachsenhausen: from the GDR to contemporary Germany, Barry J. Bookheimer Jr.

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Synthesis of novel dienes and cyclic compounds via olefin metathesis reactions catalyzed by the second generation Grubbs catalyst, Patrick Joseph Carey

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Solicitation of identity in Cien años de soledad, Marinda J. Cauley

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Intertwining discourse: an examination of suffrage and antisuffrage rhetoric, Emilee L. Cutright

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State vs. Federal: marijuana legislation and its effect on taxes, Mamie G. Duckworth

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The effects of lotion fatty acids on gram negative skin flora: implications for membrane remodeling and pathogenicity, Adrianna Eder

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Facebook | Panopticon: an analysis of Facebook and its parallels to the Foucaultian Panopticon, Stephanie A. Fast

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Black male student success in U.S higher education: lessons from the Institute for Responsible Citizenship, Robert A. Fisher

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Modifications of lysozyme by substituted benzoquinones, Hendrik J. Greve

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The role of the tiger and the elephant in the ascent of Africa: partners or neocolonialists?, Charlotte A. Hill

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Minding the gap: connecting the mirror cities of London in the novels of Neil Gaiman and China Miéville, Miranda Hill

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Underworld journeys in The Faerie Queene and The Lord of the Rings: exploring the “Belly of the whale” of Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth and the effect on the hero’s return from adventure, Kayla M. Kirkendall

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An examination of relocation videos and their ability to persuade entrepreneurs, Julia N. Martin

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BasketBallBot: education level development of a fuzzy controller for a linear motor under saturation limits, David L. McPherson

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The uptake and incorporation of exogenous fatty acids confer phenotypic advantages to acinetobacter baumannii, Saba A. Munir

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A manipulation study: the effect of predation risk on the space use of the Chilean rodent, Octodon degus, Erin D. Myers

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Determination of antibiotic release from electrospun nanofibers, John P. O'Brien III

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Investigation of the thermodynamic properties of the oligomerization domain of heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein c, John P. O'Brien III

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Engendering epic: heroism as constructed masculinity in the epics of Gilgamesh and Beowulf, Rachael Scott Poe

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Sport-related head injury and performance anxiety, Haley V. Popp

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Analysis of an electrospun nanofiber device applicable to limb salvage: mass loss, morphological changes, and quantification of antibiotic release, Caitlin Quinn

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A review of the accounting treatment for contingencies arising from environmental issues, Colleen M. Sauser

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Language and essence: a comparative study of identity among Celtic language speakers in Wales and Brittany, Elizabeth G. Shields

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Ribonuclease A modification induced by 1,2-Naphthoquinone and 2-Hydroxy-1,4-Naphthoquinone, Michelle Dawn Smith

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Impact of ekphrastic poetry upon my writing, Lacy C. Snapp

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A negotiation in meaning: identifying American cultural touchstones, Jayne Jaya Todai

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Examination of heat flux through a surface using digital image processing of infrared images, Nicholas D. True

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A cost-benefit analysis of Amazon Prime Air, Adrienne Welch

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Factors affecting child mortality, Lisa Wheatley

Honors theses from 2014

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Purple urine bag syndrome: regulation of pyrimidine enzymes, Ashley N. Broadway

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Using GREET to analyze natural gas usage in municipal fleets, Bradley E. Gibson

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The effect of co-solvent and ordered lattice structure on catalysis of biodiesel production in microreactors, Benjamin J. D. Kegley

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Bystanders and bullying: a reflective examination of college students' experiences, Katherine Marie Larsen

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Obesity: the elephant in the budget room that we can no longer afford to ignore, Katharine G. Linehart

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Faith and homosexuality: grace, religious problem-solving styles and the internalized homophobia of homosexuals, Maria R. Matty

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Funny or French: how humor varies across cultures, Audrey Mefford

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America's closet door: an investigation of television and its effects on perceptions of homosexuality, Sara Moroni

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Nicotine and what else?: HPLC elution optimization for the analysis of alkaloids found in electronic cigarettes, Jessica L. Murray

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Echoes of environmentalist sensibilities: exploring the origins of a movement, Hannah Raines

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Brides of Christ: an examination of female sainthood, Zachary J. Ridder

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‘Liberty is the word with me’ the ideologies and allegiances of Civil War soldiers in Hamilton County, James J. W. Scott

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Defining a cross content, cross cultural curriculum for foreign language, Hannah P. Seage

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Developing a cross-cultural and cross-content foreign language curriculum, Sophia R. Seage

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Emotional intelligence in nonprofit hiring practices: a new criterion, Monica Shubert