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Honors theses from 2021

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Reparations, JheDienne Adams

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Examining the effects of exogenous polyunsaturated fatty acids on the antimicrobial activity of piscidins in Vibrio cholerae, Elizabeth Allen

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Associations among academic motivational styles, purpose in life, and depressive symptoms in college students, Linnea V. Anderson

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The effects of urbanization on insect morphology: a meta-analysis, Evann L. Bailey

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Reading on the home front: the evolution of U.S. children’s literature and American values during wartime conflicts, Sophie Barton

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Suspension, Michael Beard

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Counselors' experiences of a virtual summer camp, Catherine Bell

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Young adult: a poetic exploration of modern American life, Ellie Bixler

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An analysis of the pollinators of Echinacea purpurea in relation to their perceived efficiency and color preferences, Carmen Black

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Mental health and its impact on the school-to-prison pipeline: A look at Tennessee schools, Briana Brady

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Efficacy of stress relieving interventions through Zoom, Francesca Cable

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Security fatigue and its effects on perceived password strength among university students, Chase Carroll

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Could SOX be better? : exploring the advantages and shortfalls of Sarbanes-Oxley, Christopher Clark

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Design during a pandemic: application of the WELL Building Standard to historic Engel Stadium, Laurel Getty

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Building a (great) wall: a semiotic analysis of the rhetoric of President Donald J. Trump, Lauren Gilmore

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“Sticks and stones”: experiencing microaggressions from the perspectives of the victim, bystander, and perpetrator, Emily Halvorson

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It crits different: analysis of Dungeons & Dragons and tabletop roleplaying games as an oral, collaborative, and immersive genre of literacy, Olivia Haslett

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Simplifying the creation of virtual topologies using MPI Sessions, Tom Herschberg

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The changing classroom: a thematic analysis on the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic on children and educators of a Montessori school, Briley Holbrook

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Molecular dynamic simulation of the complex folding patterns of Apolipoprotein A1 in various concentrations of potassium chloride, Hannah Holmberg

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The combined influences of race, sexuality, and gender on perceptions of sexual harassment, Courtney House

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Accessibility, aesthetics, and community: lessons for designers from the zine archives, Lilith Jackson

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A metabolomics-based approach to the screening of endometrial cancer: development of a gas chromatography-ion trap mass spectrometry-based method, Allycia Lee

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Increasing stress tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae using lipocalin genes, Ximena Leon

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Shining a light into the darkness: the developmental impacts of internment in U.S. immigration detention centers on detained Latinx children, Rebecca Messer

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The Oakland Athletics use of sabermetrics and the rise of big data analytics in business, Jacob Moorefield

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Mentally restorative areas for students: impacts of nature on psychophysiological state, Jesse Moore

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Synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of organometallic complexes for catalytic carbon-hydrogen bond activation, Sophia Neglia

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Troglofauna of Van Buren and White County: a survey of four caves in the mideastern Cumberland plateau, Gavin Page

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The effect of the apolipoprotein A1 (APOA1): the stability and folding in potassium chloride environment, Alexandra Paladian

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Governmental repression: the cases of China, Akbar Rahmani

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Breast cancer treatment causing cardiovascular complications: how can we prevent it?, Abigail L. Reese

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Presidents and populist politics, Brooke Sobo

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Race, sex, exoneration, & compensation: how do they relate? what is done? and what needs to be done?, Sarah Emily Still

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American sissy: original poetry, Jonah Stokes

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Factors impacting the decision to report sexual assault: a qualitative study, Sarah Swaney

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Amateur photography: finding new perspectives and seeking authenticity, Stephanie Swart

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Albinism in Africa: examining identity formulation, Corinne Tinkham

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Retrospective analysis of injuries and persisting injury effects among students who have participated in club sports and intramural activities during the prior year, Daylia Wallace

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Understanding shear thinning using Brownian dynamics simulation, Mackenzie Nicole Wall

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Weird and cosmic short horror fiction and the illustration of existential fears, Brianna Williams

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An exploration into constructed space, Lauren Elise Williamson

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Analyzing the social aspect of e-cigarette prevention with college-aged consumers, Emily Wilson

Honors theses from 2020

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Identifying observation unit as best practice, Justin Abraham

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Through the elementary school years: self-regulation predicting social competence with student-teacher relationships as mediators, Kelsie Anderson

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“A moral imperative to prevent AIDS”: race and religion in Atlanta’s AIDS activism, 1981-1993, Madison Bailey

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What's in a name? an assessment of degradation of women in the name of climbing routes, Raiza Barahona

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A comparative analysis of Appalachian and Chukchi folktales, Maggie Bishop

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Forest kindergarten and the perception of parents, Rebecca Boyer

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Predictive modeling of iPhone 7 charge rates using least squares curve fitting, Grace Cahill

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The problem-solving workshop: adapting process improvement methodologies for K-12 educators, Madison Chan

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Melamine-derived graphene foam as a thermal additive for water harvesting applications, Emily Chase

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Analysis of the soil lead contamination issue of South Chattanooga, Tesros Cherian

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Politicized prayer: how thoughts and prayers hinder gun legislation, Hope Cody

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Complex conversations: a creative exploration into language used over direct messages on social media platforms, Arden Craft

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Helios and Tenasi results for the workshop for integrated propeller prediction, Aaron Crawford

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Canopy openness as a predictor of growth for Castanea dentata seedlings in the Cumberland Uplands of Tennessee, Hannah Crawford

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Sexual health assessments in nursing practice: quantitative analysis of nurses’ behaviors and perceptions, Allison Culp

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Augmented Reality in a Dynamic Drone Based Environment, Christopher Davis

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African spirituality as female empowerment in the works of Yvonne Vera and Toni Morrison, Annie Dockery

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Designing a social media site to connect ill students to their classmates: ClassmateConnect, Lauren Dray

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Prevailing facets of Spanish colonialism: the roots of exploitation and inequality in Latin America, Camden Eckler

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The rise of the postmodern presidency: the evolution of rhetoric and media usage in presidential election campaigns, Logan Garrett

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Fatty acid mediated alterations in biofilm formation with Vibrio cholerae, Isabel Gray

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Overcoming barriers to the implementation of early warning systems to reduce the maternal mortality rate in the United States of America, Emily Hopkins

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North and South Korea: division by constructions, Hannah Horton

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Boundary, costs and trade-offs in reserve design systems, Justus Hurd

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A retrospective investigation of racial-ethnic socialization, Adeola Ijiyode

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A contribution to the characterization of the diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with American chestnut at the UTC Fortwood Street nursery, Colton Jones

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Reconciling Flourishing Egoism with Common Morality, Mark Lamb

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Synthesizing and modeling the optical properties of silica aerogel, Hannah Margavio

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Reframing severed representations: from biography towards a psychoanalytical reading of Caravaggio’s self-portraiture, Alyson McGowan

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Mutually exclusive: a survey of ethical decision making in technology, Connor McPherson

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Development of an auto-bioluminescent lung cell line for evaluation of in vitro effects of e-cigarette compounds on normal cell proliferation, Olivia Morrison

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Improving engineering education through cyber-physical systems: instrumentation and control of a unit operations laboratory, Shelby Musselman

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Job crafting: who and where?, Mia Myers

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Mindful yoga as a means of reducing college student stress, Jaylee K. Oliver

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Applying deep learning for cell detection in time-lapse microscopic images, Jay Patel

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Empathy, perceived similarity, and online aggression, Olivette Petersen

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George Berkeley's idealism: an examination of the idealist metaphysics and its connection to philosophy of mind, Joshua L. Powell

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Mathematical modeling of a variable mass rocket’s dynamics using the differential transform method, Ashwyn Sam

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Envisioning success: an in depth look at the relationship between episodic future thinking and academic goal achievement, Braden Sanford

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Gender, intertextuality & market demands: publishing children's picture books, Mackenzie Scott

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A meta-analysis of the human uses of pteridophytic species in Tennessee, Diana Sevier

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Starting a residential real estate business, Caelan Shurina

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Molecular dynamics simulations of apolipoprotein A1 in ionic liquids, Benjamin Smith

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College student perceptions of system-culpability in the frequency of wrongful convictions: gauging the importance of respondent characteristics, Merideth Smith

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Byron and Don Juan: a case study and queer reading of the closeted libertine, Caitlin Stanfield

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Classroom to classroom: how many do you see? the lack of african american teachers in K-12 public schools and how to address this issue through diverse curriculum development in teacher education programs, Deonna Starks

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Entre países, Jared Steiman

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Phospholipid remodeling via exogenous polyunsaturated fatty acid uptake modulates stress resistance in Vibrio cholerae, William Strike

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Meta-analysis of biological research literature, Evan Suggs

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Living document: an exploration of “self” through lyric & hybrid forms, Shannon Sweeney

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The effects of harmful male body representation: uncovered through the lens of podcasting, Madelynne Thompson

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The underground and cultural legitimacy: the divide in the american comics history, Preston Trammell

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A contribution to the macrofungi of Cloudland Canyon State Park, Peyden Valentine

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Global privacy concerns of facial recognition big data, Myranda Westbrook

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Envisioning success: a naturalistic investigation into prospective memory performance, reminder use, and memory strategies in an academic context, John Whittemore

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HPLC detection of organic gunshot residues with silicone wristbands, Yelyzaveta Zuy

Honors theses from 2019

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Exploring the potential for rare and common Borodinia species to acclimate to change, Garrett Allen