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Honors theses from 2018

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Framing effects in a competitive environment: Black Lives Matter versus President Trump, Samantha M. Adams

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Molecular monitoring of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in a hospital setting, Jessica Ammon

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An examination of the unanticipated outcomes of having a fun organizational culture, Victoria Baltz

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Characterization of metamorphic zones in the Tennessee Blue Ridge using GIS and Digital Imaging Processing, Hayley Beitel

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Energy sustainability analysis of a Baja test facility, Seth Bishop

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Improving no-show rates in a community health center, Erin Boshers

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Changes in ant biodiversity across an urban gradient, Hao Brooks

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Design of a pneumatic conveying test loop for laboratory testing, Natalie Burdine

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Sickness and contamination in The yellow wallpaper and Maggie: a girl of the streets, Abigail Callahan

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A content analysis of LGBT representation on broadcast and streaming television, Carson Cook

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Strange-Making: a study of curation, Mirel Crumb

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Parental care, offspring abandonment, and filial cannibalism, Mackenzie Davenport

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Conservation and collection of Castanea dentata germplasm in the South, Trent Deason

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Comparison of psychological states of runners within urban and rural environments, Christian Demastus

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American foreign policy has a masculinity problem: a discourse analysis of the Iran deal, Rachel Emond

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Vowel transitions in the sonnets of Shakespeare: an information theoretic analysis, Josh Freeman

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The role of forensic accounting in U.S. counterterrorism efforts, Madison Gaither

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Evaluation of blight resistance in chestnut f2 half-sibling and full-sibling families via small stem assay, Kevin Gentner

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The Bard and The Word: the influence of the Bible on the writings of William Shakespeare, Emily Gray

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The grotesque self: finding identity through the grotesque in the works of Carson McCullers, Colton Greganti

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Rhetoric in financial reporting: evaluation of ISA 720, Qingyuan Guo

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Implementing early screening methods to detect resistance to Phytophthora cinnamomi in backcross Chinese-American Chestnut hybrids, Kirsten Hein

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Phospholipid membrane remodeling through exogenous fatty acid incorporation in certain bacterial species, Josh Herndon

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An explicit formula for Dirichlet's L-Function, Shannon Michele Hyder

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A guide to the Multiple Errands Test, Carly Jessup

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On the maintained significance of botanical illustration in modern plant identification guides, Andi Kur

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SDS-PAGE analysis of modified lysozyme by substituted benzoquinones and naphthoquinones, Neethu Kurien

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No more blurred lines: Tennesseans deserve high quality sexual assault education, Sara Leach

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Predicting and preventing common volleyball injuries with functional tests, Madison Marshall

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Comparing stress levels and coping styles in college athletes and non-athletes, Melanie Martin

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Community strain and familial dysfunction: the influence of county characteristics on child maltreatment, Katherine Mobley

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An in vitro analysis of the relative efficacies of antibiotic solutions vs. antiseptics in breast augmentation and reconstruction surgery, Victoria Noyes

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Black body, Black mind, Japorsche Pettaway

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Quantifying the effect of dietary restriction on lifespans in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Kathryn Rouse

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Adverse childhood experiences, resilience, and coping of foster parents, Jacqueline Rush

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Is corporal punishment the best punishment? a millennial perspective, Zachary Rush

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Linguistic analysis of written language used by young adults with and without invisible disabilities, Amanda Schwartz

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Environmental injustice: a public health problem in Chattanooga, DaiMeshia Seay

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Social media and the political behavior of young adults in the 2016 election, Sylvia Shipman

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The response of fuzzy electronics to ionizing radiation, Simar Singh

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The psychosocial effects of compensated turnout on dancers: a critical look at the leading cause of non-traumatic dance injuries, Rachel Smith

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Drama as a tool for addressing cultural stereotypes, Elizabeth Smoak

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Improving alternative fuel efficiency with water injection, Connor Strawn

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An analysis of prosocial behavior in customers, Erik Swanson

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Madness as "The Divided Self" in the works of American female authors, Katherine Sweat

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Foster parent disciplinary strategies and child behaviors, Tamarah Taylor

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Culture, food, and racism: the effects on African American health, Kalah Elantra Vance

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Measures of resilience and entitlement in a sample of baccalaureate nursing students, Katherine Leigh Walsh

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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Effectiveness of conservation education at the Chattanooga Zoo, Luke Allen Black

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

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An analysis of prevalence of chytrid fungus in an amphibian assemblage in Middle Tennessee, Cameron Brocco

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Floccinaucinihilipilification, Bonnie A. Buffington

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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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Predicting the author of Twitter posts with Markov chain analysis, Daniel Freeman

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The effects of e-cigarette exposure on cell viability and gene expression, Christine Hale

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

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Developmental steroids and vitamins: identified and quantified in predatory lady beetles, Andrea Hixson

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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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BSN student's perspective of Departmental Honors Thesis: a case study approach, Kathryn Messier

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

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A biotic survey of outcroppings and Pinctada longisquamosa in Oyster Pond, San Salvador Island, Bahamas, one year after Hurricane Joaquin, Ashton Selah Mitchell

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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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Statistical linear mixed models for evaluation of training program in hand surgery chief residents, Zoe Michelle Ross

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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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The intellectual, ethical, and, spiritual dimensions of the Islamic thought, Ambreen Sohani

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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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Riddarasögur: changing medieval Norway with French romance literature, Elizabeth Tuggle

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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

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Octahedral ruthenium(II) complexes for C-H bond activation and olefin hydroarylation, Patrick Z. Zdunek

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