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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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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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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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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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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

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Active colloid behavior exhibiting soft-sphere characteristics for non-Newtonian solvent, Courtney Baier

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Edge effects and diversity of understory and canopy cloud forest beetles, Mallory Barbier

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The effect of soil saturation on the heat transfer rate in a controlled environment for application to ground source heat pumps, William Barnard

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The state of financial literacy in Tennessee: do students need higher quality financial education?, Jordan Barnes

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Potential relationships between lower extremity structural alignment and toe angle during static and dynamic activities, Mark Britt

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Technology in theatre: breaking the fourth wall, Samantha Burns

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Let’s talk about sex: an analysis of the gaps in effective sex education in the United States and a proposed solution, Mackenzie Butera

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Plein air painting in an anthropocentric era, Emily Marie Charles

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On colorfastness and soil remediation, Alea Coble

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Oddities and evens: pares y nones, Tanesha Colquitt

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An examination of the perception, role and impact of student-led clubs and organizations on student development, engagement and success: a small-sample study of extreme users and extreme non-users using service innovation methods, Bailey Coppedge

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A proposal and potential use-case for the transition from Gig City to Smart City, Andrew Cox

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The effects of animal-assisted therapy on participation in rehabilitation in a patient post-stroke: a case study, Chloe Cross

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Redemption or contamination: reviewing the illness narratives of the chronically sick and their support systems, Allison R. Dearing

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Sustainable reuse: the adaptive reuse of the Chattanooga Choo Choo into the Chattanooga Market using LEED, Ashley DeGennaro

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Preparation of organometallic cobalt(III) complexes containing bidentate chiral amine ligands as potential transfer hydrogenation catalysts, Luccas C. Do Carmo

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Influence of environmental conditions on fatty acid-induced changes in Vibrio cholerae persistence and pathogenicity, Abigail Doyle

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A net-zero framework for farms: a business plan, Lauren Dunn

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Students’ willingness to extend civil liberties to disliked groups, NinaSimone Edwards

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The Vietnam War at home and abroad: soldiers, military leadership, and the antiwar movement, Mason E. Fox

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More than remembering: how memoirists recall and write the past, Faith Garner

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The analysis of Erlanger Hospital’s suture inventory management operations, Amanda George

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Synthesizing multifunctional iron oxide nanodrugs and developing a model for their size analysis using dynamic light scattering, Olivia George

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Religion, institutionalism, legalism, and same-sex marriage: comparative experiences of non-heterosexual males in Northern Ireland and Tennessee, Reaghan Gough

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Oil preference in ants and arthropod diversity in urban environments, Itzel Guzman-Hernandez

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Financial reporting of cryptocurrency, Andrew Hartley

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Experiences of adult children with previously incarcerated parents: a qualitative study, Opeletia Helton

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Computational simulation of the PAW-04 nozzle configuration, Juan Hernandez

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Lipid modification in Aeromonas salmonicida through exogenous polyunsaturated fatty acid incorporation, Rachel Hofer

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Creating characterization through the use of setting and counterpoint characterization, Caroline Taylor Hood

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Policy analysis of Tennessee's 51-to-life law: juvenile sentencing reform, Natalie P. Hurst

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Virtual existence and its ambiguities: how postphenomenology of technology clarifies our situation in a digital world., David Karlo King II

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Is Bitcoin Reminiscent of Past Bubbles?, Jessica L. Leath

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Theoretical studies of naphthoquinone reactivity toward amines, Kevin Lee

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The need to believe: belief in science & religious belief examined as more general components of positive psychological functioning, Jordan Madrigal

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An analysis of the effects between prison documentaries and popularity among viewers, Dominique Malone

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Increasing Quechuan identification through language Acquisition, Emily McAndrew

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Justice according to Reinhold Niebuhr and Gustavo Gutiérrez, Rebecca L. Miller

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Is it too late for the Federal Government to reverse course on how we legally recognize gender?, Stephanie Poget

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Relations between subclinical narcissism, effortful control, and well-being in emerging adulthood, Beth M. Rachlin

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Designing a general education course on the societal impacts of artificial intelligence, Vincent Rollins

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The legal status of personhood in the wake of genetic editing, Tessa C. Ross

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The effect of therapy dogs on preoperative anxiety, Morgan Royer

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Evaluation of different research methodologies for acoustic monitoring of anuran populations, Richard Alexander Schwartz

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The craft of felt sense: writing sentences to create singular effects, Jacquelyn Leigh Muncy Scott

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Relaciones de la familia: un proyecto americano, Jadyn Snakenberg

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Federal Open Market Committee communication: a text mining analysis, Jonathan Stegmann

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“Liberation from what?”: French Muslim women’s bodies as a site of national boundaries and identity, Mae H. Stuart