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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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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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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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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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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

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Analysis and proposed improvement of Hamilton County VW eLab equipment, Hiroshi Yanagida

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Effectiveness of adaptive utensils on hand and finger range of motion in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis, Lauren Yeager

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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Laurel Dace (Chrosomus saylori) reproductive behaviors, Christopher Cronnon

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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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The effects of motivational states on metacognition and prospective memory, Amelia Edwards

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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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Cigarette litter leachates: a statistical study of elements in freshwater and saltwater, Cintly Guzman Hernandez

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Personal ethnography as applied learning: a qualitative explorative ethnographic observational study of social comparison, TriDereka Hall

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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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The intersection of literacy and digital literacy: incorporating writing standards with computer technology standards, Grace McPherson

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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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Use of stereolithographic 3D printing for fabrication of micro and millifluidic devices for undergraduate engineering studies, Cooper Thome

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