Carson Scholarship Winners

Luther Caulkins

Evaluating Educational Goals in Chinese Buddhist Monastic Education
Sponsor: Juwen Zhang, Chinese Studies


Caroline Fowler

Examining the Relationship Between the Built Environment and Obesity: A Policy Paper
Sponsor: Peter Harmer, Exercise Science


Elena Hinckle

Little London on the Homefront: Creating Historical Fiction
Sponsor: Marianna McJimsey, Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Colorado Springs


Edna Htet

Roses and thorns: Campaigns Against the Use and Recruitment of Child Soldiers in Myanmar
Sponsor: Jonneke Koomen, Politics


Maya Kaup

Preserving the Willamette Valley's Natural History and Biodiversity
Sponsor: David Craig, Biology


Hania Marien

A Troubling Disconnect: Exploring Why Greater Ethnic Diversity in Schools has not Translated into Greater Ethnic Representation in School Books
Sponsor: Joyce Millen, Anthropology


Naomi Morgan

Medicalization and the Lifecycle of the Birthing Process
Sponsor: Joyce Millen, Anthropology


Taylor Saunders

Discovering Stars and Uncovering Facts: Investigating Science through Poetry
Sponsor: David Altman, Physics


Lark Smith

Black and Jewish American Intersectionality from "16**" to Maryse Condé
Sponsor: Roy Perez, English


Hailee Vandiver

The Politics of Existential Risk: Post-Fukushima Nuclear Energy in South East Asia
Sponsor: Greg Felker, International Studies


Margaret Woodcock and Evann Zuckerman

Alternative Modes of History: Non-traditional Monographs and Creative Responses
Sponsor: Leslie Dunlap, History


George Zenker

From Patrols to Police Brutality: An Analysis of the Legacy of American Slavery
Sponsor: Wendy Petersen Boring, History


Laura Cullen

Friendship Maintenance after High School: Implications for Psychological Well-Being
Sponsor: Melissa Witkow, Psychology


Michaelanne Foster

Byzantine and Beyond: Learning to Write Christian Icons According to Sixth-Century Tradition
Sponsor: Ricardo De Mambro Santos, Art History


Heather Kyllingmark

Soundtrack as Aesthetic Persuader: An Experiential Pursuit of the Art and Rhetoric of Filmic Sound
Sponsor: Michael Nord, Music


Kaitlin O'Neill

The Letter Ogham Stone: Looking at Cross-Temporal Cultural and Archaeological Connections pf Standing and Inscribed Stones in Ireland
Sponsor: Scott Pike, Earth and Environmental Sciences


Benjamin Mow

Solving the Mystery of AC Andromeda: The Study of a Triple-Mode Pulsating Star
Sponsor: Richard Watkins , Physics


Lindsay Russo

Warm-up Duration Effect on Knee Valgus Angles for Female Soccer Players
Sponsor: Brandi Row Lazzarini, Exercise Science


Hannah Schwarz

Shifting Landscapes of Peruvian Identity and the Production of Quinoa
Sponsor: Peter Wogan, Anthropology


Brenna Smelt

Creating Aerial Performance with Technology and Experimentation
Sponsor: E.J. Reinagel, Theater


Soren Underdahl

The Categorical Betrayal of Humanity: Kant's Influence on Nazism
Sponsor: Sammy Basu, Politics


Jennifer Allaway

Women, Video Games, and the Industry: Time to Change
Sponsor: Stainslav Vysotsky, Sociology


Noor Amr

Sexual Assault, Social Justice, and Islam: How the Egyptian Revolution Created a New Generation of Feminist Student Activism
Sponsor: Megan Ybarra, Women's and Gender Studies, Politics, and Latin American Studies


Dylan Angell

The Nature of V829 Aquila: Revisiting an Understudied Delta Scuti Star
Sponsor: Richard Watkins, Physics


Theresa Barosh

Distribution and Development of a Recently Discovered Insect
Sponsor: Susan Kephart, Biology


Dana Crosby

The Neuroscience of Beauty
Sponsor: Jeremy Miller, Psychology


Kyle Davey

A Comparison of Increases in REE in Response to HIIT and Steady State Aerobic Training
Sponsor: Michael Lockard, Exercise Science


Mariah Grubb

Examining the Efficacy of Volunteer Tourism
Sponsor: Joyce Millen, Anthropology


Jay Howard

Investigating the Regulatory Role of Calcium in Rat Myosin 1b Activity
Sponsor: David Altman, Physics


Jordis Miller

Looking from the Outside In: An Evaluation of the Roles of the Artists in the Art Brut Movement
Sponsor: William Duvall, History


Christian Oldham

Myst Gets in My Eyes
Sponsor: Ricardo De Mambro Santos, Art History


Joellen Sweeney

Ghost Variations: A Theatrical Exploration of the Lives of Robert and Clara Schumann
Sponsor: Jonathan Cole, Theater


James Volz

Sound of the City
Sponsor: Michael Chasar, English


Connor Yoste

A New Model for Algorithmically Improvised Jazz
Sponsor: Robert Keller, Harvey Mudd College, Computer Science


Travis Andreasen

Loretta
Sponsor: Scott Nadelson, English


Caroline Cahill

Evaluating the Health Changes in Asian International Students at a West Coast Liberal Arts College
Sponsor: Stas Stavrianeas, Exercise Science


Joseph Campbell

Subsistence Strategies of Homeless LGBT Youth in Portland, Oregon
Sponsor: Scott Vandehey, Anthropology


Matthew Faunt

Lifelong Bonds and Intentional Communities: Camp Programming in the State of Oregon
Sponsor: Ethan Erickson, Tsuga Community Commission


Meagan Hash

A Species in Need of Management: A Study of Wildlife Management from East Africa to Gray Wolves in Montana
Sponsor: Scott Pike, Earth and Environmental Science


Lars Henriksen

Narrative of Crisis: A Comparative Analysis of Japanese and American Newspaper Coverage of the Nuclear Crisis in Fukashima, Japan
Sponsor: Catherine Collins, Rhetoric and Media Studies


Kristine Lim

Biomechanics Assessment and Evidence-Based Community Outreach
Sponsor: Robin Dorociak, Exercise Science


Andrew Long

Queer Hieroglyphs: Visual Storytelling Combining the Techniques of Queer Street Art and Rock Art
Sponsor: Heidi Preuss Grew, Studio Art


Michael Lukas

How Influential Was It?: A Study of Neolithic Pottery, Their Sources, and Production Techniques at the Ness of Brodgar
Sponsor: Scott Pike, Earth and Environmental Science


Dan McCulley

An Inquiry into Astrophysics: Understanding Triple Mode Pulsating Variable Stars
Sponsor: Rick Watkins, Physics


Elena Wimberger

Generational Impacts on Civil Disobedience: How the Legacy of a Dictatorship has Influenced Current Student Activism in Chile
Sponsor: Megan Ybarra, Politics and Latin American Studies


Emily Bee and Annika Moffett

The Effects of 17x-ethynylestradiol on Behavior and Development of Zebra Danio
Sponsor: David Craig, Biology


Elizabeth Calixtro

Domestic Violence Reporting in the Latino Community
Sponsor: Meredy Edelson, Psychology


Jake Hagood

Area Survey of LGBT Resources and Services
Sponsor: Joyce Millen, Anthropology


Ruth Heald

Rossini to Rogers: Exploring the Intersection of Classical Voice Training and Musical Theatre Performance
Sponsor: Mike Nord, Music


Cameron Hill

Absent Landscapes
Sponsor: Heidi Preuss Grew, Studio Art


Stephanie Jones

Into the Minds of Math Teachers
Sponsor: Steve Rhine, School of Education


Sam Kuhn

In Search of the Miraculous
Sponsor: Ricardo De Mambro Santos, Art History


Zachary Lange

Roughskinned Newts in the Willamette Valley: Population Distribution and Land-Use Effects
Sponsor: Emma Coddington, Biology


Adam Lozier

Visible Hands, Invisible Forces: The Market and Immigrant Worker Agency in the Willamette Valley
Sponsor: Benjamin Peterson, History


Rachael Mayer

Involving Communities: The Importance of Voice in Online Museum Exhibitions
Sponsor: Rebecca Dobkins, Anthropology


Micah Mizukani

Okinawan Voices: Effect of Japanese Perceptions on Okinawan Identity
Sponsor: Miho Fujiwara, Japanese and Chinese


Jennifer Ristau

The Domestic Workers Bill of Rights: A Global Movement's Claims Explored on a Local Scale
Sponsor: Leslie Dunlap, History


Sarah Worthing

Stalin's Ghost: A Study of Popular Memory of the Stalinist Era
Sponsor: Mark Conliffe, Russian


Jeffery Collins

Causes of Time Dependency in the Primate Molecular Clock
Sponsor: Christopher Smith,
Major: Biology


Kelsey Copes-Gerbitz

Cultural Resource Survey of Zena Forest
Sponsor: Scott Pike,
Major: Environmental Science


Sydney Gabbard

Fitting the Part: Reconciling Feminism and Traditional Operatic Roles
Sponsor: Grant Linsell,
Major: Music, Performance Voice


Kenneth Hendricks

Fire Department Relations in a Vertical World
Sponsor: Miho Fujiwara,
Major: Japanese Studies


Breanna Lee

The Dynamic Folk: Joanna Newsom and the Participant-Based Construction of Folk Music Subgenres
Sponsor: Pamela Moro,
Major: Music


Kelli Maeshiro

Search for Identity through an Imaginary Mother-Daughter Relationship
Sponsor: Heidi Preuss Grew,
Major: Art


Abraham Moland

Hakuna Matatu: Enhancing Pedestrian Safety in Nairobi, Kenya
Sponsor: Peter Harmer,
Major: Exercise Science


Tejeswara Reddy

Seeds of Colonialism: A Study of the Effects of Genetically-Modified Seed on Indian Farmers and its Ramifications on a Globalized Economy through Gandhian Philosophy
Sponsor: Joe Bowersox,
Double Major: Environmental Science and Economics


Benjamin Scheiner

An Instrumental Case Study of PCUN: Immigrant Unionization and Union Revitalization in the United States
Sponsor: Melissa Buis Michaux,
Major: Politics


Charles Utting

The Kid: A Visual History of Billy the Kid
Sponsor: Michael Strelow,
Major: History


Alyssa Anderson

Hallbwachs, Robben Island, and the Race Card: Reclaiming the Past of the Rainbow Nation
Sponsor: Catherine Collins, Rhetoric and Media Studies


Dan Bullard

The Art of Vinyl: Analog Music in a Digital Age
Sponsor: Julian Snow, Music


Ben Clanton

Exploring Imagination and the Act of Storytelling: Creating a Children’s Picture Book
Sponsor: Jeanne Clark, Rhetoric and Media Studies


Megan Delph

’Por la Patria’: Arguments of the 2008 Ecuadorian Constitution
Sponsor: John Uggen, Spanish


Lindsey Falkenburg

How Oaxacan Families Cope with Economic Depression
Sponsor: Peter Wogan, Anthropology


Paxton Gehling

Mehldau to Maqam: Modern Jaz and Middle Eastern Classical Music
Sponsor: Mike Nord, Music


Tyler Hoecker and Justin Olnes

Why did the Grizzly Bear Cross the Road?: A Study of Ursus arctos and the Ecology of Roads in the Muskwa-Ketchika, British Columbia
Sponsor: Jennifer Johns, Biology


Stina Janssen

Body Talk: (De) Constructing a Narrative of Body Image in U.S. West Coast Young Women
Sponsor: Jade Aguilar, Sociology, and Leslie Dunlap, History


Korina Keaton

Man vs. Wild
Sponsor: Alexandra Opie, Art


Rachel Sabin

Old Originals: A Modern Recontextualization of Master Oil Paintings
Sponsor: Heidi Grew, Art


Tom Salina

The Contemporary Carnival Grotesque
Sponsor: Stanislav Vysotsky, Sociology


Alissa Alexander

D.E. May: The Artist as an Archivist
Sponsor: Roger Hull, Art


Rebecca Demarest

Granddaddy: Research and Meditation on 15 Pages of Letters
Sponsor: Gretchen Flesher Moon, English


Katlyn Giombolini

Sustaining the Local Food Movement: Farmers in the Willamette Valley
Sponsor: Kimberlee Chambers, Earth and Environmental Science


Holly Janka

Medieval Pilgrimage: Art as a Manifestation of Christian Spirituality
Sponsor: Wendy Peterson Boring, History


Sarah Kutten

Ghana's New Bonding Measures: Is Nursing a Ticket Out?
Sponsor: Joyce Millen, Anthropology


Andrew Lackman

A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Green vs. Gray Infrastructure
Sponsor: Don Negri, Economics


Acacia McGuire

Identifiable Victim Effect
Sponsor: James Friedrich, Psychology


Stacy Michaelson

Examining the Relationship of Farm Women to Feminism: A Case Study of Southern Oregon
Sponsor: Melissa Buis-Michaux, Politics


John Michael Miller

The "Unknowable" Policy Guide: A Critical Assessment of Natural Rate Theory and Application by the Federal Reserve
Sponsor: Jerry Gray, Economics


Laura Westmeyer

Working the Land: The Future of Argentine Cattle Ranchers and the Land Upon Which They Graze
Sponsor: Kimberlee Chambers, Earth and Environmental Science


Shannon Buckley

Using Birds as Indicators of Restoration Success in the Deer Creek Watershed
Sponsor: David Craig, Biology


Kyle Evans-Lee

Turbulence, Fluid, and Navier-Stokes
Sponsor: Johnner Barrett, Mathematics


Diana Haughton and Natalie Schultz

Knowledge is the Preface of Peace
Sponsor: Wayne Gregory, TIUA


Lindsey Hoverson

The Effect of Ionic Mercury on the Photosynthetic Rate of /Arabidopsis thaliana/
Sponsor: Gary Tallman, Biology


Emily Johnson

Inequalities within the Women's Healthcare Delivery System in France
Sponsor: Joyce Millen, Anthropology


Trudi Kahler

Handling the Heat: Exploration of Enameling
Sponsor: Michael Boonstra, Art


Emily Maxwell

A Study of Synethesia: The Effects of Color on Memory
Sponsor: Mark Stewart, Psychology


Melissa Ostermick

Specificity of Vocalizations in the American Crow
Sponsor: David Craig, Biology


Natalie Sashkin

Stimulating Neuroplasticity: The Effects of Enriched Environmental Conditions on Dopaminergic Neurogenesis in the Substantia Nigra of a Mouse Model of Parkinson's Disease
Sponsor: Charles Meshul, OHSU
(on campus: Barbara Stebbins-Boaz, Biology)


Emily Standen

No News of Boz: An Introspective Exploration of American Ways
Sponsor: April Overstreet, Spanish


Danielle Stevens

Ho Brodda: Investigating Hawaii's Hodgepodge of Linguistic Identities
Sponsor: Amadou Fofana, French


Lukas Strandberg

Erosion Control on America's Mountain
Sponsor: Eric Billmeyer, Rocky Mountain Field Institute
(on campus: Scott Pike, Environmental and Earth Science)


Brittany Thiemens

VO2max Testing in Swimmers: Non-Sport Specific Monark® Arm Crank vs. Sport-Specific Vasa® Ergonometer
Sponsor: Stas Stavrianeas, Exercise Science


Nicholas Woolsey

Japan and the Lost Songs of World War Two
Sponsor: Miho Fujiwara, Japanese and Chinese


Carolyn Burns

“The Role of Family in Mental Health Care in Oaxaca, Mexico”
Sponsor: Peter Wogan, Anthropology


Ivo Dimitrov

“Rediscovering the Role of King Boris III in the Bulgarian Rescue”
Sponsor: William Smaldone, History


Mara Hansen

“A Critical Examination of Medical Pluralism in Rural Guatemala”
Sponsor: Joyce Millen, Anthropology


Rebekah Harmon

“The Source of the Sun: An Art Book of Japanese Mythology”
Sponsor: Miho Fujiwara, Japanese


Joe Kaczmarek

“Poetry with a Point: Modern Use of Poetry as a Vehicle for Rhetorical Appeal”

Sponsor: David Douglass, Rhetoric & Media Studies


Maya Karp

“The Daily Grind”

Sponsor: Jenny Orr, Computer Science


Jennifer Kong

“Establishing a Correlation Between the Anamorphic Development and Nervous System Maturation of the Copepod (Undinula vulgaris)”

Sponsor: Petra Lenz, University of Hawaii, Manoa


Forrest Lindsay-McGinn

“Cultural Change and the Environment: A Study of Solar Cooking in Oaxaca, Mexico”

Sponsor: Peter Eilers, Earth & Environmental Science


Steve Malick

“Gender Identity and Jesus: The Masculinities of Christian Men”

Sponsor: Rebecca Dobkins, Anthropology


Lauren Pressler

“Ludwig Salzer: Man of Letters”

Sponsor: James Thompson, Art


Lin Zhao

“Education and Identity: A Study of Second-Generation Asian Americans and the Impact of Higher Education on their Search for Cultural Identity”
Sponsor: Juwen Zhang, Chinese Language & Culture


Darrell McGie


“Hydrogen from Wastewater: Oregon's Alternative Energy?”

Sponsor: Karen Arabas, Environmental Science


Alexis Walker


“Frederick Douglass' Tour of the British Isles”

Sponsor: Richard Ellis, Politics


Matthew Iverson


“Humanity Distilled into Sounds: Creating an Album of Original Compositions”
Sponsor: 
Michael Nord, Music


Megan Flora


“Lessons Unlearned: An Analysis of Smoking and Socioeconomic Status in Ecuador”

Sponsor: Peter Harmer, Exercise Science


Timothy Stumhofer


“Smart Growth in Post-Measure 37 Oregon: Urban Transportation Policy in a Time of Changing Land-Use”

Sponsor: Laura Leete, Public Policy Research Center


Caitlin Letts


“A Field Guide to the Birds of Washington Park”

Sponsor: David Craig, Biology


Yen Tran


“Contemporary Vietnamese Artist Nguyen Chau Giang and her Focus on Modern Vietnamese Women”

Sponsor: Kevin Greenwood, Art


Melenie Duval


“Case Number 016441: A Narrative Analysis of a Condemned Father's Plea”

Sponsor: Jeanne Clark, Rhetoric & Media Studies


Andrew Thomson


“The Edge of an Empire: Excavating Archaeological Remains of Roman Occupation in Jordan”

Sponsor: David McCreery, Religious Studies


Katherine Ervine


“A Walking Tour of Everett, Washington”

Sponsor: Seth Cotlar, History


Christopher Garrett

"The Defense of Deseret: An Examination of LDS Trade Policies and Development Efforts"
Sponsor: Jim Hanson, Economics


Jacen Greene-Powell

"
Muslim Culture in the Cities of North China"
Sponsor: 
Juwen Zhang, Japanese/Chinese Studies


Lucas Hernandez


"The Sotos: A Co-Perception Film Documentary on Immigration and the Differing View of One Family"
Sponsor: 
Catherine Collins, Rhetoric/Media Studies


Nicole Lindquist


"Spreading the Word: Challenges in Getting Legal Help to the Lower Class in Oregon"
Sponsor: Laura Leete and Michelle Buis Micheaux, Director of WU Public Policy Research Center, Politics


Nicole Lucas

"
In the Face of Death, Prejudice, and Fear of Mortality: Our Tendency to Use Proportional Reasoning Regarding the Value of Middle Eastern and American Lives"
Sponsor: 
James Friedrich, Psychology


Maria Olivares

"
Oaxaca: A Journey through Ceramics
"
Sponsor: Heidi Preuss Grew, Art


Beth Phillips

"
Remembering and Dealing with Domestic Violence: Youth in Transition
"
Sponsor: Pamela Moro, Anthropology


Sarah Sprinkle

"Trafficking Legislation in Thailand: A Closer Look at Everyone Involved"
Sponsor: Suresht Bald, Politics


Suzanne Torre

"
Comparing Wetland Habitats: An Analysis of Plant-Pollinator Diversity
"
Sponsor: Susan Kephart, Biology


Rachel Warren-Allen


"Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest: A Series of Paintings and Photographs
"
Sponsor: Heidi Preuss Grew, Art


Annie Bither-Terry

"
The Breast Monologues"
Sponsor: Frann Michel, English


Heather Clifton

"
The Effect of Cardiovascular Drift on Energy Expenditure and Substrate Utilization
"
Sponsor: Stas Stavrianeas, Exercise Science


Adrienne Davich

"
Ethnography of a Small-Town Tragedy: An Acute Childhood Leukemia Cluster in Fallon, Nevada
"
Sponsor: Carol Long, English; Peter Wogan, Anthropology,


Allison Ervine

"
Welcome Sammy: My Carson Undergraduate Research Project"
Sponsor: 
Bonnie Young, School of Education


Caitlin Hansen

"
The Art of Illustration: A Final Report"
Sponsor: 
Heidi Preuss Grew, Art


Patrick Keys

"
Voices in a Samoan National Park: A study of US conservation efforts in the islands of American Samoa"
Sponsor: 
David Craig, Biology


Benjamin Peterson

"
The IWW Expereience in Washington State 1905-1920
"
Sponsor: Seth Cotlar, History


Miranda Scolari

"
The Effects of Synesthesia on Memory for Colored Words
"
Sponsor: Mark Stewart, Psychology


Abrie Schroeder


"Giggling Nannies' and 'Sassy Peppers': The Perceptual Reality of Synesthetic Photisms
"
Sponsor: Mark Stewart, Psychology


Gerrit Southard

"The Effects of Cardiovascular Drift on Energetics: Hematological Considerations
"
Sponsor: Stas Stavrianeas, Exercise Science


Gregory Boggs

"
The Effects of an External Nasal Dilator on Aerobic Performance in Trained Women"
Sponsor: 
Stas Stavrianeas, Exercise Science


Alex Dukalskis

"
Navigating Social Worlds: The Oregon Farm Worker Ministry and the Intersection of Religion and Politics"
Sponsor: 
David Gutterman, Politics; Angus Vail, Sociology,


Steve Duman

"
Filmmaking: An Art of Compromise
"
Sponsor: Maggie Burns, English


Katy Long


"Differential Encoding of Positive and Negative Information
"
Sponsor: Karen Solomon, Psychology


Jon McNeill


"From Script to Screen: "No Shadows"
Sponsor: Maggie Burns, English


Lynn Miyahira

"
Okinawa's Awkward Guests: Conflicting Attitudes Surrounding the U.S. Military Bases in Okinawa"
Sponsor: 
Suresht Bald, Politics


Amy Nanney

"
La Vida en Sombras: Chronicling the Lives and Struggles of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants"
Sponsor: 
Patricia Varas, Spanish


Rosemary Roberts

"
Paris to Portland: Abortion, Contraception and Feminism in Two Cultures
"
Sponsor: Rebecca Dobkins, Anthropology


Emily Scott


"The Research of Five Orthodox Christian Icons
"
Sponsor: Ann Nicgorski, Art History


Bjorn Southard

"
The Mall and its Monuments: Visual Rhetoric and Responsibility"
Sponsor: 
Catherine Collins, Rhetoric and Media Studies


Graeme Byrd

"
Trust: the Digital Evolution"
Sponsor: 
Ken Nolley, English; Scott Steward, The Orphanage Entertainment,


Lindsay Woolf Logsdon

"
One Flew East, One Flew West: The Loss of the Western in Forman's Cinematic Translation of Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
Sponsor: Ken Nolley, English


Benjamin Maixner

"Theatre: The Last Line of Defense"
Sponsor: Christopher Harris, Theatre


Kathleen Krieger

"
Internship at Bread and Puppet Theatre: Create Original Puppets and Masks, and Produce an Experimental Theatre Production"
Sponsor: Heidi Grew, Art; Julie Akers, Theatre,


Laura Leinewebber

"
School and Community: A Study of the Effects of The Dual Language Program at Grant School on the Northeast Salem Neighborhood"
Sponsor: Bob Dash, Politics


Kelda Martensen

"
Impressions of South Africa: A Multi-Media Box
"
Sponsor: Heidi Grew, Art


Naomi Villman

"
Will a Six-Week Summer Program Modeling a Book Club, With Emphasis on Fluency and Vocabulary Meaning, Show Significant Comprehensive Reading Gains?"
Sponsor: 
Bonnie Young, School of Education


Ki Sun Ruiz

"
A Gathering for Wind Ensemble"
Sponsor: 
John Peel, Music


Jessica Anderson


"The Effects of Race and Age on Face Recognition Abilities"
Sponsor: 
Karen Solomon, Psychology


Tobin Addington

"
Looking Back: The Making of Between the Lines: One Branch of a Montana Family History
"
Sponsor: Ken Nolley, English


Michael Birkeland

"
A Receptor Binding Assay: 2,4-D May Interfere with Progesterone Binding in Xenopus laevis Oocyte Maturation
"
Sponsor: Barbara Stebbins-Boaz, Biology


Anne Evans

"
Women of Faith: The Current Situation and Future of Roman Catholic Sisters in the United States
"
Sponsor: Doug McGaughey, Religious Studies


Devadatta Gandhi

"
War, Sanctions, and Displacement: The Iraqis in Jordan and the Insufficient International Refugee Concept"
Sponsor: Joe Bowersox III, Politics


Noah Horton

"
Development of a Neural Network System"
Sponsor: Genevieve Orr, Computer Science


Cindy Koenig

"
Salmon as Spirit, Sport and Service Provider: An Analysis of Root Metaphors in the Discourse of Oregon Salmon Restoration
"
Sponsor: David Douglass, Rhetoric and Media Studies


Johnny Lake

"
Voices of the Elders"
Sponsor: Ellen Eisenberg, History


Maegan Lindsay

"
Pioneering on the Health Care Frontier: An Application of the Deliberative Democracy Justice Theory to the Case Study of the Oregon Health Plan"
Sponsor: Sammy Basu, Politics


Danielle Mathey

"
The Use of Non-Medical Contraceptive Methods in the U.S.: Documentation and Analysis"
Sponsor: Pamela Moro, Anthropology


Julie Sparks

"
The Painted Word
"
Sponsor: Mark Usher, Classics


Torry Bend

"Silk Constructions of Femininity Based on Female Forms of Botticelli, Michelangelo, Correggio and Titian"
Sponsor: Christopher Harris; Robert Hess, Theater; Art


Cathy Brown

"
Happy Feet: Enhancing Balance and Agility in Older Individuals Through Tap Dance Training
"
Sponsor: Peter Harmer, Exercise Science


Lyn Delmastro

"
The Palace of Versailles: A Place of Memory in the French National Consciousness
"
Sponsor: William Duvall, History


Eben Dickinson

"
The Harmony and Discord Between Lithography and Etching: A Visual Research Project Through the Creation of Two Print Series
"
Sponsor: James Thompson, Art


Katherine L. Fraser


"Exploring the Political Ramifications of Urbanization"
Sponsor: 
David McCreery, Religious Studies


Deborah Ann Kermer

"
An Investigation into the Perceived Quality of Classroom Materials"
Sponsor: James Friedrich, Psychology


Vi Ly

"
Hainan Island: A Study of Gender Relations from the Periphery of the Communist Revolution in China"
Sponsor: Paul Howard, History


Michael Osland

"
A Comparison of Rocky Intertidal Species Diversity in Oregon and Panama"
Sponsor: John Koprowski, Biology


Matthew Reudink

"Investigation of Simian Retro viruses: Addressing the Safety of Xenotransplants
"
Sponsor: Richard Grant,


Warren J. L. Wood

"
Chemical Analysis of Middle Bronze and Iron Age Ceramic Vessels from Tell Nimrin (Jordan) and Tell Qarqur (Syria)
"
Sponsor: Scott Hawke; David McCreery, Biology; Religious Studies


Travis Brouwer

"
The New Politics of Community: The Origins, Principles, and Influence of Political Communitarianism
"
Sponsor: Robert Hawkinson, Politics


Kenneth Duncan

"
Delineation of an Alkaline Kolk Wetland Using an Innovative DGPS Mapping Technique
"
Sponsor: Peter Eilers, Geography and Environmental Studies


Ben Joyce

"
Annales Cambriae: A Personal Chronicle
"
Sponsor: Linda Bowers; Robert Hess, Art; English


David Knott

"
Sound Tools: Experimental Instrument Building and Creative Self-Expression for Homeless Youth
"
Sponsor: Stuart Dempster,


Annalivia Komyate

"Ebonics, Black English and Education: A Cross-Cultural Experience"
Sponsor: Adele Birnbaum; Richard Biffle, English; Education


Joey Lillywhite

"
Archaeological Excavation vs. Cleaning and Reconstruction: Observations from the Field
"
Sponsor: Ann Nicgorski; David McCreery, Religion; Art


Barry Nelson

"
The Creation of a Vocal Big Band"
Sponsor: 
Martin Behnke, Music


Brooke Steams

"
Developing Dakar: Microcredit Loans to Senegalese Women"
Sponsor: Amiko Matsumoto, Community Service Learning


Greg Stiles


"A Comparison of United States & German Waste Management"
Sponsor: Karen Arabas, Geography and Environmental Science


Angela Turley

"
Morgan's Lament"
Sponsor: 
Linda Bowers; John Peel, English; Music


Casey Connaway

"
Tales of the American West: A Volume of Nine Short Stories
"
Sponsor: Michael Strelow, English


Kalen Feeney

"
American Sign Language in Theatre"
Sponsor: Peter Harmer, Exercise Science


Caty Haber

"
Las Desaparecideas de Democracia (The Disappeared of Democracy)
"
Sponsor: Sammy Basu, Politics


Jeremy Hall

"
A Comparison of the Consequences of Conventional and Sustainable Agricultural Methods: A Quantification of Stewardship"
Sponsor: Susan Kephart, Biology


Brook Houglum

"Seamus Heaney: Development of Literary Place"
Sponsor: Carol Long, English


Justin Klure

"
Transition to a Post Petroleum Economy"
Sponsor: Russ Beaton, Economics


Dean Nakanishi

"Between Worlds: The Willamette University Japanese American Experience Resulting from Executive Order 9066"
Sponsor: Linda Tamura, Education


Brooks Rademacher

"Megatrol Acetate: Isolation and Identification of its Metabolites"
Sponsor: Rodney Pommier, Thea Wilmarth


Angela Ridinger

"
Marginalization and Misogyny: A Historical Analysis of African-American Women n the American Film Canon"
Sponsor: Ellen Eisenberg, History


Melissa Sangers

"
Identifying the Furin Binding Region in ABP-280: A Protein Study"
Sponsor: Gary Thomas,


Thuan Tran and Jin Song Yom

"
Acne Vulgaris: A Case Study in Antibiotic Susceptibility and Quinolines as Alternative Therapy"
Sponsor: Mitchell Smith, Biology


Evgenia Abbruzzese

"Comparative Analysis of Russian and American School Mathematics Systems: What are the Russians Doing that Provides So Much Better Results?"
Sponsor: Richard S Hall, Mathematics


Andrew Erie Bernhard

"Justin Martyr and the Acceptance of the Gospel of John into Normative Christianity"
Sponsor: Douglas McGaughey, Religion


Jeffrey Brislin

"Statistical Analysis of the Influence of Indian Casinos on Oregon Lottery"
Sponsor: Richard Iltis, Mathematics


Elizabeth Byrne

"Suite for Elementary Band"
Sponsor: John Peel, Music


Kaedi Garvin

"Water Testing in Rural, Mountain Communities: Oaxaca, Mexico"
Sponsor: Doug Rawlins,


Tera Heintz

"A Defense of the Coherentist Theory of Epistemic Justification"
Sponsor: Lou Goble, Philosophy


Blayne M. Higa

"Light in the Crevice Never Seen:The Indigenous Voice and the Rhetoric of Resistance Literature"
Sponsor: Catherine Collins, Rhetoric


Marc Kassis

"Structural Parameters of the Old Open Clusters"
Sponsor: Eileen Friel,


Lisa Lambert

"A Filmmaker and a Movement: Tracing the Effects of Neorealism on the Evolution of Federico Fellini's Film Style"
Sponsor: Ken Nolley, English


Beatrice Murch

"Adaptation of The Last Ride"
Sponsor: Gill Dennis,


Garrick Olson

"Performance, Flexihility and Security of Micro-kernel Object Oriented Operating Systems"
Sponsor: Edmond Loyot, Computer Science


Heather Parkinson

"The Wood River Promise: A Chronicle Exploring Forgotten Currents"
Sponsor: Carol Long, English


Scott Anderson

"Illustrating Hamlet: Exploring the Creative Process"
Sponsor: 
Linda Bowers; Robert Hess, English; Art


Wardeh Bisharat

"Translation & Critical Analysis of the Funeral Oration of Pericles"
Sponsor: 
Lane McGaughy; Catherine Collins, Rhetoric; Religion


Tiffany Ellis (with Kara Ritzheimer)

"Bentham Comes to America: The Hidden Influences of Jeremy Bentham on American Political and Legal Thought"
Sponsor: 
Sammy Basu, Politics


Michael Fleschner

"Communion"
Sponsor: Martin Behnke, Music


Stacie Joyce

"Pet Therapy: An Alternative Program
"
Sponsor: Linda Heuser, Sociology


David Kerr

"Assessing the Effects of Deep Pressure on Anxiety Reduction in Individuals Diagnosed with Autism
"
Sponsor: Meredyth Goldberg Edelson, Psychology


Mary Kneeland

"Mother-Juvenile Interactions Among Chiricahua Fox Squirrels, Eastern Fox Squirrels, and Eastern Gray Squirrels: A Correlate of Sociality?"
Sponsor: 
John Koprowski, Biology


Jan Muranaka

"Culture and Politics: The Impact of Ethnicit on Legislator-Constituency
"
Sponsor: Ronald Loftus; David Hagino, Foreign Language; Esq.


Gregory Pitter

"Alfred Tennyson's "Ulysses:" a vocal setting
"
Sponsor: John Peel, Music


Kara Ritzheimer (with Tiffany Ellis)

"Bentham Comes to America: The Hidden Influences of Jeremy Bentham on American Political and Legal Thought
"
Sponsor: Sammy Basu, Politics


Chloe Tay

"Breaking Boundaries: The Fusion of Classical Ballet with Modern Dance Forms
"
Sponsor: Theatre,


Natella Svistunova

"Georgian Fairy Tales – A Keystone of Georgian Culture and Their Role in Keeping Alive the Georgian Cultural Tradition
"
Sponsor: Bill Braden, English


Michelle Corse (with Nicole Michael)

"
Ecological Studies to Ascertain the Rarity of the Chiricahua Fox Squirrel"
Sponsor: 
John Koprowski, Biology


Suzanne Crawford

"
Celtic Spirituality and Christian Syncretism
"
Sponsor: Lane McGaughy, Religion


Signe Dortch


"History of Salud Medical Center
"
Sponsor: Ellen Eisenberg, History


Timothy L. Eblen

"
The Secret of Success in Show Biz; Is There One?
"
Sponsor: Llewellyn Rhoe, Theatre


Michael Garrett


"Film "In A Room By the Sea"
"
Sponsor: Ken Holley; Gerard Bowers, English


Grady Harper

"
A Comparative Study of Wirtgensrein and Blake
"
Sponsor: Gerard Bowers, English


Nicole Michael (with Michelle Corse)


"Ecological Studies to Ascertain the Rarity of the Chiricahua Fox Squirrel
"
Sponsor: John Koprowski, Biology


Christine Montgomery

"A Study of William H. Johnson's Use of Color Through Woodcuts
"
Sponsor: James Thompson, Art


Jane Patterson

"
Pictorial and Social Space: Changes in Society and Art as Reflected in 17th Century European Mapmaking
"
Sponsor: Roger Hull, Art


Elizabeth Simson


"The Rhetoric of Conservative Women: A Comparative Analysis of Anti-Suffragist and Anti-Feminist Discourse
"
Sponsor: David Douglass, Rhetoric


Thea Wilmarth


"Photochemistry of Porphyrin-Coated Titanium Dixoide Electrodes
"
Sponsor: Carl C. Wamser,


Diane Bush

"
T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral: A Study in Ritualistic Drama"
Sponsor: 
Richard Lord; George McCowen, English; History


Jennifer Butler (with Andrea Foust)

"
Floral and Genetic Variation in Clarkia amoena var. pacifica
"
Sponsor: Susan Kephart, Biology


Jayne Downing-Burnette

"
Domestic and Sexual Violence in Oregon: Programs Services and Statistics
"
Sponsor: Kim Shay,


David Ferherstonhaugh


"An Elaboration Likelihood Model Analysis of Argument Integration
"
Sponsor: James Friedrich, Psychology


Karen Filipovich

"
A Visual Look at the Relationship between Wilderness and the Surrounding Civilization
"
Sponsor: Robert Hess, Art


Andrea Foust (with Jennifer Butler)

"
Floral and Genetic Variation in Clarkia amoena var. pacifica
"
Sponsor: Susan Kephart, Biology


Nathan Kahler

"
A Multi-Media Exploration of Control Dynamics
"
Sponsor: Susan Lilly, Theatre


Kate Kenski

"
The Rhetoric of Governing"
Sponsor: 
Catherine Collins, Speech Commumcation


Ami Korsunsky

"
From Argentina to Birobidahan: Argentine Jewish Participation in the Establishment of a Jewish Homeland in the Soviet Far East
"
Sponsor: Richard Spielman, Political Science


Amy Peirce


"Neutron Diffraction: Study of Liquid Methanol under Pressure
"
Sponsor: Dan Montague, Physics


John Poulsen

"
A Case Study of the Iran-Contra Affair
"
Sponsor: Sureshr Bald, Political Science


Craig Briscoe

"Psychology and Classroom Design"
Sponsor: 
Mary Ann Youngren, Psychology


Peter Dudey


"Artificial Intelligence Applied to the Game of GO
"
Sponsor: Jim Levenick, Computer Science


Laura Florl


"Tactile Attention and Pattern Recognition
"
Sponsor: Paul Evans, Psychology


Elissaveta Ivanova


"Image of the United States: Television and Newspaper Coverage of the 1988 and 1992 U.S. Presidential Elections in Bulgarian Mass Media
"
Sponsor: Catherine Collins; Ken Nolley, Speech Communication; English


Kimberly Kenaston

"
Women Offenders Study"
Sponsor: 
Steven Hey, Sociology


Janice King


"Willamette Reference Collection of Paleobotanical Remains from the Middle East
"
Sponsor: David McCreery, Religion


Stephen Kirk


"A History of the Theory of the Presidential Mandate
"
Sponsor: Richard Ellis, Political Science


Todor Petev


"The Problem of the Presentation of Space in the Icons of the Eastern Orthodox Church
"
Sponsor: Roger Hull , Art


Michael Wyatt Pickett

"
A Film Adaptation of Richard Braurigan's Trout Fishing in America
"
Sponsor: Ken Nolley, English


Suat Ping Khoo


"In Quest of Debussy at Aspen Music School
"
Sponsor: Anita King, Music


Robert Ring


"Exploration of Numerical Algorithm Behavior Under the Application of Interval Mathematics
"
Sponsor: George Struble, Computer Science


Julian Snow


"Original Composition for Chamber Ensemble
"
Sponsor: John Peel, Music


Brian Thomas

"Embracing an Outward Oriented Development Strategy
"
Sponsor: Jim Hanson, Economics


Theresa Vandehey


"Contributors to Acquaintance Rape in College
"
Sponsor: Carol Ireson, Sociology


Dagny Haug

"
A Design Exploration"
Sponsor: 
Susan Lilly, Theatre


Kay Hefferlin

"
Mexican World Views Expressed Through Regional Popular Art
"
Sponsor: James Thompson, Art


Edward Kerr


"The German Greens' Party: After Defeat in the 1990 National Elections
"
Sponsor: Chris Harris, Theatre


Melanie Kirkpatrick


"An Adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland into a Performance Piece
"
Sponsor: Rocco Dal Vera, Theatre


Christopher Meier


"The Soviet Union's Economy of the Future: A Need for Markers
"
Sponsor: Russell Beaton, Economics


Julie Muniz

"
Catalogue Research and Exploration of the Sponenburgh Collection
"
Sponsor: Roger Hull, Art


Lance Peeler

"
A Study of the Effectiveness and Practicality of Computer Assisted Cognitive Remediation
"
Sponsor: William Devery; Peter LeBray, Psychology


Anne Phoenix

"
Historical Trends in American Deaf Education
"
Sponsor: Ellen Eisenherg; Connie Richards, History


Matthew Raley

"
B.B. and the Boys: The Princeton Doctrine of Inerrancy
"
Sponsor: Lane McGaughy, Religion


Jeffrey A. Schlies


"Personality Indicators of Lucid Dreaming
"
Sponsor: Mary Ann Youngren, Psychology


Michelle Schultz

"
A Feminist Study of Film and Text: The Handmaid's Tale
"
Sponsor: Frann Michel; Ken Nolley, English


Angela M. Smith

"
A Search for Certainty: The Role of Justification in the Attainment of Knowledge
"
Sponsor: Louis Goble, Philosophy


Chijo Takeda


"A Study of Edward Steichen's Photograph, Mary Learns to Walk, and the Application of its Expressionistic Gum-bichromate Technique to an Original Body of Work
"
Sponsor: Mary Ann Johns, Roger Hull, Art


Stephen A. Talley


"Ecological Characterization of Wilhoit Springs
"
Sponsor: Sharon Rose, Biology


Laura M. Zinniker

"
Race as a Determinant of French Immigration Policy
"
Sponsor: Suresht Bald, Political Science


Nathan A. Baxter

"
Debates and Formal Disputations Among Reformers During the Protestant Reformation
"
Sponsor: Jeanne Clark, Speech Communications


Lisa Bridges

"
Archiving, Identifying and Cataloguing of the Paulus Collection Photo Negatives
"
Sponsor: Roger Hull, Art


Bryan Bridges


"Environmental and Ecological Movements in the Pacific Northwest: A Study of the Aprovecho Community and Permaculture Techniques
"
Sponsor: James Bjorkquist, Sociology


Michael J. Brucker


"Investigating the Physical Chemistry of Single Ions in Aqueous Solutions with Acidic Chemical Solutions
"
Sponsor: Arthur Payton, Chemistry


Timothy J. Chandler


"A Comparative Study of Recent Memberships in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Church of Christ, Scientist
"
Sponsor: Douglas McCaughey, Religion


David Wayne George


"Radioactive Decay Experimentation
"
Sponsor: Roberta Bigelow, Physics


Leah Alek Gorelik


"The Absorption of Soviet Jewish Immigrants by Israel
"
Sponsor: Richard Sutliff, English


Corinne Grande


"A Comparison of the Epicycle and Fourier Analysis Methods of Describing Motion of the Planetary System
"
Sponsor: Richard Iltis, Math


John Gray


"The Relationship Between Historic Variations in Northwest Alpine Glaciers and Concurrent Global Climate Trends
"
Sponsor: Gil LaFreniere, Earth Sciences


Michael A. Lysobey


"The Cultural Effects of Second Language Acquisition: Research in Mexico and the Soviet Union
"
Sponsor: Bea Gattuso, Psychology


Lance Todd Shipley

"Archaeological Dig at Tell Nim Rin, Jordan
"
Sponsor: David McCreery, Religion


Brenda Strickland


"Archaeological Dig at Tell Nim Rio, Jordan
"
Sponsor: David McCreery, Religion


Brian Weir

"
Adaptation of J. Ruth Gendler's The Book of Qualities into a One-Act Performance Piece
"
Sponsor: Susan Lilly, Theatre


Mariko Wilson


"Transcription of an Orchestral Composition for Band
"
Sponsor: Martin Behnke, Music


Haifa Bint-Kadi

"
Screen Adaptations of the Short Story "Growing up Female in Egypt"
"
Sponsor: Richard Sutliff, English


Par Charlton

"
A Statistical Analysis of the Recent Oil Economy
"
Sponsor: Russell Beaton, Economics


Rebekah Donigian


"The Role and Challenges of an Accompanist, Aspen Music School and Festival
"
Sponsor: Jean-David Coen, Music


Darcie Flanagan

"
Genetic Variahility Among Plant Populations Inhahiring Different Geographical Arcas"

Sponsor: Susan Kephart, Biology


Kaj Fogdall

"
Investigating the Development of a Theory of Learning for the Intelligent Machine
"
Sponsor: James Levenick, Computer Science


Brandt Haagensen


"Observation of the Scattering Process in a New Diffractometer at Argonne National Laboratories
"
Sponsor: Daniel Montague, Physics


Greg Mulhauser


"The Tao of Determinism
"
Sponsor: Charles Wallace, Religion


Craig Pepin

"
The Increase of Atmosphere CO, and the Symbiotic Relationship of the Plant-VAM
"
Sponsor: Sharon Rose, Biology


John Rehm


"Luban Oko The Red Demon in Tsachi Oral Literature
"
Sponsor: John Uggen, Spanish


Kellie Rider

"
Depictions of Gender in the Top Five Saturday Morning Cartoons
"
Sponsor: Jeff Lukehart, Speech Communications


Cerena Scantlebury

"America's Rituals Surrounding the Concept of Death
"
Sponsor: Bea Gattuso; James Bjorkquist, Psychology; Sociology


Cinda St. John

"
Influence of the Persian Literature and Poetry on Certain Aspects of Iranian Society
"
Sponsor: John Lorentz, History


Jeffrey Youde

"
Archaeological Excavation at Tell Nim Rim, Jordan
"
Sponsor: David McCreery, Religion


Cynthia Ziel

"
An Oral History of Willamette University
"
Sponsor: Jeanne Clark, Speech Communications