Theses from 2020


"I must laugh or die:" the Satirical Feminism of Katherine Mansfield's "Bliss" and Other Stories, Audrey Schlimm

Theses from 2019

Agroecology and Critical Pedagogy: Contributions to Resistance in a Rural Community in Ceará, Brazil, Daniela Aldrich

Politics of Memory and the Escrache in Post Dictatorship Argentina, Jaqueline Amezcua


Ladies' Room: Women's Space in Women's Literature, Maia Baker


Beyond Scared Straight: Shucking and Jiving in a New Age, Janaiya Banks

Microwave-Assisted Hydrogenolysis and Elimination of Cysteine Perfluoroaryl Thioethers, Taylor Bednar


The Role of Fos and JunB in the Reprogramming of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells, Kayla Bendinelli

The Role of EGR in the Genetic Reprogramming of Human Leukemia Cells, Shannon Bonner

Investigation of Lead Isotopes and Trace Metals as Particulate Contaminant Tracers and Chronostratigraphic Markers for Lake Sediments in Lake Lacawac, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Kendra Bonsey

Developing Into an Impostor: The Role of Intergroup Contact and Achievement Motivation among Students of Color, Meg Booth

El Matrimonio Como Contrato Familiar: El Codigo Civil Chileno y Martin Rivas, Michael Borsch

The Silencing of Anita Hill and Dr. Blasely Ford: An Examination of Gendered Language Differences in Cases of Sexual Misconduct, Sarah Campbell

Empirical Evaluation of Low-Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs) for Internet of Things, Adam Cogen

Lead Isotopes and Trace Metals as Indicators of Terrestrial Contaminant Sources Associated with Browning in Lake Giles, PA, Allison Curley


Jose de Acosta's Middle Ground: Negotiating the Religious and Economic Motives of the Spanish Conquest in the Sixteenth Century, Caitlin Filiato

Relating Diatom Community Shifts to Environmental Change in Icelandic Freshwater Lakes, Lydia Fox

Dictatorship and Trauma in the Dominican Republic, Keisy Germosen


Gender Formation in Childhood and Masculinities at Dickinson College, Courtney Gistaro

Keep Up Signifyin(g): Black Boys' Revision, Repetition, and Response to Censored Speech, Quadrese Glass


The Genocide that Everyone Should Have Seen Coming: How the Cameroon Anglophone Crisis Extends Colonial Forces of Domination and Consent, Selena Gould


Charles de Gaulle and the “Forever Abandoned”: Conceptualizations of Empire and French Identity, Julien Herpers

Evaluating the Effectiveness of the 2014 Chinese Hukou Reform, Adam Huang

Foreigners Among Their Own Kinsmen—How Tibetan Catholic Communities Survive and Thrive in the Tibetan Regions Along the Yunnan-Tibetan Borders, Michael Huang

Design, Construction, and Performance Testing of the RD-SAH, Julia Huddy


Second Language and Cultural Training for Early Childhood Education: Design, Practice, Impact, Jules Isacson

Active Reduction of Heat Losses Through the Glazing of a Solar Air Heater, Sophie Kirkman


Numerical Analysis of Nonlinear Localized Modes in Virbrational and Magnetic Lattices, Hieu Le


Venit, Vidit, Vicit, Scripsit: Caesar's Conscious Manipulations in His Commentarii, Seth Levin

Soil, Adelgids, and the Health of Eastern Hemlock Trees, Yeuli Liang


#MeToo Means Who?: Shining a Light on the Darkness A Rhetorical Analysis of Inclusivity and Exclusivity within the #MeToo Movement, Meaghan McBride

Bifurcation, Symmetry Breaking, and Synchronization in a Coupled-Logistic Map Circuit, Houssem Mhiri

Self-Adaptive Chaotic Mutation Operators in Evolutionary Computation, Daniel Ngo


Great Awakening (an oratorio), Sam Phelps

The Effects of Dissolved Organic Carbon on Methane Cycling in Lakes, Madie Ritter

Can the Impact of Singular Events and Climate be Separated on Outlet Glaciers? A Study of Gigjokull, Steinholtsjokull and Kaldaklifsjokull on Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland, Karuna Sah


Is Winning a Necessity for Financial Success in the Cycling Industry, Grant Shearer


Cue the AABA Jokes: The American Association of Physical Anthropologists as a Case Study for the Changing Culture of Higher Academia, Caroline Snyder

Nutzung sozialer Medien in Deutschland: die Dreiecksbeziehung von Technologie, Geschichte und Freundschaft., Ben Soder


Deliberative Democracy in the #MeToo Era: A Chance to Reconcile?, Emma Spector

James Miller McKim and the Abolitionists' Civil War, Becca Stout

Iconocentric Mysticism in Byzantine Christianity and South Asian Religions, Holden Sweger

Climate Change and Local Governments: A Case Study in Pennsylvania Water Management and Planning, Olivia Termini

"No Negro could be a United States Citizen": Black American Citizenship and In-between Spaces in the Works of Sutton Griggs and Frances E.W. Harper, Naji Thompson


Maypole Braids: An Analysis Using the Annular Braid Group, Moyi Tian

The Role of Methanotrophs in Aquatic Food Webs, Josie Verter

Traveling and Transformed Bodies: Reconceptualizing Leprosy in Late-Qing Literature (1848-1909), Min Xie

The Line between the Parent and the Child: An Analysis of the Complications Caused by Drug Addiction in the Dependency System, Michaela Zanis

Changes in Forest Fungal Communities With Respect to Eastern Hemlock Abundance, Ilana Zeitzer

Theses from 2018

Secure and Lightweight Communication in Heterogeneous IoT Environments, Jake Beley

Carbon Dioxide-Induced C-Fos Expression in Central Respiratory Chemoreceptors and Development of Respiratory Behavior in Embryonic Mice, Jessica Bell

Reprogramming Leukemia Cells Toward Cell Cycle Arrest, Grace Crossland

Touch in Sexual Encounters: Perceptions of Partners’ Consent, Katherine DeBroeck

Double-Slit Interference with Partially-Coherent Light, Natalie Ferris


Quantifying Shortening in the Juniata Culmination, PA: Insights from a Balanced Cross Section Incorporating Observations at the Grain-, Outcrop- and Map-Scale, James Fisher

Size distribution in eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) populations, Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania, Nicholas Gabuzda

The Taming of the Yeast: Domestication of Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Saccharomyces paradoxus Yeasts, Courtney Gamache

In the Hands of Its Mothers: Georgia Swift King, Temperance, and the Challenges of African American Progressivism, Sarah Goldberg

Probing the tetrameric structure of Leishmania major Pteridine Reductase (PTR1) with point mutations and interface-derived peptides, Meredith Johnson


Explaining the Referent of “We”: An Explanatory Answer to Olsen’s Question, John Leibundgut

Echándole ganas: Identity and Resilience in Oral Histories of Women of Mexican Descent at Dickinson College, Elizabeth Marin


Knowledge (of) Reproduction: Examining the Role of the Alternative Female Healer in Contemporary Caregiving in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S., Julia Mercer

Plant communities in eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) stands impacted by hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae), Cheyenne Moore

Effects of Armed Conflict on Women's Political Participation: A Study of Selected Civil Wars in the Arab World., Celina Natzic

Construction of Washington, D.C. and Modern Paris: Cultural Ideologies Reflected in Capital Cities, Jillian Paffenbarger

Separating Church and State: A Comparative Legal Analysis of Religious Freedom in France and the United States, Jillian Paffenbarger

Reaching for the Stars: Fictional Women, Female Researchers, and the Importance of Role Models in Japan’s Aerospace Fields, Leigh Anne Parrott

"The War Is or Isn’t Over, But Coffee Still Brews”: The Salvadoran Civil War, Transnational Migration, and Navigating Legacies of Trauma in Javier Zamora’s Unaccompanied, Janel Pineda

Selective reactions of cysteine perfluoroaryl thioethers, Allison Resnikoff


The Role of MafB in Reversing the Transformed Phenotype of Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells, Tulley Shofner

Characterizing expression of the protein Yorkie in the Drosophila embryo, Sadie Signorella

Impacts of insect growth regulator pesticides on populations of beneficial dung beetles in Pennsylvania agroecosystems, Kayla Simpson

Russian ikan’e and akan’e in Learners with L1 American English, Allison Stroyan

Self and Service: The Grounds of the Engaged Spirituality of Thomas Merton and Thich Nhat Hanh, Christian Sweger

Effects of Acidification and Salinity Stress on Development in Larvae and Juveniles of a Marine Gastropod, Rulaiha Taylor

Theses from 2017

Policy Solutions for Securing Permanent Housing for the Homeless in Carlisle, Stephanie Applegate


Marketing K-Pop and J-Pop in the 21st Century, Sarah Brand

Kinematics of Feeding Behavior in the American Toad (Anaxyrus americanus): Vertical Limits of Prey Capture, Surya Brown-Moffitt


L'orto in città: dalle radici storiche alle pratiche contemporanee: Agricoltura, pedagogia, recupero urbano e interculturalità in quattro casi di studio nel contesto bolognese, Delphine Dall'Agata


Contro i margini: L'amica geniale tra dimensione personale e narrativa, Thera Dal Prà Iversen

Amphibians Beware: Batrachochytrium dendrabatidis in the Cumberland Valley, Madison Etchberger


Nonlinear Dynamics of Pulsing Oscillators, Christopher B. Fritz

Conjoined Twinning: Answers from Animalism, Zachary Garrett

Death to the World: the Last Punks-Monks, Zachary Garrett

Taking Consent Seriously: An Anarchist's Critique of Liberalism, Rehoboth Gesese

Texts in Conflict: Religious Maximalists and Peacemakers in Israel/Palestine, Kathleen Getaz

Investigation of Color, Space, and Light in the Landscape, Willa Hut

A Computational Analysis of the Environmental Stress Response in Ascomycete Fungi, Amanda Jimcosky

Neural and Physologic Correlates of Health-Related Social Identity Threat, Rodney David Jones Jr.

Catalytic Applications of Bio-reduced Ultrasmall Copper Nanoparticles, Amanda R. Kale

What We Think, We Become: Zazen, C.B.T., and the Quietine of the Monkey Mind, Matthew Kauffman

Passing Muster: Negotiating the Racialized and Gendered "Mythology" of Reenactment, Virginia Kopacki

Aquatic Citizen Scientist Motivations: Implications for Civil Society, Natalie McNeill


Il Parco del Mincio: Un caso di studio interculturale: Dall’organizzazione del Parco e regolamentazione del volontariato alla definizione e creazione di un watershed., Natalie McNeill

Heuristic Approaches to Nonlinear 0-1 Knapsack Problems, James Midkiff


Prayers of Peace and Protest: The Relationship between the Catholic Church and Chile's Socialist and Military Governments (1970-1990), Olivia Migliori


The Effect of Public Sporting Expenditures on Medal Share at the Summer Olympic Games: A Study of the Differential Impact by Sport and Gender, Joana Peixoto Nunes

The Influence of Soil Characteristics on Nest-Site Selection in Painted Turtles (Chrysemys picta), Robert F. Page

Functional Development of Central Chemoreceptors, Onset of Fetal Breathing Movements, and C-fos Expression in Embryonic Mice, Madison A. Parks


Omnipotence in a Physical World, Lanéa Pearson

Characterizing Short-Period Eclipsing Binaries in the Field of NGC 2362, Tyler Richey-Yowell