Honors Theses

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Honors Theses

Department Title Thesis Advisorsort descending
Public Policy Stewart vs. Colbert 2012: How satirical coverage of the 2012 presidential election affected college students Carnes, Nicholas
Economics Determining the effect of personal and familial wealth on congressional and state legislative election outcomes Carnes, Nicholas
Neurosciences Investigating the impact of 5-HT deficiency on brain responses to social defeat and chronic mild stress Caron, Marc
Neurosciences 5-HTP and SSRI treatment in tryptophan hydroxylase 2 loss-of-function mice Caron, Marc
Biology Effect of notochord-related transcription factors on nucleus pulposus differentiation potential of mouse induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) Chen, Jun
Biomedical Engineering Comparative study of gemcitabine conjugation with polar and nonpolar genetically engineered elastin-like polypeptides Chilkoti, Ashutosh
International Comparative Studies Branding luxury: Japan, China, and Vogue Ching, Leo
Literature How to think the Arab American: Preliminary reflections Chow, Rey
Evolutionary Anthropology An analsysis of vertical climbing in chimpanzees: Implications for bipedalism Churchill, Steven
Evolutionary Anthropology A study of African carnivore models of territory sizes with implications for Neanderthal mobility Churchill, Steven
Environmental Sciences and Policy Viability study of integrating a community supported agriculture option into the Duke undergraduati meal plan Clark, Charlotte
Environmental Sciences and Policy Correlations in practice: Identifying and implementing the best practices for aligning non-formal environmental education programming to state curriculum standards Clark, Charlotte
Spanish Nuevas maneras de compartir: La voz latina en narrativas de pacientes del VIH/SIDA Clifford, Joan
Public Policy Tackling the NFL: An analysis of the role of the government in workplace safety Clotfelter, Charles
Statistics Model selection of hierarchical Bayes conjoint analysis Clyde, Merlise
Biology Role of peroxisomes in interferon-gamma induced antibacterial immunity Coers, Jorn
Neurosciences Arginine starvation in the human NOS mouse: A new model of sporadic Alzheimer's disease Colton, Carol
Computer Science Beat the cheater: Computing game-theoretic strategies for when to kick a gambler out of a casino Conitzer, Vincent
Economics Marijuana pricing structure and state-level price determinants Cook, Philip
Public Policy Real G's and wannabes: Policy implications of the changing juvenile gang dynamics in Durham, North Carolina Cook, Philip
Public Policy Authorship and inventorship: An analysis of publishing and patenting norms and their consequences at American universities Cook-Deegan, Robert
Psychology Academic motivation across the undergraduate years: How does it change? What predicts change? Cooper, Harris
Psychology The effects of testing frequency on student achievement and perception Cooper, Harris
Mathematics Knot contact homology and the augmentation polynomial Cornwell, Chris
Chemistry Mechanochemistry: From molecules to materials Craig, Stephen

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