The full text of Senior Independent Study Theses submitted during and after 2012 are available to download only by College of Wooster users. Unless listed as an exemplar, all other theses are restricted.

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Senior Independent Study Theses from 2017

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The Role of Labels in Valuation and Consumer Purchasing Decisions, Emily H. Foley
Department: Business Economics; Environmental Studies

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Novel Synthesis of Difluorene Bisintercalators via Direct Amidation Using Swellable Organically Modified Silica (SOMS) and Employment of the CAN1 Forward Mutation Assay to Assess Mutagenicity, Hannah M. Hicks
Department: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Environmental Studies

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Environmental and Epistemic Injustice in Ironbound, Stephany M. Rivera
Department: Environmental Studies; Philosophy

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2016

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Explaining Strength of the Renewable Energy Policies of the EU: From a European Integration Theory Perspective, Aaron Levy
Department: Political Science; Environmental Studies

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Art Making as an Ecofeminist Exercise in Understanding Species Extinction and Animal Farming, Adrian Rowan
Department: Art and Art History; Environmental Studies

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2015

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A Comparative Assessment of Venlafaxine Degradation in Municipal and Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Sludge, Shauntia Cobb
Department: Biology; Chemistry; Environmental Studies

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Buzzkill: Beekeepers’ Understanding of the Environment through the lens of Colony Collapse Disorder, Margaret E. New
Department: Sociology and Anthropology; Environmental Studies

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Melville in the Anthropocene: The Ecological Ethics of Moby-Dick, Jesse H. Tiffen
Department: English; Environmental Studies; Sociology and Anthropology

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2014

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Breaking Ground: The New Farmers' Movement in the United States, Ellen Baird
Department: Environmental Studies; Sociology and Anthropology

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Cultivating Champions of Sustainability: an Analysis of Sustainability Education and Civic Agriculture, Alexander Haas
Department: Environmental Studies; Sociology and Anthropology

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“Is Television Media Influencing the Knowledge and Perception of an Urban Audience about Agriculture and Farmers?": A Quantitative and Qualitative Audience Study of Agriculture Based TV Show, Soil and Men in Heart(SMH), Nileema H. Khan
Department: Communication; Environmental Studies

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Becoming Home: Shaped by the Seasons, Whitney E. Siders
Department: English; Environmental Studies