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"It Doesn't Matter What I Think": Perceptions and Experiences of COVID-19 in Rural Northern California
Much remains unknown about how COVID-19 has been interpreted in rural America. This knowledge gap is increasingly problematic as cases in rural areas have proliferated, overwhelming local health systems. For this reason, ...
The Question of Belonging: Naturalized East Africans in the Washington Metropolitan Area
(Georgetown University in Qatar, GU-Q, 2021)
The traditional literature concerned with the relationship between citizenship and belonging has oftentimes been viewed from a lens which perceives it as linear. Although more recent work has acknowledged the plethora of ...
Scientists’ Understanding of Ethics and Responsibility in Astrobiology: An Empirical Study
With the recent launch of multiple robotic missions to Mars and developing plans for human exploration of the Red Planet, the search for life in our solar system is at a crucial juncture. Astrobiology research could ...
Creating Place: Business, Community Development, and Neighborhood Identity In Shaw/U Street and Anacostia
A sense of place means a neighborhood has a particular feel to it, a particular image. Determining what this sense of place should be involves the concurrent collaboration and conflict between stakeholders in local ...
Evaluating Walkability in Fayetteville, Arkansas: Impacts of Attitudinal Preferences and Urban Form on Walking Trip Counts and Body Mass Index Scores
(Georgetown University, 2019-05-10)
Neighborhood form impacts health outcomes. Urban planning and public health researchers have partnered to understand the built and social variables associated with healthy places and populations. The dominant influence ...
Realizing Health During Crisis: Case Studies of European Austerity
This thesis utilizes a framework of state obligations toward progressive realizations of health by realizing how social, political, and economic influence the population's health in four European countries. My primary ...