This collection includes theses and dissertations from the University of Louisville. It is not exhaustive since most paper theses and dissertations have not been digitized. Generally, paper copies of theses and dissertations published prior to 2014 can be accessed in the University of Louisville Libraries. If you would like to add your thesis or dissertation to this collection, please see: http://ir.library.louisville.edu/faq.html.

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Doctoral Dissertations

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Propensity score based methods for estimating the treatment effects based on observational studies., Younathan Abdia

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Cardiovascular and hematopoietic responses to volatile benzene exposure., Wesley Tyler Abplanalp

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A comparison of younger and older couples coping with breast cancer : examining the relationship among mutuality, dyadic coping, and quality of life of patients and partners., Chiara Acquati

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Factors associated with self-care behavior in persons with heart failure., Mohammed Munther Al-Hammouri

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Common Core State Standards : elementary teacher perceptions of administrator supports with a focus on professional learning communities and walk throughs., Kara Joan Ammerman

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Synthesis, characterization, and electronic properties of novel 2D materials : transition metal dichalcogenides and phosphorene., George Anderson

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Role of phosphodiesterase-4 in alcohol-induced organ injury., Diana Veronica Avila

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Effects of glyceollin on mRNA expression in the female mouse brain., Sanaya Firdaus Bamji

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SA-4-1BBL as a modulator of innate, adaptive, and regulatory immunity : implications for cancer prevention and treatment., Hampartsoum Barsoumian

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Patterns of early lexical and gestural development in children with Williams syndrome., Angela M. Becerra

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Learning from science lectures : students remember more and make better inferences when they complete skeletal outlines compared to other guided notes., David Bradley Bellinger

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Rumination, worry, and drinking behaviors in college students : a mediation analysis., Stephanie Winkeljohn Black

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Applying situational crime prevention to terrorism against airports and aircrafts., Molly Mae Block

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Carnosine, a therapeutic potential for critical limb ischemic., Adjoa Agyemang Boakye

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Leveling the playing field through partnerships and collaboration : neighborhood revitalizations and the influence of social determinants of health and institutional logics., J. M. Bohn

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Mitigating intimate partner violence to promote safe linkage to care for South African women who test HIV+ during mobile counseling and testing., Leslie Lauren Brown

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The impact of Medicaid expansion on utilization of mental health services in west Louisville, Kentucky., Susan Theresa Buchino

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Teacher self-perceptions and student academic engagement in elementary school mathematics., Kathleen M. Cash

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Acrolein is a critical mediator of alcohol-induced liver and intestinal injury in alcoholic liver disease., Wei-Yang (Jeremy) Chen 1980-

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An investigation of virtual golf in the Republic of Korea from a marketing perspective., Chulhwan Choi

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Inference for a zero-inflated Conway-Maxwell-Poisson regression for clustered count data., Hyoyoung Choo-Wosoba

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Site responsibility : eco-art and environmental ethics in the anthropocene., Nicholas Flint Collins

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The relationship of reform style professional development and student achievement., Amy Colucci

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Identification of host factors required for Yersinia pestis macrophage intracellular survival and their impact on vacuole maturation, acidification and trafficking., Michael Graylin Connor

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Exploring differences between the health and wellness of state police officers and community corrections professionals., Rodney Allen Copenhaver

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Explaining the difference in the self-esteem of students with learning disabilities who receive pull-out services and those who do not receive pull-out services in a private school setting., Brittany Ann Cox

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The queer child and haut bourgeois domesticity : Berthe Morisot and Mary Cassatt., Jessica Cresseveur

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An exploratory study of existing state anti-bullying statutes., John-Robert Curtin, Jr.

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The role of O-GlcNAcase during heart failure., Sujith Dassanayaka

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Impact of epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), a broad-spectrum anti-inflammatory, in controlling intestinal factors contributing to inflammatory bowel disease., Gerald Wayne Dryden, Jr.

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Green logistic network design : intermodal transportation planning and vehicle routing problems., Xiaoren Duan

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Some contributions to nonparametric and semiparametric inference for clustered and multistate data., Sandipan Dutta

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Putting Christians on the map : topographic mosaics from late antique Jordan as representations of authority and status., Tracey Elizabeth Eckersley

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Examining the effectiveness of implementing Orton-Gillingham reading intervention on student engagement for elementary students with challenging behaviors., Lauren L. Evanovich

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Toll-like receptor 4 mutation suppresses hyperhomocysteinemia-mediated hypertension., Anastasia Familtseva

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"This machine kills fascists" : the public pedagogy of the American folk singer., Harley Ferris

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Microbiota activated CD103+ DCS stemming from oral microbiota adaptation specifically drive γδT17 proliferation and activation., Christopher Jay Fleming

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In vivo monitoring of therapeutic efficacy and virulence profile by bioluminescent Klebsiella pneumoniae., Ramy Ameen Fodah

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9/11 memorials : contested memory, competing narratives, and healing., Jennifer A. Fraley

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Constructing urban life : a study of automobile dependency in 148 mid-size U.S. cities., Chad Paul Frederick

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Impact of luminance and spatial parameters on the generation of the human pattern electroretinogram., Kate A. Godwin

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Chemoselective reactions and their applications in metabolite isolation and analysis., Sadakatali Shokatali Gori

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Characterization of the role of the Burkholderia pseudomallei type 3 secretion system using in vivo imaging., Maria Gabriela Gutierrez

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Therapeutic treatments for PTSD : does type of treatment impact help seeking behaviors in a military sample?, Tyler Conley Halford

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The role of the nucleolus in neurodegeneration., Justin Lauren Hallgren

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Role of microRNA-21 in atherogenesis., Rihab Hamed-Berair

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Evaluating minor league baseball social identity, social image, and brand equity., Christan David Hanna

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Mechanisms responsible for the development of causal perception in infancy., Nicholas A. Holt

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Sparse feature learning for image analysis in segmentation, classification, and disease diagnosis., Ehsan Hosseini-Asl

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Exploring distributed instructional leadership : case studies of assistant principals in an urban school district., Jimica Claudette Howard

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Examining the motivations and benefits of student-athletes performing community service., Matthew Ryan Huml

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MicroRNA-186 and metastatic prostate cancer., Dominique Zilpha Jones

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Materials design and band gap engineering of complex nanostructures using a semi-empirical approach : low dimensional boron nanostructures, h-BN sheet with graphene domains and holey graphene., Cherno Baba Kah

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Exchange patterns and relations in collaborative governance., Charles Wharton Kaye-Essien

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Cell-based therapies for ischemic cardiomyopathy : investigations of intramyocardial retention and safety of high dose intracoronary delivery of c-kit positive cardiac progenitor cells, and therapeutic utility of a novel population of cardiac mesenchymal stem cells expressing stage-specific embryonic antigen-3 (SSEA-3)., Matthew C. L. Keith

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To my betas, endless chocolate frogs! : exploring the intersections of emotion, the body, and literacy in online fanfiction., Brittany Kelley

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Molecular characterization of human papillomavirus in head and neck tumors., Sujita Khanal

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Modulation of cardiac Kv currents by Kvbeta2 and pyridine nucleotides., Peter Joseph Kilfoil

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Social comparison processes as contributors to consistent physical activity., Holly M. Knight

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ABIN1 in the pathogenesis of Glomerulonephritis and the novel polocyte-neutrophil proinflammatory axis., Erik Anderson Korte

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OSEM : occupant-specific energy monitoring., Anand S. Kulkarni

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Woody plant communities of three urban wetlands and the success of an invasive shrub (Lonicera maackii) over natural and experimental flooding gradients., Meghan Rhea Langley

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A moderated mediation model of minority stress and resilience factors in sexual minority Christian college students : comparison between PROCESS and SEM., Elisabeth R. Latino

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Congenic and functional analysis of rat mammary cancer susceptibility., Saasha Le

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Influences of self-construals and personality styles on international students' depressive symptoms., Yu-Yun Liu

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An adaptable fuzzy-based model for predicting link quality in robot networks., Christopher J. Lowrance

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Nurses' intentions to initiate an antipsychotic or behavioral intervention with nursing home residents : the role of norms, being evaluated, self-efficacy, time pressures, and staffing., Brian M. Ludwin

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Effects of invasive shrub honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii) and forest composition on bird communities in woodland stands., Katie Rae Lynch

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Global and specific attachment patterns in romantic relationships : distinct and interactional functions., Megan Manthos

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The influence of nutrition education and self-efficacy on fruit and vegetable consumption for low-income women in rural west Kentucky., Lewatis Darnell McNeal

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A systems biology approach identifies a gene regulatory network in parotid acinar cell differentiation., Melissa Ann Metzler

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Positive deviance, contraceptive self-efficacy and social desirability in sexually active adolescent females : a mixed methods approach., Ashley D. Miller

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A radial basis function method for solving optimal control problems., Hossein Mirinejad

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Predicting NCLEX-RN performance : an exploration of student demographics, pre-program factors, and nursing program factors., Heather Davis Mitchell

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Care, constraint, and collaboration : situating gender and power among multidisciplinary human service organizations., Christa Jane Moore

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Principal self-efficacy in the implementation of a standards based teacher evaluation reform., Jason Kennedy Neuss

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Development and applications of novel HF-based fluorination reagents : DMPU-HF., Otome Elisha Okoromoba

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Identification of predictors and moderators of weight-related behaviors in college students., Heather Owens

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Mathematical hybrid models for image segmentation., Carlos M. Paniagua Mejia

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Stories of single mothers : narrating the sociomaterial mechanisms of community literacy., Kathryn Elizabeth Perry

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The influence of miR-99a on mTOR signaling regulation in colorectal cancer cell lines., Jonathan Rice

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A culturally-sensitive cognitive model of worry in African American youth., Allyn Elizabeth Richards

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Curriculum, classroom assessment, instruction, and science outcomes : evidence from Kentucky's scholastic audits., Steven Patrick Riley

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Sex, sexuality and sexual practice for trans individuals and their romantic partners., Kinton Rossman

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Mixing and mean age in multiphase systems., David Chandler Russ

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Direct band gap gallium antimonide phosphide (GaSbxP1-x) for solar fuels., Harry Benjamin Russell

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The discovery of a novel, Ras-mediated NORE1A/PMLIV tumor suppressor complex., Jessica Mezzanotte Sharpe

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Modern megachurch organization in the United States (2005-2013) : an exploratory organizational study of the American megachurch phenomenon., Robert Lee Shelby Jr.

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Same-sex child molestation within the Boy Scouts of America initiation and termination in victim narratives., Leah Catherine Jihee Shon

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Semi-parametric methods for personalized treatment selection and multi-state models., Chathura K. Siriwardhana

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Operational decision making for medical clinics through the use of simulation and multi-attribute utility theory., Bo Sun

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Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) onset and "remission"., Srikanth Tangelloju

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Model validation and transition to turbulence in orbiting culture dishes., Jonathan Michael D. Thomas

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Psychotherapy dropout : the influence of ethnic identity and stigma on early termination., Le'Keldric Jawon Thomas

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Structure, spending, and democracy : a study of municipal governments., Neal McIntyre Turpin

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Microfluidic platform for impedance characterization of endothelial cells under fluid shear stress., Vanessa Velasco

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Understanding through narrative inquiry : storying a national writing project initiative., Amy Renee Vujaklija

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The available means of imagination : personal narrative, public rhetoric, and circulation., Stephanie D. Weaver

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Adaptive schools : investigating impact, continuity, and change in one school district., Winn Crenshaw Wheeler

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Life balance in adult healthy siblings of individuals with childhood cancer., Yolanda Williams