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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Predictors of uncertainty, stress, anxiety, and depressive symptoms of parents of preterm infants in the neonatal intensive care unit., Maryam Isa Alaradi

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Text stylometry for chat bot identification and intelligence estimation., Nawaf Ali

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Reading achievement in a large urban school district : an analysis of the effects of four reading programs on the reading growth of four reading ability groups., Deborah Patrice Anderson

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Temporal contextual descriptors and applications to emotion analysis., Haythem Balti

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Critical thinking structures for business ethics., Brian G. Barnes

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MiRNA-21 has anti-inflammatory effects in the macrophage response to peritonitis., Rebecca Elise Barnett 1982-

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Evaluation of the safety and pharmacokinetic profile of the broad spectrum antiviral lectin Griffithsin., Christopher Lynn Barton 1976-

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Augmentation of Ras-induced cell transformation : a new role for miR-200a in malignancy., Lindsey Erin Becker 1986-

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The effectiveness of extended orientation first year seminars : a systematic review and meta-analysis., Matthew S. Berry

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Forecasting seasonal hydrologic response in major river basins., A. M. Tanvir Hossain Bhuiyan 1982-

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Avoidance in disordered eating : the roles of overvaluation of weight and shape and repetitive thinking., Anne Christine Bjerg

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Acyclic and indifference-transitive collective choice functions., Katey Bjurstrom

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Project management and its relation to long-term project success : an empirically based theoretical framework., Youssef Ait Boudlal 1969-

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Modulation of host polyubiquitination by the ankb f-box protein of Legionella pneumophila., William M. Bruckert

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Cognitive coaching : the impact on teacher candidates' teacher efficacy., Stefanie Wooten Burnett

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Classification of clinical outcomes using high-throughput and clinical informatics., Alexander Carswell Cambon

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Graduate students who are part-time workers : how does occupational stress and gender role affect job satisfaction?, Megan Church-Nally

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Multilayer electret activated by direct contact silicon electrode., Mark M. Crain

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Phase transformation studies of metal oxides to dichalcogenides in 1-d structures., Dustin Ray Cummins 1987-

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Analysis of social costs of gentrification in Over-the-Rhine : a qualitative approach., Shireen Deobhakta

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Cultural capital and the family-school mesosystem : a multiple groups analysis of school-based parent involvement types and their relations with early student achievement., Emily R. Dickinson 1974-

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A heuristic algorithm for determining the part set in a powder-bed additive manufacturing machine., Sonja Dieder

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SA-4-1BBL as a platform to develop adjuvant systems for prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines., Gunes Dinc 1984-

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Measuring mindful interoception : development of the mindful interoception sampling task (MIST)., Samuel J. Dreeben 1983-

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Avatar captcha : telling computers and humans apart via face classification and mouse dynamics., Darryl Felix D’Souza

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Answering the call : an examination of multicultural competence among academic advising professionals., Tia Noelle Dumas

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Unnatural pedagogy : a computational analysis of children's learning to learn from other people., Baxter S. Eaves 1984-

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Mathematical modeling for partial object detection., Ahmed Reda Amin EL-Barkouky

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Study of novel nanoparticle transport and drug release for cancer treatment., Christopher Gene England 1988-

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Nanoporous Bi2Te3 thermoelectric based Knudsen gas pump., Abderrazzak Faiz

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Next generation RFID telemetry design for biomedical implants., Andre Johan Faul

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Secondary student outcomes and perspectives on a multiple pathways approach to education : engagement, achievement, and transitions., Lisa-Anne Ferris

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A non-invasive image based system for early diagnosis of prostate cancer., Ahmad Abdusalam Firjani Firjani Naef

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Gender stereotyping within career and technical education : exploring relationships among gender, coursetaking, and outcomes of high school CTE students., Stephanie A. Fluhr

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Broadband infrastructure in the 21st century : an evaluation of local outcomes and conditions., Chad Stephen Foster

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Retinal synaptic function in the absence of the on pathway., Kathryn Marie Heath Fransen

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Taking clinical judgment out of the equation : a call for the standardization of MCI diagnostic criteria and construction of a model to predict conversion to dementia., Adam Tyler Gerstenecker

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Enhancement of anaerobic digestion of actual industrial wastewaters : reactor stability and kinetic modeling., Mahyar Ghorbanian 1986-

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The use of variable-bagging and the cross-validation selector in the prediction of alzheimer’s using the adni database., Michael Wayne Godbey

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The powerful literacy posse and the Common Core State Standards : a collection of scholarly papers., Katherine J. Grindon

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Surviving the death of a sibling : a phenomenological study of childhood bereavement., Edith Crumb Gunter

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Predictions of NOx emissions in pulverized coal combustion., Niko Hachenberg 1981-

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Ensemble learning method for hidden markov models., Anis Hamdi

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Synthesis of N-heterocycles through cyclization-triggered tandem additions to alkynes and the study of promoters in ionic reactions., Junbin Han

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Novel analytical tools for studies in molecular assemblies : I. Electro-active single-mode integrated optical waveguides ; II. Coupled plasmon waveguide resonances., Xue Han

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Predictors of lifestyle behaviors, trust of health care provider, and utilization of health services among adolescents living in a rural area., Heather Karolyne Hardin

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"They had no key that would fit my mouth" : women's struggles with cultural constructions of madness in Victorian and modern England and America., Leslie Ann Harper

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Yours, mine, and ours : confronting the originality burden through remix and intertextuality., Barrie Olson Harvey

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Investigation of stabilization mechanisms for colloidal suspension using nanoparticles., Qingwen He

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The effect of spinal cord injury on vagal afferents., April N. Herrity

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Lost in transition : a grade nine transition program using articulation activities and their effect on student attitudes., Michael J. Hibbett

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Signaling mechanisms in regenerative myogenesis., Sajedah M. Hindi 1986-

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Employee work and health behaviors : the role of leadership support for health promotion and organizational health climate., Jennifer Woloszyk Hoert

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The role of stem cells in adipose tissue remodeling., Candice ReShay Holden 1988-

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Investigation of factors related to performance and retention of engineering students., Nora B. Honken

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An evaluation of a brief, theatre-based intervention for the prevention of adolescent cyberbulllying and suicide., Kathryn Laurel Hopkins

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Numerical study of leading edge vortex circulation development on finite aspect ratio perching wings., Kyle Hord

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"My watch begins" : identification and procedural rhetoric on second screens and social networks., K. Shannon Howard

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Several functional equations defined on groups arising from stochastic distance measures., Heather B. Hunt

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Assessing urban freeway deconstruction : a survey of 21 cities with case studies of San Francisco and Milwaukee., Doddy Aditya Iskandar 1973-

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Role models, women's leadership and careers of women in the management of professional baseball., Maki Itoh

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Context dependent spectral unmixing., Hamdi Jenzri

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Development of a power monitoring and control system to provide demand side management of electric vehicle charging activity., Nicholas Francis Jewell

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Effectiveness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) management program at the University of Louisville., Malhar Anantbhai Jhaveri

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Early detection and control of potential pandemics., Shengpeng Jin

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Servants of my people first : an examination of the political literacies of the Black Liberation Front International (BLFI), 1969-1973., Joilynn Karega-Mason

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Evaluating the effectiveness and hydrological performance of green infrastructure stormwater control measures., Hamidreza Kazemi

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Analysis of contrast-enhanced medical images., Fahmi Abdallah Fahmi Mohammed Khalifa

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Implications of additive manufacturing on complexity management within supply chains in a production environment., Andre Kieviet 1977-

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The language politics of doctoral studies in rhetoric and composition : toward a translingual revision of graduate education in the field., Carrie Byars Kilfoil

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Triggered release of small molecules from solid supports using heat or an applied magnetic field., Ralph Jacob Knipp

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A mechanism for trif adaptor-biased signaling by toll-like receptor 4., Joseph Peterson Kolb

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Mechanistic insights and functionalization of alkynes in homogeneous gold catalysis., Manish Kumar

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A social cognitive perspective on opportunity evaluation., Trayan Kushev

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Functional implications of demyelination and the molecular control of remyelination in the adult mouse., Nicholas John Kuypers 1980-

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Globalizing literacies and identities : translingual and transcultural literacy practices of Bhutanese refugees in the U.S., Tika R. Lamsal

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A magical country : stories from Appalachia., James Eric Leary 1977-

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Biophysical and computational investigations into G-quadruplex structural polymorphism and interaction with small molecules., Huy Tuan Le 1986-

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Early-age hydration studies of Portland cement, Fengjuan Liu

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Supply chain flexibility in the special purpose vehicle industry., Florian J. Loderbauer 1982-

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Development of a light-powered microstructure : enhancing thermal actuation with near-infrared absorbent gold nanoparticles., Thomas Matthew Lucas

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After sales supply chain risk management., Steffen Luksch 1975-

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Entrepreneurial decision-making under risk : prospect theory and dual-process theory., Dalong Ma 1976-

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Utilizing radiation for smart robotic applications using visible, thermal, and polarization images., Ali H. Mahmoud

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A mathematical programming approach for dispatching and relocating EMS vehicles., Farshad Majzoubi 1983-

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Expanding the frontier of gold-catalyzed cyclizations and rational ligand design., Deepika Malhotra

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Development and validation of indicators of secondary mathematics teachers' positive dispositions toward problem solving., Alison L. Mall

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Electrochemical and microfabrication strategies for remotely operated heavy metal sensor networks for water analysis : the dual challenges of calibration-less measurement and sample pretreatment., Mohamed M. Marei

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Extracellular matrix proteins and the liver-lung axis in disease., Veronica L. Massey

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Invasive plants as drivers and passengers of community change in a disturbed urban forest., Jeffery A. Masters

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Is that an opportunity? : a multilevel investigation of the individual-opportunity nexus and opportunity beliefs., Eric Shaunn Mattingly

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Aminooxy reagents in nanomedicine and bioanalysis., Stephanie Mattingly

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The walkable dividend : the impacts of walkability on housing and socio-economic composition in Louisville, Ky., Wesley Laurance Meares

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BDNF maintains adult taste innervation and is required for taste nerve regeneration after injury., Lingbin Meng

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Using an online forum to mentor secondary mathematics student teachers toward standards-based instruction., Landrea Miriti

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An examination of the relationship between sense of coherence, engagement in health behaviors, and individual coping style., Dean Todd Misener 1973-

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IL-12 induced modulation of tumor derived myeloid cell inflammatory responsiveness., Courtney Jetun Mitchell

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Two-stage network design in humanitarian logistics., Seyed Soroush Moeini

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Dogmatism, coping, and spirituality : predicting mental health among the religious and the secular., Jonathan T. Moore

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A novel diffusion tensor imaging-based computer-aided diagnostic system for early diagnosis of autism., Mahmoud Mostapha