This collection includes theses and dissertations from the Department of Urban and Public Affairs, in the College of Arts & Sciences. 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/about.html.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Governing the urban water commons : essays on collaborative policy networks in a polycentric ecology of urban water policy games., Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah

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Urban governance reconsidered : assessing the roles of public-, private-, and third sector leaders in governing the modern city., Benjamin Colby Leamon

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Challenging conventional wisdom : section 8 housing and the real impact on neighborhood values in Louisville, Kentucky., Paul Francis Dries

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

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

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Community characteristics associated with local intergovernmental cooperation., Sarin Adhikari

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Trapped in the Tiebout model : the impact of federal affordable housing programs on migration of wealthier residents., Yu-Chih Lin

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Globalization and inter-local cooperation : the mediating roles of local contexts in the global North and South., Eric Yankson

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Housing first, neighborhood second? : the role of housing and neighborhood characteristics on residential stability in two housing first projects., Carey D. Addison

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

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

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

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Disaster and poverty : the differential impacts of disaster on the poor in the Gulf Coast region., Abu Muhammad Sufiyan 1979-

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Privatization and ethical implications for public managers., Eric Dennison 1979-

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Stranded strangers : Ethiopian refugees and the quest for urban citizenship in Nairobi, Kenya., Derese Getachew Kassa 1979-

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Neighborhoods, social capital and economic success., Sean M. Payne

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Land use controls, equine landscapes and the role of political culture in managing sprawl development., Lynn Roche Phillips

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Support of police consolidation : assessing the impact of perceived complexity., John C. Reed 1956-

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Turkish housing policies : a case study on mass housing provision in the last decade., Salih Ozgur Sarica 1983-

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P.A.I.N.T. : a case study in engaging the community through public art., Katherine Jo Sowada

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Louisville-Jefferson County police consolidation : officers' perception of organizational justice., Joseph Sterling Grant 1962-

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Assisted living facilities in Louisville Kentucky : a case study to examine aging in place., James Luther Wilson

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Religion and regionalism : congregants, culture and city-county consolidation in Louisville, Kentucky., Joshua D. Ambrosius

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The production and migration of educational capital : some states win and others lose., Patrick J. Kelly

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Race and city-county consolidation : black voting participation and municipal elections., Angela Stallings Hagan

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From vice to nice : A case study of Newport, Kentucky's HOPE VI program., Matthew Jude Hanka 1980-

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Sprawl, equity and fire department response times across the U.S., Matin Katirai

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Advancing the knowledge of local health care policy through the growth machine thesis., David P. Houvenagle 1965-

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Mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants : a local or a global pollutant?, Paul Franklin Tirey 1961-

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Laboratories of democracy and state brownfield programs., Jaclyn Susan Marie Opp

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Creativity and economic development : exploring the relationship between index rank, index components and economic development context., Stephen Dennis Rausch

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Fragmentation, sprawl and economic development., Grigoriy V. Ardashev 1973-

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High tech spatial concentration human capital, agglomeration economies, location theories and creative cities., Songmei Li 1970-

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Rated preference, complexity and familiarity for neo-traditional and modern development patterns using alternative visual medium., James L. Mims 1953-

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Housing tenure choice of immigrants in the United States., Zhenfeng Pan 1974-

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Regionalism in the new globalized economy : politics of scale and the discourse of regionalism--Comparative politics of two Japanese global city-regions., Takashi Tsukamoto

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Technological change, economic growth, and income inequality : MSA evidence from the 1990s., Thomas Eric Lehman 1967-

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

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A program evaluation of the Louisville Enterprise Zone : a study of local planning and economic development., Thomas E. Lambert 1959-