This collection includes theses and dissertations from the College of Arts and 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 fill out the Electronic Theses & Dissertations form.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Divided we fall: gender-based occupational segregation in Kentucky’s executive branch 2012-2020., Hillary McGoodwin Abbott

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Media portrayal of private prisons and inmates., Ladye Anna L. Adams

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Surface-functionalized chemiresistive films that exploit h-bonding, cation-pi, and metal-halide interactions., Prasadanie Karunarathna Adhihetty

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“I don' want to upset anyone - I just want to exist": nonbinary college student experiences at a public mid-southern University., Cat Renee Alexander

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2D materials based heterostructure for quantum tunneling: a lithography free technique., Ali Alzahrani

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A new SIR model with mobility., Ciana Applegate

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Re-localizing writing assessment: sites of knowledge mobilization., Charlotte Asmuth

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Alkylthiocarbamate metal complexes with antiproliferation activity., Kritika Bajaj

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"Death can't touch them now": AIDS response and memorialization in Louisville, Kentucky, 1982-1992., Olivia A. Beutel

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Search for a dark leptophilic scalar produced in association with taupair in electron-positron annihilation at center-of-mass energies near 10.58 GeV., Diptaparna Biswas

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The reading of Sir Toby Belch: a queer and black exploration of William Shakespeare's twelfth night., Jahi E Bogard

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Investigating the shared and unique mechanisms of the development of comorbid eating disorder-anxiety symptoms during adolescence., Leigh Cara Brosof

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Coping flexibility and academic resilience among low-SES college students., Benjamin J. Calebs

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Unraveling DNA and identity: A humanistic perspective on epistemologies and ethics of genetic ancestry testing., Eve Carlisle Polley

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Cultivating the human narrative: on Nietzsche, science fiction, and the aesthetics of life., Derek Carpenter

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Taiwanese indigenous representation, rhetoric of resistance, and heteroglossia in warriors of the rainbow: SEEDIQ bale., John Yu-Choh Chang

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Western Christianity and the origins of antiblackness, eurocentrism, and white supremacist ideology., John Chenault

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Meat the future., Xin Chen

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The on-line width of various classes of posets., Israel R. Curbelo

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The a-word: destigmatizing abortion in American culture., Kathryn Lafferty Danner

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Quality of life and end-of-life plans: the inclusion of sexual health., Jacinta Dickens

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A content analysis of the female TikTok influencer: how SMIs alter their image and self-presentation based on their communities., Sydney R Dotson

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The underbelly of residential segregation, bussing to integrate and the educational ramifications: a case study of Louisville Kentucky., Camara Douglas

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Classifying the 2022 status of Tsuga Canadensis (Eastern Hemlock) along the Kentucky portion of the Pine Mountain Wildlands Corridor., Grace M. Embree

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Spectroscopic measurements of meibum compositional, structural, and functional relationships to elucidate the role of meibum in dry eye., Anthony Chigozie Ewurum

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Combating frailty: application of a modified skeletal frailty index in modern military and civilian populations., Emily M. Frazier

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Properties and classifications of certain LCD codes., Dalton Seth Gannon

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The effects of gang membership and transitions in a gang on within-individual changes in offending., Leon Sergio Garduno

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A decade of car-cyclist collisions in Louisville: a spatio-temporal analysis., Elizabeth Ferguson Greenwell

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Cross-validation for autoregressive models., Christina Han

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Contemporary blackface theatre: exploring split second from an authentic black lens to combat white stereotypes., Lamar Alonzo Hardy

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Disparate sense of exclusion between young people of color living within variable social infrastructures., James M. Joyce

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Determination of the functional role of Rab-GGT in Physcomitrium patens., Hyun Jin Jung

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Structural, charge transport, gas sensing, magnetic, pseudocapacitive, and electrocatalytic properties of perovskite oxides., Surendra Bahadur Karki

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Small-scale variability in warm season, precipitation around an urban area: a case study of Louisville-Jefferson County, KY., Isaiah I. Kingsberry

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A mesonet-based analysis of severe convective winds in west Texas., Quint Long

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Effects of monovalent and divalent ions in factor xiii activation and crosslinking., Richard Laporca Lumata

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The combined benefits of dispositional mindfulness and trait self-compassion as potential buffers of the effects of perceived stress on sleep quality in college-aged young adults., Jackie Ma

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A computational model of the line-1 retrotransposon life cycle and visualization of metabolic networks in 3-dimensions., Michael D. Martin

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The impact of sea-level rise in numerically modeled landfalling hurricanes: Katrina and the gulf coast., Serenity Nadirah Mercuri

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Development and novel applications of halogenating agents., Sagar Ravso Mudshinge

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Sustainable nanocatalysis in water for C–C and C–N Cross-Couplings., Tharique Ahammed Ansari Nalakath

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Factors influencing American Indian adolescents' abstention and desistance from drug usage., Ruben Olegovich Pavlov

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Findings and understandings of 'home': an Ethnographic study of how homeless people and displaced persons negotiate the word 'home'., Abby F Perez

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Functional role of PPAL and potential for moss in industrial applications., Susana Perez Martinez

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Authentically (un)real assessing VH!'s basketball wives and its violent & colorist portrayals of black women., Wilma Denae Powell

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Beyond a divide: reconceptualizing digital capital and links to academic proficiency., Ryan Price

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Barriers and opportunities to sustainable urban agriculture: the case of Louisville, Kentucky., Sait Sarr

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Progymnasmata and practicality: classical composition in the contemporary classroom., Chelsea Murray Schaper

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Plant-pollinator communities responsive to local and landscape level factors in grassland restorations., Aaron Sexton

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Definitions and depictions of rhetorical practice in medieval English Fürstenspiegel., Joseph Ethan Blaine Sharp

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As above, so below: magical poetics and queer alchemy & a planetary spell.., Robert Eric Shoemaker

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Porphyromonas gingivalis, ethanol, and chronic diseases., Nicholas Alan Short

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Putting colorism on trial intraracial colorism and its impact on crime trajectory among African Americans., Shaderica Ta'shawn Sibley

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Kurt Vonnegut, modernity, and the self: a guide to the good life., Josh Simpson

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Role of Galactose, Thiazolidinediones, and NEET proteins in Mitochondrial physiology and therapeutic development., Robert Anthony Skolik

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Black ads matter: an analysis of black representation in advertising., Elyssa Quinn Smith

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(De)Legitimizing genres: rhetoric and tactical institutional critique., Walker Smith

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Black women burdening: the process of "unburdening" realism in Dennis McIntyre's split second., Brandi L. Threatt

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Characterization of microbotryum lychnidis-dioicae secreted effector proteins that manipulate its host plant, Silene latifolia., Ming-Chang Tsai

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Betwixt & between., Xuanyi Wang

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Dimension and Ramsey results in partially ordered sets., Sida Wan

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Rewriting writing as transmodal and translingual: Tranßcribing Japanese., Alex Way

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The role of accuracy in children’s judgments of experts’ knowledge., Allison J. Williams

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The glass coffin: gothic adaptations and the formation of sexual subjectivity., Colton T. Wilson

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Transformation., Jingshuo Yang

Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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A spatial analysis of supply-demand of public transportation in Jefferson County, Kentucky., Nastaran Abdoli

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A study of Arab and South Asian American men with immigrant-family origins in new-immigrant destinations., Jack Trey Allen

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Sustainable urban groundwater governance in Faisalabad, Pakistan: challenges and possibilities., Shahbaz Altaf

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Community structure and dynamics of benthic macroinvertebrates in a recreated headwater stream system on a valley fill in a retrofitted watershed located in the Appalachian Coalfields of Southeastern Kentucky (U.S.A.), Steven W. Bailey

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"If fear wasn't enough?!": African American perceptions of policing after Breonna Taylor's unprovoked death., Moriah Antoinette Bellamy

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Visualizing Anhydrobiosis: Liquid-liquid phase separation, membraneless organelles, and cellular reorganization., Clinton J. Belott

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Study of neutral hadron production in a high intensity particle physics experiment., Jake W. Berg

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Incidental exposure, political activity and perceived trust., Brianna Berry

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But also full of seeds for a future that could have turned out differently., Megan Marie Bickel

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Letting the days go by: an Investigation into the artistic and functional nature of calendars., Elise Alexandra Blankenship

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Acting on what we hear: the impact of a listening methodology in a community literacy program., Megen Farrow Boyett

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In pursuit of innocence: A study of race and ethnicity differences in time to exoneration., Virginia E. Braden

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Exploring socialization processes for leisure-based esports: a qualitative study., Joseph R. Brewer

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Defending Judge Roy Moore: a case study of persuasion resistance strategies., Stephen F. Brockman

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A qualitative study of 129 police lethal force incidents in 2016 examining participant behavior relating to mental illness that contributes to the use of lethal force., Edward H. Byers

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Synthesis, characterization, and catalytic activity of functionalized metal Bis(thiosemicarbazones)., Caleb Aaron Calvary

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Prageru as a parasite public., Ryan A Corso-Gonzales

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The impact of criminal justice involvement: examining experiences in a housing first program., Amanda N. Denton

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Resonating otherness: rethinking the body through Octavia Butler's dawn., Tristan DeWitt Carr

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Black codes re-envisioned: the Dred Scott Majority opinion as an antiblack performative speech act., Tiffany Dillard-Knox

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Habitation and interaction in the lower Illinois river valley: a case study on household structure and ceramics at the German site (11C377)., Catherine Zoe Doubles

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"The only prize worth contending for": a history of Eckstein Norton University and the industrial model of education in Kentucky., Samuel Dunn

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Micellar nanocatalysis for efficient reactions., Uyen T Duong

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Imagination in practice: writing studies and the application of hospitality., Edward Alan English

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"When the voices of children are heard": evaluating the biological effects of socioeconomic status on children in postmedieval London., Ashley R. Ezzo

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Synthesis, crystal structure and ionic conductivity of ruddlesden-popper oxide materials: effects of ionic radii and defects on lithium-ionic conductivity., Selorm Joy Fanah

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Transnational writing program administration: mobility, entanglement, work., Joseph Franklin

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Typological and technological analyses of multi-component Lithic collection from Eastern Kentucky., Isaac C. Garvin

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Theoretical investigation of the Co-C bond activation in methylcobalamin and adenosylcobalamin-dependent systems: mechanistic insights., Arghya Pratim Ghosh

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Explosive family dinners: bipolar disorder, temporal lobe epilepsy & me critical afterword convulsive family dynamics: when mental and neurological disabilities entangle and isolate., Elizabeth Lane Glass

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Ultrafast magnetic entropy dynamics with time-resolved pump-probe magneto-optical technique., Sahar Goharshenasanesfahani

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Improvised power: finding an authentic acting aesthetic in an adaption of Mowatt's fashion., Alexander Louis Gordon

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General strain theory and violent behavior in a military sample., Leslie A. Greenwell

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Literacy abilities of children and adolescents with Williams Syndrome., Caroline Greiner De Magalhaes