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 see: http://ir.library.louisville.edu/about.html.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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A semi-empirical Hamiltonian for boron, phosphorus and compounds containing boron, phosphorus and silicon., Paul S. Tandy

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Discursive affordances : police, transfer, and the performance of identity., Robert John Terry

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EU policy in Belarus : prospects for democratization., Jessie-Leigh O'Leary Thomas

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A progressive mind : Louis D. Brandeis and the origins of free speech., Elizabeth Diane Todd

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The Nashville John School : risk deterrence and the reintegrative shaming approach., Robin Malony Valenzuela

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Understanding thought disorder in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders : exploring the relation and implications of affect., Rachel Nicole Waford

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A stage-structured delayed reaction-diffusion model for competition between two species., Chunwei Wang

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Unconventional warfare in the Ottoman Empire : Turkish counterinsurgency and their Western inspiration., Nicholas A. Warndorf 1987-

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Exploring the missing pieces : readers, religion and societal relations in ONE magazine, 1954-1963., Alisha West

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"This is not what motherhood looks like" : mothers' interpretations of cultural representations of the celebrity pregnant and post-partum body., Brittany M. Williams 1987-

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Transformations : material terms for writing on religion in composition classrooms., Mark Alan Williams

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Modeling risk for the development of child anxiety : the role of parent emotion socialization practices, children's emotional competence, and physiological responsiveness., Sarah Ramsey Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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The hidden help : black domestic workers in the civil rights movement., Trena Easley Armstrong

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Specific b alleles matter in phytopathogenic Ustilago maydis., Kavita Burman Aulakh

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Ecological interactions affecting the role of mosquito larvae on dengue virus transmission., Jeffrey J. Bara 1984-

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Perceptions of gender in young consumers of animated films., Katherine Barnes 1980-

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The adytum., Lexi Bass

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The incredible tale of Johanna, the blessed listener., Jared Andrew Beek 1986-

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Factors affecting speech intelligibility improvement with exposure to reverberant room listening environments., Eugene Brandewie

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Literacy by subscription: writing instruction in turn-of-the-century American periodicals., Alicia Brazeau

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Acting without expectations., Gary L. Brice

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Attempting Queen Margaret through the actor's equation., Elizabeth Ann Tantanella Burrell

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Families of murder victims' perceptions of capital punishment : a content analysis of what family members say following executions., Corey Daniel Burton 1984-

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The Black-Scholes formula and volatility smile., Brian Michael Butler 1969-

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Connected matchings in special families of graphs., Christopher James Caragianis 1980-

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Depression in reproductive-age women : assessment of infectious, endocrinological, and immunological correlates from an evolutionary perspective., Amber N. Carrier

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Sulfur oxygenation of ruthenium-dithiolate nitrile hydratase mimic enhances ligand lability and hydrolysis activity., Cesar Antonio Masitas Castillo

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The Dome of the Rock: the historical, political and religious motivations behind its construction., Greg Clark 1962-

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Prison wardens' perceptions of sex offenders, sex offender registration, community notification, and residency restrictions., David Patrick Connor

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"What do you mean I'm a slut?!?!" : deconstructing the definitions of promiscuity of the collective conscience using concepts from labeling theory and biopower., Joshua O. Corum

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Mad at Miles : a black woman's guide to truth : theatre building using myths, motifs, and archetypes., Triza Triza Cox

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Groping in the dark : an early history of WHAS radio., William A. Cummings 1982-

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Measuring and predicting overqualification from 1972-2010 : a secondary analysis of the pooled general social survey., Henry E. Curtis

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Backgrounds and motivations of faith-based halfway-house volunteers., Andrew Stephen Denney

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Studies in the image of the Madonna lactans in late medieval and Renaissance Italy., Cecelia M. Dorger

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Grief and lost potential in the parents of adult children with severe mental illness., Karen Eisenmenger

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Rifted paradise : poems., Josh English

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Bayesian regression analysis., Sara Evans

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Combating the sophomore slump through peer-mentoring among African American students at predominantly white institutions., Tiffany Christina Evans

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The budget gap : gender discrimination in the U.S. federal budget process, 1962-2011., Kevin Fahey

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Happy death men., Jessica Marie Fletcher 1982-

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Self-dual codes, subcode structures, and applications., Finley James Freibert

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Nkrumahism and neo-Nkrumahism., Prince Kwasi Bediako Frimpong

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'Rainbow nation' or 'Rambo nation'? : a comparative literary analysis of thematic changes in pre- and post- 1994 Black township novels., D. A. Gantt 1986-

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The use of mathematical and computational models to define the role of mutation and infection in colorectal cancer., Chandler D. Gatenbee 1982-

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Bawdy badges and the Black Death : late medieval apotropaic devices against the spread of the plague., Lena Mackenzie Gimbel 1976-

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The art of natality : Virginia Woolf's and Kathe Kollwitz's aesthetics of becoming., Jennifer Brooke Goldberg 1973-

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Parental engagement on student academic self-efficacy and educational attainment expectation for immigrant youth., Casey N. Griffith

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Investigating commenting formats and content in first year composition and the virtual writing center., Rebecca Hallman

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Anxiety in older adults with dementia residing in long-term care facilities., Lauren Summer Hess

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Self-efficacy in the context of psychological abuse: a model of efficacy erosion., Kristen E. Hosey

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Metacognitive processes in social anxiety : a path analysis., Ryan Patrick Hosey

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Fusheng liu ji : gaps, literati identity, and meaning of artistic creation., Hong Huang 1961-

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Cationic aminooxy lipids : synthesis, liposome stabilization and applications., Xuan Huang

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Exploration of the chemistry of alkynes and Selectfluor : search for cytotoxic agents from the Amazonian rainforest., Zhuang Jin

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Building bonds & promoting healthy choices : farmers' & vendors' relationships with African American consumers., Natasacha Ryan Jones

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Shedding hair and baring soul : black men's talk at the barbershop., Ryessia Jones 1987-

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Discussion board posts about Jewish interfaith relationships and intermarriage : romantic love, independence, concern for children, and ethnicity., Miriam Kan 1981-

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Theory, praxis and transformation : the dramatic writing of Suzan-Lori Parks as liberatory critical pedagogy., Tamika Keene

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Land cover classification of active fire and burned area detections for Canadian provinces, 2001-2010., Tyler Kerr

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Size- and shape-dependent electrochemistry of gold nanoparticles., Irina V. Khachian

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Applications of solid state NMR to cardiolipin and elastin., Tatiana Victorovna Krivokhizhina 1981-

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Computational modelling of cobalamin-dependent enzymatic reactions : activation of Co-C bond in adenosylcobalamin-dependent mutases and cob(II)alamin/cob(I)alamin redox process in methyltransferases., Manoj Kumar

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Ethnocentric frames across race : the media's role in activating ethnocentrism and public support for conflict abroad., Christopher William Ledford

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A study of the total coloring of graphs., Maxfield Edwin Leidner

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Biophysical and bioanalytical studies of hyaluronan and lipids., Kristen Ann Magness 1981-

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Vikings, merchants, and pirates at the top of the world : Y-chromosomal signatures of recent and ancient migrations in the Faroe Islands., Allison Mann

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Maidens, matrons, and magicians : women and personal ritual power in late antique Egypt., Meghan Paalz McGinnis

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A spatial age-structured model of perennial plants with a seed bank., Kimberly Ilene Meyer

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The impact of Edward Perry Warren on the study and collections of Greek and Roman antiquities in American academia., James Murley 1947-

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Learning from graphically integrated 2D and 3D representations improves retention of neuroanatomy., Farah Naaz

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Developing actor expertise : the presentation and representation of man in Will Eno's The flu season., Conrad Harding Newman 1984-

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Dames, doilies, & divorce., Tenille Novinger

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The role of human awareness on the spatial patterns of the tick-borne disease human monocytic ehrlichiosis in Missouri., James Edward Nunn 1985-

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The foundational structures behind Star Wars., Aaron Nusz

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Individual and developmental differences in susceptibility to the irrelevant speech effect., Amanda Frances O'Bryan

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Art as a media for social commentary : a case study of Igbo bongo musicians, south-eastern Nigeria., Ruth Stellamaris Opara 1980-

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To the mountaintop and back again : the rise and fall of General George B. McClellan., Carl Pagles 1977-

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"The greatest evil that can befall us" : Unionism in antebellum era Kentucky, 1849-1861., Curtis Lushawn Parmley 1975-

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Rethinking human and nonhuman animal relations in J. M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello (2003)., Rodrigo Martini Paula

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The unruly woman in prime time animated sitcoms., Sarah Pennington

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"Lessons and exercises in polite literature" : the pedagogy and literature curriculum of Mother Columba Carroll, a Sister of Charity of Nazareth., Anna M. Powell

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The Ilkhanid Mongols, the Christian Armenians, and the Islamic Mamluks : a study of their relations, 1220-1335., Lauren Prezbindowski

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Emotional labor in a gendered occupation : the work of a female funeral director., Allison Scott Pruitt

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Visualizing female agency : space and gender in contemporary women's art in Mexico., Jamie L. Ratliff

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Fenichel's theorems with applications in dynamical systems., Jeremy Warren Riley

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Asymptotics and confidence estimation in segmented regression models., Rebekah Ann Robinson

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Alternative performances of race and gender in hip-hop music : nerdcore counterculture., Jessica Elizabeth Ronald

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From the "war on poverty" to Reagan's "new right," what's in a name? : the symbolic significance of the "welfare queen" in politics and public discourse., Kem Roper

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Unearthing Charles Rolwing : the problem of documentation in the small museum., Elizabeth A. H. Rue 1988-

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Richard III and a comedian's eye., William S. Salmons

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Carbon-sulfur bond formation/cleavage reactions of metal-stabilized thiyl radicals by electrochemical and chemical methods., Kagna Ouch Sampson 1983-

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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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An analysis of Hindi women-centric films in India., Srijita Sarkar

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A model of resilience in children at risk for the development of anxiety., Matthew David Hartman Schrock

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Ideological tensions, pedagogical gaps : multilingual engineering scholars' response to language variation in academic writing., Ghanashyam Sharma

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Zooplankton in freshwaters : potential responses to global warming, nutrient enrichment, and exotic jellyfish., Allison S. Smith

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An exploration of African folktales among the Gullah community of the South Carolina Sea Islands : history, culture, and identity., Tytianna Nikia Maria Wells Smith 1987-

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

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Fear of criminal victimization in relation to specific locations on a college campus., Nancy M. Steinmetz 1955-