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 fill out the Electronic Theses & Dissertations form.

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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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Predicting Henry's Law constants of volatile organic compounds present in bourbon using molecular simulations., Christopher A Abney

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Simulation of fracture strength improvements of a human proximal femur using finite element analysis., Waleed Ebraheem Alim

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Restaurant style prediction using Word2vec and support vector machine., Saleh Abdullah Almohaimeed

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Winter suite., Timothy Amalavage-Smith

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The lived experience of women with head & neck cancer and the impact on close relationships., Georgia Anderson

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A case study in the use of mentorships in academic instructional coach development., Matt Anderson

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“So, how real can I get?: opportunities and obstacles for teacher learners enacting culturally responsive pedagogy., Jonathan P Baize

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Vestiges and dry-erase ghosts., Isaac Barzso

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Anxiety and self-efficacy related to learning neuroanatomy in an integrated medical curriculum., Jessica S. Bergden

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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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Investigating a novel function for phosphoserine aminotransferase 1 (PSAT1) in epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mediated lung tumorigenesis., Rumeysa Biyik-Sit

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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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COVID-19 Serological Diagnostic Development Using A SARS-CoV-2 RBD Foldon Fusion, Joey Emery Breckenridge Jr.

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

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Mapping three dimensional interactions between biomolecules and electric fields., Joseph Patrick Brian P.E.

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Economic and sociological factors associate with first-year African American students' enrollment in historically Black Colleges and Universities., Vickie Gale Bridgeman

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

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Automated conversion of MultiCellDS Digital Cell Lines and ISA-Tab filesets., Connor Joseph Burns

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Image Analysis of Charged Bimodal Colloidal Systems in Microgravity., Adam J. Cecil

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The high school choral classroom as a platform for cross-cultural education: a content evaluation of the 2020 TNMEA SATB all-state repertoire., Michael Ian Colavita

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

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Biomechanical Characterization of Video-Recorded Short-Distance Falls Involving Children Equipped with a Biometric Device in a Childcare Setting: A Pilot Study., Danielle K. Cory

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Space to lead: cognitive coaching as mindful school leader practice., Jennifer Helm Cox

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An Investigation of Barriers and Facilitators to Living Kidney Donation, Rachel E. Crenshaw

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A qualitative look at secondary trauma through the lived experiences of elementary teachers., Terri L Davenport

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

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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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Genetic and functional analysis of rat mammary cancer susceptibility., Emily L Duderstadt

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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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PDE4 inhibition: a novel therapeutic strategy in liver fibrosis., Mohamed Elnagdy

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Adaptive control and parameter-dependent anti-windup compensation for inertia varying quadcopters., Benjamin Edwards Farber

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Black men wanted: an instrumental case study exploring the situational factors related to the retention of African American male high school teachers., Christopher Kevin Flores

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Improving student success and engagement in virtual and hybrid classrooms., Sydney Fogo

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

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Principal mentoring as a retention and effectiveness strategy in comprehensive improvement schools., Robert Fulk

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Harnessing the power of trained immunity in the setting of pancreatic cancer: a novel mechanism of immune trafficking and tumor control., Anne Elena Geller

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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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[Re]Fashioning a means: exploring and adapting Anna Cora Mowatt's fashion through a feminist lens., Jordan Tudor Haggard

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Sex-based differences in microbiota composition and metabolomic profiles associated with altered macrophage function and protection from lupus in BWF1 mice., James William Harder

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Harmful algal blooms in the Ohio river: spatial and temporal differences., Bevin Hardy

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Telling principals' leadership stories: administrative perceptions of promoting teacher leadership., Adam Whitney Hicks Ed.D.

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A home for friendless women with critical essay "but what was she wearing?", Kelly E. Hill

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Correctional officers' response to stress: an exploration of the associations between violence and trauma exposure, coping mechanisms, and PTSD., Katie Lorraine Hughes-Taylor

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Presence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 in urban streams receiving sewer overflow, Louisville, Kentucky, USA., Cullen Hunter

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Writing program administration at public liberal arts colleges., N. Claire Jackson

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Thermo-hydro-mechanical characterization of Ottawa sand and Kaolin clay through experimental models., Mohammad Joshaghani

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Assessing the role of chronic arsenite exposure in disrupting the EGFR signaling axis., Christine Kim

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The role of Src in NSCLC cell and lung fibroblast migration on 3D cell-derived matrix., Austin M Krueger

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The importance of noncapped viral genomic RNA to alphaviral infection and pathogenesis., Autumn LaPointe

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Focal concerns and case advancement in sexual assault cases: a systematic review and meta-analysis., David Stuart Lapsey Jr

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Evaluation of conventional energy conservation strategies and active thermal insulation wall system and economic analyses., Li Liu

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CFD analysis of acoustofluidic channels and the effects on biologic delivery., Zachary T. Long

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Identifying the cardiovascular effects of multiple pollutants., Katlyn Elizabeth McGraw

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Comparing instructional techniques on memory retention, retrieval, application and self-efficacy of grading criteria used for student self-assessment., Michael James Metz

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The shifting role of teachers: a case study on teachers’ perceptions of personalized learning in a rural school district., Steve Miracle

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Optimization with interval data: new problems, algorithms, and applications., Mohsen Mohammadi Dehcheshmeh

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Ecological, evolutionary, and molecular mechanisms driving pyocin diversity in pseudomonas aeruginosa., Aubrey A. Mojesky

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Major league baseball fans’ climate change attitudes and willingness to adapt: climate vulnerability vs. America’s pastime., Jessica R. Murfree

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Saving butterflies in the city: gardens as conservation spaces in urban landscapes., Lindsay D. Nason

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Observational studies in group testing and potential applications., Alexander Christopher Noll

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The rise of the nones: religion, leaners, and their connection with partisanship in America., Kevin C. Orr

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Formula, moment, and IPS in Stockhausen's Evas Erstgeburt., Jonathon Pan

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Particulate matter exposure and community-acquired pneumonia mortality among hospitalized adults with pneumococcal pneumonia: incidence study (HAPPI) participants., Jack Anthony Pfeiffer

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Ga-based III-V semiconductor photoanodes for solar fuels and novel techniques to investigate their photocorrosion., Sahar Pishgar

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Parents' perceptions of leisure constraints and facilitators in elite youth soccer: A phenomenological approach., Chelsea C. Police

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Re-visiting the Flutie effect: an exploration of athletic success' impact on student enrollment decisions., Addison Pond

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Image analysis of colloidal systems for pair and triplet correlations., Brianna Price

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Estimating cumulative incidence rate on interval censored data in an illness-death model., Chen Qian

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Conceptualizing the psychosocial elements that should be assessed in candidates for hematopoietic cell transplantation: social workers' and psychologists' perspectives., Jill Randall

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Role of KVβ2 subunits in regulation of resistance arterial tone., Sean M Raph

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Isomotive dielectrophoresis for enhanced analyses of cell subpopulations., Mohamed Zakarya Rashed

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Preclinical development of epicertin, a novel biotherapeutic for the treatment of ulcerative colitis., Micaela Ann Reeves

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School improvement grant: analysis of Kentucky cohort I schools., Ryan Rodosky

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A translingual approach to the theory and practice of basic writing., Rachel Rodriguez

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In a Victorian fog: constructing identities in female gothic novels., Hayley Salo

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Computational frameworks for microRNA functional analysis of inter-kingdom and indirect targeting., Mohammed Sayed

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Multi-style explainable matrix factorization techniques for recommender systems., Olurotimi Nugbepo Seton

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Machine learning approaches for lung cancer diagnosis., Ahmed Mahmoud Ahmed Shaffie

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Design for metal fused filament fabrication (DfMF3) of Ti-6Al-4V alloy., Mohammad Qasim Shaikh

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Witness and testimony: the role of race and community in forming Black Aesthetics., Cathy Smith Shannon

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The effects of great leaps reading on the reading fluency of elementary students with reading and behavioral deficits., Gwendolyn Shultz Ashley

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Determination of the biological functions of undefined domains of VEEV nsP2., Andrew Michael Skidmore

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The peacock in the room: confronting the hidden curriculum of androcentrism and gender bias in undergraduate biology education., Sarah Hamilton Spaulding

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The neural architecture of emotional intelligence., Teodora Stoica

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Urban arterial lane flow distribution: a before and after traffic microsimulation analysis on the effect of implementing new route markings and signage., Larry Michael Summers

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Shifting sands., Rachid Tagoulla

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I'm still valid: an explanatory sequential mixed-methods study of part-time phd students' motivation and satisfaction., Heather A Turner

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Heterocyclic amines and arylamine N-acetyltransferase 2 polymorphism in pathogenesis of insulin resistance., Kennedy M. Walls

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-rhiza., Katherine E. Watts

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Love labor: literal symbols and true abstractions., Karen Weeks

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Understanding and Avoiding AI Failures: A Practical Guide., Robert Max C Williams

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The rivers of life: a portraiture study of three black female educational leaders in a large urban school district., Cassandra G. Woods

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Chronic codeswitching: A phenomenological study examining Multiracial student sense of belonging in a predominantly White institution., Nicholas Lamar Wright