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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Queue stability analysis in network coded wireless multicast., Nadieh Mohamadi-Moghadam

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Control of power electronic interfaces in distributed generation., Mohammad Mohebbi

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Characterizing reactive glutamines in fibrinogen and elucidating factor XIII substrate specificity., Kelly Njine Mouapi

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Development and degradation analysis of novel micro and nanostructured transition metal oxide (TMO) anodes for aqueous sodium ion batteries., Santanu Mukherjee

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Role of MIR-29B-1 and MIR-29A in endocrine-resistant breast cancer., Penn Muluhngwi

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A cross-sectional exploration of household financial reactions and homebuyer awareness of registered sex offenders in a rural, suburban, and urban county., John Charles Navarro

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The interaction of homoserine lactones and paraoxonase 2 modulates cell death signaling and cell proliferation., Aaron Mackallan Neely

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The influence of sport participation on youth binge drinking., Jason Nicholson

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Educating critically : challenging the familiar contours of literacy teacher education., Bianca Nightengale-Lee

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A framework for clustering and adaptive topic tracking on evolving text and social media data streams., Gopi Chand Nutakki

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Chemoselective reagents for derivatization of trace--level volatile carbonyl compounds using a microreactor approach., Mumiye A. Ogunwale

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Psychophysical analysis of three separate anisotropic patterns in vision : putting visual reference frames in conflict to study the class 1 and 2 oblique effects and the horizontal effect., Eleanor O'Keefe

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Breaking the cycle of silence : the significance of Anya Seton's historical fiction., Lindsey Marie Okoroafo (Jesnek)

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Thomas Merton : evil, suffering, zen and the purified soul theodicy., David Edward Orberson

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Nonspreading solutions in integro-difference models with allee and overcompensation effects., Garrett Luther Otto

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The implications of a University of Louisville first year experience course on student success outcomes based on race and gender., Nadine C. Petty

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Culturally relevant teachers : a critical beacon in the educational standards movement., Angela Pleasant

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Reversible silencing of spinal neurons unmasks a left-right coordination continuum., Amanda Marie Pocratsky

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Novel insight into the liver-lung axis in alcohol-enhanced acute lung injury., Lauren G. Poole

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Moving mountains : a study examining long-term impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining on mortality in the Appalachian region using geographic information sciences techniques., James Howard Kent Pugh

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A novel approach to assess minimally invasive surgical device failure utilizing adverse event outcome severity and design complexity., Marie K. Riggs

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Hard to see through the smoke : remembering the 1912 Hillsville, Virginia courthouse shootout., Travis A. Rountree

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Mental health and substance use disorders and treatment receipt among pregnant women in the United States, 2008-2014 : trend analysis, likelihood of treatment receipt, and ethnic disparities in mental health treatment., Taghreed Nayel Salameh

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Self-forgiveness in Japanese adolescents., Tetsuo "Ted" Sato

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The dangers and self protective behaviors of ride share drivers., M. Angela Schwendau

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The particulars about particulates : metal exposure and self-regulation of children living near coal ash., Clara G. Sears

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The DLK1-MEG3 locus in malignant cells of proposed primordial germ cell origins., Zachariah Payne Sellers

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Revisiting neutrophil responses to toll-like receptor 4 : influence of ligand structures and cellular environments., Shuvasree Sengupta

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Dynamic adversarial mining - effectively applying machine learning in adversarial non-stationary environments., Tegjyot Singh Sethi

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Novel statistical approaches for missing values in truncated high-dimensional metabolomics data with a detection threshold., Jasmit SureshKumar Shah

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The role of HIF-1α in intestinal epithelial barrier function in alcoholic liver disease., Tuo Shao

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The otaku phenomenon : pop culture, fandom, and religiosity in contemporary Japan., Kendra Nicole Sheehan

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"It teaches them to have a conversation in the real world" : an analysis of how identity performances shape classroom discussions., Ashley Lauren Shelton Arnold

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Combating malignant melanoma with the multifaceted soy-dervied peptide lunasin., Christopher Paul Shidal

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Trunk and respiratory motor control in typically developing children and its implications in children with chronic spinal cord injury., Goutam Singh

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Algorithms for automated assignment of solution-state and solid-state protein NMR spectra., Andrey Smelter

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Norton Commons, Clifton, and social equity : a neighborhood, inter-neighborhood, and regional comparison of new urbanism and “old” urbanism., Aaron J. Stephenson

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Role of human arylamine n-acetyltransferase 1 in tumorigenesis and cancer biology., Marcus William Stepp

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Instructional teacher job resources and student achievement in mathematics., Amy Stokes-Levine

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Cumulative trauma, emotion reactivity and salivary cytokine response following acute stress among healthy women., Yvette Z. Szabo

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Vehicle make and model recognition for intelligent transportation monitoring and surveillance., Faezeh Tafazzoli

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BDNF-TRKB signaling regulates adult taste bud innervation., Tao Tang

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The relationship between positive behavioral interventions and supports in elementary schools and mathematics achievement., Robert Larry Taylor

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Perceptions of peer group interactions on self-efficacy and academic identity of African-American students in advanced placement classes., Tinisha Yvette Taylor

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The role of the planetarium in students' attitudes, learning, and thinking about astronomical concepts., William Raymond Thornburgh

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The sources of behavioral reinforcement : an examination of nonsocial reinforcement theory., Heather Tolle

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Stigma of mental illness and multicultural counseling self-efficacy : investigating the implications of the multicultural training environment, mental health literacy, and empathy., Sarah E. Tucker

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A University's student care team : 5 year case summary., Laura Elizabeth Ulmer

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Dead places : American horror, placelessness, and globalization., Katherine Ashley Wagner

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Emotion socialization and families of children with and without ADHD., Danielle M. Walerius

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Regulation of haplid phenotypes in Ustilago maydis by ammonium transporters and components of the b mating locus., Rena Margaret Wallen

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An investigation of relationship correlates and predictors of cultural adjustment among missionaries., Sarah Warren

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Characterization of a mutant oncolytic adenovirus and the role of jnk in enhancing virotherapy., Stephen L. Wechman

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The role of kinases and phosphatases in the pathobiology of porphyromonas gingivalis., Sarah Whitmore

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Embeddedness and commitment : tracing patterns of family instability and child wellbeing over time., Heidi Michele Williams

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Diversity for diversity's sake? The relationship between diversity and school-level academic achievement., Richard Aaron Wisman

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Targeting Fas pathway as an effective means of inducing tolerance to pancreatic islets., Kyle Blake Woodward

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Bayesian approach on short time-course data of protein phosphorylation, casual inference for ordinal outcome and causal analysis of dietary and physical activity in T2DM using NHANES data., You Wu

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Transient absorption studies of CdSe nanocluster passivated with phenyldithiocarbamate ligands., Yizhou Xie

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Electronic nose for analysis of volatile organic compounds in air and exhaled breath., Zhenzhen Xie

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Non-contact based structural damage assessment using stochastic subspace identification and finite element model updating., Li Yang

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Farmscapes : picturing land transformation in nineteenth-century America., Eileen L Yanoviak

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Fabrication and characterization of a mcro/nanofluidic platform for electroporation., Hanwen Yuan

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I. In the time of the others : a novel ; II. Out of east Pakistan : postcolonial colony Bangladesh as a case study of postcolonial state and postcolonial nation-state from east Pakistan to independence through the liberation war of 1971 : a critical analysis., Nadeem Zaman

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Design, analysis, and application of a cellular material/structure model for metal based additive manufacturing process., Shanshan Zhang

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Heterogenization of complexes with redox active ligands for hydrogen evolution reaction., Wuyu Zhang

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A tool to evaluate sustainability of pavement maintenance projects., Yibo Zhang

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Circuits for active vision : parallel tectothalamocortical visual pathways in the mouse., Na Zhou

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Propensity score based methods for estimating the treatment effects based on observational studies., Younathan Abdia

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Cardiovascular and hematopoietic responses to volatile benzene exposure., Wesley Tyler Abplanalp

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A comparison of younger and older couples coping with breast cancer : examining the relationship among mutuality, dyadic coping, and quality of life of patients and partners., Chiara Acquati

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Factors associated with self-care behavior in persons with heart failure., Mohammed Munther Al-Hammouri

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Cost of care for hospitalized patients with pulmonary mycobacterial diseases in the United States., Mary Beth Wells Allen

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Common Core State Standards : elementary teacher perceptions of administrator supports with a focus on professional learning communities and walk throughs., Kara Joan Ammerman

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Synthesis, characterization, and electronic properties of novel 2D materials : transition metal dichalcogenides and phosphorene., George Anderson

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A reduced labeled samples (RLS) framework for classification of imbalanced concept-drifting streaming data., Elaheh Arabmakki

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Assessing moral injury and existential well-being in returning servicemembers using the spiritual attitudes inventory - revised (2010)., LeAnn E. Armes-Bruce

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Identification of residual descending pathways after human spinal cord injury., Darryn A. Atkinson

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Role of phosphodiesterase-4 in alcohol-induced organ injury., Diana Veronica Avila

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Effects of glyceollin on mRNA expression in the female mouse brain., Sanaya Firdaus Bamji

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SA-4-1BBL as a modulator of innate, adaptive, and regulatory immunity : implications for cancer prevention and treatment., Hampartsoum Barsoumian

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Patterns of early lexical and gestural development in children with Williams syndrome., Angela M. Becerra

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Learning from science lectures : students remember more and make better inferences when they complete skeletal outlines compared to other guided notes., David Bradley Bellinger

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Rumination, worry, and drinking behaviors in college students : a mediation analysis., Stephanie Winkeljohn Black

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Applying situational crime prevention to terrorism against airports and aircrafts., Molly Mae Block

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Carnosine, a therapeutic potential for critical limb ischemic., Adjoa Agyemang Boakye

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Leveling the playing field through partnerships and collaboration : neighborhood revitalizations and the influence of social determinants of health and institutional logics., J. M. Bohn

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Mitigating intimate partner violence to promote safe linkage to care for South African women who test HIV+ during mobile counseling and testing., Leslie Lauren Brown

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Crime and culture : a thematic reading of Sherlock Holmes and his adaptations., Britney Broyles

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The impact of Medicaid expansion on utilization of mental health services in west Louisville, Kentucky., Susan Theresa Buchino

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The role of the MiR-200 family on the tumor suppressor RASSF2 and the effect on MAPK pathway activity in colorectal cancer., Jane V. Carter

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Teacher self-perceptions and student academic engagement in elementary school mathematics., Kathleen M. Cash

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"If this stuff matters, why isn't it being shared?" : citations, hyperlinks, and potential public futures of online writing in rhetoric and composition., Elizabeth Frances Bergeron Chamberlain

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Acrolein is a critical mediator of alcohol-induced liver and intestinal injury in alcoholic liver disease., Wei-Yang (Jeremy) Chen 1980-

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An investigation of virtual golf in the Republic of Korea from a marketing perspective., Chulhwan Choi

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Inference for a zero-inflated Conway-Maxwell-Poisson regression for clustered count data., Hyoyoung Choo-Wosoba

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Site responsibility : eco-art and environmental ethics in the anthropocene., Nicholas Flint Collins

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The relationship of reform style professional development and student achievement., Amy Colucci

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Identification of host factors required for Yersinia pestis macrophage intracellular survival and their impact on vacuole maturation, acidification and trafficking., Michael Graylin Connor

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Exploring differences between the health and wellness of state police officers and community corrections professionals., Rodney Allen Copenhaver