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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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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

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An interactive interface for nursing robots., Ankita Sahu

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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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Remotely sensed heat : variation and change in surface urban heat islands in a temperate eco-region of the United States., Jeremy Sandifer

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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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Transversal approaches and ecological artwork., Madison DeAnna Sevilla

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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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Finding exuberance for the role Shelby in Baltimore., Danielle Smart

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

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Fabrication and functionalization of carbon nanocages for use in CFx batteries., Nathan Smith

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The comparative cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of hexavalent chromium in humans and sea turtles., Rachel M. Speer

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The effect of caffeine on fecundability : differences in coffee, tea, and cola consumption., Emily Kathleen Steinmetz

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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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Colorectal cancer FIT screening in the hope vi population of Jefferson County, Kentucky., Jeffrey D. Stone

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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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Tonal shift, cadence and transition in the brass sonatas of Paul Hindemith., Blake Taylor

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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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A comparison of mean age theory and residence time distributions in mixed systems., Nolan Theaker

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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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Using a multi variate pattern analysis (MVPA) approach to decode FMRI responses to fear and anxiety., Sajjad Torabian Esfahani

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Design, development, and characterization of breathforce : a respiratory training system for patients with spinal cord injuries., Kevin L Tran

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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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Exploring a novel NF-ĸB- inhibiting nanoparticle for periodontitis therapy., Kameswara Satya Srikanth Upadhyayula

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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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LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination laws in Kentucky., Christopher M Wales

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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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Fused filament fabrication 3D printing using low-melting alloys., Nirupama Warrier

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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 effect of role assignment and personality subtypes in simulation on critical thinking development, situation awareness, and perceived self-efficacy of nursing baccalaureate students., Dustin Travis Weiler

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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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Examining the link between press freedom and politics., Megan Wollerton

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

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The cultural creation of Fulvia Flacca Bambula., Erin Leigh Wotring

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Greater London in the 21st century : assessing coastal flooding mitigation preparedness and regional population risk in the face of projected sea-level rise., Nathan K Wright

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An analysis of the relationship between snowpack and groundwater across Utah watersheds., Samuel Wright

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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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How Muslims help : an ethnography of Muslim voluntary assistance for Syrian refugees in Louisville, KY., Irene Levy Yates

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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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Spatial patterning and human behavior in level "F" at Lapa do Picareiro., Brandon K Zinsious

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Retinoic acid signaling regulates KRT5 independently of stem cell markers in submandibular salivary gland epithelium., Timur Maratovich Abashev

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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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Gamma-radiation exposure alters the cardiovascular extracellular matrix., Nicholas 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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Effect of migration, carrying capacity, and fecundity on the formation of clinal patterns during range expansions., Neha J. Angal

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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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Immune monitoring in recipients of combined living donor kidney and hematopoietic stem/facilitating cell transplants., Mark DeWayne Badder

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Objective evaluation of clinical shade-matching outcomes., Erin Ballard

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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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Establishing a clinically relevant mouse model of human AML to test novel transmethylation inhibitors., Aditya Barve

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When the silver screen fades to black : an analysis of black faces in film., Travesheia Rashel Bass

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How the city of Indianapolis came to have African American Policemen and Firemen 80 years before the modern civil rights movement., Leon E. Bates

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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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Investigating the influences of climate on the high elevation snowpack hydrology in the upper Colorado region., Claire-Louise Bode

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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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An environmental history of the Rio Grande in the Panama Canal zone, 1521- 1950., Francisco Javier Bonilla

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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