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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Behavioral rhythm, sleep, and mood disturbances in newly admitted nursing home residents., Irene M. Kostiwa

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Computational modelling of chemical reactions catalyzed by cobalamin (B12)-dependent enzymes : mechanistic insights., Neeraj Kumar

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Aminooxy reagents for synthesis and analysis : expanding the role of oximation., Sebastien Laulhe

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A microreactor approach for chemoselective capture and analysis of carbonyl compounds in air and exhaled breath., Mingxiao Li

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Psychosocial and environmental determinants of physical activity in elementary school children : implications for interventions to reduce childhood obesity., Jiying Ling

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COUP-TFII and its interacting proteins in breast cancer and endocrine resistance., Lacey Morgan Litchfield

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Nanocarbon/elastomer composites : characterization and applications in photo-mechanical actuation., Robert James Loomis 1978-

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Choosing a career : a study of motivational factors and demographics that influence P-12 pre-service teachers., Diane MacKenzie 1964-

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The effects of online courses with multimedia in learners' perceived satisfaction and effectiveness of e-learning., Hardy MacKenzie 1971-

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The rhetoric of Africa : historical turns in constructing a continent, 1780-1890., Dexter Peck Mahaffey

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Exploring the influence of social media on future intentions of charity sport participants., Tara Q. Mahoney

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Predictors of HIV risk behaviors among older adults : a multilevel analysis., Laneshia Rae' McCord

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The historical and cultural meanings of American music lyrics from the Vietnam War., Erin Ruth McCoy

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Navigating the field : an examination of rhetorical spaces in the Journal of sex research., Deanna McGaughey-Summers

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Community level impacts of Microstegium vimineum on arthropod community structure and foodweb dynamics in a temperate deciduous forest., Judith L. Metcalf

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Success on their own terms : youths' perspectives on what it means to be successful in foster care., Justin Miller

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Spectral investigation of the conformation of primary and secondary micelles of sodium cholate and the impact of pH and salt concentration., Sarah Elizabeth Milliner

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Face recognition using statistical adapted local binary patterns., Abdallah Abd-Elghafar Mohamed, 1974-

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Hydrogen (H2) sensing and catalysis with organic-stabilized Pd and Pd alloy nanoparticles., Monica Moreno

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Repair of the airway epithelium after chlorine-induced injury., Sadiatu Musah

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The mathematics self-efficacy of rural central Appalachian undergraduate females., Lisa J. Music

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Piezoelectric bedload impact sensor (PBIS) for particle size distribution., Jeong Won Park 1977-

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Strange fruit : an examination and comparison of themes in the anti-lynching dramas of black and white women authors of the early twentieth-century, 1916-1936., Anna Jo Paul

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Neighborhoods, social capital and economic success., Sean M. Payne

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Strengthening STEM performance and persistence : influence of undergraduate teaching assistants on entry-level STEM students., Stephanie B. Philipp

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Land use controls, equine landscapes and the role of political culture in managing sprawl development., Lynn Roche Phillips

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The autodidact : Constantine Samuel Rafinesque and the limits of the posthumanities., Elijah Pritchett

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Examining the factors that contributed to the retention and graduation of African American males at the University of Louisville., Kia Marie Pruitt

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Recovery and biogeography of Pseudomonas and Burkholderia species from the human home., Megan E. Purdy

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Mathematics coaching in high school : the impact of coach and teacher interactions., Eleanor Louise Pusey

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Constructing the rod bipolar cell signalplex using animal models of retinal dysfunction., Thomas Andrew Ray 1986-

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Support of police consolidation : assessing the impact of perceived complexity., John C. Reed 1956-

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Systematic parameter analysis for selective laser melting (SLM) of silver-based materials., Harald Rieper, 1979-

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Consequences of four-point, strap-type wheelchair tiedown and occupant restraint system practices on wheelchair passenger safety in fixed-route transit., Zdravko Salipur

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Olanzapine-induced liver injury : direct metabolic effects, exacerbation by high-fat diet, and protection with sulforaphane., Robin H. Schmidt 1984-

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Pyruvate carboxylase is upregulated in NSCLC to support proliferation and anabolism., Katherine Sellers

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Relations between nonverbal cognitive ability and spoken language development : implications for deaf toddlers who use cochlear implants., Carissa Lynn Shafto

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Resilience in late-life bereavement : disentangling the relationship between resilience and cumulative lifetime loss., Shruti N. Shah

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Development of phosphinimine-sulfonate ligands for late metal catalysis., Suisheng Shang 1966-

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The impact of kindergarten teachers' theoretical orientation to reading on curricular planning and classroom practice in literacy., Jacquelyn J. Singleton

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Community college mission influence on culture : an organizational analysis., E. Gerome Stephens

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Sustainability and collegiate recreational sports facilities., Thomas Bradley Stinnett

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A multiple objective optimization approach to the decommissioning and dismantling of a nuclear power plant., Sven Sudholt 1974-

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Territoriality and landscape of aggression., Piyumika Sureshni Suriyampola

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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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The assignment problem with dependent costs., Ghazal Tariri

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

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The relationship between early attachment and adolescent risky behaviors with changes in loneliness in a mediating role., Sze Sze Tong

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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 cost model for managing producer and consumer risk in availability demonstration testing., Randall L. Walker

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Predicting mental well-being in assisted living communities : the roles of social capital and the built environment., Sarah Elizabeth Walsh

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

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How care demands, caregiving appraisal and coping affect self-care management of informal caregivers of persons with dementia., XiaoRong Wang

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Running among thorns : perspectives on Ethiopian/United States educational experiences., Bruce Whearty 1952-

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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

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Near infrared photon-assisted polymerization of advanced polymer composites., Peng Xu

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PACAP : a novel neuropeptide for pituitary gonadotroph maturation, function and regulation., Rongqiang Yang

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Mitigation of bicycle-motor vehicle conflicts research at intersections in Louisville, Kentucky., Ying Zhang 1980-

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ZIF-8 : novel catalytic material for the conversion of CO2 to cyclic carbonates., Minqi Zhu

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The involvement of beta-catenin in the inflammatory response leading to autoimmune diabetes development., Arin Lee Zirnheld

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Probabilistic and geometric shape based segmentation methods., Melih Seref Aslan

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

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An examination of factors that impact persistence among adult students in a degree completion program at a four-year university., Mathew J. Bergman

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Pivotal role of Interleukin-10 on microRNA-155 expression in regulation of the monocyte response in hypothermia., Adrian Theophil Billeter 1984-

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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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Ready child, ready school : educator perceptions of child and school success indicators and ready school practices., Annette W. Bridges 1953-

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The dynamic equilibrium of human telomeric G-quadruplexes., Robert Buscaglia

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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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Gain and loss of functional locomotor recovery following contusive spinal cord injury in the adult rat., Krista Layne Caudle

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Building a dynamic model linking potential mercury regulations to risk to susceptible populations., Caroline Biagi Chan

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3D visualization of in-flight recorded data., Gyuchoon Cho 1975-

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Learning understandable classifier models., Jan Chorowski

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Exploring franchise boards : a stakeholder perspective., Denise M. Cumberland

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Love during divorce : development of the Sorokin Psycho-Social Love Inventory (SPSLI) and testing of a predictor model., Joseph G. D'Ambrosio

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Genetic polymorphisms in the folate metabolizing pathway and breast cancer survival., Nandita Das

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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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Nanoscale diamond and carbon materials and architectures for field emission and thermionic energy conversion., Santoshrupa Dumpala

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

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Phenomenological modeling of image irradiance for non-Lambertian surfaces under natural illumination., Shireen Y. Elhabian

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A submodular optimization framework for never-ending learning : semi-supervised, online, and active learning., Wael Emara

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The role of endogenous Bcl-xL in regulation of apoptotic signaling pathways., Colins Ogwandi Eno 1982-

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Modeling small objects under uncertainties : novel algorithms and applications., Amal A. Farag

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"The best interest of the child" : an exploration of the sociocultural agendas associated with the care of orphaned and vulnerable children in China., Dennis W. Feaster

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Development of pituitary tumor-transforming gene (PTTG) transgenic mice for the treatment of ovarian cancer., Miranda Y. Fong 1982-

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

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

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The role of acculturation and ethnic identity in understanding Asians' sport consumption behavior in the United States., Jae-Pil Ha

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Women in intercollegiate athletics : an exploration of the career development of female senior administrators., Meg C. Hancock

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

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The influence of social contextual conditions and basic psychological need fulfillment on self-management and emotional distress among urban African American adults with type-2 diabetes mellitus : a mixed methods study., Sula Marie Hood

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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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Reducing the incarceration of the homeless : an examination of multi-service use and the utilization of institutional services., Christopher Hughes