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 2022

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Divided we fall: gender-based occupational segregation in Kentucky’s executive branch 2012-2020., Hillary McGoodwin Abbott

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Role of deep learning techniques in non-invasive diagnosis of human diseases., Hisham Abouelseoud Elsayem Abdeltawab

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Media portrayal of private prisons and inmates., Ladye Anna L. Adams

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Surface-functionalized chemiresistive films that exploit h-bonding, cation-pi, and metal-halide interactions., Prasadanie Karunarathna Adhihetty

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“I don' want to upset anyone - I just want to exist": nonbinary college student experiences at a public mid-southern University., Cat Renee Alexander

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Utilizing shockwave theory and deep learning to estimate intersection traffic flow and queue length based on connected vehicle data., Abdulmaged Algomaiah

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The impact of volume of tissue activation on cortical-striatal networks and verbal fluency declines in post-deep brain stimulation Parkinson's disease patients., Alexander Luke Alley

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Beyond accuracy in machine learning., Aneseh Alvanpour

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A new SIR model with mobility., Ciana Applegate

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Properties of 25Cr7Ni stainless steel fabricated through laser-powder bed fusion., Arulselvan Arumugham Akilan

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Re-localizing writing assessment: sites of knowledge mobilization., Charlotte Asmuth

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Computer aided diagnosis system for breast cancer using deep learning., Asma Baccouche

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Alkylthiocarbamate metal complexes with antiproliferation activity., Kritika Bajaj

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Nucleate boiling under different gravity values: numerical simulations & data-driven techniques., Sandipan Banerjee

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The effect of telepractice on vocal interaction between provider, deaf and hard-of-hearing pediatric patients, and caregivers., Abigail Betts

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"Death can't touch them now": AIDS response and memorialization in Louisville, Kentucky, 1982-1992., Olivia A. Beutel

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Search for a dark leptophilic scalar produced in association with taupair in electron-positron annihilation at center-of-mass energies near 10.58 GeV., Diptaparna Biswas

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Investigating the relationships between socioeconomic status, Kratom legislation, and the COVID-19 pandemic on opioid overdose mortality in the United States., Lyndsey Blair

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The reading of Sir Toby Belch: a queer and black exploration of William Shakespeare's twelfth night., Jahi E Bogard

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New debiasing strategies in collaborative filtering recommender systems: modeling user conformity, multiple biases, and causality., Mariem Boujelbene

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Investigating the shared and unique mechanisms of the development of comorbid eating disorder-anxiety symptoms during adolescence., Leigh Cara Brosof

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Adipose-derived stromal vascular fraction therapy improves age-related adrenergic mediated microvascular dysfunction and increases revascularization potential following injury., Gabrielle Brown

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Mission drift and the effectiveness of resource dependence theory in an internally resource-constrained environment., Kirsten Bullock

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HIV and the African American church: millennial faith leader's perspectives., Kelsey LeAnn Burton

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Coping flexibility and academic resilience among low-SES college students., Benjamin J. Calebs

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Unraveling DNA and identity: A humanistic perspective on epistemologies and ethics of genetic ancestry testing., Eve Carlisle Polley

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Cultivating the human narrative: on Nietzsche, science fiction, and the aesthetics of life., Derek Carpenter

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Characterization of fundamental parameters that modulate acoustofluidic-mediated molecular delivery to cells., Connor Sterling Centner

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Taiwanese indigenous representation, rhetoric of resistance, and heteroglossia in warriors of the rainbow: SEEDIQ bale., John Yu-Choh Chang

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Targeting pathological changes in the gut protects the CNS from neuropathology., Benjamin Tyler Charpentier

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Western Christianity and the origins of antiblackness, eurocentrism, and white supremacist ideology., John Chenault

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Meat the future., Xin Chen

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Meeting the mental health needs of college-aged young adults: evaluating the value and impact of digital mental health interventions., Sara Atherton Choate

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"We will work a lot and you are so loved": teacher perspectives on building positive relationships with students., Geena Constantin

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The on-line width of various classes of posets., Israel R. Curbelo

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New accurate, explainable, and unbiased machine learning models for recommendation with implicit feedback., Khalil Damak

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The a-word: destigmatizing abortion in American culture., Kathryn Lafferty Danner

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Applications of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy: from drug discovery to protein structure and dynamics., Mark Vincent C. dela Cerna

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Quality of life and end-of-life plans: the inclusion of sexual health., Jacinta Dickens

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A content analysis of the female TikTok influencer: how SMIs alter their image and self-presentation based on their communities., Sydney R Dotson

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The underbelly of residential segregation, bussing to integrate and the educational ramifications: a case study of Louisville Kentucky., Camara Douglas

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Classifying the 2022 status of Tsuga Canadensis (Eastern Hemlock) along the Kentucky portion of the Pine Mountain Wildlands Corridor., Grace M. Embree

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“I think it's male privilege”: a qualitative study of personal, behavioral, and socio-environmental factors influencing high risk sexual behavior and HIV transmission among heterosexual adult males In Ghana., Nana Ama Aya Erzuah Bullock

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Spectroscopic measurements of meibum compositional, structural, and functional relationships to elucidate the role of meibum in dry eye., Anthony Chigozie Ewurum

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Experimental evaluation of heat leak from anti-sweat components into fresh food and freezer compartments of a household refrigerator., Delva Felissaint

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Combating frailty: application of a modified skeletal frailty index in modern military and civilian populations., Emily M. Frazier

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Understanding public emergency preparedness before and during the coronavirus outbreak: implications for effective public health and risk communication., Raphael Adjetey Fumey

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Properties and classifications of certain LCD codes., Dalton Seth Gannon

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The effects of gang membership and transitions in a gang on within-individual changes in offending., Leon Sergio Garduno

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Not only black or only a woman, a black woman: gendered racial microaggressions, colorism and hair on trauma symptoms., Maame-Safowaa Geary

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Automatic testing of organic strain gauge tactile sensors., Brian P. Goulet

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The person behind the team: a phenomenological exploration of the role of the sport supervisor in NCAA division I intercollegiate athletics., Ehren R. Green

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Examining adolescent voices in urban montessorianism within the third plane of development., Raymond Edward Green

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A decade of car-cyclist collisions in Louisville: a spatio-temporal analysis., Elizabeth Ferguson Greenwell

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Materials and interfaces for electrocatalytic hydrogen production and utilization., Alexander Jiya Gupta

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Critical thinking or critical creativity: applying De Bono's six thinking hats to speech-language pathology education and practice., Samantha Hahn

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High-probability tasks and task completion rates of students with emotional and behavioral disorders., Amy R Hall

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The last straw for mixed ensemble and electronis., Nicholas Hall

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Cross-validation for autoregressive models., Christina Han

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Contemporary blackface theatre: exploring split second from an authentic black lens to combat white stereotypes., Lamar Alonzo Hardy

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Release kinetics of metronidazole from 3D printed silicone scaffolds., Sydney E. Herold

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Engineering Lewis acidic materials for biomass conversion and battery applications., Md Anwar Hossain

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Data linkage for crash-injury outcome assessment., Aryan Hosseinzadeh

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Solving the challenges of concept drift in data stream classification., Hanqing Hu

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Public health contagion of white supremacy: examining the pipeline of attitudes about racism and racial history education among high school students., Trinidad Jackson

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Etracellular vesicles from lactobacillus rhamnosus GG protect against alcohol-induced liver injury through suppression of intestinal MIR 194 and subsequent activation of FXR in mice., Mengwei Jiang

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Maria on the moon: a chamber opera., Tanner Jones

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Disparate sense of exclusion between young people of color living within variable social infrastructures., James M. Joyce

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Determination of the functional role of Rab-GGT in Physcomitrium patens., Hyun Jin Jung

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Machine learning approaches for early prediction of hypertension., Heba Elsayed Mohamed Kandil

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Ashley: a chamber opera in four scenes., Rron Karahoda

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Structural, charge transport, gas sensing, magnetic, pseudocapacitive, and electrocatalytic properties of perovskite oxides., Surendra Bahadur Karki

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Modeling and debiasing feedback loops in collaborative filtering recommender systems., Sami Khenissi

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Small-scale variability in warm season, precipitation around an urban area: a case study of Louisville-Jefferson County, KY., Isaiah I. Kingsberry

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Clickbait., Roger Knight

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Genomic tools and models for investigating the role of germline diversity in mouse antibody repertoire development., Justin T. Kos

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The influence of sponsorship engagement on brand loyalty: an analysis of the on-site and social media activational communications., Achyut Kulkarni

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Bayesian methodologies for constrained spaces., Siddhesh Kulkarni

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Fabrication and characterization of Lactobacillus Crispatus containing bioprints for bacterial vaginosis application., Anthony J. Kyser

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Application of cannabidol to ocular pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics., Alyssa Laun

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The effect of typewriting vs. handwriting lecture notes on learning: a systematic review and meta-analysis., Timothy Schaun Lau

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Structural and Functional Myocardial Adaptations to Task-Specific Epidural Stimulation in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury., Harley D. Ledbetter

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It's all fun and—: a rhetorical analysis of space in the pandemic., Erica Von Proctor Lewis

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Assessing citizen attitudes towards climate change, renewable energy, and solar development in Kentucky., Ryan Patrick Lloyd

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A mesonet-based analysis of severe convective winds in west Texas., Quint Long

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Translating particulate hexavalent chromium-induced chromosome instability from human lung cells to experimental animals, human lung tumors and whale cells., Haiyan Lu

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Effects of monovalent and divalent ions in factor xiii activation and crosslinking., Richard Laporca Lumata

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The combined benefits of dispositional mindfulness and trait self-compassion as potential buffers of the effects of perceived stress on sleep quality in college-aged young adults., Jackie Ma

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Additive manufacturing of aluminum alloy by metal fused filament fabrication (MF3)., Luke J. Malone

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Optimal scheduling of connected and autonomous vehicles at a reservation-based intersection., Muting Ma

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A computational model of the line-1 retrotransposon life cycle and visualization of metabolic networks in 3-dimensions., Michael D. Martin

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The impact of sea-level rise in numerically modeled landfalling hurricanes: Katrina and the gulf coast., Serenity Nadirah Mercuri

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Pediatric oncology social work job analysis., Alyssa Ashlyn Middleton

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A modeling platform to predict cancer survival and therapy outcomes using tumor tissue derived metabolomics data., Hunter Allan Miller

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Effects of sizing agents on mechanical properties of carbon fiber–polymer composites via fused filament fabrication additive manufacturing., Benjamin D. Mitchell

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Machine learning analysis of acoustic attenuation measurements for cellular characterization., John T. Moore

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Development and novel applications of halogenating agents., Sagar Ravso Mudshinge

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Sustainable nanocatalysis in water for C–C and C–N Cross-Couplings., Tharique Ahammed Ansari Nalakath

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The water we were swimming in: transgender and gender nonconforming students' lived experiences in engineering., Natalie Saroff Oliner

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Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans exploits and modulates the immune response by human neutrophils for survival in the anaerobic environment., Hazel Ozuna