A culminating publication such as a thesis, dissertation, professional paper or capstone project often marks the end and apex of graduate work in the many graduate programs offered at UNLV. These publications are public testimony of student scholarship and the vehicle used to make a contribution to a specific body of knowledge.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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Gender, Employment Status, and Unpaid Household Labor: A Test of the Time Availability Perspective on Housework, Child Care, and Emotion Work Before, During, and After the 2007 U.S. Economic Recession, Allison Sahl

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The Convergence of Structure and Design Between Video Games and Video Gambling, Daniel Sahl

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Ediacaran ocean redox evolution, Swapan Kumar Sahoo

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What do we see: number line estimation with eye tracking, Sarah Ann Salas

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Geotechnical Surrogates for Sediment Shear Behavior in Southern Nevada, Rinu Ann Samuel

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Uncommon Convergences: A Hemispheric and Comparative Approach to The Great Gatsby and Pedro Páramo, Ariel Jade Santos

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Ecosystem response to recent climate change in alpine environments, Patrick Shawn Sawyer

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"Because of my Identity:" Valuing the Experiences of Latina Students in the Culturally Responsive Service-~Learning Classroom, Janessa Schilmoeller

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Siren Song: A Rhetorical Analysis of Gender and Intimate Partner Violence in Gotham City Sirens, Katlin Schmidt

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Perceptions of mattering in the doctoral student and advisor relationship, Holly Anne Schneider

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Concurrent Lazy Splay Tree with Relativistic Programming Approach, Jaya Ram Sedai

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Improving Transitions of Care in the Perioperative Setting, Brian Wayne Selig

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Impacts of Ozone Dose and Empty Bed Contact Time on Total Organic Carbon Removal Through Ozone-Biological Activated Carbon Treatment, Ashley Selvy

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Differences in Absenteeism Severity among Community Youth, Kyleigh Kay Sheldon

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In Vitro Efficacy of Combined Macrophage-Mediated Plasmonic Photothermal Therapy and Chemotherapeutic Agents, En Chung Shih

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The Political Economy of Going Global: Understanding the Determinants of Chinese Foreign Direct Investment in the Middle East and Africa, Majid Shirali

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Alkali-~Activated Fly Ash Binders: Feasibility as a Sustainable Alternative to Ordinary Portland Cement for Pre-~Cast Systems, Kimberly Sierra

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The Role of the Integration-Responsiveness Framework in an International Branch Campus: A Case Study, Tammy Joy Silver

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The Predictors of Cultural Competence in the Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Curriculum: Implications for Nursing Education, Angela Elizabeth Silvestri-Elmore

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Crystalline Phase Change in Steel Alloys due to High Speed Impact, Muna Slewa

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Negative Impacts of Teacher Evaluation Reform: The Role of Federal Policy in Student Achievement and Teacher Quality, Allison Smith

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The Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Subsequent Injury in Young Adulthood: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent and Adult Health, Michelle M. Sotero

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Constructing BFS Trees Using Tokens To Balance Speed and Network Traffic, Michael Spencer

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Dissolution of Nontronite in Low Water Activity Brines and Implications for the Aqueous History of Mars, Michael Henry Steiner

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Comparing Functional Motor Control and Gait Parameters in Children with Autism to those of Age-Matched Peers who are Typically Developing, Patricia Stevenson, Samantha Novotny, Jillian May, and Christopher Ancell

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An Evaluation of Select Physical Activity Exercise Classes (PEX) on Bone Mineral Density, Tori Michelle Stone

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The Effects of the HCAHPS Learning Module on Undergraduate Nursing Students During the Simulated Hospital Day, Ronnie C. Stout

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Scardovia Wiggsiae Prevalence in Orthodontic Patients, Brandon Joseph Streiff

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Citizen Participation within Mental Health Planning and Advisory Councils, Ronald W. Strickland

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Public Sector Compensation: Is The Public School District Superintendent Compensation Worth It?, Ashok Em Sudhakar

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Modeling studies and numerical analyses of coupled PDEs system in electrohydrodynamics, Yuzhou Sun

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Contrasting Perceptions of Motivation to Change: Clinicians and Substance Abuse Clients, Arthur Tabrizi

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The Impact of Hotel Website Quality on Customer Reservation, Chen Tan

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The Visual Framing of the Three Cycles of Climate Control in the New York Times 1851 to Present, Jason Lee Thompson

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Impact of Menu Designs and Personal Dietary Behaviors on Young Millennials' Restaurant Menu Choices, Yuan Tian

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The presence of Clostridium difficile on environmental surfaces in healthcare facilities pre- and post-decontamination of patient rooms, Theresa Trice

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Concurrent Non-blocking Skip List Using Multi-word Compare and Swap Operation, Anish Ratna Tuladhar

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The Experience of Participating in DES, Dio Turner Ii

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Examining the role of supportive others in substance abuse treatment and child welfare, Jessica Marie Urgelles

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Architectural form, orientation, and energy for residential design in the Southern Nevada region., Ludwing Vaca

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Moon Called Her Visage Woman, Ann Michelle Villanueva

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Functional capacity in schizophrenia: Relationship among effort, reinforcement learning and self-beliefs, Sally J. Vogel

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An Investigation Into Human to Dog Attachment Systems and Their Influence on the Degree of Aversion Used in Training, Shelly Volsche

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From Paper to Podium: Exploring the Gap between University Training and Professional Experience in Orchestral Conductors, Rachel L. Waddell

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Servant Leadership and Related Issues in Chinese Hotel Industry, Yiqing Wang

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A study of sequential inference for the risk ratio and measure of reduction of two binomials, Zhou Wang

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transplants, Denise Weber

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Effect of Contextual Speech Rate on Speech Comprehension, David Michael Weintraub

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Zwischenfach – a Distinct Voice Type: A Study of Fach through Specific Roles in the Works of Richard Wagner and Richard Strauss, Stephanie Weiss

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Effects of Instructor Attractiveness on Classroom Learning, Richard Shane Westfall

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What I Wore Today: Gender, Self, and Brand Culture in the Blogosphere, Jennifer Marie Whitmer

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Assessment of Orthodontic Patients' Preferences Regarding Treatment from General Dentists or Orthodontists, Brian Robert Wilde

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Carbon Isotope Variations Associated with a Middle Ordovician Karstic Unconformity, Patricia Suzanne Williams

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Leukocyte Responsiveness to Exercise in HCMV+ Individuals, Jared Nicholas Wilson

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A Survey of Network Coding and Applications, Jonny L. Winger

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The Will of the Master: Testamentary Manumission in Virginia, 1800-1858, Catherine Wisnosky

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Division I Men's Basketball Scholarship : The Challenges of Being a Black Male Athlete, Lonnie Gene Wright

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A Survey on Potential Privacy Leaks of GPS Information in Android Applications, Srinivas Kalyan Yellanki

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A Phenomenology Study of First-~year Teachers Looking at the Shared Lived Experience of Learning to Grade, Brandon Lee Yost

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Effect of Void Geometry on Strength, Stiffness, and Failure Modes of Rock-like Materials, Omed Yousif

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Three WRKY Transcription Factors and an NHL Protein Work Together to Regulate the Signaling of the Hormones GA and ABA in Rice Seed Germination and the Response of Vegetative Tissues to Abiotic Stresses, Liyuan Zhang

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Transformational Leadership Increases Self-Determination and Positively Impacts Hospitality Frontline Employees, Xiao Zhang

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3D Obstacle Avoidance for Unmanned Autonomous System (UAS), Lin Zhao

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Developing a Parasocial Relationship with Hotel Brands on Facebook: Will Millennials Differ from GenXers?, Yun Ying Zhong

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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GIS Framework for Spatiotemporal Mapping of Urban Flooding and Analyze Watershed Hydrological Response to Land Cover Change, Sayed Joinal Hossain Abedin

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Smart Data Collection Using Mobile Devices To Improve Transportation Systems, Tharindu Dasun Abeygunawardana

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The Influence of National Culture on Tipping Behavior, Zina Abraham

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Mars-Relevant Phosphate Minerals and Implications for Martian Habitability, Christopher Adcock

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Effect of Caliche on the Behavior of Drilled Shafts, Rouzbeh Afsharhasani

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Simulation of Thermal Transit-Time Flow Meter for High Temperature, Corrosive and Irradiation Environment, Elaheh Alidoosti

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A Survey of Antimicrobial Stewardship Practices in the Western United States: Successes and Challenges, Gayle Louise Allenback

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Salivary Alpha-Amylase as an Indicator of Body Stress Following an Acute Session of Repetitive Jumping, Shaelee Allen

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Behind His Father's Saying: Robert Frost's Wisdom Tradition, James H. Altman

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Detecting Arguments: The Rhetoric of Evidence in Nineteenth--Century British Detective Fiction, Katherine Anders

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Design and Implementation of an Instruction Set Architecture and an Instruction Execution Unit for the REZ9 Coprocessor System, Daniel Spencer Anderson

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Performance or Processing? Effects of Levels of Processing and Divided Attention on Memory-Related Eye Movements, Wei An

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Accessibility of Tourism Websites: Attitudes and Behaviors, Filza Armadita

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Going Anywhere: Stories, David Armstrong

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The Impact of Managerial Styles and Job Satisfaction on Employee Turnover in the Hospitality Industry, Amanda Ayres

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Mathematical Equations and System Identification Models for a Portable Pneumatic Bladder System Designed to Reduce Human Exposure to Whole Body Shock and Vibration, Ezzat Aziz Ayyad

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An Evaluation of Kinematic Variables during Stance Phase of a Training Endurance Run, Joshua Paul Bailey

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Integrating Start-Up Companies Organizational Structure in a Business Intelligence Team Environment, Patrik Balint

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Family Nurse Practitioner Mentoring Relationships' Impact on Organizational Commitment, Patricia Bartley-Daniele

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The Reduction of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in Intensive Care Units through the Implementation of the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program, Michael Andrew Basinger

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A Competency Model for Catering and Event Professionals Using a Modified Delphi Technique, Donnell G. Bayot

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Development of a Tool to Assess Children’s Perceptions of Their Own Balance (The Pediatric Balance Perception Battery): A Pilot Study, Jillian L. Beckett and Ashlee A. Harmon

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Morphometric Assessment of the Internal Auditory Canal for Sex Determination in Subadults Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT), Saoly Benson

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High Strength Steel Fiber Reinforced Flow-Able or SCC Concrete with Variable Fiber by Volume Fractions for Thin Plate and Shell Structures, Abebe Berhe

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A Narrative Study of Male Accompanying Partners: Adaptation to a Nontraditional Role in Dyadic Partnerships, Donald J. Bernard

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Design and Analysis of Hydrogen Powered Actuator Integrating Metal Hydride Storage System, Md Mainul Hossain Bhuiya

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The Interrelationships Among a Concussion-Related Biomarker, Head Hits, And ImPACT Test In Collegiate Football Players, Lucas Bianco

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Effects of Internalizing Behaviors on Processing Speed and Academic Fluency, Kristen Bjork

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The Relationship among School Playground Design and Conditions and Physical Activity Levels in Children, Ipuna Estavillo Black

A Critical Edition and Trumpet Ensemble and Keyboard Reduction of Philipp Jakob Rittler's Sonata à 17 and Sonata à 18, Justin Lee Bland

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International City/County Management Association 1999 Revenue Estimation Survey Revisited, Benjamin Bond

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Evidence for the Validity of a Tool for Improved Pressure Ulcer Staging by the Non-Expert in the Live Patient, Janelle Borg, Carrie Johnston, Megan Lucke, and Jordan Sinclair

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Hotel Bukovyna, Rebecca Ann Bosshart

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Blended Pedagogy Pathophysiology Course: Effectiveness and Student Satisfaction, Betsy Botsford, Samantha Corn, and Alanna Keenan

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Jack Kerouac's Artistic Apprenticeship and the Discovery of His Authentic Voice, Nathaniel Botsis

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Table Games Revenue Management: A Bayesian Approach, Daryl F. Boykin