The Retrospective Theses and Dissertations (RTDs) collection are digital versions of UNLV theses and dissertations previously available only in print or microfilm. This collection of over 3,100 works written by UNLV graduate students were produced between 1978-2008 and is freely available for anyone to download. For dissertations published from 2009 to the present, please visit this page: UNLV THESES, DISSERTATIONS, PROFESSIONAL PAPERS, AND CAPSTONES

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Theses/Dissertations from 1997

Inochi to Ai: An original suite of five dances, Ramona Frances Shaw

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Breaking up is hard to do: The dissolution of romantic relationships, Megan Ann Sheehan

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Feminist theory: Gender, race and recidivism, Amie M Shuck

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A study of the landscaped environments in urban resort hotels as an inducement for secondary commercial activities: Three case studies in Las Vegas, Jianping Shu

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The migration of arsenic and lead in surface sediments at Three Kids Mine, Henderson, Nevada, Douglas Brian Sims

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A critical analysis of barriers that inhibit Latino parent involvement as students make the transition from Esl to mainstream classrooms, Linda R Skroback-Heisler

Winnetka-6 (Original writing), Bettina Elaine Sobey

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Friedrich Sieburg, a twentieth-century German francophile, Frederick Matthew Sommer

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Evaluation of accessibility of urban transportation networks, Nanda N Srinivasan

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Low harmonic distortion flash A/D converters incorporating dynamic element matching techniques, Bret David Steadman

Evaluation of rut resistance of hot mix asphalt utilizing the asphalt pavement analyzer, Jerold Dewayne Stegeman

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Public perceptions of buildings constructed of recycled materials, Laura Michele Strauss

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Statistical evaluation of motorist and pedestrian behavior at signalized intersections in Las Vegas, Sivashankar Subramani

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An investigation of humanizing elements as a factor of visitor satisfaction found in two atrium-type casino resort hotels, Huiting Sun

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Visual surveillance: Contemporary sociological issues, Christopher Taylor

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Feasibility of integrating photovoltaic cells in low-rise office building design, Kevin Russell Thompson

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The effectiveness of systematic training for effective parenting at Family and Child Treatment of southern Nevada, Melody Joyce Thompson

Blue Circle and a Steady Rain, Amanda Tomme

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Simultaneous measurement of monoaromatic hydrocarbons and dicarboxylic acids in ambient air, Ngoc Khanh Tran

Comparison Of Four Representative Social Skills Assessment Techniques: Role Play, Self-Report, Teacher Behavior Rating Scale, And Parent Behavior Rating Scale, Jonna Frances Triggs

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Organizational citizenship behavior: A study in the quick service industry, Lu Hou Tsai

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On numerical inversion of the moment generating function, Andy M Tsang

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Natural light as religious symbol in selected European and American religious buildings, Mary Theresa Venable

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Automatic clustering and feedback in information retrieval, Girish Venkatachaliah

Controlled deposition of nano particles, Raghavendran Venkatasubramanian

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The credibility of news photography in the digital age, Mara Evonne Vernon

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A comparison of roasting pit complexes in southern Nevada, Connie Langford Vonsleichter

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On the design of a secure data warehouse, Rihui Wang

An HP-adaptive finite element technique for momentum, heat and mass transport, Xiuling Wang

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Use of neural networks to predict Ocr accuracy, Ying Wang

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Examining student perceptions of the transitional services school counselors provide to college-bound individuals with and without learning disabilities in the areas of self-awareness, self-advocacy, and the law, Gillian Elisa Wells

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Effect of prime vendor on customer satisfaction in Nellis Air Force Base military dining facilities, David John Wendling

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The roles of African American women in the Las Vegas gaming industry, 1940-1980, Claytee D White

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Voices of three African American female college presidents: A qualitative study of their journeys, Maria Teresa Alves Williams

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Copper, zinc, silver, and lead concentrations and distributions in mine waste ore at Keystone near Ely, Nevada, Joseph B Wright

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Health patterns of nurses who smoke, John Louis Yuhos

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Robust dynamic feedback and variable structure adaptive control of rigid and flexible spacecraft, Yueming Zeng

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The effect of a second stimulus on the first reaction time within the psychological refractory period paradigm, Huiwen Zhang

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Redox polymers for cyanide ion decomposition, Yu Zhang

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Potential use of high-salininty shallow ground water or wash water for large-scale turf irrigation in Las Vegas, Nevada, Kimberly S Zikmund

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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Class! Newspaper: An application of rhetorical theory and fantasy theme analysis, Sari G Aizley

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Two-dimensional finite element model for heat transfer in residential attic using an attic barrier system, Neezar Taher Alsaiegh

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A needs assessment for the convention and meeting planning industry, Beth Robyn Appelbaum

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Exploring the association between body weight and health care avoidance, Christine M Aramburu-Drury

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DC and AC modeling of heterostructure bipolar transistors (HBTS), Roxana Arvandi

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Algorithms for document image skew estimation, Andrew David Bagdanov

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Las Vegas in popular culture, Edward E Baldwin

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Consent and coercion: How the ideology of progressivism preserved capitalist relations in Nevada, 1900-1919, Daniel Mark Barber

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Repairing the suburban metropolis: Introducing varied housing typologies into the suburban city model, Randy L Barnes

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A stadium of hope: A rhetorical analysis of the Promise Keepers, Matthew H Barton

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"Red alert in cyberspace": A battle over First Amendment privileges on the Internet, Derek Michael Belt

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Modifying the corrosion resistance of stainless steel through thermal spray and diffusion applied galvanic aluminized coatings, Dave Dror Bergman

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The peace process: A case study, Erika Lee Berlant

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The influence of prior experiences on teaching schemata of traditional and nontraditional elementary preservice teachers, James Richard Birrell

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A numerical investigation of performance and optimization trends of direct contact heat exchangers, Richard Arlen Brickman

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Glazing type vs orientation: A comparison of solar gain reduction in Las Vegas product houses, Lisa Evelyn Buchanan

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A case study of organizational communication dynamics between intracollegiate departments, Thies Carstens

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Use of image manipulation to elicit user preferences in mountain resorts, Kastytis Cechavicius

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Developmental physiology of the red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii, Stacey Lynn Chapman

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Robotics for nuclear waste handling, Tao Chen

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Modern Western discourse on the subject, Jongryul Choi

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Location of the target pitch within a vibrato wave, David Frank Clark

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Unwrapping the neolithic package: Wadi Shu'eib and Kholetria-Ortos in perspective, Jason Brandon Cooper

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The effects of implementation of Quality Management on employee productivity in the lodging function of a full service hotel: A case study analysis of the Bergstrom Hotels Corporation, Susan Elizabeth Corey-Tuckwell

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Process of adaptation: Prose to stage as applied to Stephen Crane's "Maggie: Girl of the Streets", Marcia Ann Cree

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Spectroscopy of galaxies in the Bootes Void, Shawn Timothy Cruzen

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Reframing autonomy in informed consent, Pamela M Dalinis

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Assessment and treatment of domestic violence in a substance abuse setting, Carlo DeFazio

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Acoustic breakout from fiberglass ducts, Keith M Degner

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Logical rings in the mutual exclusion problem of distributed memory systems, John Evan Dell

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Capitalist "communes" in the United States: The commodification of urban space and the rise of master-planned communities, David Lee Derossett

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An economic approach to the study of polygamy: A case study of Mormon polygyny, Joseph Dean Diaz

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Atomic age training camp: The historical archaeology of Camp Desert Rock, Susan Edwards

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An investigation and analysis of the baccalaureate degree completion rates of community college transfer students, Christian Ifeanyi Egemba

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An assessment of lodging/gaming properties' responsiveness to the requirements of Title Ii of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Bradley Jay Elgin

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The attitudes of principals of Catholic secondary schools toward teacher empowerment: A study of principals in the Western region of the national Catholic Education Association, David M Erbach

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Quality in the travel experience of German charter visitors: The case of Las Vegas, Margaret Erstad

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Investigation of regional flow patterns in the Ash Meadows groundwater basin of Southern Nevada using uranium isotope ratios, Dennis Edward Farmer

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Maka'ainana (people of the land), the issue of Hawaiian sovereignty: The life cycle of Ka Lahui, Sonia Feldberg

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Remote controlled imaging apparatus for a high-temperature environment, Chanaka Joseph Anthony Fernando

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Frank Norris's "McTeague" and popular culture, Ruby M Fowler

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Mortuary practices on children, Stephanie Jo Fox

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Contesting the commons: Race, ethnicity, class, occupation, and environment in Central Nevada, 1850-1880, Brian Wesley Frehner

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Girlfriend or esposa? Cultural scenarios in translation, Megan S Fuller

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Impact of casinos on residential property values: Henderson, Nevada, Barbara Kozarich Giannini

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Feature recognition in OCR text, Jeffrey Todd Gilbreth

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Music and interpersonal communication: An in-depth view of Ani DiFranco and her lyrics, Robyn Jana Ginsburg

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Muscle guarding during Kt-1000 testing as measured by electromyography, Tedd James Girouard

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A statistical approach to assess the efficiency of bioremediation methods, Cynthia Lynn Glickman

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Predictor of OCR accuracy using statistical techniques, Juan Manuel Gonzalez

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The use of the genitive in the Arthurian section of Layamon's "Brut", Heather Fleming Grigg

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Hopelessness and spiritual well-being in persons with Hiv infection, Kevin Mark Gulliver

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Determination of fifty-six elements in three distinct types of geological materials by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry, Caixia Guo

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A novel, remote cleaning, electromagnetic air filter, Zhongyi Gu

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Avian habitat use in southern Nevada riparian areas with varying amounts of Tamarix ramosissima, Sandra Lou Haigh

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Colloidal interactions of thorium, Frezewd Haile-Meskel

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Predator-prey interactions of zooplankton from a shallow endorheic lake: Little Fish Lake, Nevada, Stephanie Elise Hampton

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Regional survey of visiting hour policies and procedures in coronary care units, Karen Sweeney Hanner

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The distribution of household labor: Comparing spouses' role orientation, ratings of satisfaction, and amount of discussion, Christina Elaine Hanson

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An evolution of creativity and ritual: The immortalizing craftmenship of the Chinchorro morticians, Russell Allen Hapke