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Theses/Dissertations from 2022

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Some Graph Laplacians and Variational Methods Applied to Partial Differential Equations on Graphs, Daniel Anthony Corral

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Teaching Beliefs and Teaching Practices: A Sequential Mixed Methods Study of Post-Secondary Mathematics Faculty, Katlyn K. Cox

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Cost of Attendance and Competitive Balance in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, Michelle Calica Coyner

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Sight Deprivation and Metabolic Effects During the YMCA Bench Press Test, Kyle Cruz

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Revisiting the Smartphone and Learning Inventory (SALI): Perspectives of Preservice Teachers, Bridget K. Daleiden

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Anxiety, Depression, and Suicidal Ideation among Transgender Individuals with Gender Receiving Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy, Rosa E. Diaz

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Monte Carlo Simulation of Thallium-Bromide Semiconductor Detector for Range Verification of a Carbon Ion Radiotherapy Beam through Prompt Gamma-Ray Detection, Peter Dimpfl

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Effect of Metronome, Hospital Mattress, and Step Stool Usage on Chest Compression Rate and Depth During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR): A Collection of Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses, Lee A. Doernte

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Crime Attractors in Sin City? A Pre/Post Test of Crime Patterns and Police Enforcement Around Recreational Marijuana Facilities, Joshua Donnelly

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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Induced Apoptosis of Human Osteoblasts, Kimberly Doucette

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Evaluating Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Reduce Opioid Cravings in Opioid Use Disorder, Cameron Duncan

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Antler Foreland Basin Evolution Recorded in Detrital Zircon U-Pb Geochronology, James Duncan

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Increasing Genetic Testing Rates to Improve Early Detection and Prevention of Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Women, Makensey Beth Durrant

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That Hidden Country: The Travels of Jacob Singleton, A Novel, James Earp

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Factors Predicting Fear of Falling Avoidance Behavior in Parkinsonisms, Kameron Eckard, Franjo Vukojevic, and Ryan Hammar

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Walking With Poles Improves Step Length of Simulated Prosthetic Gait, Marissa Elquist, Daniel Perez, Jonathan Garcia, and Brady Owens

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Racialized Places: Community Development within the Historic Westside of Las Vegas, Camisha Fagan

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Family Functioning in Youth with Bipolar Disorder, Kayla Fobian

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Queens of Discourse: An Observation of Black Insta-Comediennes, Naoka Foreman

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Towards the Electronic Response of Carbon-Based Van Der Waals Heterostructures in a Diamond Anvil Cell, George Thomas Foskaris

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Decreasing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in the Critical Care Unit, Kimberly J. Foxworth

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Exploring the Role of Epistemic Cognition and Self-Efficacy in the Career Decision-Making Processes of College Students: An Explanatory Sequential Study, Raelynn Frazier

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Technology-Based Self-Management of Initiations for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Low Communication Who Participate in an Alternate Assessment, Amelia Fuqua

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The Effects of Winds on Accretion Disks and Spectra Of X-Ray Binaries and Active Galactic Nuclei, Shalini Ganguly

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Who Are You? The Effects of Racial Code-Switching on Identity Threat, Shame, and Psychological Well-Being, Jaimi Garlington

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Evaluating the SCL-90-R for Use in Collegiate Athletes, Elena Gavrilova

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Effects of Particle Size and Replacement Proportion of Post-Consumer Glass in Concrete, Negasi Gebremichael

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Payment Profiles: Using Payment Transaction Data to Identify and Characterize Gamblers, Kasra Ghaharian

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Women’s Use of the Gym Space: How Physical Activity Spaces Communicate Inclusion and Exclusion to Women, Rachel Glaze

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Enhancements to Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Rockets, Kimberly Gonzalez

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Changes in Cognitive Networks as a Result of Sport-Related Concussion, Grace J. Goodwin

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Psychometric Properties of the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire: Factor Analysis and Measurement Invariance by the Intersection of Race and Gender, Jessica H. Habashy

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Improving Nurse Leaders’ Knowledge and Confidence in Transformational Leadership Skills in the Online Environment, Tanya Haight

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The Effects of Executive Function between Anxiety and Math Achievement in Adolescents, Mckenzie Hall

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A Mechanically Intelligent Hosing-Drone, Blake Hament

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Exploring the Intersection of Stress, Resiliency, and Relationship with Teacher Among High School Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Scotia Hammond

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Ukrainian Violin Sonata: Performance Analysis of Sonatas for Violin and Piano by Naum Lapynsky and Mykola Silvansky, Oleksiy Hamov

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Purchase Intentions for Hospitality Products with Negative Online Reviews: The Joint Effects of Rating Disadvantage, Attitude, and Sales Promotion, Wenjia Han

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COVID-19 Isolation Compliance among Students and Employees of a Large Public University, Nicolette Harmon

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Voice-Enabled AI in Hospitality: Examining Guests’ Expectations and Experience of Hospitality, Saeed Hasanzadeh Vayghan

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Adaptive Theatre Techniques for Use in Autism Behavioral Intervention, Tyler Hastings

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Hydrogeologic Heterogeneity Identification: Using Inverse Modeling of Synthetic Borehole Temperatures to Predict Groundwater Flux, Kevin Heintz

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Repeating Patterns: Does Emotional Child Abuse Lead to Intimate Partner Abuse?, Kathryn R. Henry

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“Who Says Lowriders Are Only For Men?”: Lowriders In Las Vegas, Nevada, Alejandra Herrera

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The Dissolution and Recovery of Critical Materials (Li2CO3 and UF6) from Ionic Liquid, Cassara Higgins

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Healthcare Screenings in the Occupational and Workplace Setting: Taking Control Over Blood Pressure, Darryl W. Horton

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Estimation of the Parameters in a Mixture of Two Normal Distributions and the Generalized Pivotal Quantity Method, Md Faruk Hossain

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The Occupational Therapy Approach to Pain Treatment: A Pain Curriculum, Rosalee Howell

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Redox Change Across the Late Cambrian Steptoean Carbon Isotope Excursion (SPICE) in the Southern Great Basin, USA, Chin Chai Huan

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Yusef Lateef, Autophysiopsychic Music and Oboe Performance, Ellen Hummel

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Comparative Expression of Exosome-Derived Dental Pulp Stem Cell (DPSC) MicroRNA, Matthew Hunsaker

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A Survey of the Br´Ezis-Nirenberg Problem and Related Theorems, Edward Huynh

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Diffusion Return: A Case Study of New Orleans, Neiufi Iongi

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A Name No One Should Know, Mohammed Jahama

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Positive Solutions to Semilinear Elliptic Equations with Logistic-Type Nonlinearities and Harvesting in Exterior Domains, Eric Jameson

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Raising the Bar of Leadership Awareness for Understanding Student Trauma, Roxanne L. James

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How Medical Students Use Social Support to Cope with Burnout: A Grounded Theory Approah, Michelle Nicole I. Janeo

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Quality Assurance Procedures Implementation for Varian TrueBeam, Yongquan Jiang

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Modeling and Analysis of Subcellular Protein Localization in Hyper-Dimensional Fluorescent Microscopy Images Using Deep Learning Methods, Yang Jiao

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Calcite Spherulite Formations and Their Controls in Halophilic Bacterial Cultures, Zakaria Jibrin

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Study of Narrative Effects of Each Instrumental Group in Exemplum: In Memoriam Kwangju by Isang Yun, Jeahyun Jo

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Miocene Ichnofaunas and Mammalian Communities in the Great Basin Region, Nevada and California, AnnMarie R. Jones

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A Cautionary Tale from Nevada's Desert-People Before Company: A Case Study on Economic Development Approaches in Nevada, Ryann P.S. Juden

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Application of Lanthanides in Wastewater Treatment and Water Reuse, George William Kajjumba

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First-Day Expositional Interviews, Iterative Training, and Participant Skill in Descriptive Experience Sampling, Cody Michio Kaneshiro

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Measuring Perceptions of Safety among Staff and Women Clients in a Prison Substance Abuse Program, Jaclyn Parker Keen

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Influence of Physical Activity After ACL Reconstruction on Gait: Implications for the Development of Knee Osteoarthritis, Devin Kathleen Kelly

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Investigating Conserved Mechanisms for Embryonic Eye Regrowth in Xenopus laevis, Cindy Kha

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Insights on Factors Influencing Startup Failure in the Hospitality Industry, Shivangi Khurania

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Mediating Religion in Las Vegas: An Ethnographic Exploration of Technology, Celebrity Culture, and Place Attachment in a Multisited Megachurch, Josiah Kidwell

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Factors Affecting Hotel Recommendation: Before the COVID-19 Pandemic and After the Reopening, Boran Kim

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Negative Customer Reviews and the Online Decision-Making Process: The Role of Construal Fit, Minji Kim

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Policing Sin City: The Creation and Impact of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 1973-1985, Richard Kim

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Developing a Hands-On Class Exercise for Modular Construction, 3D Design, and 4D Schedule, Kyle A. Kithas

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Composition Operators on Holomorphic Function Spaces, Eric Koch

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Bidirectional Testing for Repairable Systems Reliability: Power Asymmetries, Panel of Control Charts, and Reliability Graphics, Sung Keun Koo

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Assessment of Oral Human Papillomavirus in Pediatric and Adult Patients within a Multi-Ethnic Clinic Population, Melissa Kornhaber

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Use of Healthcare Utilization Records for Analyzing Trends in Clinical Toxoplasmosis: A Comparison of Nevada and the United States, Elijah Kreutzer

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Quality of Care: A Business Case for US Hospitals, Iwimbong Kum Ghabowen

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Historical Patterns of Regional, Residential, and Socioeconomic Inequities in the Utilization of Maternal Health Care in Tanzania, East Africa, Neema Langa

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Stigma Towards Sex Workers in the Clinical Setting: Sixteen Guidelines for Therapists to Improve Their Practice and Provide Ethical Mental Health Services to Sex Workers, Alessandra Lanti

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Salesperson-Customer Dyads in the Casino Gaming Industry: How Sales Competencies and Relationship Lifecycles Influence Customer Satisfaction and Account Profitability, Alicia Lechtenberger

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The Influence of Technostress on Hotel Guests, Samuel Lee

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Transformative Tourism Experience: Openness to Thriving, Solbi Lee

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Impact of Mentoring on Epistemic Cognition of Higher Education Administrators: A Modified Explanatory Mixed Methods Study, Robert Levrant

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Investigation of Swimming Physiology and Swimming Kinematics while Wearing Different Triathlon Wetsuit Styles at Submaximal Front Crawl Swimming in Recreational Population, Boram Lim

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Characterization of the Isothermal Titration Calorimetry Single Injection Method Using T4 Polynucleotide Kinase as a Model System for Kinases, Rebecca Chaehee Lim

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A Multiple Case Study: Exploration of the Writing Instruction Practices of Veteran High School English Teachers, Victoria Lindemann

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Revisiting the Chemistry of Uranium and Rhenium Fluorides: Implication to Fuel Cycle and Nuclear Forensics Science, James Amos-Aimé Louis-Jean

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Effects of Distributed Energy Resources on the Bulk Electric System, Stryder Loveday

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Dissolution and Electrochemical Recovery of UO2, UO3, and U3O8 in Ionic Liquids, Katherine Iolani Thornock Luebke

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Effects of a 12-Week Telehealth Exercise Intervention on Gait Speed and Gait Deviations in Adults with Down Syndrome, Robert Lum, Taylor Souza, Christopher Roys, and Daniel Stopka

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Transient Sources and How to Study Them: Selected Topics in Multi-Messenger Astronomy, Jiawei Luo

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Carbon Fiber Coil Spring Characterization and Manufacturing, Cooper Madrazo

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Cognitive Testing for Sport Concussion: The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT), Julia E. Maietta

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Time-of-Day and Chronotype Dependent Effects of Exercise on Migraine Load in People with Chronic Migraines: A Cross-Over Randomized Clinical Trial, Elias M. Malek

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Strategic Plan for Genomic Competencies into Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum, Myerann Royce M. Mangalino

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Methods for Teaching Mindfulness Within the Workplace, Gerrel March

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A Wearable Electronic Monitoring Device for Low Pressure Garment Applications and Temperature Analysis for Prevention of Ulceration and Infection, Francisco Mata Carlos

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Exploring Gen Z Nursing Students’ Experience and Emotional Processing in Simulation: A Grounded Theory Study, Wendy Matthew