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 2017

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Synthesis of Actinide Materials for the Study of Basic Actinide Science and Rapid Separation of Fission Products, Jacquelyn M. Dorhout

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Remote sensing of the environmental impacts of utility-scale solar energy plants, Mohammad Masih Edalat

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Radio Spring, Kristian Louis Warren Einstman

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Cacophony, Noha Elbadry

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Learning to Adapt, Kelly Elcock

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The Role of Pre-Existing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Colorectal Cancer Stage and Survival in Elderly Americans: A Seer-Medicare Population-Based Study 2002-~2011, Sanae El Ibrahimi

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A Test Driven Approach to Develop Web-Based Machine Learning Applications, Armin Esmaeilzadeh

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The Impact of Supportive Parenting on Career Confidence of Young Adults, Salma Ettefagh

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Effects of Judicial Primary Election Systems on Challenger Emergence and Candidate Success, Katherine Eugenis

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Finding Top-k Dominance on Incomplete Big Data Using Map-Reduce Framework, Payam Ezatpoor

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A Program Evaluation of The State of Nevada's Certified Public Manager Program, Carolyn Faircloth, Pat La Putt, Diana Ritter, and Shawntay Tyler

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Etudes for the Bassoon: An Annotated Bibliography and Pedagogical Guide, Eric Joaquin Fassbender

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Co-navigating the U.S. Educational System: A Multiple Case Study of the Social and Academic Pressures Experienced By Iranian Immigrant Parents and Their 1.5-Generation Immigrant Children, Shahla Fayazpour

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PostPartum Depression Educational Intervention, Leslie Feth (Kalyn)

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Everything Is Real, Brett Finlayson

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Impacts of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) on Translation in the Hospitality Industry, Ethan Fishbane

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Understanding College Preparedness of First-Semester College Students, Kimberly Marie Florence

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Cyclist Detection, Tracking, and Trajectory Analysis in Urban Traffic Video Data, Farideh Foroozandeh Shahraki

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Program Evaluation for the Nevada School of the Arts, Cherie Garrity, Lisa Levine, Angela Phillips, and Izack Tenorio

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Investigation of Setting Time and Compressive Strength of Ready-Mixed Concrete Blended with Returned Fresh Concrete, Negasi Niguse Gebremichael

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Complete Sequencing and Comparative Analysis of the Genomes of the First Magnetotactic Gammaproteobacteria Isolated in Pure Culture: Strains BW-2 and SS-5, Corey Geurink

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Numerical Characterization of the Flow Field and Heat Transfer Inside the Receiver of a Parabolic Trough Solar Collector Carrying Supercritical Co2, Samad Gharehdaghimollahajloo

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Teachers’ Perceptions of Motivational Support in Middle School Classrooms: A Multiple Case Study, Cherie Marlene Gibson

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Aging and Fermentation as Adaptive Food Management Strategies in the Arctic, Celeste Giordano

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The Impact of Economic Recession on the Health of Adult Nevadans, Ariana Goertz

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John Philip Sousa and the Wagner Overture: A New Transcription of the Overture to Der fliegende Holländer for Wind Orchestra, Stephen H. Goldeck

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Controlled Electrochemical Reduction of Gold and Palladium Metal Precursors in Polyaniline, Nicole Goodwin

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Scalability Analysis of Blockchains Through Blockchain Simulation, Sneha Goswami

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Validity and Diagnostic Accuracy of Broad Symptom Measures and ADHD Symptom Ratings for Identifying Individuals with ADHD Combined and ADHD Inattentive, Stacy Jean Graves

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Can Simple Postural Instructions Modify Running Forms in Recreational Runners, Casey Gray, Matthew Poggemiller, and Ian Tracy

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Factors Influencing Induction of Desiccation Tolerance in Bryophytes: Redefining Fundamental Aspects of the Organism’s Relationship with the Environment in Xeric Habitats, Joshua Lee Greenwood

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Evaluating the Chemical and Biological Stability of Finished Waters Blended for Direct Potable Reuse in a Simulated Distribution System, Assumption Grimaldi

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Applications of Elpasolites as a Multimode Radiation Sensor, Amber Lynn Guckes

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2018 Chinese New Year Special Events Planning for Casino Resorts in Las Vegas, Qidan Guo

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Degree Constrained Triangulation of Annular Regions and Point Sites, Bhaikaji Gurung

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Student Expectations and Motivation in Spanish for Heritage Speakers Programs, Sergio A. Guzman

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The Implementation Gap Between Evidence-Based Guidelines and Primary Care Providers' Provision of Care for Adult Obese Individuals, Linda Ailene Hagemann

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Consumer Attitudes and Purchase Intentions of Cruises in China, Wenjia Han

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Consumer Attitudes and Purchase Intentions of Cruises in China, Wenjia Han

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Optimization of Prosthetic Hands: Utilizing Modularity to Improve Grip Force, Grasp, and Versatility, Jordan William Harris

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Biomechanical Adjustments during Landing in Response to Task Perturbations, John Robert Harry

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The Engaged Eurosceptic: Explaining Eurosceptic Success and Failures in European Parliamentary Elections, Nathan William Henceroth

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Belt of Pearls, Danielle Lee Henry

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Living on the Edge: Assessing the Effects of Catastrophic Fire on Plants Utilized by Two Endemic Subspecies of Spring Mountains Butterflies, Charles Ryan Herrmann

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Late Cretaceous Extensional Collapse of the Southern Cordillera: Evidence from the Bristol and Granite Mountains, SE California, Lee Hess

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Instructional Math Technology in Secondary Special Education: Teacher-Reported Practices and Perceptions, Joice M. Higa

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Fast Neutron Detection in Nuclear Material Photofission Assay Using a 15 MeV Linear Electron Accelerator, Matthew Steven Hodges

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The Design and Validation of a Rhythm Span Task, Elizabeth Hofschulte Collins

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Client’s Perception of Therapist’s Way-of-Being, Derek Holyoak

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Studies in Words: Laborious Ben Jonson's Lexicon, Steven Hrdlicka

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Investigation of Determinacy for Games of Variable Length, Emi Ikeda

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Effectiveness of ST Math in College Remedial Mathematics Students of Learning Fraction Concepts, Taro Ito

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Examining the Affordances of Dual Cognitive Processing to Explain the Development of High School Students’ Nature of Science Views, Luke Jackson

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Evaluation of the Properties of Rubberized Asphalt Binders and Mixtures, Kazem Jadidirendi

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Concussion Prevention Strategies: A Survey of Division I and Division II Female Soccer Teams, Kori Kendall Jeffries

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Behavioral Paleoecology of Lower Cambrian Deposit Foragers: Reinterpreting Looping and Meandering Traces using Optimal Foraging Theory and Quantitative Analysis, Zachary Andrew Jensen

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Automated Quantification of White Blood Cells in Light Microscopic Images of Injured Skeletal Muscle, Yang Jiao

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Parents' Perceptions of Smartphone Use and Parenting Practices, David Jackson Johnson

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Thermal and Developmental Ecology of Pupfish, Cyprinodon, Alexander Jones

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Same-Sex Focus in the Visual Attention of Heterosexual Women: An Investigation of Potential Explanations, Sarah C. Jones

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Influence of Sustainability Reward Program on Meeting Planners’ Site Selection Decision and Perceived Value-for-Money, Shinyong (shawn) Jung

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Societal Opinon of Government and Private Agencies’ Surveillance Capabilities Post 9-11, Stephanie E. Kaplan

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Pressure Injury Assesment Comparison: Bedside Nurse vs. Experts, Ali'itasi Kelemete, Brandi Hillock, and Casey Snell

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Art and The Ordinary: Literary and Visual Constructs of the Mundane, Jenessa Kenway

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[Community Oriented Policing (COP) Evaluation], Kaci Kerfeld, Taylor Glaser, and James Koloskie

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Eye Repair in Xenopus Laevis, Cindy Xuan-Mai Kha

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Generalized Clusterwise Regression for Simultaneous Estimation of Optimal Pavement Clusters and Performance Models, Mukesh Khadka

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Reconsolidating: The Effect of Spatial Context and Expectations, Chris R. Kiley

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Impact of Ingredient Branding on the Hotel Brand: Spillover Effect of Branded Amenities, Eun Joo Kim

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Impact of Ingredient Branding on the Hotel Brand: Spillover Effect of Branded Amenities, Eun Joo Kim

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The Nature and Extent of Instructors’ Use of Learning Analytics in Higher Education to Inform Teaching and Learning, Janet L. King

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The Effect of Oil Prices on Workforce in Selected Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Countries, Amjad Kisswani

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Analysis of the Temporal Response of Coupled Asymmetrical Zero-Power Subcritical Bare Metal Reactor Systems, Kimberly Lynn Klain

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Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Unfinished Business in Bereavement Scale, Kara Klingspon

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Surface and Interface Characterization of Solution-Processed Metal Oxides and PEDOT:PSS Using Photoelectron Spectroscopy, Lynette M. Kogler

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Comparison of Simulation Methods of Single and Multi-Bit Continuous Time Sigma Delta Modulators, Benju Koirala

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Evaluation of a Fluorescence Method for Quantifying Bioaerosol Concentrations on Air Quality Filter Samples, Rachel Kolberg

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They Knew Full Well, Matthew Johannes Kollmer

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Exercise, Learning and Emotional Health: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Translational Action, Tessa L. Koschel

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A Comparison of the Effects of Video Modeling Other and Peer-Implemented Pivotal Response Training to Video Modeling Other on Positive Social Interactions of Young Children with Developmental Disabilities, Maryssa Kucskar

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An Analysis of the Spatial, Temporal, and Functional Role of Key Proteins in the Drosophila Melanogaster Salivary Gland During Exocrine Secretion, Kathryn Lantz

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The Relationship Between Mood and Implicit Learning, Kathleen Larson

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Measurement of Anterior Translation of the Mandibular Condyle Using Ultrasonography, Brooke Laskowski, Danielle Hahn, and Christensen J. Hardy

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The “Singapore Model” in Gaming: Applications in South Korea, Young Gi Lee

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Improving Hyperspectral Subpixel Target Detection Using Hybrid Detection Space, Ruixing Li

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Understanding Progenitors of Gamma Ray Bursts with Multi-Wavelength Properties, Ye Li

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Hip Adduction: Abduction Ratio Differences Between Collegiate Male and Female Soccer Players, Addie Lucci

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Esports Enthusiasts and Gamers: Motivations, Behaviors, and Attitudes Towards Gambling, John Lukasik

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An Analysis and Band Transcription of Eric Whitacre's The River Cam, Charles Amon Maguire

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Environmental Changes across the Early Mississippian Carbon Isotope Excursion, Dev Krishna Maharjan

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Effects of Contract Procurement Factors on Performance of Transportation Projects, Ruiko Maharjan

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Using Two Simulation Tools to Teach Concepts in Introductory Astronomy: A Design-Based Research Approach, Pamela A. Maher

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Does Educational Level Influence Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Mortality Among Asians in U.S.?, Sfurti Maheshwari

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Grand Solo Op.14 & Rondo Op2. N3: The Sonority of the Classical Era, Hugo Maia Nogueira

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High Early-Age Strength Concrete for Rapid Repair, Matthew O. Maler

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Distracted Driving in Clark County, Nevada: Analysis of an Intervention on College Students, Heidi Ann Manlove

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Use of Active Video Gaming in Children with Neromotor Dysfunction: A Systematic Review, Robert Manzanares and Lisa Popescu

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The Electrochemical Deposition of Samarium and Europium Dissolved in Ionic Liquid Solvent, Bea Martinez

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How May I Impress You? A Content Analysis of Online Impression Management Tactics of YouTube Beauty Vloggers, Xiaoxiao Ma

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Neurocognitive Correlates of the Comprehensive Trail Making Test (CTMT) in Brain Injured Children, Abigail Rose Mayfield