Electronic Theses and Dissertations
The University of Houston Libraries collect and make publicly available all electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) produced in UH graduate and PhD programs through the UH institutional repository. ETDs become available after the student submits them to the UH Graduate School, the document is approved by all appropriate parties, and any embargo on the document expires.
UH Libraries began publishing ETDs from several UH Colleges in 2010. As of Summer 2014, all UH Colleges that require a thesis or dissertation for graduation began submitting these documents in electronic format. Below is a list of UH Colleges that currently participate in the ETD program and their coverage dates in this repository.
|UH College||Coverage Dates|
|C.T. Bauer College of Business||2010-Present|
|Cullen College of Engineering||2012-Present|
|Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management||2015-Present|
|College of Education||2010-Present|
|College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences||2012-Present|
|College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics||2012-Present|
|College of Optometry||2010-Present|
|College of Pharmacy||2010-Present|
|College of Technology||2012-Present|
|K. G. McGovern College of the Arts||2016-Present|
|G. D. Hines College of Architecture & Design||2016-Present|
|Graduate College of Social Work||2012-Present|
- Online access for content outside these coverage dates may be available electronically through
Note: As of Fall 2017, all theses and dissertations produced at UH will be submitted to ProQuest. Additionally, some UH Colleges have contributed content to ProQuest at different periods of time in the past.
- For print theses and dissertations found outside these coverage dates, please consult UH Libraries’ catalog.
- Additional information on submitting ETDs can be found at the UH Graduate School.
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From Palestine to Howard Beach and Houston: Meir Kahane, Moshe Cahana, and the Anti-Colonialism of American Civil Rights Struggles (2020-06-08)This dissertation analyzes the political lives of cousins Rabbis Moshe Cahana and Meir Kahane to illuminate the diverse spectrum of Jewish political experience and the tensions around race and civil rights during the ...
Pharmacy Internet Navigation Skills in Older Adults with HIV Disease: Influence of Health Literacy and Association with Medication Management (2020-06-08)A large portion of health-based Internet use for persons with HIV is focused on online pharmacies, which can provide a more anonymous, cheaper and easier alternative to purchasing medications. Pharmacy Internet navigation ...
(2020-06-08)This dissertation consists of two studies on identity based social interactions in India. The first study uses a slum relocation program in India that randomly assigned neighbors to examine the effects of exposure to other ...
(2020-06-08)Kemet is another word for Ancient Egypt however, it refers to the Ancient Egypt occupied by dark skinned people. Modern day Kemetics believe the Egyptians of today are not representative of the Ancient Egyptians or Kemetics. ...
(2020-06-08)Background: Suicidality is more prevalent among firefighters in comparison to the general population. Research suggests that trauma exposure while on duty may be associated with the increased prevalence of suicidality in ...
(2020-06-08)This thesis argues for the need for a historical marker for the Baytown Nature Center in Baytown, Texas. Before the City of Baytown made the decision to transform this site into a nature preserve, it was the Brownwood ...
(2020-06-08)My dissertation consists of two essays, both leveraging data from Google Shopping Insights in developing models for forecasting online shopping searches, a critical precursor of sales. The first essay presents a novel ...
(2020-06-08)Statement of the problem: TXA2 is a main contributor in hemostasis. TXA2 is mainly produced by the activated platelets, which can activate more platelets, induce platelet aggregation and facilitate the formation of platelet ...
(2020-06-08)The Interpersonal Theory of Suicide proposes two necessary components for an individual to engage in suicidal behavior: a desire for suicide as well as the capability to attempt suicide. Developing the capability to enact ...
(2020-06-08)The question of why some organizations foster and pursue entrepreneurial activities when others do not is of great interest in strategic entrepreneurship. While prior empirical studies have emphasized CEO cognitive ...
(2019-12-16)Multifunctional automotive catalysts provide new opportunities for gasoline and diesel engines to meet the constantly tightening emissions and fuel economy standards from various regulatory agencies. Meeting these demands ...
(2020-05-14)Research has found a high correlation between alcohol use and violence, though the exact mechanisms associated with the relation requires more research. The current study examined mechanisms that modify the relation between ...
(2020-01-24)Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a form of cancer that starts in the colon or rectum. According to the GLOBOCON statistics, there are over 1.8 million new colorectal cancer cases and 881,000 deaths are estimated to occur in 2018. ...
Pharmacokinetic Studies of Enteric and Delayed Release Formulations of Locally Bioavailable Drugs (LBD) Targeting the Colon (2020-01-24)STATEMENT OF PROBLEM: Familial Adenoma Polyposis (FAP) is a debilitating condition that has a severe impact on the physical and psychological health, independence, and quality of life of an affected patient. Celecoxib is ...
Enhancement Of Mass Spectrometry And Affinity Purification Methodologies Used To Acquire Novel Protein Identifications (2020-05-30)Mass spectrometry (MS)-based proteomics has become a primary tool to study proteins underlying infection disorders, antibiotic resistance mechanisms, and identify significant new targets for drug discovery. Mass spectrometers ...
Computer-Aided Analysis of Scanning Electron Microscopy Images with Illumination Inhomogeneity and Touching/Crossing Cells (2020-06-05)Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is a significant cause of death and morbidity due to infec- tious gastroenteritis in the USA. Treatments for CDI are being developed and comparison of the treatments is of paramount ...
(2020-06-04)Purpose: Historically, MD Anderson Cancer Center pharmacy areas utilized a strategic process referred to as, drug vial optimization (DVO) to extend the beyond-use date for single-use intravenous drug products. Under this ...
The Effect of Instructional Program and Phonological Awareness on Reading Outcomes Among Early Elementary Spanish-Speaking English Learners (2020-05-21)Background: English Learners (ELs), the majority of whom are Spanish-speaking children, are at risk for academic underachievement in American public schools. Prior research on the effectiveness of instruction designed to ...
(2020-05-20)Radiofrequency (RF) –induced heating is one of the primary safety concerns for patients with medical implants undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Due to this potential hazard, patients with medical devices are ...
Reminders May Increase Response Rates, but Is There a Cost? the Effects of Survey Reminders on Suboptimal Response Behavior (2020-05-27)Organizational survey researchers and practitioners must be thoughtful about the methods used to encourage potential survey participants to complete organizational surveys. One of the most common tools used is the survey ...