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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(2022-05-14)In this thesis, I seek to establish a theoretical framework for examining the reactions of queer-identifying spectators to fictional narratives that center queer characters and storylines. I take queer emotions as my main ...
The House In The Museum Garden: Targeting Domestic Consumers In MoMA’s Architecture And Design Exhibitions (2022-05-14)The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) promoted modern art and design through exhibitions. Exhibitions of the 1930s were marked by politically and socially minded intentions that aimed to solve modern problems through modern ...
Unpacking Shakespeare: My Latina Experience With The Bard– A Journey To Understanding And Acceptance (2022-05-14)ABSTRACT This thesis is a critical autoethnography that examines my journey with Shakespeare and the impact his work and idolization has had on me as a Latine theatre artists, as well as the importance of the representation ...
(2022-05-14)This thesis addresses the state of artivism and transgressions in response to a form of extreme gender violence known as feminicidios, in a specific geographical space in México: Ciudad Juárez. The research attempts to ...
(2022-05-14)This thesis serves to analyze and explore the art historical importance of punk fanzines from the Houston area from the late 1970s to the late 1980s. By utilizing resources from various media, the thesis focuses on identifying ...
(2022-05-14)German-born cornetist and composer Oskar Böhme (1870-1938) is widely regarded as a pivotal figure in the history of trumpet, both through his own performing career and his many compositions for the instrument. And yet, ...
(2021-08-06)This dissertation argues that contemporary Korean–American poems dialogically represent the voices of Korean immigrants or Korean adoptees, whereas Mikhail Bakhtin considers poetry as a monologic or exclusionary genre. ...
(2021-12-20)Karol Lipiński (1790-1861), through artistic activities centered around Polish musical idioms, significantly contributed to the dual process of carving the cultural identity of Poland and spreading it outside its confines. ...
Going Up to God by Musical Process: A Structural Analysis of David Lang's the little match girl passion (2007) (2021-12-17)David Lang (b. 1957) is a contemporary American composer with a distinctive musical voice. His Pulitzer Prize winning vocal work the little match girl passion (2007) has received accolades from critics, audiences, performers, ...
(2021-12-17)This thesis is divided into a biographical part on Dmitri Kabalevsky’s life and an analytical part of the first movement of his Second Piano Concerto in G minor, Op. 23. This thesis aims to reveal unexplored aspects of ...
(2021-12-17)The Soviet–Armenian composer Eduard Mirzoyan’s music represents the cultural diversity of Armenian music, which incorporates the features of Middle Eastern and Western music traditions, combining them with Armenian folk ...
(2021-09-02)The past four decades of research in the contemporary paganism faith movement in the United States have focused on the creation of cosmologies based on scholarship, reclamations of heritage, counter-culturalism, and ...
(2021-05-20)As language use in the US continues to expand and diversify, concerns have arisen regarding the use of diagnostic criteria for stuttering that were created based on monolingual English-speaking norms. Specifically, research ...
(2021-05-19)Purpose: The cornea is the most highly innervated structure in the body, undergoing changes in sensitivity and distribution throughout life and in response to insult such as the introduction of an obesogenic diet. However, ...
(2021-05-26)Purpose: Dry eye disease (DED) results in significant ocular surface inflammation and is a leading cause for individuals seeking eye care. Vitamin D has potent anti-inflammatory functions and low serum levels are associated ...
(2021-05)Intersectional intellectualism in African American feminism based on subjectivity and analytic is about minoritarian affinities to expose the interweaving of the power structure (Kimberle Crenshaw, Patricia Hill Collins). ...
(2021-05)This dissertation is a first-cut exploration into the examination of foreign policy behavior of female leaders. We know a lot about in general Female politicians, their substantive and descriptive representation, how gender ...
(2021-05)Introduction: Although HIV disease has evolved into a manageable condition with increased life expectancy, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) still persist in roughly 30-50% of people with HIV (PWH). As the HIV ...
An Examination of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide among Urban Firefighters: Associations with Posttraumatic Stress and Distress Tolerance (2021-05)Firefighters report an alarmingly high rate of suicidal ideation, behavior, and attempts. Due to the inherently stressful occupational demands of the job, firefighters also report high rates of trauma exposure and posttraumatic ...
(2021-05)Arab Americans are a rapidly growing and increasingly marginalized ethnic group. Despite evidence that anti-Arab discrimination has increased in the past two decades, there remains a dearth of literature. The only published ...