Theses and Dissertations on the Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus)


Solely or largely on the thylacine:

Ahlstone, Daisy M. (2019). Thylacine Dreams: The Vernacular Resurrection of an Extinct Marsupial. Master's thesis, Utah State University.

Freeman, Carol J. (2005). Figuring extinction: Visualizing the thylacine in zoological and natural history works 1808-1936. Unpublished doctoral dissertation. University of Tasmania: Hobart, Australia.

Moynihan, Daniel Charles. (1996). Metamorphosis and displacement images of the Tasmanian tiger. Thesis (M.A.) -- Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Newton, Axel H. (2018). Investigating the loci that contribute to convergent craniofacial evolution between the thylacine and canids. Thesis, School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne. [Abstract]

Paddle, Robert N. (1997). Changing Scientific Perceptions of the Thylacine or Tasmanian Tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus). Ph.D. thesis. [Abstract]

Rovinsky, Douglass S. (2020). The evolutionary context and functional ecology of the thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus). PhD thesis, Monash University. [Abstract]

Wentworth, Blaine. (2006). Reconstructing Growth Curves for the Thylacine (Thylacine cynocephalus): Examining the Breeding Biology of an Extinct Marsupial. University of Tasmania. Thesis. 96 pp.

Whelan, Barbara. (2007). The extinction of the Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus): Quantifying the effects of competition, hunting, disease and habitat alteration. Thesis. 121 pp.


Lesser proportion of material on the thylacine:

Allen, Blake. (2017). Constituting the Australian environment: the transition of political responsibility for the environment in Australia from state to federal government, 1974-1983. MA thesis, the College of Graduate Studies, University of British Columbia.

Andrew, Deborah L. (2005). Ecology of the tiger quoll Dasyurus maculatus maculatus in coastal New South Wales. MSc thesis, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong. [automatic download]

Attard, Marie Rosanna Gabrielle. (2013). Who’s on the menu: Marsupial carnivore feeding ecology and extinction risk. Ph.D. thesis. Biological Sciences, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Borrell, Sally. (2009). Challenging humanism: human-animal relations in recent postcolonial novels. PhD thesis, Middlesex University.

Boyce, (Peter) James. (2006). An environmental history of British settlement in Van Diemen's Land: The making of a distinct people, 1798-1831. Doctoral dissertation, University of Tasmania.

Bulmer, Susan E. (1966/76). The Prehistory of the New Guinea Highlands. Unpublished MA thesis, Auckland: University of Auckland. Microfiche edition produced 1977 with new introduction.

Hawkins, Julie A. (2006). The Folklore of Awe: Elements and Influences involved in the construction of tales concerning strange creatures and phenomena arising in the Australian environment and culture. Masters thesis, University of New England.

Haygarth, Nic. (2003). The 'Father of Tasmania'?: Measuring the Legend of James 'Philosopher' Smith. PhD thesis, University of Tasmania.

Jones, Menna Elizabeth. (1995). Guild structure of the large marsupial carnivores in Tasmania. Doctoral dissertation, University of Tasmania.

Monks, Carly Elizabeth. (2018). Fire and Fauna: Investigating Aboriginal land management in the Northern Sawn Coastal Plain, Western Australia. BA (Hons) thesis, School of Social Sciences, Archaeology, The University of Western Australia. xvii + 346 pp.

Mountain, Mary-Jane. (1991). Highland New Guinea Hunter-Gatherers: The Evidence of Nombe Rockshelter, Simbu With Emphasis on the Pleistocene. Thesis submitted for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the Australian National University. [specifically PDF file of chapters 7-10]

Nguyen, Vincent Lam. (2011). Exploration of Extinct Genomes Using Bioinformatics. Thesis?

Smith, M. A. (1977). Devon Downs Reconsidered: An Exercise in Bioarchaeology. Unpublished B.A. (Hons) thesis, Australian National University. [report of Thylacinus cynocephalus from Ngaut Ngaut, South Australia]

Walshe, Keryn A. (1994). A taphonomic analysis of the vertebrate material from Allen's Cave : implications for Australian arid zone archaeology. PhD thesis, The Australian National University.