Dissertation Announcements
  Student Name:   Mattson, Hannah V.
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Anthropology
  Dissertation Title:  
Identity and Material Practice in the Chacoan World: Omamentation and Utility Ware Pottery

  Date:  July 07, 2015
  Time:   10:00 AM
  Location:   Anth 248
  Committee Chair:   Patricia Crown
  Committee Members:
  • Wirt H. Wills
  • James Boone
  • Barbara Mills
  

  Student Name:   Bett, Carol J.
  College:   Nursing
  Department:   Nursing
  Dissertation Title:  
Influence of Social Capital on Community-Based Health Care Programs in Rural Papua New Guinea; An Ethnographic Study

  Date:  July 07, 2015
  Time:   9:00 am
  Location:   College of Nursing, Room 257
  Committee Chair:   Jennifer Averill
  Committee Members:
  • Geoff Shuster
  • Dorinda Welle
  • Richard Crespo
  

  Student Name:   Bizzozero, David
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Mathematics & Statistics
  Dissertation Title:  
Studies on Coherent Synchrotron Radiation with Discontinuous Galerkin

  Date:  July 08, 2015
  Time:   1:00 pm
  Location:   SMLC 352
  Committee Chair:   Stephen Lau
  Committee Members:
  • James Ellison
  • Daniel Appelo
  • Robert Warnock
  • Klaus Heinemann
  

  Student Name:   Tabakov, Boyan
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Physics and Astronomy
  Dissertation Title:  
Loading an Equidistant Ion Chain in a Ring Shaped Surface Trap and Anomalous Heating Studies with a High Optical Access Trapp.

  Date:  July 08, 2015
  Time:   10:00 AM
  Location:   PANDA 190
  Committee Chair:   Ivan Deutsch
  Committee Members:
  • Francisco Elohim Becerra Chavez
  • Daniel Stick
  • Peter Maunz
  

  Student Name:   Rakholia, Akash V.
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Physics and Astronomy
  Dissertation Title:  
High Data-Rate Atom Interferometry for Measuring Dynamic Inertial Conditions

  Date:  July 09, 2015
  Time:   2:00 pm
  Location:   PandA. Room 190
  Committee Chair:   Grant Biedermann
  Committee Members:
  • Ivan Deutsch
  • Carlton Caves
  • Peter Schwindt
  

  Student Name:   Bonin, Benjamin
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Political Science
  Dissertation Title:  
Balance of Threat, Balance of Mind: Nuclear Rivalry and Arms Control.

  Date:  July 10, 2015
  Time:   10:00 AM
  Location:   SSCO 2069
  Committee Chair:   William Stanley
  Committee Members:
  • Mark Peceny
  • Kendra Koivu
  • Andrew Ross
  

  Student Name:   Pitts, Heidi
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Economics
  Dissertation Title:  
Economic Analysis of Infrastructure Investment and Irrigation Budget Issues in a Southwestern U.S. Water Utility

  Date:  July 10, 2015
  Time:   10 AM
  Location:   Econ, RM 1052
  Committee Chair:   Jennifer Thacher
  Committee Members:
  • Janie Chermak
  • Robert Berrens
  • Bruce Thomson
  • Jenny Bagby
  

  Student Name:   Benito, Francisco M.
  College:   Engineering
  Department:   Nanoscience & Microsystems
  Dissertation Title:  
Cavity integrated surface ion trap for enhanced light collection.

  Date:  July 13, 2015
  Time:   10:00 AM
  Location:   Centennial Engineering - CBME Rm# 2042
  Committee Chair:   Zayd Leseman
  Committee Members:
  • Mani Hossein-Zadeh
  • Daniel Stick
  • Peter Maunz
  • Grant Biedermann
  

  Student Name:   Nason, Erica
  College:   Arts and Sciences
  Department:   Psychology
  Dissertation Title:  
The Effects of Sexual Victimization History, Sexual Attitudes, and Psychopathology on Womens Responses to Increasingly Coercive Sexual and Nonsexual Situations

  Date:  July 15, 2015
  Time:   1:00pm
  Location:   Logan Hall Rm 226
  Committee Chair:   Elizabeth Yeater
  Committee Members:
  • Jane Ellen Smith
  • Barbara McCrady
  • Angela Bryan
  

  Student Name:   Jiang, Xiaoben
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Biology
  Dissertation Title:  
The impact of temperature, PH and environmental heterogeneity on prokaryotic diversity in Yellowstone National Park hot springs.

  Date:  August 21, 2015
  Time:   9:00 am
  Location:   CAST 258
  Committee Chair:   Cristina Takacs-Vesbach
  Committee Members:
  • Robert Sinabaugh
  • Diana Northup
  • Laura Crossey