Dissertation Announcements
  Student Name:   Castaneda, Candelario
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Mathematics & Statistics
  Dissertation Title:  
Sasakian Geometry on Lens Space bundles over Riemann Surfaces

  Date:  April 17, 2014
  Time:   3:30 pm
  Location:   SMLC
  Committee Chair:   Charles Boyer
  Committee Members:
  • Alexandru Buium
  • Dimiter Vassilev
  • Gerald Lodder
  

  Student Name:   Han, Mihye
  College:   Education
  Department:   Language, Literacy & Sociocultural Studies
  Dissertation Title:  
Korean American Students Language and Literacy Practices at a Community Korean Heritage Language School: Ethnic Identity and Language Ideology.

  Date:  April 18, 2014
  Time:   10 AM
  Location:   Travelstread 125
  Committee Chair:   Lois Meyer
  Committee Members:
  • Holbrook Mahn
  • Lucretia Pence
  • Soyong Lee
  

  Student Name:   Wolff, Michael
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Political Science
  Dissertation Title:  
Criminal Authorities and the State: Gangs, Organized Crime, and Police in Brazil.

  Date:  April 18, 2014
  Time:   10 AM
  Location:   SSCO 2069
  Committee Chair:   William Stanley
  Committee Members:
  • Kathryn Hochstetler
  • Mark Peceny
  • Richard Wood
  

  Student Name:   Upton, Sarah
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Communication and Journalism
  Dissertation Title:  
Constructing the Conspiring Community: Using Practices of Invitational Rhetoric to Create Sustainable Solutions to Community - Identified Needs.

  Date:  April 21, 2014
  Time:   10 AM
  Location:   C&J, Room 245
  Committee Chair:   Karen Foss
  Committee Members:
  • Tema Milstein
  • Ilia Rodriguez
  • Miguel Gandest
  • Ruth Trinidad-Galvan
  

  Student Name:   Taylor, Aaron
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Spanish and Portuguese
  Dissertation Title:  
Proptecres Regarding the AntiChrist

  Date:  April 22, 2014
  Time:   9 AM
  Location:   Ortega Hall 435
  Committee Chair:   Anthony Cardenas
  Committee Members:
  • Rachele Duke
  • Mary Quinn
  • Michael Alan Ryan
  

  Student Name:   Song, Aiguo
  College:   Arts and Sciences
  Department:   Chemistry & Chemical Biology
  Dissertation Title:  
Development of Novel Efficient Organocatalytic Reactions for the Construction of Complex Molecular Architectures.

  Date:  April 24, 2014
  Time:   10 AM
  Location:   Clark Hall 214A
  Committee Chair:   Wei Wang
  Committee Members:
  • Patrick Mariano
  • Charles Melancon
  • Changjian Feng
  

  Student Name:   Sawyer, Yadeeh E.
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Biology
  Dissertation Title:  
Living on the Edge: A Comparative Phylogeographic Study of Refugial and Insular Fragmentation.

  Date:  April 28, 2014
  Time:   10 AM
  Location:   CERIA 337
  Committee Chair:   Joseph Cook
  Committee Members:
  • Christopher Witt
  • Stephen Poe
  • Enrique Lessa
  

  Student Name:   Pryor, Meghan Marie
  College:   Engineering
  Department:   Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
  Dissertation Title:  
Spatial Stochastic Modeling of the ErbB Receptor Family.

  Date:  April 29, 2014
  Time:   2 PM
  Location:   CRF G25
  Committee Chair:   Jeremy S. Edwards
  Committee Members:
  • Bridget S. Wilson
  • Diane S. Lidke
  • Andrew P. Shreve
  

  Student Name:   Li, Fei
  College:   Arts & Sciences
  Department:   Chemistry & Chemical Biology
  Dissertation Title:  
Stable Solar Cells through Controlled Block Copolymer Self-Assembly and Cooperative Hydrogen Bonding Interactions.

  Date:  May 01, 2014
  Time:   10 AM
  Location:   Chem 214A
  Committee Chair:   Yang Qin
  Committee Members:
  • John Grey
  • Charles Melancon
  • David Dunlap
  

  Student Name:   Cooley, Mary T.
  College:   Education
  Department:   Organization, Information & Learning Sciences
  Dissertation Title:  
Trait Emotional Intelligence and Job Satisfaction: A Quantitative Study or Faculty Teaching Online

  Date:  May 05, 2014
  Time:   10 AM
  Location:   Zimmerman INLP Conference Room
  Committee Chair:   Patricia Boverie
  Committee Members:
  • Robert Grassberger
  • Bruce Smith
  • Scott Taylor