Dissertation Proposals Filed
APAM: Applied Mathematics
Shaevitz, Daniel. Extreme weather: Tropical cyclones and subtropical floods.
Tian, Xiaochuan. Nonlocal calculus and asymptotically compatible schemes.
Bell, Jonathan. Faster, more reliable software builds.
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Goldsmith, Yonaton. Processional and millennial scale intensity shifts of the East Asian Summer Monsoon recorded by paleo-lake levels and δDleafwax from Dali Lake, Inner Mongolia, China.
Mascioli, Nora. Impacts of anthropogenic aerosols on U.S. climate: Extreme events, stagnation, and the warming hole
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Korolkov, Maxim. Empire making and market making on the Qin Imperial Frontier, 221-207 B.C.
Shen, Yiwen. Sojourns in the Netherworld: Popular narratives of hell in Japanese literature.
Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Taylor, Benton. Competition and nitrogen fixation: Exploring how environment governs competition between nitrogen-fixing and non-fixing plants in regenerating tropical forests.
English and Comparative Literature
Roberts, Aled. Invisible ignorance: The work of not knowing in the late Medieval English poetry.
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies
Subramaniam, Shiv. Meaning worlds: Kalidasa and the event of reading.
Horner, Paula. Unmute this: Circulation, sociality, and sound in viral media.
Rule, Alix. Psychiatric deinstitutionalization as historical reversal.
Art History and Archaeology
Zarrillo, Taryn. Artistic patrimony and cultural politics in early Seicento Venice. Advisor: Diane Bodart.
Cellular, Molecular, and Biomedical Studies
Jilishitz, Irina. Chloride intracellular channels 1 and 4 function in distinct branches of the S1P pathway to regulate endothelial. Advisor: Jan Kitajewski.
Carbone, Lucia Francesca. 'Romanizing' Asia: The impact of Roman imperium on the administrative and monetary systems of the Provincia Asia (133 BC - 96 AD). Advisor: William V. Harris.
El Kholy, Ahmed. Pivot-based statistical machine translation for morphologically rich languages. Advisor: Rebecca Passonneau.
Flagge, Matthew. Understanding the foundations of product scope. Advisor: Eric Verhoogen.
Kalbat, Abdulrahman. Distributed and large-scale optimization. Advisor: Javad Lavaei.
Latin American and Iberian Cultures
Diniz da Silva, Daniella. A retaguarda da vanguarda. Modernidades contestadas em três tempos: Bilac, Aranha e Lobato. Advisor: Graciela Montaldo.
Zhang, Xian. Physical properties of nano-materials (CNTs and TMDs). Advisor: James C. Hone.
Neurobiology and Behavior
Gore, Felicity. Neural circuits connecting sensory stimuli to behavioral responses. Advisors: Richard Axel and C. Daniel Salzman.
Rudnick, Noam. Role of autophagy in a mouse model of ALS. Advisor: Thomas Maniatis.
TC / Counseling Psychology
Cheng, Min. Does culture matter? Investigating the effects of adherence to Asian cultural values on preserved difference between Eastern-style vs. Western-style Asian culture. Advisor: George V. Gushue.
Weng, Wan-Chen. Exploring adult attachment, acculturation, and psychological well-being in Chinese/Taiwanese immigrants. Advisor: George V. Gushue.
TC / Mathematics Education
Boussios, Socrates. A pedagogic information system in a web-based statistics classroom. Advisor: Bruce R. Vogeli.
TC / Speech and Language Pathology
Cassel, Stacy. Patient response to swallowing safety cues: A comparison of traditional face-to-face and tele-dysphagia instructional methods. Advisor: John H. Saxman.