Dissertation Proposals Filed
Art History and Archaeology
Cohen, Lucas. Port of Flanders.
Kobasa, Clare. Madonnas, maps, and monarchs: Printmaking in Sicily, 1587-1714.
Menon, Arathi. Kerala Hipped and Gabled: An atypical sacred style.
Liu, Zhi. Driven by the individual or the group? Lay theories of agency and workplace ethical judgments and choices.
Wiley, Elizabeth. I do as I assume they do, not as I say: The counterpart expectancy account of deception in negotiations.
Chang, Yin-Wen. Lagrangian relaxation for decoding problems in machine translation.
Zarate, Arthur. Islamic social science: The theory and practice of Islamist activism in Egypt, 1945-1981.
Antebi, Nadav. Towards a model of stigma-related strengths: The development of character strengths in lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals.
Sanger, Matthew. Life in the Round: Shell rings of the Georgia Bight. Advisor: Severin M. Fowles.
Art History and Archaeology
Gannaway, Amanda. Visualizing divine authority: An iconography of lordship on the late intermediate period north coast of Peru. Advisor: Esther Pasztory.
Tunstall, Alexandra. Woven paintings, woven writing: Tapestries in the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1912) dynasties. Advisor: Robert E. Harrist, Jr.
Jurado, Ashley. Structural studies of the fungal 3'-end pre-mRNA processing machinery. Advisor: Liang Tong.
Ermolov, Andrey. Macroeconomic volatility and asset prices. Advisor: Geert Bekaert.
Uribe, Jose. A network filter for social learning: Evidence from equity research. Advisor: Paul Ingram.
Guo, Weiwei. Representation learning for short text similarity and its application. Advisor: Mona Diab.
Thadani, Kapil. Multi-structured inference strategies for text manipulation and alignment. Advisor: Kathleen R. McKeown.
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Wang, Sixiang. Contesting empire in early Choson Korea: Knowledge production and the culture of diplomacy. Advisor: Jungwon Kim.
Jurado, Kyle. Essays in macroeconomics and finance. Advisor: Ricardo Reis.
Patel, Nikhil. Essays in open economy macroeconomics. Advisor: Stephanie Schmitt-Grohé.
Iadeluca, Laura. On the clinical importance of benign breast disease: Causal intermediary or susceptibility marker. Advisor: Mary Beth Terry.
Anziska, Seth. Camp David's Shadow: The United States, Israel, and the Palestinian Question, 1977-1993. Advisor: Rashid Khalidi.
Georgy, Joshua. Fragmented geographies: The See of Alexandria, its following, and the estrangements of modernity. Advisor: Rashid Khalidi.
Low, Michael. The mechanics of Mecca: The technopolitics of the Hamidian Hijaz and the colonial Hajj. Advisor: Richard W. Bulliet.
Whitford, Andrew. "The quality of the ordinary": Anglo-American diplomacy and the third world, 1975-1980. Advisor: Susan Pedersen.
IEOR: Operations Research
Maceli, Peter. Excluding induced paths: Graph structure and coloring. Advisor: Maria Chudnovsky.
Mooney, Connor. Singular solutions to the Monge-Ampère equation. Advisor: Ovidiu Savin.
Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine
Zhang, Shuobo. TFAP4 is synthetic lethal with MYCN amplification in neuroblastoma. Advisor: Darrell J. Yamashiro.
Williams, Timothy. Masks and memory in the poetry of Alexsandr Blok and Nikolai Gumilyov. Advisor: Valentina Izmirlieva.
Frontus, Mathylde. The role of clergy in addressing the mental health concerns of African Americans. Advisor: Barbara Levy Simon.
Shaw, Stacey. Religiosity and sexual HIV risk among male migrant workers in Central Asia. Advisor: Nabila El-Bassel.
TC - Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
Kemp, Kalli. Teaching social skills to students with autism spectrum disorders and students with intellectual disabilities. Advisor: Hsu-Min Chiang.
TC - Philosophy and Education
Comstock, Patrick. The retrieval of contemplation: Mindfulness, meditation, and education. Advisor: Megan Laverty.
TC - School Psychology
Cimini, Laura. The effects of positive examiner verbal comments and token reinforcement on the CTONI-2 performance of elementary school children. Advisor: Philip A. Saigh.
TC - Science Education
Dashoush, Nermeen. Establishing a community of practice between an elementary educator and a scientist as a means of professional development. Advisor: Felicia Moore Mensah.
Fox, Jared. Changes in urban youths' attitude towards science and perceptions of a biobos experience. Advisor: Christopher Emdin.
Jammula, Diane. Feminist physics education: Deconstructed physics and students' multiple subjectivities. Advisor: Christopher Emdin.
Miller, Alison. Examining the relationship between physical models and students' science practices. Advisor: Ann E. Rivet.
Monteiro, Anná. Facilitating cultural border crossing in urban secondary science classrooms: A study of in-service teachers. Advisor: Christopher Emdin.
Kara, Ewa. Beyond the music: Contemporary operatic scenography in stagings by Robert Wilson, Achim Freyer, and Karl-Ernst Herrmann. Advisor: Arnold Aronson.