Cvijovic, Petar. Life in ruin temples: Deserted synagogues of Southeastern Poland. Advisor: Nan A. Rothschild.
APAM: Applied Mathematics
Lee-Thorp, James. Topologically protected edge states in continuous systems. Advisor: Michael I. Weinstein.
Art History and Archaeology
Feltens, Frank. Medium and performance in the art of Ogata Korin, 1658-1716. Advisor: Matthew McKelway.
Zhang, Shaodian. Computational tools for large-scale study of online health communities. Advisor: Noémie Elhadad.
Liu, Ying. Statistics learning methods for personalized medical decision making. Advisor: Yuanjia Wang.
Gupta, Arpit. Three essays on household finance. Advisor: Tomasz Piskorski.
Lazar, Caitlin. Cdk1 regulation of Nde1 mitotic function. Advisor: Richard Vallee.
Raja, Archana. Optical spectroscopy of excitons at the interfaces of nanostructures. Advisor: Tony F. Heinz.
Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Kontoroupi, Thaleia. ProbabiIistic system identification and prognosis of nonlinear dynamic systems with applications in structural control and health monitoring. Advisor: Andrew W. Smyth.
Srinivasan, Suman. Improving content delivery and service discovery in networks. Advisor: Henning Schulzrinne.
Earth and Environmental Engineering
Brotto, Ariane. Greenhouse gas production pathways and emissions from engineered microbial communities. Advisor: Kartik Chandran.
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Gaubatz, Thomas. Townsman literatures: Narrating urban identity in early modern Japan. Advisors: Haruo Shirane and Tomi Suzuki.
Ash, Elliott. Essays in political economy and public finance. Advisor: W. Bentley MacLeod.
Kolbin, Sergey. Essays in macroeconomics. Advisor: Michael Woodford.
Luo, Shaowen. Three essays in macroeconomics. Advisor: Ricardo Reis.
Givon, Lev. Enabling open reverse engineering of the fruit fly brain. Advisor: Aurel A. Lazar.
Horowicz-Mehler, Nathalie. Risk for lung of liver metastasis in women. Advisor: Judith S. Jacobson.
Vedenyapin, Yuri. In the privacy of one's own homelessness: The search for identity in twentieth-century Yiddish travelogues. Advisor: Jeremy Dauber.
Barragan, Yesenia. To the mine I will not go: Freedom and emancipation on the Colombian Pacific, 1821-1852. Advisors: Pablo Piccato and Caterina Pizzigoni.
Longpré, Nicole. Anti-Immigrationism and conservatism in Britain, 1955-1981. Advisor: Susan Pedersen.
Schwall, Elizabeth. Dancing with the revolution: Cuban dance, state, and nation, 1930-1990. Advisor: Pablo Piccato.
Hittinger, Francis. Dante as critic of medieval political economy in 'Convivio' and 'Monarchia'. Advisor: Teodolinda Barolini.
Latin American and Iberian Cultures
Goldberg, Sarah. Entertaining culture: The rise of mass culture and consumer society in Argentina. Advisor: Graciela Montaldo.
Heyman, Andrea. Dualization and deformation of the Bar-Natan-Russell skein module. Advisor: Mikhail Khovanov.
Krishna, Rahul. Relative trace formula for $SO_2 \times SO_3$ and the Waldspurger formula. Advisor: Wei Zhang.
Wang, Chongli. An alternative proof of genericity for the unitary group in three variables. Advisor: Wei Zhang.
Zhao, Jingyu. Periodic symplectic cohomologies and obstructions to Lagrangian immersions. Advisor: Mohammed Abouzaid.
Fernandez, Michael. The biomechanics of pregnancy: Simulating cervical dilation, evaluating preterm delivery interventions, and measuring in vivo mechanical properties. Advisor: Kristin M. Myers.
Xiao, Junfeng. The stability at the solid-solid and solid-liquid interfaces. Advisors: Qiao Lin and Xi Chen.
Hall, Alexander. Sound, noise and objecthood: The politics of representation in avant-garde music. Advisor: George E. Lewis.
Wolos, Jeremy. That seems right: Reasoning, inference, and the feeling of correctness. Advisor: John Morrison.
Frandsen, Benjamin. Quantum phase transitions and local magnetism in Mott insulators: A local probe investigation using muons, neutrons, and photons. Advisor: Yasutomo Uemura.
McGlynn, Gregory. Advances in lattice quantum chromodynamics. Advisor: Robert D. Mawhinney.
Coppock, Alexander. Persuasion, susceptibility, and persistence. Advisor: Donald P. Green.
Avlar, Billur. Dissecting motivation: Translational approaches and clinical implications. Advisor: E. Tory Higgins.
Jalalzai, Sajida. Translating Islamic authority: Chaplaincy and Muslim leadership education in North American Protestant seminaries. Advisor: Courtney Bender.
Jiwatram-Negrón, Tina. Invisible intersections of gender-based violence among high-risk, vulnerable women in the U.S. and Kazakhstan. Advisor: Nabila El-Bassel.
Pal, Ipshita. Work, family and social policy in the Unites States - Implications for women's wages and well-being. Advisor: Jane Waldfogel.
Schneider, William. Relationship transitions, fatherhood, and the prevention of child maltreatment. Advisor: Jane Waldfogel.
Franco Saldana, Diego. Advances in model selection techniques with applications to statistical network analysis and recommender systems. Advisor: Yang Feng.
Meng, Lu. Spectral filtering for spatio-temporal dynamics and multivariate forecasts. Advisor: Tian Zheng.
Baum, Aaron. Essays in health and development economics. Advisor: Emily Breza.
TC / Applied Behavioral Analysis
Baowaidan, Lamis. The effects of an observational intervention on peer awareness and audience appropriate behaviors in preschool children with disabilities. Advisor: Jessica Dudek.
Byers, Erika. An analysis of the relation between peer observing responses and obervational learning. Advisor: Jessica Dudek.
Philp, Amanda. A comparison of typically developing and developmentally delayed three- and four- year olds on imitation and emulation in two testing conditions: Immediate and delayed. Advisor: R. Douglas Greer.
Weber, Jennifer. The effects of mastery of editing peers' written math algorithms on producing effective problem solving algorithms. Advisor: R. Douglas Greer.
TC / Behavioral Nutrition
Tate, Chinara. Examining the effect of a high quality, moderate fat dietary intervention on cognitive function in early adolescence. Advisor: Isobel R. Contento.
TC / Clinical Psychology
Barton, Yakov. Developmental depression: A latent class examination. Advisor: Lisa J. Miller.
Zoogman, Sarah. Yoga and anxiety: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Advisor: Lisa J. Miller.
TC / Cognitive Studies in Education
Zapanta San Pedro, Maria. Middle school learning, academic emotions and engagement as precursors to college-going outcomes. Advisor: Ryan Shaun Joazeiro de Baker.
TC / Comparative and International Education
Streete, Denzil. Examining the impact of free higher education in Trinidad and Tobago. Advisor: Gita Steiner-Khamsi.
TC / Counseling Psychology
Chambers, Carissa. Religiosity and modern prejudice: Points of convergence and points of departure. Advisor: Laura Smith.
Esposito, Jessica. Understanding unpredicted chronic illness and its links to posttraumatic stress and growth: The case of multiple sclerosis. Advisor: Melanie Brewster.
TC / English Education
Fabricant, Rebecca. Writers, readers, learners, and living works in progress: English teachers’ conceptions of their roles in the classroom. Advisor: Ruth Vinz.
Jebb, Joel. USMAPS English: Unnecessary detour or pathway to success? Advisor: Sheridan Blau.
Mentor, Marcelle. Black men speak: Narratives of corps members in the NYC Teach for America Program. Advisor: Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz.
Niccolini, Alyssa. Uneasy subjects: Censorship, affect, schooling. Advisor: Janet L. Miller.
TC / Kinesiology
Kuo, Hsing-Ching. The relationship between mirror movements and corticospinal tract connectivity in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy. Advisor: Andrew Michael Gordon.
TC / Philosophy and Education
Fantuzzo, John. Learning the meet the 'demands of the day': Towards a Weberian philosophy of education. Advisor: Megan Laverty.
TC / School Psychology
Orozco, Steven. Aggressive students and high school dropout: An event history analysis. Advisor: Marla R. Brassard.
Zuckerman, Karlian. An investigation of note taking and review on test performance. Advisor: Stephen T. Peverly.
TC / Science Education
Hamen Farrar, Cynthia. Teachers' instructional goals for science practice: Identifying knowledge gaps using cultural-historical activity theory. Advisor: Ann E. Rivet.
Cermatori, Joseph. Traditions of the Baroque: Modernist stagings of a concept between theory and performance. Advisor: Julie Peters.
Dissertation Proposals Filed
French and Romance Philology
Provitola, Anna. Sexuality, universalism, and national identity: Lesbian and queer discourses on sexual democracy in France from the 1970s to the present.
Atkinson, Iain. On giving a voice to suffering as the condition of truth.