Dissertation Proposals Filed
Khan, Sohaib. From fatwas to finance: An ethnography of Shari'a compliant banking in Pakistan.
Art History and Archaeology
Foner, Daria. The artist and the child: Images of children in Renaissance Florence, 1430- 1530.
Vogel, Edward. Pathobiological mechanisms of electrophysiological dysfunction following blast-induced traumatic brain injury.
Yee, Ethan. The burden of forgiveness: Franciscans' impact on penitential practices in the thirteenth century.
Nutritional and Metabolic Biology
Lerea, Jaclyn. Early intervention in a mouse model of childhood obesity.
Bagnall, Adrianna. Managing adulthood: Guardianship and autonomy for people with development disabilities.
Rajbhandari, Presha. Selective discovery of transcription network driving MYCN-amplified subtype of high-risk neuroblastoma. Advisor: Andrea Califano.
Yoh, Kathryn. Repression of p63 and induction of EMT by mutant Ras in mammary epithelial lines. Advisors: Carol Prives and Ron Prywes.
Kinz-Thompson, Colin. Dynamics of stop-codon recognition by release factor 1. Advisor: Ruben L. Gonzalez, Jr.
Berger, Lynn. Photography distinguishes itself: Law and the emerging profession of photography in the 19th-century United States. Advisor: Michael Schudson.
Viennot, Nicolas. Record-replay mechanisms applied to operating systems and distributed systems. Advisor: Jason Nieh.
Earth and Environmental Engineering
Shen, Yang. Chemical fate studies of mining reagents: Understanding the decomposition behavior under various conditions. Advisor: Ponisseril Somasundaran.
Sapra, Katherine. The natural history of pregnancy loss. Advisor: Cande Ananth.
Johnston, Katherine. Atlantic bodies: Health, race, and the environment in the British Greater Caribbean. Advisor: Christopher L. Brown.
Latin American and Iberian Cultures
Rodríguez, Verónica. On violence and tyranny. Advisor: Jesús R. Velasco.
Bruggeman, Cameron. Dynamics of large rank-based systems of interacting diffusions. Advisor: Ioannis Karatzas.
Microbiology, Immunology, and Infection
Thome, Joseph. The effect of aging on human T cell subset compartmentalization and maintenance in tissue sites. Advisor: Donna Farber.
Liu, Lian. The study of B20 Skyrmion Systems: MnSi and (Mn,Fe)Si. Advisor: Yasutomo Uemura.
Wolfe, Michael. The world could not contain the pages: An Akbarian reading of the Gospel of John. Advisor: Peter J. Awn.
TC / Mathematics Education
Marushina, Albina. Mathematical extracurricular activities in Russia. Advisor: Bruce R. Vogeli.
TC / Social-Organizational Psychology
Stilwell, Rebecca. Change manager behavioral inventory: Development and validation of an instrument. Advisor: Debra A. Noumair.
Touber, Julie. Institutional schizophrenia: The African development disease. Advisor: Robert A. Beauregard.
West, John. The rule of choice: Translating economic theory into urban governance in New York City, 2002-2013. Advisor: Robert A. Beauregard.