Dissertations

Dissertations: November 12, 2018

DISSERTATIONS DEFENDED

Art History and Archaeology
Gassaway, William. Extraordinary bodies: The art of deformation in postclassic Mexico. Sponsor: Esther Pasztory.

Cellular, Molecular, and Biomedical Studies
Schrank, Benjamin. Nuclear Arp2/3 drives DNA double-strand break clustering for homology-directed repair. Sponsor: Jean Gautier.

Chemistry
Zhang, Yan. Probing cancer targets and therapeutic mechanisms using small molecules. Sponsor: Brent Stockwell.

Neurobiology and Behavior
Cueva, Christopher. Recurrent computation in brains and machines. Sponsor: Stefano Fusi.

Philosophy
Alonso, Carlos. Dean. Sponsor: Andrea Solomon.

Physics
Havener, Laura. Precision measurements of jet quenching in relativistic heavy ion collisions at the LHC. Sponsor: Brian Cole.

TC / English Education
Aston, Robert. The literature assemblage: Power and the role of the literary canon in the teaching of literature. Sponsor: Ruth Vinz.

Ogg, Mariette. Mess to The Press: Navigating Alex Haley's journalistic roots. Sponsor: Sheridan Blau.

 

DISSERTATION PROPOSALS FILED

Art History and Archaeology
Nisse, Cleo. The development of canvas supports in Venice from Bellini to Tintoretto.

Computer Science
Sun, Timothy. Testing convexity and acyclicity, and new structural results on graph embeddings.

Latin American and Iberian Cultures
Williams Evinson, Katryn. The spirit of sabotage: Machine, state, capital.

Physics
Shrestha, Sajan. Fundamentals and applications of metasurfaces.