Graduate School

Current Students – Upcoming Doctoral Defenses

May

5/25/18
Justin Ingram, Biomedical Sciences, Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Ph.D.
The Role of the Innate Immune System in Programmed Cell Death

119C Medical Education and Research Building, 2:00 p.m.

5/25/18
Abhirup Patra, Physics, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Surface Properties, Adsorption, and Phase Transitions with a Dispersion-Corrected Density Functional
408 Science Education and Research Center, 1:00 p.m.

5/29/18
Mustafa Akcay, Economics, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Three Essays on the Impact of Monetary Policy Target Interest Rate on Bank Distress and Systemic Risk

TBA, 3:00 p.m.

5/29/18
Ermira Zifla, Business Administration/Management Information Systems, Fox School of Business and Management
Ph.D.
Three Essays on Social and Economic Effects of User-Generated Content

402 Alter Hall, 10:00 a.m.

5/31/18
Laura Gasiorowski, Business Administration/Strategic Management, Fox School of Business and Management
Ph.D.
The Role of Key Resource Providers in New Venture Resource Acquisition

404 Alter Hall, 11:00 a.m.

 

June

6/5/18
Nicole Hall, Geography and Urban Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
The Evolution of Institutional Community Engagement Strategies at Urban Universities from Urban Serving to Institutional-Focused in a Globalizing World: A Study in Atlantic City
914 Gladfelter Hall, 11:30 a.m.

6/5/18
HaeLim Suh, Media and Communication, Lew Klein College of Media and Communication
Ph.D.
The Rise of the Korean Wave in the U.S.: Global Imagination and the Production of Locality Among Korean Americans in Philadelphia

5 Annenberg Hall, 8:00 a.m.

6/6/18
Farzaneh Ghasemi Tahrir, Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D.
Dysregulation of Protein Quality Control Impairs Function of Primary Cardiomyocytes

809 Engineering Building, 2:00 p.m.

6/11/18
Neeharika Nemani, Biomedical Sciences, Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Ph.D.
Molecular Determinant of Mitochondrial Shape Change

910 Medical Education and Research Building, 10:30 a.m.

6/11/18
Jessica Thrasher, Business Administration, Fox School of Business and Management
D.B.A.
The Unintended Consequences of Industry Mandates: How EMV is Changing the U.S. Payments Landscape

338 Alter Hall, 11:00 a.m.

6/12/18
William Hampton, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Delay Discounting and Framing Across the Lifespan: Mechanisms and Practical Implications

856 Weiss Hall, 10:00 a.m.

6/13/18
Lubomyr Konrad, Educational Leadership, College of Education
Ed.D.
Cascading Turbulence: Teachers' Perceptions of Policy Implementation in the School District of Philadelphia During the Fall of 2013

301 Ritter Hall, 10:30 a.m.

6/28/18
Ning Wang, Computer and Information Science, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Efficient Routing and Offloading Design in Internet-of-Things Systems
306 Science Education and Research Center, 9:30 a.m.

 

July

7/10/18
Silke Zoller, History, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Criminalizing Insurgents: The United States and Western Europe Response to Terrorism, 1968-1984

914 Gladfelter Hall, 10:00 a.m.

7/11/18
Ibrahim El-Shekeil, Computer and Information Science, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Operational Resilience in Large-Scale Data Centers
306 Science Education and Research Center,1:00 p.m.