Graduate School

Current Students – Upcoming Doctoral Defense

November

11/26/18
David Barnard, Chemistry, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Excited State Dynamics and Charge Redistribution of Extremophile DNA Photolyase and Flavin Cofactors
604 Science Education and Research Center, 1:00 p.m.

 

11/26/18
Jessica Bird, History, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Do the Hustle: Municipal Regulation of New York City's Underground Economy, 1965 to Present
914 Gladfelter Hall, 11:00 a.m.

 

11/26/18
Issar Daryanani, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Sustained Stressors and Scarce Support: Risk Factors for Adolescent Psychopathology in Single-Mother Families
Psychological Services Center, 1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, 12:30 p.m.

 

11/26/18
Linda Greenwood, Media and Communication, Klein College of Media and Communication
Ph.D.
Stimulating Interest in Political Information and Facilitating Deep Comprehension of a Political Text for Young Voters: Does Embodiment Matter?
1H Annenberg Hall, 2:00 p.m.

 

11/26/18
Courtney Lemon-Tate, Educational Leadership, College of Education
Ed.D.
"It Didn't Matter That I Had No One to Ask, I Knew the Best Answer"  — The Charter School CEO: Lonely, Overconfident, and Underprepared
242 Ritter Hall Annex, 9:00 a.m.

 

11/26/18

Omid Haji Maghsoudi, Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D.
Software Development for Neuroscience, Biology, and Biomechanics Applications
809 Engineering Building, 10:00 a.m.

 

11/27/18
James Kelley, Political Science, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Reputational Effects in Legislative Elections: Measuring the Impact of Repeat Candidacy and Interest Group Endorsements
413 Gladfelter Hall, 10:00 a.m.

 

11/27/18
Wenura Withanage, Physics, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Magnesium Diboride (MgB2) Thin Films on Copper and Silicon for RF Cavity and Electronic Applications
408 Science Education and Research Center, 1:00 p.m.

 

11/27/18
Chongsong Xu, Chemistry, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Development of Functionalized Spiroligomers for Metal-Binding and Asymmetric Catalysis
604 Science Education and Research Center, 1:30 p.m.

 

11/28/18
Peng He, Chemistry, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Free Energy Simulations and Structural Studies of Protein Ligand Binding and Allostery
703 Science Education and Research Center, 11:00 a.m.

 

11/29/18
Devlina Roy, School Psychology, College of Education
Ph.D.
Examining Mental Illness Stigma and the Impact on Help-Seeking Across Race and Ethnicity: A Focus on South Asian Communities
179 Ritter Hall Annex, 3:30 p.m.

 

11/30/18
Chicora Oliver, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Chemokine Modulation of MDPV-Induced Behavior and Neuroplasticity
856 Weiss Hall, 1:00 p.m.

 

11/30/18
Dusan Ramljak, Computer and Information Science, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Data-Driven High-Performance Data Access
302 Science Education and Research Center, 9:00 a.m.

 

11/30/18

Yichao Tang, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D.
Deformation-Driven Programmable Metamaterials and Soft Machines
607A Engineering Building, 9:30 a.m.

 

 

December

 

12/3/18
Jieutonne Archer, Chemistry, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
An Investigation into the Versatility of A Titanium: Sapphire Amplifier Laser System for Ambient Mass Spectrometry
226B Beury Hall, 9:00 a.m.

 

12/7/18

Jose Fernandez, Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Kant's Proleptic Philosophy of History: The World Well-Hoped
722 Anderson Hall, 11:30 a.m.

 

12/7/18

Douglas Fletcher II, Statistics, Fox School of Business and Management
Ph.D.
Generalized Empirical Bayes: Theory, Methodology, and Application
Speakman Hall, William Wei Conference Room, 10:30 a.m.