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Carla Sarr, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present her dissertation, " Rhetorical Gardening: Greening Composition," on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 222 McMicken Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of English & Comparative Literature Laura Micciche. The presentation is open to the public.


Gary Cornwall, doctoral student in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, will present his dissertation, " Three Essays on Bayesian Econometric Methods," on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:30 AM in room 223 Lindner Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Economics Olivier Parent. The presentation is open to the public.


Saeed Alshahrani, doctoral student in the College of Medicine, will present his dissertation, " The Renal (Diuretic) and Extra Renal (Non-Diuretic) Actions of Hydrochlorothiazide," on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM in room 135 French East . The committee will be chaired by Professor of Medicine Manoocher Soleimani. The presentation is open to the public.


Bochen Li, doctoral student in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, will present his dissertation, " Three essays on the effect of external business environment on corporate investment," on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 2:30 PM in room 401 Lindner Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Finance Yong Kim. The presentation is open to the public.


Katherine Durante, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present her dissertation, " The Effects of Jurisdictional Context on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Prison Admissions," on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 3:00 PM in room 1606 Crosley Tower. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Sociology Jeffrey Timberlake. The presentation is open to the public.


Yongchao Lu, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present his dissertation, " On the Classification of rank-1 d=4 N = 2 superconformal field theories by their Seiberg-Witten geometries," on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 9:30 AM in room 407 GMP. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Physics Philip Argyres. The presentation is open to the public.


Erin Harbinson, doctoral student in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services, will present her dissertation, "Is Corrections “Collar” Blind?: Examining the Predictive Validity of a Risk/Needs Assessment Tool on White-Collar Offenders ," on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 1:30 PM in room 652 TDC. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Criminal Justice Michael Benson. The presentation is open to the public.


Shuo Huang, doctoral student in the College of Engineering & Applied Science, will present his dissertation, " New Multidomain Approaches and Fast Direct Solver for the Boundary Element Method," on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM in room 501 Rhodes Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Mechanical Engineering Yijun Liu. The presentation is open to the public.


Chun Liang, doctoral student in the College of Allied Health Sciences, will present her dissertation, " Cortical Representation of Frequency Change Perception in Cochlear Implant Users," on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM in room 330 FRENCH-EAST. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Fawen Zhang. The presentation is open to the public.


Noma Agbonifo, doctoral student in the College of Medicine, will present his dissertation, " Inclined Surfaces - Impact on Postural Stability and Spine Loading," on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM in room 119 Kettering Laboratory. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Environmental Health Kermit Davis. The presentation is open to the public.


Daniel Groves, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present his , " The Indefensible," on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 1:00 AM in room 222 McMicken Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of English and Creative Writing James Cummins. The presentation is open to the public.


Hongxiang Shi, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present his dissertation, " Hierarchical Statistical Models for Large Spatial Data," on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM in room 801 Old Chem. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Mathematical Sciences Emily Kang. The presentation is open to the public.


Hanna Wetzel, doctoral student in the College of Medicine, will present her dissertation, " Preclinical development of the anti-cocaine monoclonal antibody h2E2 for the treatment of cocaine addiction," on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 135 French East. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Pharmacology Andrew Norman. The presentation is open to the public.


Suyan Zheng, doctoral student in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, will present her dissertation, " Three Essays on Corporate Cash Holdings," on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 401 Lindner Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Finance and Real Estate Shaun Bond. The presentation is open to the public.


Zhouyang Liu, doctoral student in the College of Engineering & Applied Science, will present his dissertation, " Heterogeneous Catalytic Elemental Mercury Oxidation in Coal Combustion Flue Gas," on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 435 ERC. The committee will be chaired by Professor of unknown Joo Youp Lee. The presentation is open to the public.


Zhouyang Liu, doctoral student in the College of Engineering & Applied Science, will present his dissertation, " Heterogeneous Catalytic Elemental Mercury Oxidation in Coal Combustion Flue Gas," on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 435 ERC. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Chemical Engineering Joo Youp Lee. The presentation is open to the public.


Anukana Bhattacharjee, doctoral student in the College of Medicine, will present her dissertation, " Characterization of the DNA Binding Properties of CST (CTC1-STN1-TEN1) with Relation to the Roles of CST in Telomeric as well as Genome-wide Replication," on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM in room 2351 MSB. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Cancer Biology Carolyn Price. The presentation is open to the public.


Donna Green, doctoral student in the College of Nursing, will present her dissertation, " The Effect of Independent Computer-Based Simulation on Neonatal Resuscitation Skills," on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 286 Procter Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Nursing Elaine Miller. The presentation is open to the public.


Tamika Odum, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present her dissertation, " Our Journey, Our Voice: Conceptualizing Motherhood and Reproductive Agency in African American Communities ," on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 1:00 AM in room 1606 Crosley . The committee will be chaired by Professor of Sociology Annulla Linders. The presentation is open to the public.


John Shahan, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present his dissertation, " Spies, Detectives and Philosophers in Divided Germany: Reading Cold War Genre Fiction from a Kantian Perspective.," on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 701 Old Chemistry Building. The committee will be chaired by Professor of German Studies Harold Herzog. The presentation is open to the public.


Ahmad Hanandeh, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present his dissertation, " Nonstationary Nearest Neighbors Gaussian Process Models," on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 270 W Charlton. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Statistics Bledar Konomi. The presentation is open to the public.


Veronica Romero, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present her dissertation, "Computational Measurement of Social Communication Dynamics in Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder," on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM in room 4124 Edwards Center 1. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Psychology Michael Richardson. The presentation is open to the public.


Wei Wei, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present her dissertation, "China’s Interests and Preferences in Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) --A Critical Analysis of Official Discourses on the China-ASEAN FTA and the China-Australia FTA ," on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM in room 1110 Crosley Tower. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Political Science Thomas Moore. The presentation is open to the public.


Lindsay Owens, doctoral student in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services, will present her dissertation, " Identifying Student Difficulties in Causal Reasoning in College-Aged Students ," on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 430 Teacher''/Dyer Complex. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Physics Kathleen Koenig. The presentation is open to the public.


Vanessa de los Reyes, doctoral student in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, will present her dissertation, "From Conformity to Protest: The Evolution of Latinos in American Popular Culture, 1930s-1980s," on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM in room 310B McMicken Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of History Stephen Porter. The presentation is open to the public.


Divya Sardana, doctoral student in the College of Engineering & Applied Science, will present her dissertation, " Analysis of Meso-scale structures in Weighted Graphs," on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM in room 813 Rhodes Hall. The committee will be chaired by Professor of Computer Science Raj Bhatnagar. The presentation is open to the public.