• 25 • Doctoral Degrees Monica Rose Sanchez, Molecular & Cellular Biology. Dissertation: Genetic Background Effects on Adaptation and Gene Function Evolution. (Prof. Maitreya J. Dunham) Erin M Sanehira, Electrical Eng And Nanotech & Mol Eng. Dissertation: Efficient, Stable Perovskite Solar Cells Enabled by Electrode Interface Engineering and Nanoscale Phase Stabilization. (Prof. Lih-Yuan Lin) Yu Sasaki, Political Science. Dissertation: Precocious Enough to Rationalize Culture? Explaining the Success and Failure of Nation- Building in Europe, 1400-2000. (Prof. Anthony J. Gill) Jillian M Schleicher, Earth And Space Sciences. Dissertation: Crystal-Scale Control on Magmatic Mush Mobilization and Mixing. (Prof. George W. Bergantz) Kiana Melrose Scott, Communication. Dissertation: Speaking Up: Down-Ballot Candidate Communication, Clinton, Trump, and the Election That Surprised America. (Prof. David S. Domke) David K Scoville, Environmental Health:envirn Toxicology. Dissertation: Differential Susceptibility to Engineered Nanomaterial Induced Lung Inflammation and Toxicity. (Prof. Terrance J. Kavanagh) Ryan Patrick Seguin, Medicinal Chemistry. Dissertation: Non-Dissociative Sequential Metabolism of Enoxacin to a Metabolic Intermediate Complex With Cytochrome P450 1A2. (Prof. Kent Kunze) Youngmin Seo, Education: Curriculum & Instruction. Dissertation: Early Bilingual Development: Expanding Our Understanding of Family Language Policy in Heritage Language Maintenance. (Prof. Manka M. Varghese) Xu Shi, Pub Hlth: Biostatistics. Dissertation: Multivariate Inference and Surveillance Using Population Scale Data. (Profs. Patrick J. Heagerty & Andrea Cook) Sonia Singhal, Biology. Dissertation: Effects of Single Mutations from Experimental Evolution of Microbial Proteins: Thermostability in phi-6 Cystovirus and Toxin Diversification in Escherichia Coli. (Prof. Benjamin B. Kerr) William A Smith, Electrical Engineering. Dissertation: Circuit Techniques for Optimized Recording of Neural Signals. (Profs. Visvesh Sathe & Brian P. Otis) Matthias Smith, Physics. Dissertation: Developing the Precision Magnetic Field for the E989 Muon g-2 Experiment. (Prof. David Hertzog) Kayla Gaye Sprenger, Chemical Engineering. Dissertation: Development and Use of Molecular Simulation Tools to Study the Structure and Function of Biomolecules at Interfaces. (Prof. Walter James Pfaendtner) Jennifer M Staples, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Minority Stress: Understanding Alcohol Behaviors, Suicidality, and Non- Suicidal Self-Injury Among Transgender Adults. (Prof. William H. George) Christine C Stawitz, Quantitative Ecology & Resource Mgmt. Dissertation: Understanding the Effects of Growth and Size-at-Age Variation on the Dynamics of Fish Populations. (Prof. Timothy E. Essington) Nicole M Stettler, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Mental Health Disparities Between Sexual Minority and Heterosexual Youth: The Role of Emotion Regulation and the Parent-Child Relationship. (Prof. Lynn Fainsilber Katz) Daniel E Stofleth, Communication. Dissertation: Talking About Mindfulness: Portrayals in Diverse Communication Communities. (Profs. Valerie L. Manusov & David M. Levy) Ronda Little Strauch, Civil Engineering. Dissertation: Probabilistic Modeling of Shallow Landslides at Regional Scales. (Prof. Erkan Istanbulluoglu) Samuel Robert Sudar, Computer Science & Engineering. Dissertation: Designing Technology for Existing Infrastructure in the Developing World. (Prof. Richard J. Anderson) Yingying Sun, Asian Languages & Literature. Dissertation: Manuscripts, Texts and Geographical Writings: A Study of Dunhuang Manuscript P.2005. (Prof. William Boltz) Supasorn Suwajanakorn, Computer Science & Engineering. Dissertation: Audiovisual Persona Reconstruction. (Profs. Steven M. Seitz & Irena Kemelmaher) Zoi E Sychev, Molecular & Cellular Biology. Dissertation: Unraveling the Proteome of Endothelial Cells Latently Infected With KSHV Reveales Reliance on Peroxisome Lipid Metabolism and Redox Regulation. (Prof. Michael Lagunoff) Rachael C Tatman, Linguistics. Dissertation: Modeling the Perceptual Learning of Novel Dialect Features. (Prof. Richard A. Wright) Jared Christopher Taylor, Education: Special Education. Dissertation: Implementation of CBT in School Settings: An Examination of the Barriers and Facilitators. (Prof. Carol Davis) Kristine A Thimm, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Contextual Influences on Impulsivity and Associations With Alcohol Use. (Prof. Kevin M. King) Timothy Andrew Thomas, Sociology. Dissertation: Forced Out: Race, Market, and Neighborhood Dynamics of Evictions. (Prof. Kyle Crowder) Aysegul Toksoz, Sociology. Dissertation: Regulation Through Legal Ambiguity: Politics of Fertility in Contemporary Turkey. (Prof. Katherine A. Beckett) Sara J Tomczuk, Sociology. Dissertation: Environment of Tension, Moments of Conflict: A Comparative Study of Majority-Roma Interethnic Relations in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. (Prof. Steven J. Pfaff) Michael J Tremmel, Astronomy. Dissertation: Modeling Supermassive Black Holes in Cosmological Simulations. (Prof. Fabio Governato) Helen Renee Valenstein-Mah, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Outcomes of a Brief Mindfulness Intervention for College Students With Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Problem Drinking. (Prof. Mary E. Larimer) Adriana Vazquez, Classics. Dissertation: Vates and Initiates: Augustan Poetic Manipulation of Greek Mystery Cult. (Prof. Stephen E. Hinds) Joris Vincent, Psychology. Dissertation: Partial Independence of Brightness Induction and Brown Inducton Suggests a Two-Stage Model for Brightness Induction. (Prof. Steven L. Buck) Jens von der Linden, Aeronautics & Astronautics. Dissertation: Investigating the Dynamics of Canonical Flux Tubes. (Prof. Setthivoine You) Michael L Wagman, Physics. Dissertation: Statistical Angles on the Lattice QCD Signal- to-Noise Problem. (Prof. Martin J. Savage) Shawn T Walker, Information Science. Dissertation: The Complexity of Collecting Digital and Social Media Data in Ephemeral Contexts. (Prof. Emma Stuart Spiro) Yali Wan, Statistics: Advanced Data Science. Dissertation: Topics in Graph Clustering. (Prof. Marina Meila-Predoviciu) Caroline E Weller, Chemistry. Dissertation: Development of Auxiliary-Mediated Protein Semisynthesis Methods Toward the Study of Histone SUMOylation. (Prof. Champak Chatterjee) Rebecca C Wellington, Education: Educ Leadershp & Policy St. Dissertation: Girls’ Vocational Education at Chemawa Indian School 1900-1930: A Story of Acculturation and Self-Advocacy. (Prof. Nancy Elizabeth Beadie) Kai Xie, Asian Languages & Literature. Dissertation: Remapping the Sino-Japanese Dialectic: Sino-Japanese Interplay in Linked Verse Compositions of Japan, 14th to 17th Centuries. (Prof. Paul S. Atkins) Joyce P Yang, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Developing and Pilot Testing a Brief Intervention to Reduce Psychological Distress Among Individuals Recently Diagnosed With HIV in China. (Prof. Jane M. Simoni) Mark Yatskar, Computer Science & Engineering. Dissertation: Natural Language as a Scaffold for Visual Recognition. (Prof. Luke S. Zettlemoyer) Jianzhu Yin, Mechanical Engineering. Dissertation: Soft Shear Tactile Sensor Embedded Artificial Skin. (Prof. Jonathan D. Posner) David Aaron Younger, Bioengineering. Dissertation: High-Throughput Characterization of Protein-Protein Interactions by Reprogramming Yeast Mating. (Profs. Eric Klavins & David Baker) Huanshu Yuan, Education: Curriculum & Instruction. Dissertation: Preparing Culturally Responsive Han Teachers in China: A Case Study of One Teacher Education Program. (Prof. Geneva Gay) Sarah M Zaides, History. Dissertation: Tevye’s Ottoman Daughter: Ashkenazi and Sephardi Jews in the Shatterzones of Empire, 1882- 1923. (Prof. Glennys J. Young) Bo Zhao, Materials Sci & Engr & Nanotechnology. Dissertation: Manipulating Conductivity in Metal Oxide Semiconductors: Mechanism Investigation and Conductivity Tuning in Doped Fe2O3 Hematite and Metal/ Ga2O3/Metal Heterostructure. (Prof. Fumio Ohuchi) Hailun Zheng, Mathematics. Dissertation: On the g2-number of Various Classes of Spheres and Manifolds. (Prof. Isabella Novik) Jinyang Zheng, Business Administration. Dissertation: Understand Online Two-Sided Market: An Empirical Perspective. (Prof. Yong Tan) Xuezhe Zhou, Materials Sci & Engr & Nanotechnology. Dissertation: Synthesis, Characterization, and Laser Refrigeration of Rare-Earth Doped Fluoride Nanostructures. (Prof. Peter John Pauzauskie) Seth F Zippel, Civil Engineering. Dissertation: The Effects of Ice and Currents on Wave- Breaking Turbulence at the Ocean Surface. (Prof. James M. Thomson) DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY Jon Mark Wahlstrom. (Prof. Deborah Kartin)