• 31 • Doctoral Degrees Julia R Daniels, Education: Curriculum & Instruction. Dissertation: White Women Teachers and the Possibilities of Harm Reduction. (Profs. Manka M. Varghese & Kenneth Zeichner) Tyler Blake Davis, Public Policy And Management. Dissertation: Challenges to Effective Third-Party Certification in Environmental Policy. (Prof. Craig W. Thomas) Policarpio Augustine Decano, Education: School Psychology. Dissertation: Exploration of the Effectiveness of a Resilience Curriculum Delivered as a College Course: The APT Framework & THRIVE Resilience Curriculum. (Prof. James J. Mazza) Erin J Dela Cruz, Molecular & Cellular Biology. Dissertation: Exploring the Role of Innate Immune Genetic Variation in Bacterial Vaginosis and Vaginal Bacterial Colonization. (Prof. David N. Fredricks) Rubee Dev, Nursing: Statistics. Dissertation: Developing a Family Planning Counseling Intervention for Women and Adolescent Girls in Resource-Limited Settings. (Prof. Pamela K. Kohler) Kristin Elizabeth Devleming, Mathematics. Dissertation: Moduli of Surfaces in P^3. (Prof. Sandor J. Kovacs) Lindsay A Devries, Speech & Hearing Sciences. Dissertation: Electrode Position, Channel Interaction, and Speech Perception in Cochlear Implant Listeners. (Prof. Julie A. Bierer) Christiana A Dietzen, Environmental And Forest Sciences. Dissertation: The Response of Soil Organic Carbon Pools to Climate Change and Potential to Increase Carbon Sequestration in Soils Through Management Activities. (Prof. Robert B. Harrison) Mishaela T DiNino, Neuroscience. Dissertation: Auditory Perception and the Electrode-Neuron Interface in Children and Adults With Cochlear Implants. (Prof. Julie A. Bierer) Julius A Doyle, Anthropology: Biological. Dissertation: “I’m Black and I’m Strong:” the Health Effects of Resilience in the Face of Discrimination Among Black American Men in Metropolitan Seattle. (Prof. Steven M. Goodreau) Danielle R Eakins, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Characterizing Sexual Assault Among Tribal College/University Students: A Study Assessing Risk & Resiliency Factors to Inform Prevention/Intervention Methods. (Prof. William H . George) Arianne E Eason, Psychology. Dissertation: Racial Segregation and Its Effects on Intergroup Cognition. (Profs. Cheryl R. Kaiser & Jessica A. Sommervill) Laeticia N Egesi, Nursing. Dissertation: The Grief Experience of Nigerian Women After Perinatal Loss. (Prof. Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon) Daniel A Epstein, Computer Science & Engineering. Dissertation: Everyday Personal Informatics. (Profs. James A. Fogarty & Sean A. Munson) Yang Fan, Economics. Dissertation: Essays in Corporate Finance and Firm Dynamics. (Prof. Mujeung Yang) Stephanie Reed Forman, Education: Educ Leadershp & Policy St. Dissertation: Leading for Equity: How Education Leaders Navigate Conflicts to Implement Dual Language Immersion Policies. (Prof. Meredith I. Honig) Lea Alison Fox, Education: Curriculum & Instruction. Dissertation: Becoming an Instructional Leader: Transforming Elementary Principal Learning Through a Research- Practice Partnership. (Prof. Elham Kazemi) Christopher E Freye, Chemistry. Dissertation: Development of Instrumental and Chemometric Techniques for the Analysis of Complex Samples Via Multi-Dimensional Gas Chromatography. (Prof. Robert E. Synovec) Emily Gage, Pathobiology. Dissertation: Examining Preexisting Immune Mediators That Augment Immune Responses to Drifted Influenza Exposure. (Prof. Rhea N. Coler) Aravinda Garimella, Business Administration. Dissertation: User Engagement on Online Collaborative Communities. (Prof. Ming Fan) Colin T Gasamis, Education: Special Education. Dissertation: Tutor Language Use During Interactive Book Reading Sessions. (Prof. Roxanne Hudson) Alexandra Leyman Goodell, Education: Learning Sciences. Dissertation: Negotiating Open Access: AP Science Identities in a Project- Based Learning Context. (Prof. Susan B. Nolen) Michael W Goodman, Linguistics. Dissertation: Semantic Operations for Transfer-Based Machine Translation. (Prof. Emily R. Menon Bender) Molly E Grear, Civil Engineering. Dissertation: Characterization of Marine Mammal Biomechanics to Evaluate Tidal Turbine Collision Impact. (Prof. Michael Motley) Maria Sergeevna Grigoryeva, Sociology. Dissertation: Adolescent Concealment: Causes and Consequences. (Prof. Ross L. Matsueda) Gonzalo Guzman, Education: Educ Leadershp & Policy St. Dissertation: Education for a New Race: White Schools, Child Labor, and Constructing the Mexican in the Intermountain West, 1917-1943. (Prof. Joy Ann Williamson- Lott) Asad Haris, Pub Hlth: Biostatistics. Dissertation: Towards More Flexible Models in High Dimensions. (Prof. Ali Shojaie) Colleen M Harker, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Determinants of Quality of Life in Caregivers of Children With Autism Concerns. (Prof. Wendy L. Stone) M Ragan Hart, Public Health Genetics. Dissertation: Exploring Strategies to Optimize the Value of Pharmacogenomic Testing. (Prof. Emily E. Devine) Kimberly Hartstein, Chemistry. Dissertation: Post-Synthetic Tuning of Electronic Dopants in Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals: Carrier Stability & Spectroscopic Signatures. (Prof. Daniel R. Gamelin) Luheng He, Computer Science & Engineering. Dissertation: Modeling Shallow Semantic Structures Without Syntax. (Prof. Luke S. Zettlemoyer) Katherine R Heal, Oceanography. Dissertation: The Power and Promise of Direct Measurements of Metabolites in Marine Systems. (Prof. Anitra E. Ingalls) Keith R Hodson, Earth And Space Sciences. Dissertation: Structurally Controlled Fluid Flow, Cementation, and Diagenesis on the Moab Fault, UT: New Insights from Clumped Isotope Thermometry on Fault-Hosted Carbonate Cements. (Prof. Juliet G. Crider) Hallie R Holmes, Bioengineering. Dissertation: Field-Deployable Microfluidics for Species Identification in Conservation. (Prof. Karl F. Bohringer) Arshiya Hoseyni Chime, Mechanical Engineering. Dissertation: Experimental and Numerical Modeling of NOx Formation in Premixed Combustion of Pure and Renewable Liquid Fuels. (Prof. Philip C. Malte) Elizabeth E Hubert, Education: School Psychology. Dissertation: The Impact of Socio-Economic Status and Implementation Factors on School Mental Health Implementation Outcomes. (Prof. James J. Mazza) Karthik Iyer, Mathematics. Dissertation: Inverse Problems for Linear and Non-Linear Elliptic Equations. (Prof. Gunther A. Uhlmann) Kristina M Jordahl, Epidemiology. Dissertation: Pre-Diagnostic Genome-Wide DNA Methylation in Blood and Risk of Bladder Cancer. (Prof. Parveen Bhatti) Soyoung Kang, Mechanical Engineering. Dissertation: Investigation of Biomarker- Targeted SERS Nanoparticles for Multiplexed Molecular Imaging of Fresh Tissue Specimens. (Prof. Jonathan Liu) Rachel Beth Keller, Pathology. Dissertation: Novel Disease Genes Underlying Rare Recessively Inherited Forms of Osteogenesis Imperfecta. (Prof. Peter H. Byers) Arjun Khakhar, Bioengineering. Dissertation: Reprogramming Plants With Synthetic Signalling. (Profs. Eric Klavins & Georg Seelig) Razieh Khalifehzadeh Y, Chemical Eng And Nanotech & Mol Eng. Dissertation: Fluorination of Poly(lactides) as a Path to Enhanced Hemocompatibility. (Prof. Buddy D. Ratner) Amey Rajendra Khanolkar, Mechanical Engineering. Dissertation: Laser Ultrasonic Characterization of Contact Dynamics in Single- and Few-Layer Self-Assembled Microscale Granular Crystals. (Prof. Nicholas S. Boechler) Eyun Jennifer Kim, Built Environment. Dissertation: History, Narrative, and the Production of Nature in the Cheonggyecheon Restoration Project. (Prof. Thaisa Way) Melanie R Klein, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Mediating and Moderating Effects of Child Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia Reactivity in the Association Between Early Childhood Adversity and Later Adjustment. (Prof. Liliana J. Lengua) Jason C Klein, Genome Sciences. Dissertation: Massively Parallel Characterization of Enhancers in Evolution and Disease. (Prof. Jay A. Shendure) Elaine Renee Klein, Education: Learning Sci & Human Dev. Dissertation: Learning Beyond the Lab: Designing for Identity Development and Relational Equity for Youth and Scientists. (Prof. Philip L. Bell) Heta Karoliina Kosonen, Civil Engineering. Dissertation: Pathways Toward Rapid Wastewater Treatment Response During Global Refugee Crisis. (Prof. Amy Ahim Kim) Peeyush Kumar, Industrial Engineering. Dissertation: Information Theoretic Learning Methods for Markov Decision Processes With Parametric Uncertainty. (Prof. Archis Vijay Ghate) Lise A Lalonde, French Studies. Dissertation: Whiteness in Contemporary France: A Radical, Multifaceted and Intersectional Approach to (De)Constructing French Identity. (Prof. Maya A. Smith) Colin H Lamont, Physics. Dissertation: The Search for a Organizing Physical Framework for Statistics. (Prof. Paul A. Wiggins) Kait B LaPorte, Ethnomusicology. Dissertation: The Cornfield’s Most Lovable Monster: A Dissertation on Leslie Hall. (Prof. Christina Sunardi) Karalynn Lavalley, Nursing. Dissertation: Disproportionality in School Disciplinary Practices: Findings from a Policy Surveillance. (Prof. Elizabeth R. Bekemeier) Eric Sander Lavine, Aeronautics & Astronautics. Dissertation: The Evolution and Dynamics of Magnetized Plasma Jets in the MoCHI.LabJet Experiment. (Prof. Setthivoine You) Inmi Lee, Digital Arts And Experimental Media. Dissertation: The Dialectics of a Machine. (Prof. James Coupe) Gillian Anna Levine, Epidemiology. Dissertation: Severe Illness and Mortality in High-Risk Kenyan Newborns. (Prof. Grace C. John Stewart) Meng Li, Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dissertation: The Real Option Value of Life and Innovation. (Prof. Louis P. Garrison) Hanchuan Li, Computer Science & Engineering. Dissertation: Enabling Novel Sensing and Interaction With Everyday Objects Using Commercial RFID Systems. (Prof. Shwetak Naran Patel) Shu Liang, Computer Science & Engineering. Dissertation: Data-Driven Approaches for Personalized Head Reconstruction. (Prof. Linda G. Shapiro) Matthew B Lim, Materials Science And Engineering. Dissertation: Scalable Processing of Porous Carbon Nanocomposites and Functional Nanomaterials. (Prof. Peter John Pauzauskie) Paul L Lindau, Molecular & Cellular Biology. Dissertation: Immune Repertoire Sequencing With Application to Infectious Disease. (Prof. Philip D. Greenberg) Sandra D Littletree, Information Science. Dissertation: The History of Tribal Libraries: Self-Determination, Leadership, and Vision. (Prof. Cheryl Metoyer) Xiaojuan Liu, Atmospheric Sciences. Dissertation: Influences of Large-Scale Factors on the Earth’s Climate. (Prof. David S. Battisti) Sarah E Llewellyn, Nursing. Dissertation: Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease Identification in Primary Care: A Convergent Parallel Mixed-Methods Single Embedded Case Study. (Prof. Barbara B. Cochrane) Meredith M Loken, Political Science. Dissertation: Women in War: Militancy, Legitimacy, and Rebel Success. (Prof. Elizabeth L. Kier) John M Lombard, Physics. Dissertation: From Quantum Gravity to Combinatorial Hives: Addressing Longstanding Puzzles With Novel Approaches. (Prof. Stephen R. Sharpe) Calvin A Loncaric, Computer Science & Engineering. Dissertation: Data Structure Synthesis. (Prof. Michael D. Ernst) Alexandra V Lotas, Education: Learning Sciences. Dissertation: Reverberating Words and ‘Becoming Other Than the Other’ in Adult Literacy: Bakhtinian Reflections on a Powerful Literacy-Influenced GED Academic Writing Framework. (Prof. Deborah Elaine Mccutchen) Kelsey L Lynch, Molecular & Cellular Biology. Dissertation: The Limiting DNA Replication Initiation Factors Sld2 and Sld3 Influence Replication Origin Efficiency Independent of Time of Origin Firing in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae. (Prof. Bonita J. Brewer) Sukh Makhnoon, Public Health Genetics. Dissertation: Genomic Uncertainty: Patient Understanding, Management, Information Seeking, and Familial Communication. (Prof. Deborah J. Bowen) Elizabeth H Marks, Clinical Psychology. Dissertation: Reducing Intrusive Memories of Real-World Stimuli Via Memory Reconsolidation. (Prof. Lori A. Zoellner) Siddharth Mathur, Mathematics. Dissertation: Some Theorems on Azumaya Algebras and the Resolution Property. (Prof. Max Lieblich) Robin E Mays, Human Centered Design And Engineering. Dissertation: An Agency-Based Framework for Understanding Humanitarian Information Practices. (Prof. Mark P. Haselkorn) Crystal D McClure, Atmospheric Sciences. Dissertation: Tracing Biomass Burning in the Northwest U.S. (Prof. Daniel A. Jaffe) Kelsey B McCune, Psychology. Dissertation: Cognition Gone Wild: Testing the Social Intelligence Hypothesis in Wild Birds. (Prof. Renee L. Ha)