Thesis & Dissertation

Dissertation Defense Announcements

Summer 2014



College of Business

Department of Accounting

  • Brooks, Marcus: Essays Examining the Association Between Going Concern Audit Opinions, Subsequent Earnings Management and Engagement Office Audit and Reporting Quality
    Date: August 15, 2014 (Friday)
    Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.10 - Executive Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Sharad Asthana, Ph.D.

Department of Finance

  • Dai, Ya "Anna": Three Essays on Corporate Finance
    Date: May 14, 2014 (Wednesday)
    Time: 11:30 a.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.02 (4th Floor Seminar Room)
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Not Provided

Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security

  • Kordzadeh, Nima: Communication Personal Health Information in Virtual Health Communities: An Integration of Privacy Calculus Model and Affective Commitment
    Date: June 12, 2014 (Friday)
    Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.10 - Executive Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: John Warren, Ph.D.

Department of Management

  • Rigsbee, Carolee: Three Perspectives on Supply Chain Management as a Strategic Capability
    Date: June 17, 2014 (Tuesday)
    Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.10 - Executive Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Cynthia Lengnick-Hall, Ph.D.

Department of Marketing

  • Goss, Robert Justin: Antecedents and Consequences of Consumer Envy
    Date: August 7, 2014 (Thursday)
    Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.10
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Not Provided
     



College of Education and Human Development

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

  • Encarnacion, Nancy: Navigating the Figured World of the Unaccompanied Alien Child
    Date: July 2, 2014 (Wednesday)
    Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Location: MB 3.310
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Mariela A. Rodriguez, Ph.D.
     
  • Garcia, Amada: Fostering the Success of Learners Through Support Programs: Student Perceptions on the Role of TRIO Student Support Services from the Voices of Active and Non-Active TRIO Eligible Participants
    Date: July 1, 2014 (Tuesday)
    Time: 11:15 a.m.
    Location: MB 2.220
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Mariela A. Rodriguez, Ph.D.
     
  • Gray, Pamela: Contemporary Othermothering and the Principalship: How Gender and Culture Impact the Identities of African American Female Secondary Principals
    Date: June 30, 2014 (Monday)
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Location: MB 3.110
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Mariela A. Rodriguez, Ph.D.
     


College of Engineering

Department of Biomedical Engineering

  • Srinivasan, Anand: A Cellular Array of Three Dimensional Mono- and Polymicrobial Biofilms for High-Throughput Drug Discovery and Diagnostics
    Date: July 11, 2014 (Friday)
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 2.102
    Campus: Main Campus
    Co-chairs: Anand Ramasubramanian, Ph.D. and Jose Lopez-Ribot, Ph.D.
     


College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Department of English

  • Longoria, Mario: Land, Literature and Power in the Southwestern United States: Aldo Leopold's Colonialist Land Ethics and the Evolution of a Post Colonial Chicana/o Environmental Politics and Poetics 
    Date: July 25, 2014 (Friday)
    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Location: MB 2.404 (English Seminar Room)
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Ben Olguin, Ph.D.
     


College of Sciences

Department of Computer Science

  • Guo, Rongkai: Understanding and Improving Motivation for Rehabilitation in Virtual Environments for Mobility Impaired Persons
    Date: August 6, 2014 (Wednesday)
    Time: 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
    Location: FLN 4.01.20, CS Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: John Quarles, Ph.D.
     
  • Lei, Chengwei: Build and Reconstruction on Transcriptional Regulatory Network and Network-Based Disease Prediction
    Date: July 30, 2014 (Wednesday)
    Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    Location: FLN 4.01.20, CS Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Jianhua Ruan, Ph.D.
     
  • Nguyen, Dang: Provenance-Based Access Control Models
    Date: July 31, 2014 (Thursday)
    Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Location: FLN 4.01.20, CS Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Ravi Sandhu, Ph.D.
     
  • Tang, Bo: Multi-Tenant Access Control for Cloud Services
    Date: July 31, 2014 (Thursday)
    Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
    Location: FLN 4.01.20
    Campus: Main Campus
    ​Chair: Ravi Sandhu, Ph.D.

Department of Physics

  • Pudasaini, Pushpa: Low-Cost, High Efficiency, Silicon Based Photovoltaic Devices
    Date: July 25, 2014 (Friday)
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Location: AET 3.328
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Arturo Ayon, Ph.D.
     


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