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Dissertation Defense Announcements

Spring 2019

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College of Business

Department of Accounting

  • Cooper, Sue A.: Relationships between corporate social responsibility materiality, corporate financial performance, analyst forecasts, and short-termism
    Date: April 26, 2019
    Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.02
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: K.K. Raman, Ph.D. and Jennifer Yin, Ph.D.
  • Costin, Claire: On Social Capital and Financial Reporting: Implications for Earnings Management and Accruals Perception
    Date: April 26, 2019
    Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.10, Executive Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Jeff Boone, Ph.D. & K.K. Raman, Ph.D.

Department of Finance

  • Nguyen, Ca: Three Essays on Corporate Debt
    Date: April 18, 2019
    Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
    Location: BB 4.02.10, Executive Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: John K. Wald, Ph.D.

  • Malone, Sean: Innovations in Financial Risk
    Date: May 1, 2019
    Time: 1:30 p.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.10, Executive Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: John K. Wald, Ph.D.

Department of Management Science and Statistics

  • Wang, Binbin: Spatial Modeling of Rainfall Accumulated over Short Periods of Time
    Date: March 29, 2019
    Time: 8:00 a.m.
    Location: BB 3.02.16, Statistics Lab
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Victor De Oliveira, Ph.D.

  • Li, Yuanhan: Pitman's Measure of Closeness on a Generalized Class of Biased Estimators
    Date: April 18, 2019
    Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Location: BB 3.02.16
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Jerome Keating, Ph.D.

Department of Marketing

  • Li, Yuan: Two Essays on the Effects of Visual Design on Consumer Behavior
    Date: March 26, 2019
    Time: 9:00 a.m.
    Location: BB 4.02.10
    Campus: Main Campus
    Co-Chairs: Yinlong (Allen) Zhang, Ph.D. and Dengfeng Yan, Ph.D.

  • Park, Hanyong: Two Essays on the Psychology of Scarcity and Its Impact on Consumer Product Evaluations and Choice
    Date: April 24, 2019
    Time: 2:30 p.m.
    Location: Executive Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Co-Chairs: Suman Basuroy, Ph.D. and Dengfeng Yan, Ph.D.



College of Education and Human Development

Department of Educational Leadership

  • Carrillo, Ruben: The Bilingual Learner’s Journey into English: How Families Preserve the Native Language and Cultural Identity of English Language Learners
    Date: April 16, 2019
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Location: BV 4.350
    Campus: Downtown Campus
    Chair: Encarnación Garza, Ph.D.

  • Talamantes, Yvette J.: Exploring the Experiences of Mexican American Teachers: Personal Reflections as Students and Educators in the Educational Pipeline
    Date: April 17, 2019
    Time: 11:00 a.m.
    Location: BV 4.350
    Campus: Downtown Campus
    Chair: Encarnación Garza, Ph.D.
  • Barrera, Destiny Marie: A Phenomological Study of Latina School Principals in Texas
    Date: April 22, 2019
    Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Location: BV 2.309
    Campus: Downtown Campus
    Chair: Mariela Rodriguez, Ph.D.
  • Duarte, Bryan J.: The Relationship Between Principals and Teachers in High Poverty Schools: A Multifocal Study of the Neoliberal Policy Context
    Date: April 30, 2019
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Location: Buena Vista Building, Room 1.318
    Campus: Downtown Campus
    Chair: Dr. Curtis Brewer

Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

  • Gomez, Alvaro: The Effects of Makerspace Learning on the Social Interactions Among Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorder
    Date: April 4, 2019
    Time: 9:00 a.m.
    Location: GSR 1.204.2
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Lee Mason, Ph.D.
  • Perales, Jessica: Peer Supported Arrangements: How Does Participation As a Peer Support Affect Non-Disabled Peers?
    Date: April 9, 2019
    Time: 12:00 p.m.
    Location: MB 2.212A
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Timothy Yuen, Ph.D.
  • Garcia, Stephanie: A Case Study Approach: Preservice Science Teachers Enacting a Critical Race Curriculum
    Date: April 15, 2019
    Time: 10:00 a.m.
    Location: MB 2.212 (ILT Conference Room)
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Emily Bonner, Ph.D.
  • McGhee, Martina: Exploring Black Women's Use of Pop Culture as Curriculum: A Narrative Case Study
    Date: April 16, 2019
    Time: 1:00 p.m.
    Location: MB 0.410
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Crystal Kalinec-Craig, Ph.D.
  • Garcia-Alvarado, Socorro: Agency and Meaning-Making: A Participatory Study of Preschooler's Retelling of Culturally Relevant Children's Literature
    Date: April 18, 2019
    Time: 10:00 a.m.
    Location: MB 3.112A
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Maria Arreguin-Anderson, Ed.D.
  • Hood, Caleb: Critical Consciousness in San Antonio Writing Project Open Institutes
    Date: April 19, 2019
    Time: 9:00 a.m.
    Location: MB 3.308 (COEHD Dean's Lounge)
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Misty Sailors, Ph.D.



College of Engineering

Department of Biomedical Engineering

  • Pearson, Joseph: Biomaterial Graft to Enhance Bone Ligament Enthesis Regeneration
    Date: March 29, 2019
    Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 2.102, Multipurpose Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Teja Guda, Ph.D.

  • Nawn, Corinne: Augmenting Airway Management with Novel Tracheal Detection Mechanisms and Mechanical Securement Approaches
    Date: April 24, 2019
    Time: 9:00 a.m.
    Location: BSB 3.03.02
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Jing Yong Ye, Ph.D. and R. Lyle Hood, Ph.D.
  • Sergio Alejandro Montelongo: Whole tooth regeneration by mimicking local stem cell niches
    Date: April 29, 2019
    Time: 2:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 2.102
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Teja Guda, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Yan, Hao: A Cross-Layer Framework for NVM-Based Deep Learning Acceleration
    Date: February 28, 2019
    Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 1.406
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Lide Duan, Ph.D.

  • Abdelmawgoud Ahmed: Distributed Cooperative Guidance in Multi-Missile of Multi-Target Cyber-Physical Systems with Time Delay
    Date: April 19, 2019
    Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 1.406
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Mo Jamshidi, Ph.D.

  • Lwowski, Jonathan: End to End Control of a Cloud-Based Heterogeneous Swarm for Cyber-Physical Systems
    Date: April 25, 2019
    Time: 4:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 1.412
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Mo Jamshidi, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • Aboytes Ojeda, Mario: Stochastic Programming Models to Integrate Biomass Quality Variability in the Design of Biofuel Logistics Networks
    Date: April 22, 2019
    Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Location: EB 3.04.62, Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Krystel Castillo Villar, Ph.D
  • Nielson, Jordan: Improving Wind Farm Preconstruction and Short Term Energy Production Forecasting Using Field Data, Large Eddy Simulation and Artificial Neural Networks
    Date: April 24, 2019
    Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
    Location: EB 3.04.62, Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Kiran Bhaganagar, Ph.D.



College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Department of Anthropology

  • Roberts, Jason: "We Live Like This": Life, Logging, and the Continuing Pursuit of Development on New Hanover Island (Lavongai), Papua New Guinea
    Date: March 7, 2019
    Time: 4:00 p.m.
    Location: BSE 2.102
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Jamon Halvaksz, Ph.D.
  • Shaver, Marissa: Ethnographic Explorations into the Ways Experiences of Place Have Helped Sustain One Community: Fishing in Baja California Sur, Mexico
    Date: March 8, 2019
    Time: 2:30 p.m.
    Location: SU Pecan Room, 2.01.26
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Jamon Halvaksz, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

  • Jose Lara-Ruiz: Traumatic Brain Injury and Health Outcomes in Military Personnel across the Deployment Cycle
    Date: April 29, 2019
    Time: 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
    Location: MH 4.04.58
    Campus: Main Campus
    Chair: Alan Peterson, Ph.D.



College of Public Policy

Department of Demography

  • Gallardo De Las Penas, Andres: The Influence of Demographic Processes on Economic Growth
    Date: April 24, 2019
    Time: 1:30 p.m.-2:20 p.m.
    Location: MNT 4.420
    Campus: Downtown Campus
    Chair: Dr. Lloyd Potter

 

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