The Graduate School

Dissertation Defense Information

Name: Andrew Beutel

Program: English

Dissertation Title:

     The Revolt against Mourning: Woolf, Joyce, Faulkner, and Beyond

Major Professor: Dr. Jonathan Allison

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Time: 1:30 PM

Place: POT 1245

Name: Luke Heil

Program: Microbiology

Dissertation Title:

     Considerations for the manipulation of neonatal immune responses to influenza virus

Major Professor: Dr. Beth Garvy

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: 2:00 AM

Place: MS 403

Name: GwanSeon Kim

Program: Agricultural Economics

Dissertation Title:

     Three Essays on Bioeconomy Development

Major Professor: Dr. Tyler Mark

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: 426 Charles E. Barnhart Bldg.

Name: Jakub Mikuska

Program: Family Studies

Dissertation Title:

     A Closer Look at Internet Addiction

Major Professor: Dr. Alexander Vazsonyi

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: Young library: Alumni Gallery 1-65

Name: Hyokyung Kwak

Program: Public Policy and Administration

Dissertation Title:

     Three essays in Welfare Policies in American States: Explaining American Welfare States in the Post-Welfare Reform Era

Major Professor: Dr. Edward Jennings

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Time: 3:00 PM

Place: Patterson Office Tower, 443

Name: Na-Ra Lee

Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dissertation Title:

     DISCOVERY OF NOVEL PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS

Major Professor: Dr. Linda Dwoskin

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM

Place: BBSRB room 202a for seminar and BPC room 370

Name: Hilaree Frazier

Program: Pharmacology

Dissertation Title:

     Exploring the Relationship Between Neuronal Insulin Receptor Signaling, Calcium Dysregulation, and Glucose Metabolism in the Hippocampus

Major Professor: Dr. Olivier Thibault

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM

Place: William R. Willard Medical Education Building, room MS-303

Name: Yatta Linhares Boakari

Program: Veterinary Science

Dissertation Title:

     How a high protein diet model can alter the endometrial and embryonic transcriptome of mares

Major Professor: Dr. Barry Ball

Date: Friday, June 14, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: Gluck Equine Research Center #110

Name: Orhan Abar

Program: Computer Science

Dissertation Title:

     Rule Mining and Sequential Pattern Based Predictive Modeling with EMR Data

Major Professor: Dr. Venkata Kavuluru

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM

Place: The Davis Marksbury Building -- Large Conference Room

Name: Jared Antrobus

Program: Mathematics

Dissertation Title:

     The State of Lexicodes and Ferrers Diagram Rank-Metric Codes

Major Professor: Dr. Heide Gluesing-Luerssen

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM

Place: 745 Patterson Office Tower

Name: Xue Han

Program: Computer Science

Dissertation Title:

     Configuration-Aware Performance Profiling, Tuning, and Testing Framework

Major Professor: Dr. Tingting Yu

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: Marksbury 102

Name: Anna Bedsole

Program: English

Dissertation Title:

     An Uncertain Inheritance: The Anglo-Irish Heiress 1864-1929

Major Professor: Dr. Jonathan Allison

Date: Monday, August 26, 2019

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: 1245 Patterson Office Tower