College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Past Defenses

Michael Perini - Doctor of Arts in Community College Education

The Academic Librarian as Blended Professional: Reassessing the Perception of the Position

Major Professor: Jaime Lester, PhD, Higher Education Program

December 16, 2014

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Robert Gardner - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

A Multi-species Investigation of Memory: from Human Recollection to Rodent Navigation

Major Professor: Giorgio Ascoli, PhD, Neuroscience Program Program

December 04, 2014

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Lotta Moberg - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones

Major Professor: Tyler Cowen, PhD, Department of Economics

December 02, 2014

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Jennifer Lapple - Doctor of Arts in Community College Education

A Comparative Case Study on the Effectiveness of a Multisensory Instructional Approach for Learning Musical Expression

Major Professor: Lisa Billingham

November 24, 2014

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Elizabeth Conjar - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

The Influence of Social Network Relationships on Development: An Empirical Examination of Leadership Development

Major Professor: Stephen Zaccaro, PhD, Department of Psychology

November 21, 2014

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Jill Waybright - Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics

An Optimality Theoretic Analysis of the Source and Patterns of Phonological Opacity in Developing Grammars

Major Professor: Steven H. Weinberger, PhD, Department of English

November 21, 2014

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Jennifer Levasseur - Doctor of Philosophy in History

Pictures by Proxy: Images of Exploration and the First Decade of Astronaut Photography at NASA

Major Professor: Paula Petrik, PhD, Department of History and Art History

November 20, 2014

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Martha Deutscher - Doctor of Philosophy in Cultural Studies

Cleared and Present: Danger in the Personnel Security Clearance System

Major Professor: Hugh Gusterson, PhD, CHSSWeb Design 3

November 19, 2014

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Mary Sullivan Linhart - Doctor of Philosophy in History

Up to Date and Progressive Winchester and Frederick County Virginia, 1870-1980

Major Professor: Zachary Schrag, PhD, Department of History and Art History

November 18, 2014

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Julie M. Gall - Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology, Law and Society

Domestic Lone Wolf Terrorists: An Examination of Patterns in Domestic Lone Wolf Targets, Weapons, and Ideologies

Major Professor: Alan Turner, Department of Criminology, Law and Society and Brian Lawton, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

November 18, 2014

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