College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Past Defenses

John Kotcher - Doctor of Philosophy in Communication

Reducing Resistance to Communication about Climate Change Using an Applied Self-affirmation Intervention

Major Professor: Edward Maibach, PhD, Department of Communication

September 13, 2016

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Akhmad Rizal Shidiq - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Essays on Firms and Political Connections in Indonesia

Major Professor: Garett Jones, PhD, Department of Economics

September 07, 2016

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C. Jordan Thibodeaux - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

What Are Athletes Saying to Themselves? Self-talk and Motivation in Youth Tennis

Major Professor: Adam Winsler, PhD, Department of Psychology

August 22, 2016

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Scott Drylie - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Interpreting Adam Smith's Views on the Education of the Poor in the Age of Benevolence

Major Professor: Daniel B Klein, PhD, Department of Economics

July 25, 2016

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Susan Douglass - Doctor of Philosophy in History

Teaching the World in Three Mass Education Systems: Britain, Egypt, and India, 1950-1970

Major Professor: Sumaiya A. Hamdani, PhD, Department of History and Art History

July 20, 2016

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Steven Harris-Scott - Doctor of Philosophy in History

Northern Virginia, A Land Apart: Bound Labor in Virginia’s Upper Northern Neck, 1645-1710

Major Professor: Randolph Scully, PhD, Department of History and Art History

July 14, 2016

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Mark Lutter - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Three Essays on Proprietary Cities

Major Professor: Donald J Boudreaux, PhD, Department of Economics

July 13, 2016

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Heather Vovak - Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology, Law and Society

Examining the Relationship between Crime Rates and Clearance Rates Using Dual Trajectory Analysis

Major Professor: Cynthia Lum, PhD, Department of Criminology, Law and Society

July 01, 2016

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Vipin Pudiyadath Veetil - Doctor of Philosophy in Economics

Network-based Macroeconomics: A Preliminary Investigation

Major Professor: Richard E Wagner, PhD, Department of Economics

June 28, 2016

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Julie Grieco - Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology, Law and Society

Attitudinal Dimensions and Openness to Evidence-Based Policing: Perspectives of Academy Recruits

Major Professor: Cynthia Lum, PhD, Department of Criminology, Law and Society

June 22, 2016

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