Doctoral oral exams for May 5-8

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

Sirinya Chantarak, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Monday, May 5, 9 a.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “On the Assembly of Functionalized CdSe Nanorods.” Todd Emrick and Thomas Russell, co-chrs.

Richard Taupier, Ph.D., History. Monday, May 5, 10 a.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “The Oirad of the Early 17th Century: Statehood and Political Ideology.” Audrey Altstadt, chr.

Liping Qiu, Ph.D., Finance. Monday, May 5, 10:30 a.m., 128 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “Three Essays on Hedge Funds.” Bing Liang, chr.

Nina Eichacker, Ph.D., Economics. Tuesday, May 6, 10 a.m., 919 Thompson Hall. Dissertation: “Financial Underpinnings of the European Crisis: Financial Deregulation, Privatization, and Asymmetric State Power.” Gerald Epstein, chr.

Beata Dolina, Ed.D., Education. Monday, May 6, 1 p.m., 100 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Mediations of Multiple Identities in the United States University Educational Context. International Students’ Experiences.” Theresa Austin, chr.

Andrew Weir, Ph.D., Linguistics. Tuesday, May 6, 2:30 p.m., W-23 Machmer. Dissertation: “The Two Paths to Ellipsis.” Kyle Johnson, chr.

Leila Davis, Ph.D., Economics. Wednesday, May 7, 1 p.m., 919 Thompson Hall. Dissertation: “The Financialization of Nonfinancial Corporations in the Post 1970 U.S., Economy.” Peter Skott, chr.

Laura Miller, Ph.D., History. Thursday, May 8, 11 a.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “All-American Vacationland: African-American, Puerto Rican, and Italian Resorts in the Catskill Mountains, 1920-1980.” Christian Appy, chr.

Yu Gu, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Thursday, May 8, 2 p.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “On the Morphology of Polymer-based Solar Cells to Achieve Higher Device Performance.” Thomas Russell, chr.