Summer 2016

Summer Quarter Dissertations (August 2016)

Division of the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine

Albertin, Caroline Beth
Organismal Biology and Anatomy
The Molecular Embryology of a Cephalopod Mollusc, Octopus bimaculoides
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1771

Banovich, Nicholas Eli
Human Genetics
Characterizing Inter-individual Regulatory Variation Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1RV0KMC

Basant, Angika
Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
Positioning the Plane of Cell Division: the Role of Cortical Centralspindlin
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1N29TWD

Burke, Thomas Andrew
Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
Actin Dynamics: from Single Molecules to Competing Cellular Networks
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1FF3Q96

Chambers, Brendan
Computational Neuroscience
Emergent Cooperation Supports Synaptic Integration, Selecting Routes for Activity in Cortical Networks
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1M043BN

Clark, Wesley
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Dynamic tRNA Modification Landscape
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1CN71V2

Clayton, Benjamin Lawrence Lynner
Neurobiology
The Integrated Stress Response in Hypoxia Induced Diffuse White Matter Injury
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1MK6B0P

Dong, Jing
Public Health Sciences
ESSAYS ON THE ECONOMICS OF LONG-TERM CARE AND THE FAMILY
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1775

Fuller, James Richard
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
DNA Dynamics and Irreversibility Regulate Mu Transposition
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1BG2KXN

Isabella, Adam James
Developmental Biology
Mechanisms of Basement Membrane Remodeling and Their Contributions to Tissue Morphogenesis
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M17942R9

Jackrel, Sara Lindsay
Ecology and Evolution
Drivers and Consequences of Intraspecific Trait Variation: Ecology of a Forest-Stream Community
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M16T0JK6

Jeong, Choongwon
Human Genetics
The Genetic History and Adaptations of High Altitude East Asians in the Tibetan Plateau
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M14X55R6

Johnson, Allison Elaine
Ecology and Evolution
Evolution and Sociality in Fairy-wrens (Aves: Maluridae)
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1QV3JG0

Kline, Douglas
Immunology
The Innate Immune System Drives T Cell Tolerance Against Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1WH2MXC

Krenc, Agata Karolina
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
FLUORESCENCE INTERFERENCE CONTRAST MICROSCOPY, A NEW TOOL TO STUDY COLLECTIVE MOTOR DYNAMICS
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1772

Lau, Denise
Immunology
Early Memory B Cells in Humans are Primed for Plasma Cell Differentiation and are Refractory to Reactivation
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1GT5K8Z

Lin, Jenny
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemical Insights into the Cyanobacterial Circadian Clock
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1Z899CB

Moulton, Orissa Merritt
Ecology and Evolution
The Role of Nitrogen in Mediating Algal-Microbial Interactions in a Rocky Intertidal Ecosystem
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1ZW1J0G

Muite, Kevin
Immunology
LYMPHOTOXIN REGULATES COLONIZATION RESISTANCE AND BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH IN THE SMALL INTESTINE
Institutional Repository: No

Olsen, Aaron
Organismal Biology and Anatomy
Patterns of Morphological and Functional Evolution in the Feeding System of Waterfowl (Anseriformes): Insights from Diet, Beak Shape, and Cranial Mechanics
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1778

Phong, Connie
Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
Actuation of Delayed, High Specificity Negative Feedback in the KaiABC Cyanobacterial Circadian Oscillator
Institutional Repository: No

Pieretti, Joyce
Organismal Biology and Anatomy
SHARED DEVELOPMENTAL AND REGULATORY FEATURES OF FINS AND LIMBS
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1752

Vavra, Kevin Christopher
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Defining Myosin-10 Navigation Rules
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1763

Wagner, Elizabeth
Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
Optogenetic analysis of RhoA-mediated furrow formation during cytokinesis
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1QC01K5

Yao, Lu
Evolutionary Biology
PHYLOGEOGRAPHY AND PHENOTYPIC EVOLUTION OF MACACA FASCICULARIS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M108638P

Zhang, Yuan
Pathology
The Role of Lymphotoxin Signaling on Commensal Bacteria-Induced Inflammation
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1762

Division of the Humanities

Akpinar, Mehmetcan
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Narrative Representations of Abū Bakr (d. 13/634) in the Second/Eighth Century
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M14J0C21

Burns, Chelsea
Music
Listening for Modern Latin America: Identity and Representation in Concert Music, 1920–1940
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1HD7SKD

Calahan, Joel
Comparative Literature
What is the Language of Poetry? Diction, Dialect, and Speech in Nineteenth-Century Lyric
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M19P2ZKG

Capper, Emily
Cinema & Media Studies and Art History
ALLAN KAPROW AND THE DIALECTICS OF INSTRUCTION, 1947–1968
Institutional Repository: No

Chatzikonstantinou, Anastasios
Linguistics
SEMANTIC AND PROSODIC PROCESSING OF THE NEGATIVE POLARITY ITEMS IN GREEK
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1G73BMX

Cline, Brandon Duane
New Testament and Early Christian Literature
Petition and Performance in the Apologies of Justin Martyr
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1756

Cora, Yasar Tolga
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Transforming Erzurum/Karin: The Social and Economic History of a Multi-Ethnic Ottoman City in the Nineteenth Century
Institutional Repository: No

Csirkes, Ferenc Peter
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
"Chaghatay Oration, Ottoman Eloquence, Qizilbash Rhetoric": Turkic Literature in Safavid Persia
Institutional Repository: No

Duesterberg, James Cooper
English Language and Literature
Discovering Form: Aesthetics and Critique in American Literature and Culture
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1SQ8XBW

Faton, Isabelle
Romance Languages and Literatures
Justiciers et fugitifs : la justice dans le roman post-révolutionnaire
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M17W694R

Frank, Hannah Maitland
Cinema and Media Studies
Looking at Cartoons: The Art, Labor, and Technology of American Cel Animation
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1NZ85MJ

Greenfield, Ingrid Anna
Art History
A Moveable Continent: Collecting Africa in Renaissance Italy
Institutional Repository: No

Kim, Ji Young
East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Representations of Colonial Collaboration and Literature of Decolonization in Korea, 1945-1950
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1774

Mandusic, Zdenko
Slavic Languages & Literatures and Cinema & Media Studies
Camerawork: Soviet Film Experience and Visual Poetics after Stalin
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1M61H59

Mejia-Rivas, Santiago
Philosophy
Ethical Development and the Varieties of Self-Knowledge
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1GF0RFK

RODRIGUEZ-NAVAS, Daniel Ricardo
Philosophy
The Ethical Views of Michel Foucault
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1755

Rossner, Rachel Kathryn
Art History
GREAT EXPECTATIONS: THE SOUTH SLAVS IN THE PARIS SALON CANVASES OF VLAHO BUKOVAC AND JAROSLAV ČERMÁK
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1768

Salinger, Victoria Lucy
Art History
"Writing Calculations, Calculating Writing": The Art of Hanne Darboven
Institutional Repository: No

Sánchez-Rojo, Ana Paola
Music
Music, Opinion, and Press in Late Eighteenth-Century Madrid
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1K07268

Schroeder, Jonathan David Shelly
English Language and Literature
Prisoners of Loss: An Atlantic History of Nostalgia
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1760

Şen, Ahmet Tunç
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Astrology in the Service of the Empire: Knowledge, Prognostication, and Politics at the Ottoman Court, 1450s–1550s
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1C24TH3

Slugan, Mario
Cinema and Media Studies
Fiction, Narrators and Early Cinema
Institutional Repository: No

Swan, Julia Thomas
Linguistics
Language Ideologies, Border Effects, and Dialectal Variation: Evidence from /æ/, /aʊ/, and /aɪ/ in Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC
PQDT Open: http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/doc/1823896420.html?FMT=ABS
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M15T3HFT

Urberg, Michelle
Music
Music in the Devotional Lives of the Birgittine Brothers and Sisters at Vadstena Abbey (c. 1373 – c. 1545)
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1751

Van Wassenhove, Bart
Classics: Ancient Mediterranean World
Moral Admonition and the Emotions in Seneca's Philosophical Works
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1750

Vincent, Monique Denise
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Households, Communities, and Dimensions of Social Identity in the Early Iron Age at Tall al-'Umayri
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1TM782B

Wood, Kelli
Art History
The Art of Play: Games in Early Modern Italy
Institutional Repository: No

Yamazaki, Junko
Cinema & Media Studies and East Asian Languages & Civilizations
Jidaigeki's Postwar: Visions of the Present in Japanese Period Films
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1779

Division of the Physical Sciences

Berlin, Asher
Physics
The Diphoton and Diboson Excesses in a Left-Right Symmetric Theory of Dark Matter
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1QR4V2P

Chen, Kai
Chemistry
Mapping N6-Methylation on Adenine Base in Transcriptome and Genome at High Resolution
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1767

Geracie, Michael
Physics
Galilean Geometry in Condensed Matter Systems
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1445JDB

Goessling, Marc
Statistics
High-Dimensional Generative Models: Shrinkage, Composition and Autoregression
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1J67DW4

Johnson, Sean Donner
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Studies of the Relationship between Galaxies and the Inter/Circum-galactic Medium
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M11834D2

Kreidberg, Laura
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Glimpses of Far Away Places: Intensive Atmosphere Characterization of Extrasolar Planets
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1RR1W62

Lau, Wing-Yeung
Chemistry
Organized Arrays of Functional Molecules Supported by Gallium-Porphyrin Monolayers on Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1777

Lu, Kuangda
Chemistry
Metal-Organic Frameworks for Biomedical Applications
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M13J3B2F

Poon, Christopher Yan Hoi
Chemistry
Nanoscale Coordination Polymers Co-deliver Multiple Therapuetics For Combination Therapy of Cancer
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1757

Prabhu, Kartik
Physics
The First Law of Black Hole Mechanics for Fields with Internal Gauge Freedom
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1H70CR9

Richardson, Jonathan William
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Experimental Constraints on the Exotic Shearing of Space-Time
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1PR7SXW

Roy, Rishideep
Statistics
Extreme Values of Log-Correlated Gaussian Fields
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M16W980C

Samuels, Lamont
Computer Science
Declarative Computer Graphics using Functional Reactive Programming
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1CF9N1F

Sturm, Erica Julie
Chemistry
Multi-referenced Excited States and Intermolecular Forces from the Anti-Hermitian Contracted Schrodinger Equation
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1348H8Z

Trappitsch, Reto
Geophysical Sciences
Deciphering Galactic Chemical Evolution: Iron and Nickel Isotopes and Cosmic Ray Exposure Ages of Presolar Silicon Carbide Grains
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1V40S9H

Wilmes, John
Mathematics
Structure, Automorphisms, and Isomorphisms of Regular Combinatorial Objects
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1F769H0

Xu, Mengyu
Statistics
Two Problems in High Dimensional Inference: $L^2$ Test by Resampling and Network Estimation from Non-Stationary Time Series
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1416V01

Zhu, Yuancheng
Statistics
Constrained and Localized Forms of Statistical Minimax Theory
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1PZ56RX

Zimmerman, John Franklin
Chemistry
Silicon Nanowires as Intracellular Devices
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1K64G1X

Division of the Social Sciences

Baskin, Jonathan
Social Thought
Different Therapies: David Foster Wallace's Philosophical Fiction
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1VH5KS0

Campi, Ashleigh Marie
Political Science
After Equality: Conservative Consciousness Formation in the Late Twentieth Century United States
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M15X26V4

Chazin, Hannah
Anthropology
The Politics of Pasture: The Organization of Pastoral Practices and Political Authority in  the Late Bronze Age in the South Caucasus
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1761

Choi, Jinbaek
Political Science
Embedded Authoritarianism: China’s Labor Politics and Its Market Transformation
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1251G44

Collins, Christopher D.
Comparative Human Development
Regulatory Focus in the Context of Work: The Social Impact of Promotion Tactics
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1XG9P2M

Congdon, Eliza Lincoln
Psychology
Learning Mathematics through Action and Gesture: Children's Prior Knowledge Matters
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1753

Deng, Binbin
Economics
Counterparty Risk, Central Counterparty Clearing and Aggregate Risk
Institutional Repository: No

Fenner, Sofia Alia
Political Science
Life after Co-optation
Institutional Repository: No

Geraghty, Mark Anthony
Anthropology
Genocide Ideology, Nation-Building, Counter-Revolution: Specters of the Rwandan Nation-State
Institutional Repository: No

Godbout, Geneviève
Anthropology
A House in Waiting: Food and Hospitality on Antiguan Plantations, 1783-1904
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1773

Greyeyes, Wendy Shelly
Sociology
Holding Sovereignty Accountable: The Constraints of Tribal Education Organizational Design
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M10C4SPM

Hirsch, Eric Michael
Anthropology
Investing in Indigeneity: Development, Finance, and the Politics of Abundance in Andean Peru
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1VM496Q

Hojman Cruz, Andres Pablo Cristobal
Economics
Three Essays on the Economics of Early Childhood Education Programs
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1776

Hundman, Eric
Political Science
Networks and Loyalties: The Social Roots of Military Disobedience in the Sino-French War
Institutional Repository: No

Inbar, Avner
Social Thought
Rousseau's Political Psychology
Institutional Repository: No

Jean, Marshall
Sociology
Can You "Work Your Way Up?" - Ability Grouping and the Development of Academic Engagement
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1DF6P5T

Jenkins, Andrea Louise
Anthropology
Economies of Urban American Indian Belonging: Cultivating Academic and Cultural Strength Through Title VII Programs
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M18P5XF3

Jiang, Junyan
Political Science
Fragmented Unity: Patronage Politics and Authoritarian Resilience in China
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1764

Kaplan, Morgan Lee
Political Science
Persuading Power: Insurgent Diplomacy and the International Politics of Rebellion
Institutional Repository: No

Kim, Kiho
Anthropology
New Wine in Old Village: Introduction of Industrial Vineyards and Collective Land Ownership in Post-socialist China
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1319SV7

Levy, Aiala Teresa
History
Forging an Urban Public: Theaters, Audiences, and the City in São Paulo, Brazil, 1854-1924
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M19K485J

Liberman, Zoe
Psychology
The Origins of Social Categorization: Infants’ Inferences about Social Relationships and Shared Social Attributes
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1758

Luban, Daniel Henry
Political Science
Pride and Order: A Study of the Emergence of Modern Social Thought
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1N014G1

Mateus, Paulo Eduardo
Economics
Sovereign Default and the Correlation of Bond and Stock Returns
Institutional Repository: No

Merriman, Benjamin George
Sociology
Conservative Innovators: The Use of Novel Legal and Administrative Practices in State Officeholders' Challenge to Federal Power
Institutional Repository: No

Moore, Erin Virginia
Comparative Human Development
Translating Girls' Empowerment: Gender, Adolescence, and Transnational NGOs in Urban Uganda
Institutional Repository: No

Necka, Elizabeth Anne
Psychology
Intrasexual Vigilance in Women: Social, Cognitive, and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1769

Novack, Miriam A.
Psychology
Perceiving Movement as Representational Across the Lifespan
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1754

Pérez Meléndez, José Juan
History
The Business of Peopling: Colonization and Politics in Imperial Brazil, 1822-1860
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1BP00Q7

Pilgrim  Lauren  Johnson
Sociology
Repasts: A Life Course Approach to Hunger in Later Life
Institutional Repository: Yes initially

Seaman, Aaron Todd
Comparative Human Development
Figuring Families: Caregiving in the Midst of Alzheimer's Disease
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M17P8WB5

Stokes, Lauren Kelsey
History
"Fear of the Family": Migration and Integration in West Germany, 1955-2000
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1765

Valentine, Robert
Political Science
Decisiveness: The Real Calculus of Nuclear Weapons-Use
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1ZC80SN

Weichselbraun, Anna Maria
Anthropology
Constituting the International Nuclear Order: Bureaucratic Objectivity at the IAEA
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1770

Zhang, Yang
Sociology
Insurgent Dynamics: The Coming of the Chinese Rebellions, 1850-1873
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1766

The Divinity School

Hannan, Sean Michael
Belatedness: Augustine on Transformation in Time and History
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/uchicago.1759

Zirkle, Alexandra Kathryn
Modeling the Temple: The Politics of German Jewish Biblical Hermeneutics
Institutional Repository: No

The Institute for Molecular Engineering

Christle, David James
Single Defects in Semiconductors for Quantum Information Processing and Sensing
PQDT Open: http://pqdtopen.proquest.com/doc/1823551459.html?FMT=ABS
Institutional Repository: 10.6082/M1RB72Q0

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Gu, Naiqing
Consumer Online Search with Partially Revealed Information
Institutional Repository: No