Summer 2021

Summer Quarter Dissertations (August 2021)

Division of the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine

Jacob C. Cooper
Evolutionary Biology
Biogeographic and Ecologic Drivers of Avian Diversity
10.6082/uchicago.3379

Jennifer Ding
Neurobiology
Receptive Field Properties Underlying Noncontinuous Motion Responses in the Retinal Direction-Selective Ganglion Cell
IR: No

Zachary Michael Earley
Immunology
Epithelial GATA4 Regulates Bacterial Colonization and Regionalization of Intestinal Immunity in Homeostasis and Disease
10.6082/uchicago.3389

Grace Hansen
Interdisciplinary Scientist Training Program: Genetics, Genomics, and Systems Biology
Repeat Elements and Novel Genes Contribute to Sex-Specific Mechanisms of Metabolism
10.6082/uchicago.3442

Xuan Hui
Public Health Sciences
Cancer Analysis Without Border: Risk, Classification, and Prevention of Arsenic-induced Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer
10.6082/uchicago.3422

Darshan Nataraj Kasal
Immunology
Delineating the Development and Transcriptional Regulation of the Innate Lymphocyte Lineage
10.6082/uchicago.3344

Jeffrey Laurence-Chasen
Integrative Biology
Neuromechanics of the Primate Tongue During Feeding
10.6082/uchicago.3477

Maayan Levy
Computational Neuroscience
Network Representation of Stimuli in Murine Visual Cortex
10.6082/uchicago.3399

Katie Hannah Long
Interdisciplinary Scientist Training Program: Computational Neuroscience
Touch Spanning Spatial Scales: Texture Coding along the Somatosensory Neuraxis
10.6082/uchicago.3366

Joel Alejandro Mercado-Diaz
Evolutionary Biology
An Evolutionary Perspective on Diversity and Distribution Patterns of Lichenized Fungi in the Caribbean
10.6082/uchicago.3350

Meghan Erin O'Connell
Cell and Molecular Biology
Mechanisms of Arp2/3 Complex and Other Actin Binding Proteins
10.6082/uchicago.3439

John Park
Evolutionary Biology
Life History Evolution in Cyclical Environments
10.6082/uchicago.3332

William Fiske Parker
Public Health Sciences
Transplant Center Practices and the Survival Benefit of Organ Transplantation
10.6082/uchicago.3452

Logan Patrick Poole
Cancer Biology
Post-Translational Control of BNIP3 and Mitophagy by ULK1 Kinase
10.6082/uchicago.3408

M.M.Gayani Senevirathne
Integrative Biology
Ontogeny of the Anuran Urostyle: The Developmental Context of Evolutionary Novelty
10.6082/uchicago.3437

Kelsey Tull Stilson
Integrative Biology
The Kinematics and Neurofeedback of Mastication in Didelphis virginiana
10.6082/uchicago.3456

Andrea Rose Watson
Microbiology
Determinants of microbial colonization and resilience in the human gut
10.6082/uchicago.3461

Brooke Laureen Weigel
Evolutionary Biology
The Diversity and Functional Role of Microbial Communities Associated with the Bull Kelp, Nereocystis luetkeana
10.6082/uchicago.3449

Huan Xu
Neurobiology
The Role of m6A mRNA Methylation in Oligodendrocyte Development, CNS Myelination, and Remyelination
10.6082/uchicago.3431

Zaina Adel Zayyad
Interdisciplinary Scientist Training Program: Computational Neuroscience
Visually-Evoked Normalization in Awake Mouse V1
10.6082/uchicago.3465

Division of the Humanities

Michael J. Bechtel
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
From Collective Sovereignty to Autocracy: The Evolution of the Mongol Empire, 1227-1251
10.6082/uchicago.3390

Arnold Robert Brooks
Philosophy
Every Changing Thing: Natural Continua in Aristotle's Physics VI
10.6082/uchicago.3364

Andrew Burlingame
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Ugaritic Indefinite Pronouns: Linguistic, Social, and Textual Perspectives
10.6082/uchicago.3375

Dave C. Burnham
Cinema and Media Studies
Viewing the World after Structural Film: Realist Impulses in Experimental Cinema
10.6082/uchicago.3335

Dustin Lawrence Dallman
Philosophy
Marx's Naturalism: A Study in Philosophical Methodology
10.6082/uchicago.3440

Barbara Elisabeth Dietlinger
Music
Music and Commemoration in Early Modern Europe: Visual and Sonic Intersections of Remembrance
10.6082/uchicago.3324

Emily Dupree
Philosophy
The Contingency of Moral Personhood
10.6082/uchicago.3352

Upasana Dutta
English Language and Literature
Kashmir in/as Crisis: Theorizing the Crisis-Imaginary and an Ethics of Reading
IR: No

Ekin Enacar
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
We Laugh at Our Misery: Political Satire, Censorship, and Opposition in the Ottoman Empire (1908-1911)
IR: No

Rong Fan
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
The Mongol Empire: Fragmentation, Unity, and Continuity (1206–c.1300)
10.6082/uchicago.3356

Howard Martin Farber
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
An Examination of Prices and Wages in Babylonia – ca. 2000-1600 B.C.E.
10.6082/uchicago.3327

Joshua Isaac Fox
Philosophy
Existential Pessimism and Aesthetic Experience: Mill, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche on Life's Value
10.6082/uchicago.3333

Simon Friedland
Germanic Studies
The Pulse of Prosody: Versification and Antiquity in the Age of Weimar Classicism
10.6082/uchicago.3374

Alia Breitwieser Goehr
Comparative Literature
The Genius of Form: Jin Shengtan's (1608–1661) Transformational Literary Program
10.6082/uchicago.3415

Emre Hakguder
Linguistics
Iconicity in Grammar: Typological Patterns in Sign Language Classifiers
10.6082/uchicago.3363

Rory Ryan Hanlon
Philosophy
Aristotle's Divided Soul
10.6082/uchicago.3349

Matthew Tyler Hubbell
Cinema and Media Studies
Acting After the New Wave: The Political Aesthetics of Performance in France, 1968-1981
10.6082/uchicago.3446

Tynan Byrne Kelly
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Prophetic Eloquence as Linguistic Precedent: The Philology of Ḥadīth from Sībawayhi to al-Farrāʾ
10.6082/uchicago.3405

Katerina Maria Korola
Cinema and Media Studies and Art History
How to Photograph the Air: Photography, Cinema, and the Problem of Atmosphere in German Modernism, 1893-1933
10.6082/uchicago.3457

Pai Suan Nancy Lin
Art History
Making Spaces: Site-Based Practice in Contemporary Chinese Art in the Long 1990s
10.6082/uchicago.3451

Jesse Lockard
Art History
From the Ground Up: Yona Friedman and the Postwar Reimaging of Architecture
10.6082/uchicago.3419

Chelsie May
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Watching Whiteness Work: The Racialization of Jewish Women in Iraq and Israel/Palestine
10.6082/uchicago.3427

Philomena Mazza-Hilway
East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Writ(h)ing Subjecthood: Toward a Feminine Grotesque in Modern Japanese Literature
IR: No

Theodore Stuart Moore
Music
tap
10.6082/uchicago.3370

Emily Joanna Nixon
English Language and Literature Patience, Exemplarity, and the Affective Didactics of Middle English Literature
IR: No

Catalina Ospina Jimenez
Art History
Mopa Mopa Images in the Colonial Northern Andes
10.6082/uchicago.3454

Jennifer Yida Pan
English Language and Literature
Chekhov's Guns: Technology, Design, and Intention in Narrative Fiction
10.6082/uchicago.3483

Chloe Madeleine Pelletier
Art History
From Gold to Green: Visualizing the Environment in the Italian Renaissance
10.6082/uchicago.3435

Kyle Austin Peters
East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Kyoto School and Totality: Theories of Self-Formation in Modern Japanese Philosophy and Thought
10.6082/uchicago.3474

Andrew Usitalo Pitel
Philosophy
Kant's Critique of Rationalism: Substance, Essence, Noumenon
10.6082/uchicago.3472

Eric Powell
English Language and Literature
The Politics of Lyric: A Social History of Shelley’s Forms
10.6082/uchicago.3378

Mohammad Sagha
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Hidden Empires: Revolt, Leadership, and Underground Networks in the Emergence of Early Shiʿi Muslim Sectarian Identities
10.6082/uchicago.3482

Akiva Sanders
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Confrontation and Innovation between Lowland and Highland: The Upper Euphrates in the Early Third Millennium
IR: No

Claudio Sansone
Comparative Literature
Poetics of Unease: Affect and Labor in Ancient Greek, Near Eastern, and Indic Poetry
10.6082/uchicago.3376

Jenna Sarchio
Classics
Of Inclusion, Value, and Roman Elegy
10.6082/uchicago.3373

Sharvari Sastry
South Asian Languages and Civilizations and Theater and Performance Studies
Performances of Posterity: Theatre, Archives and Cultural Regulation in Modern India
10.6082/uchicago.3470

Sophia Ikegami Sherry
English Language and Literature
Late Sun at Mid-Century: Empire, Modernist Aesthetics, Forms of War
10.6082/uchicago.3416

Mary Rosalie Stoner
Classics
Making the Moral Orator: Wanting the Good in Quintilian's Institutio Oratoria
10.6082/uchicago.3354

Esther Van Dyke
Romance Languages and Literatures
Sublime Racine: Theatrical Practices of the Ineffable
10.6082/uchicago.3402

Andrew Malilay White
Music
The Improvised Text: Bodily Regimes of Piano Performance in the Nineteenth Century
10.6082/uchicago.3413

Brian White
East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Speculative Communities: Discourse and the World of Cold War Japanese Science Fiction
10.6082/uchicago.3411

Shirl Yang
English Language and Literature
Letdown Aesthetics: Economic Withdrawal in the Long Downturn, 1970 to the Present
10.6082/uchicago.3406

Michal Zechariah
English Language and Literature
Unmoved Emotions in Shakespeare and Milton
10.6082/uchicago.3342

Noah Jeffrey Zeldin
Germanic Studies
The Learning-Piece, from the Weimar Republic to the Postwar Era: A Critical-Historical Reassessment
IR: No

Hongwei Zhang
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
When They Change the Way They Speak: Contact-Induced Word Order Shifts in Semitic
10.6082/uchicago.3382

Yiren Zheng
East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Sounding Awry: Unusual Voices and the Problem of Speech in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Literature
10.6082/uchicago.3331

Division of the Physical Sciences

Aleksandr Bogatskii
Physics
Vortex Flows on Surfaces and Their Anomalous Hydrodynamics
10.6082/uchicago.3339

Jade Checlair
Geophysical Sciences
Theoretical Study of Habitable Terrestrial Planets and Statistical Tests to Inform Future Observations
10.6082/uchicago.3377

You-Lin Chen
Statistics
Stochastic and Online Learning with Applications to Machine Learning and Statistics
IR: No

Alexander L Crook
Physics
Photonic Enhancement of Spin Qubits in Silicon Carbide
10.6082/uchicago.3400

Asrat Demise
Physics
$T{\bar T}$ and Holography
10.6082/uchicago.3365

Jeffrey Alexander Dewey
Chemistry
The Study, Manipulation, and Evolution of Multiprotein Systems via T7 RNA Polymerase Biosensors
10.6082/uchicago.3397

Yongshan Ding
Computer Science
Architecting Quantum Computer Systems in the Presence of Noise
10.6082/uchicago.3393

Christian Ferko
Physics
Supersymmetry and Irrelevant Deformations
10.6082/uchicago.3403

Gwendolyn Elizabeth Gallagher
Geophysical Sciences
Proteomic Insights into Proteorhodopsin Photoheterotrophy
10.6082/uchicago.3468

Lipi Gupta
Physics
Analytic and Machine Learning Methods for Controlling Nonlinearities in Particle Accelerators
10.6082/uchicago.3337

Jingya Hu
Geophysical Sciences
Rare Earth Isotope Variations and Implications for the Evolution of the Early Solar System
10.6082/uchicago.3391

Lingbowei Hu
Chemistry
Hydrogen Bond Mediated [3+3] Cycloaddition Reactions of Oxyallyl Cations with Nitrones and Total Syntheses of Pentacyclic Ambiguine Natural Products
10.6082/uchicago.3455

Kate Ashley Jesse
Chemistry
Leveraging Control of the Secondary Sphere with Fe and Ni Complexes of a Redox-Active Dihydrazonopyrrole Ligand Featuring Pendant Protons
10.6082/uchicago.3433

Kaitlin Mary Kentala
Chemistry
Development of Chemical and Protein Tools to Interrogate and Harness Biomolecular Interactions
10.6082/uchicago.3434

Byol Kim
Statistics
Uncertainty Quantification under Weak Assumptions
10.6082/uchicago.3380

Nikita Kuklev
Physics
Experimental Studies of Nonlinear Integrable Optics
10.6082/uchicago.3361

Renhe Li
Chemistry
Site-Selective Difunctionalization of Arenes and Heteroarenes Enabled by Palladium/Norbornene Cooperative Catalysis
10.6082/uchicago.3471

Zhefu Li
Chemistry
Hydrated Proton Structure and Transport in Complex Heterogeneous Systems
10.6082/uchicago.3345

Sen Na
Statistics
Towards Solving Long-horizon Nonlinear Dynamic Programs: Scalability and Robustness
IR: No

Michael Nguyen
Chemistry
Design Principles For Non-Equilibrium Self-Assembly
10.6082/uchicago.3388

Danielle Robin Scheff
Physics
Interplay of Structure, Mechanics, and Dynamics in Reconstituted Actin
10.6082/uchicago.3398

Nora Shipp
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Discovery and Modeling of Milky Way Stellar Streams
10.6082/uchicago.3336

Yang Song
Chemistry
Development of Multifunctional Metal-Organic Frameworks for Catalytic Applications
10.6082/uchicago.3368

Aziza Suleymanzade
Physics
Millimeter Wave Photons For Hybrid Quantum Systems
10.6082/uchicago.3385

Ferdinand Taenzler
Chemistry
Application and Development of the Reactions of Oxyallyl Cations and Synthetic Studies towards Ambiguine Q
10.6082/uchicago.3429

Qing Yang Tang
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Development of Kinetic Inductance Detectors for mm and sub-mm Observations
10.6082/uchicago.3338

Ryan Thomas
Physics
Cameras in the Dark: Direct Detection of Dark Matter with Charge-Coupled Devices
10.6082/uchicago.3334

Po-Chieh Ting
Chemistry
Excited-State Structures and Dynamics of Light Harvesting Complexes in Photosynthetic Bacteria: How Novel Spectroscopy Unveils Design Principles in Photosynthesis
10.6082/uchicago.3430

Micol Federica Tresoldi
Statistics
Sparsity
10.6082/uchicago.3341

Yikun Wang
Physics
Electroweak Symmetry in the Early Universe
10.6082/uchicago.3412

Zhujun Xiao
Computer Science
Heterogeneity and Scalability in Machine Learning Based Sensing and Monitoring Systems
10.6082/uchicago.3343

Yuxin Zou
Statistics
Bayesian Variable Selection from Summary Data, with Application to Joint Fine-Mapping of Multiple Traits
10.6082/uchicago.3355

Claire Christine Zurkowski
Geophysical Sciences
Crystallography and Phase Relations of Iron Sulfides at Earth and Planetary Core Conditions
10.6082/uchicago.3348

Division of the Physical Sciences and the Division of the Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine

Devin Harrison
Biophysical Sciences
Non-Uniform Single-Cell and Subcellular Glycolysis Fuels Heterogeneous Cell Motility
10.6082/uchicago.3386

Alan Selewa
Biophysical Sciences
Single-cell Genomic Approaches for Interpreting the Genetic Architecture of Complex Traits
10.6082/uchicago.3362

Division of the Social Sciences

Evelyn Atkinson
History
American Frankenstein: Creating the Corporate Constitutional Person
10.6082/uchicago.3479

Zachary Barr
History
Wissen, um zu leben: Popularization as Epistemic Practice in Austrian Natural Science, 1865-1916
10.6082/uchicago.3428

Deena Lyn Bernett
Psychology
Memory For Arithmetic Facts Learned by Rote Memorization versus via Algorithmic Computation
10.6082/uchicago.3432

Emily Rose Bock
Anthropology
Ordinary Queens: The Ball, the Streets, and the Beyond of Survival
10.6082/uchicago.3475

Kyla Bourne
Sociology
Incarceration and Reform in Cook County, Illinois
10.6082/uchicago.3371

Margaret Teresa Brower
Political Science
How She Reconfigures the State: Intersectional Advocacy and the Movement Against Violence
IR: No

Manuel Antonio Cabal López
Political Science
Elite Conflict and Developmental Public Goods in Revolutionary Mexico
10.6082/uchicago.3367

David Steven Cantor-Echols
History
Contesting and Constructing Sovereignty in Late Medieval Iberia: The Administrative and Historiographical Programs of Alfonso XI of Castile (1311-1350)
10.6082/uchicago.3458

Danielle Charette
Social Thought
David Hume's Imperfect Commonwealth
IR: No

Alexandra Cecylia Chinchilla
Political Science
Advising War: Limited Intervention in Conflict
10.6082/uchicago.3445

Barnard Ki Seong Choi
Political Science
The Post-Power Shift Effectiveness of International Security Institutions
10.6082/uchicago.3359

Richard Scott Cooley
Political Science
Inequality, Party Platforms, and Representation
10.6082/uchicago.3384

Elizabeth Davies
Political Science
From Adherents to Activists: The Process of Social Movement Mobilization
10.6082/uchicago.3443

Enrique Dávila
History
Bordering on Solidarity: Organizing Mexican and Mexican American Workers in the U.S. Mexico Borderlands, 1880–1930
10.6082/uchicago.3464

Gustavo de Souza
Economics
The Labor Market Consequences of Appropriate Technology
10.6082/uchicago.3328

Isard Dunietz
Economics
Do Belonging and Significance Matter In Life Outcomes?
10.6082/uchicago.3326

Rebecca Ewert
Sociology
Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire: The Social Inequalities of Disaster Recovery
10.6082/uchicago.3372

Charles Begue Fawell
History
In-between Empires: Steaming the Trans-Suez Highways of French Imperialism (1830-1930)
10.6082/uchicago.3347

Alejandro Flores
Political Science
The Electoral Impacts and Limits of Multilingual Campaigns
IR: No

Shu Fu
Political Science
Three Essays on The Intersection of Presidential and Congressional Politics
10.6082/uchicago.3401

Peter J. Fugiel
Sociology
Risk Governance and Precarity in the Scheduling Process: Three Studies of the US Labor Market and Retail Sector
10.6082/uchicago.3357

Matthew Furlong
Anthropology
The Politics of Invasion: Northern Mexican Public Housing, Land Struggle History, and the Twilight of an Infrastructure-Building State
10.6082/uchicago.3478

Resney Ordumma Gugwor
Comparative Human Development
Making Ends Meet: The Structuring Role of Financial Distress as Black and Latinx Emerging Adults Enter College
10.6082/uchicago.3414

Dalaina Heiberg
Political Science
World-Building in Settler Colonial Contexts
10.6082/uchicago.3409

Bastian Benedikt Herre
Political Science
Where Ideology Matters for Market Intervention and Redistribution: Evidence from Global Data
10.6082/uchicago.3329

Gabriella Victoria Hirsch
Psychology
Playing Hard To Get: The Effects of Anodal tDCS on Memory Performance as a Function of Task Difficulty and Sleep Quality
10.6082/uchicago.3438

Alexander William Hofmann
History
Southern Sublime: Legacies of Civil War Violence in the New South
IR: No

Cameron Hu
Anthropology
Knowing Destroying: The Geopolitics of Fracking and the Metaphysics of Imperialism
IR: No

Lily Xiaolei Huang
History
Metaphor and Metaphysic: The Materials of Henri Bergson's Philosophy
10.6082/uchicago.3481

Raymond Alexander Cameron Hunter
Anthropology
Colonial Agrarianism: A Historical Archaeology Of Land And Labor In Cusco, Peru
10.6082/uchicago.3463

Rebecca Kate Journey
Anthropology
Future Perfect: Experimental Prototype City of Tomorrow
10.6082/uchicago.3485

Jerrold Kaufman
Sociology
The Health Consequences of Black Subordination and White Domination: A Relational and Located Approach to Studying the Health of US Older Adults Born 1938-1948
10.6082/uchicago.3381

Maxwell Dylan Kellogg
Economics
Spousal Labor Supply and the Welfare Implications of Disability Insurance Reform
10.6082/uchicago.3325

Minju Kim
Political Science
Bureaucratic Behavior in the Political Economy of Trade
10.6082/uchicago.3330

Matthew Charles Knisley
Anthropology
Historical Landscapes of the Sandawe Homeland, North-central Tanzania
10.6082/uchicago.3420

Chien-Yu Lai
Economics
Pricing on Two-Sided Market of Ride-Sharing Platform
10.6082/uchicago.3396

Matthew Lowenstein
History
Financial Markets in Late Imperial China, 1820-1911
10.6082/uchicago.3448

Jenny C Lu
Psychology
Emerging Deictic Systems Shaped by Language, Modality, and Social Interaction
10.6082/uchicago.3441

Erin Elizabeth McCullugh
History
The Libidinous Commerce: Race, Sexuality, and Slavery in Rio de Janeiro, 1850-1888
10.6082/uchicago.3476

Sanja Miklin
Comparative Human Development
Containing 'Suicide': Scientific, Public and Political Aspects of a Moral Problem
10.6082/uchicago.3383

John O'Donnell Mullee
Anthropology
Sciences of São Paulo: Universal Health and Logistical Reason from a Brazilian Metropolis
10.6082/uchicago.3395

Bronwyn Nichols Lodato
Comparative Human Development
Riding the (Shock)Wave: Diverse Young Adult Phenomenological Processes and Postsecondary Experiences through the Great Recession and COVID-19
10.6082/uchicago.3426

Takashi Onoda
Economics
Essays in Trade and Political Economy
10.6082/uchicago.3360

Heangjin Park
Anthropology
Manufacturing "Korea" in China: The Coproduction of Commodity Value and Nationalist Imaginaries in the Chinese Kimchi Industry
10.6082/uchicago.3450

Kelsey London Robbins
Comparative Human Development
Remaking Irish Catholicism: Moral Authority, Reproductive Politics, and the State
10.6082/uchicago.3407

Charlotte Robertson
History
Empire of Finance: The Political Economy of Capital Markets in Second Empire France
IR: No

Allison Robinson
History
A New Deal Craft Revival: Race, Gender, and Cultural Nationalism in the Work Projects Administration
IR: No

Andrew Sheriff
Psychology
Coordinated Respiratory and Brain Rhythms during Spatial Navigation and Learning
10.6082/uchicago.3404

Emily Slezak
Psychology
Grouping Ambiguous Neural Representations: Stimulus vs. Percept-level Cues
10.6082/uchicago.3369

Robert Suits
History
Migrant Climates: Hobos, Energy, and Climate Precarity in the Great Plains, 1870-1940
10.6082/uchicago.3462

Winnie Tong
Sociology
Multidimensional Health: Applications across Cultures, Cohorts, and the COVID-19 Pandemic
10.6082/uchicago.3466

Jake Torcasso
Economics
Essays on the Measurement and Origins of Inequality
10.6082/uchicago.3358

Marco Aurelio Torres
History
Renaissance and Counterrevolution: Anita Brenner's Mexican Education, 1923-1927
10.6082/uchicago.3459

Eric James Triantafillou
Anthropology
New York City Cultural Activism and the Prefiguration of a Postcapitalist World
10.6082/uchicago.3486

Estefanía Paz Vidal-Montero
Anthropology
Transformative Architectures: An Archaeology of Building Practices in the Atacama Desert
10.6082/uchicago.3460

Emily Lynn Webster
History
Microbial Empires: Changing Ecologies and Multispecies Epidemics in British Imperial Cities, 1837-1910.
10.6082/uchicago.3340

Lael Daniel Weinberger
History
American Lawyers and International Law from Arbitration to Human Rights, 1900–1954
IR: No

Emily Elizabeth Wilson
Comparative Human Development
Friendly Welfare: Care After Austerity in Northern England
IR: No

Yan Xu
Political Science
Experimenting with Entrepreneurship: Government, Globalization, and the Rise of Tech Startups in China
10.6082/uchicago.3473

Xiao Yang
Economics
A Markov Model of Dynamic Network Formation: A Production Network Perspective
10.6082/uchicago.3410

Shenghe Ye
Comparative Human Development
Talking Science to Schools: Organizing the Research-Practice Nexus in Early 21st Century American Education
10.6082/uchicago.3353

Division of the Social Sciences and the Division of the Humanities

Janet Elizabeth Connor
Anthropology and Linguistics
Making Welfare "Sustainable": The Language, Politics, and Ethics of Scale-Making in a Norwegian Neighborhood
10.6082/uchicago.3423

Shana Crandell
Social Thought and Philosophy
Action and the Actuality of Reason: A Study of Hegel's Idea of the Good
10.6082/uchicago.3351

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Jianeng Xu
Essays in Bayesian Inference and Deep Learning
10.6082/uchicago.3392

The Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy, and Practice

Dylan John-Franklin Bellisle
The Role of the Earned Income Tax Credit in Family Economic Decision Making: Moving beyond an Individual Actor Model
10.6082/uchicago.3424

Katherine Schumacher
Disappearing Acts: An Ethnographic Study of Psychotropic Drugs and Professional Practices in Illinois's Child Welfare System
IR: No

The Divinity School

SUN BOK BAE
Ethics and Morality in the Priestly Law and Narrative
10.6082/uchicago.3447

Seema Kiren Chauhan
(Mis)Understanding Hinduism: Representations of Hinduism in Jaina Purāṇas
10.6082/uchicago.3469

Matthew Creighton
The Hidden Father and the Problem of Generations in Luther, Freud, and Kafka
10.6082/uchicago.3387

Emily D. Crews
Conceiving the Self: The Female Reproductive Body and The Birth of the Religious Person in Nigerian Pentecostalism in Chicago
IR: No

Maureen Adair Kelly
Confessions, Confessions: Reading Augustine and Rousseau after Foucault
10.6082/uchicago.3467

So Jung Kim
A Spirituality of Becoming - Exploring Christian Vernacular Mysticism via Feminist Theological Anthropology and Everyday Language Use
IR: No

Andrew Carl Kunze
Transnational Svāminārāyaṇ Hinduism: Mass Mediation and the Rise of BAPS
10.6082/uchicago.3453

Mark Michael Lambert
The Sacramental Sickness: The Symptomatic Correlation between Leprosy and the Sacraments in Historical Theology
IR: No

Yiftach Ofek
The "New Jew" of Zionist Historiography: The Social Vision and Historical Imagination of Yitzhak Baer, Gershom Scholem, and Yehezkel Kaufmann
10.6082/uchicago.3346

Andrew Michael Packman
Theology and the Atmospherics of Race: Schleiermacher, Affectivity, and the Tenacity of Racism
10.6082/uchicago.3425

Yonatan Shemesh
Averroes as Intertext: Moses Narboni's Commentary on Maimonides' Guide of the Perplexed
IR: No

Ori Werdiger
A Radical Epistemology of Judaism: Knowledge and History in the Postwar Thought of Jacob Gordin (1896-1947) and Léon Askenazi (1922-1996)
IR: No

The Law School

Filippo Maria Lancieri
Essays in the Regulation of Digital Markets
10.6082/uchicago.3444

Hanock Spitzer
Extra! Extra! Read All about It: Failures in the Association between Law and Social Science
10.6082/uchicago.3394

The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

Aslan Mansurov
Exploiting Tumor-intrinsic Cues to Engineer Interleukin-12 for Cancer Immunotherapy
10.6082/uchicago.3480