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Dissertation Defense Information

Name: Phillip Swartzentruber

Program: Materials Science and Engineering

Dissertation Title:

     MICROSTRUCTURAL AND WORK FUNCTION CHARACTERIZATION OF DISPENSER CATHODE COATINGS AND THE RELATION TO THERMIONIC EMISSION

Major Professor: Dr. Thomas John Balk

Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: OHR 112

Name: Jonathan Otto

Program: Geography

Dissertation Title:

     Carbon development: pursuing climate change mitigation and poverty alleviation through market-based forest carbon schemes in Chiapas, Mexico

Major Professor: Dr. Tad Mutersbaugh

Date: Friday, September 5, 2014

Time: 9:00 AM

Place: Patterson Office Tower, 8th Floor Conference Room

Name: Jesslyn Collins-Frohlich

Program: English

Dissertation Title:

     Domestic Dependents: Indian Removal, Cherokee Sovereignty, and Women’s Rights

Major Professor: Dr. Marion Rust

Date: Monday, September 8, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: Patterson Office Tower 1245

Name: Robert Stewart

Program: Civil Engineering

Dissertation Title:

     Open channel fluid mechanics and sediment transport sensing for hydrologic studies

Major Professor: Dr. James Fox

Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Time: 9:30 AM

Place: 112 Oliver H. Raymond Building

Name: Rachael Record

Program: Communication

Dissertation Title:

     Increasing Compliance with a Tobacco-free Policy via a Campus Campaign

Major Professor: Donald Helme

Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM

Place: 117 Grehan Journalism Building