Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award Winners

shadow

1989 * 1988 * 1987 * 1986 * 1985 * 1984 * 1983 * 1982 * 1981 * 1980 * 1979

Awards for 1989

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
James Mark Boyden History Carolyn P. Boyd The Curve of Fortune: Ruy Gomez de Silva and the House of Pastrana, 1516-1573 August, 1988
Barbara Joan Braden Nursing Susan E. Pollock The Relationship Between Serum Cortisol and Pressure Sore Formation Among the Elderly Recently Relocated to a Nursing Home December, 1988
Suzanne Louise Hawley Astronomy David L. Lambert An Observational and Theoretical Investigation of Stellar Flares May, 1989

Awards for 1988

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Robert Henry Gibson Psychology Robert L. Helmreich Managerial Performance Appraisal: Personality Correlates of and Sex Differences in Ratings by Leaders, Peers, and Followers December, 1987
Yow-Jian Lin Computer Sciences Vipin Kumar A Parallel Implementation of Logic Programs May, 1988
Esther Raizen Foreign Language Education Aaron Bar-Adon Romanization of the Hebrew Script: Ideology, Attempts, and Failures December, 1987

Awards for 1987

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Pamela Marie Deiriggi Nursing Joy H. Penticuff The Effects of Waterbed Flotation on Indicators of Energy Expenditure - Activity Level, Heart Rate, and Behavioral State in Premature Infants (Theophyline, Infant Stimulation, Vestibular) December, 1986
Robert Frank Schneider Management Science and Information Systems Darwin Klingman New Shortest Path and Network Flow Algorithms and Their Computational Attributes May, 1987
Eileen Carol Sweeney Philosophy Louis H. Mackey Aguinas' Notion of Science: Its Twelfth-century Roots and Aristotelian Transformation (Hugh of St. Victor, Theology) December, 1986

Awards for 1986

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Ellen Marie Parker Psychology Randy L. Diehl Auditory Constraints on Phonetic Categorization: Trading Relations in Speech and Nonspeech (Voice-onset Time, First-format Frequency) December, 1985
James Lorin Rulla Mathematics Ralph E. Showalter A Stefan Problem with Prescribed Convection (Weak Solutions, Operators in L('I), Integral Solutions) December, 1985
Wayne H. Shaw Accounting J. Richard Dietrich Empirical Evidence on the Market Impact of the Safe Harbor Leasing Law August, 1985

Awards for 1985

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Bonnie Lynne Greenberg Educational Psychology Oliver H. Bown The Effects of Splitting on the Emotional and Cognitive Functioning of Alternate Personalities in Multiple Personality Disorder May, 1985
Bradley Wade McIntyre Biological Sciences William J. Mandy and James P. Allison The Murine T Cell Receptor: Identification and Structural Characterization (Clonotypic, Epitope, Isotypes, Tumor-specific Antigen) August, 1984
Daniel Wayne Mosser English Ernest N. Kaulbach The Cardigan Chaucer Manuscript and the Process of Fifteenth-century Book Production May, 1985

Awards for 1984

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Pamela Sanders Autrey Management Kenneth E. Knight Environmental Monitoring, Managerial Industry Knowledge, and Competitive Position December, 1983
Ronald James Buta Astronomy Gérard H. de Vaucouleurs The Structure and Dynamics of Ringed Galaxies May, 1984
Margaret Rich Greer Spanish and Portuguese Stanislav Zimic La estatua de Prometeo by Pedro Calderon de la Barca: A Critical Edition August, 1983

Awards for 1983

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Janis Bristol Alcorn Botany Marshall C. Johnston Dynamics of Huastec Ethnobotany: Resources, Resource Perception, and Resource Management in Teenek Tsabaal, Mexico December, 1982
Laura Stern Hitchcock Educational Psychology Lucia A. Gilbert Improving Recovery from Surgery: The Interaction of Preoperative Interventions, Coping Processes, and Personality Variables August, 1982
Adriaan Cornelis van Oss History Stanley R. Ross and Richard Graham Catholic Colonialism: A Parish History of Guatemala, 1524-1821 December, 1982
Deborah Patricia Valentine Social Work Ronald C. Bounous A Longitudinal Study of Pregnancy and Early Parenthood:  Identification of Factors Associated with Crisis for Primigravidas August, 1982

Awards for 1982

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
John Richard LeVan, Jr. Spanish and Portuguese Stanislav Zimic From Tradition to Masterpiece: Circe and Calderon December, 1981
Cynthia Anne Lengnick-Hall Management Reuben R. McDaniel Policy Framework and Organization Strategy Influences on Effective Use of Information Flows in Human Service Task Domains December, 1981
Ronald Dean Ransome Physics Peter J. Riley Measurement of the Free Neutron-Proton Analyzing Power and Spin Transfer Parameters in the Charge Exchange Region at 790 MeV August, 1981

Awards for 1981

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Caryl Geppert Emerson Comparative Literature Sidney Monas Boris Godunov and a Poetics of Transposition: Karamzin, Pushkin, Mussorgsky December, 1980
John Steven Hutchinson Chemistry Robert E. Wyatt Quantum Ergodicity in Model Molecular Systems: A Study of the Wigner Distribution May, 1981
Ruth Gail McRoy Social Work Louis A. Zurcher, Jr. A Comparative Study of the Self-concept of Transracially and Inracially Adopted Black Children May, 1981

Awards for 1980

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Bruce Harcum Fairchild Finance William E. Avera Estimating the Cost of Equity to Texas Public Utility Companies May, 1980
Carleen Ann Irwin Microbiology James R. Walker Identification, Mapping, Cloning, and Expression of the Escherichia coli Cell Division Gene, sep May, 1980
William Hale Pahlka English Joseph Malof and Robert Twombly Augustinian Verse Theory and the Poetry of George Herbert August, 1979

Awards for 1979

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Elizabeth Calvert Fine Speech Communication Paul Gray The Folklore Text: A Performance-centered Approach December, 1978
Michael James McCloskey Linguistics Carl LeRoy Baker A Fragment of a Grammar of Modern Irish August, 1978
Wojciech Hubert Zurek Physics William C. Schieve Homogeneous Nucleation and Clustering in Vapor-liquid Phase Transition as an Example of Stochastic Bistability May, 1979

INFORMATION FOR

vertical line

INFORMATION ABOUT