Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award Winners

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Awards for 1999

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Ondine Beatrice Cleaver Zoology Paul Anthony Krieg Neovascularization of the Xenopus Embryo December, 1998
Suman Das Mechanical Engineering Joseph J. Beaman, Jr. Direct Selective Laser Sintering of High Performance Metals: Machine Design, Process Development and Process Control December, 1998
Christine Mary Drennon Geography Karl W. Butzer (Re)Inventing Macedonia: The Passage From Religious to Territorial Identity May, 1998
Catherine Elizabeth Ross English Theresa M. Kelley Rivals in the Public Sphere: Humphry Davy and Romantic Poets May, 1998

Awards for 1998

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
William Emmett Hines Psychology Robert L. Helmreich Teams and Technology: Flight Crew Performance in Standard and Automatic Aircraft May, 1998
Jaekook Kim Materials Science and Engineering Arumugam Manthiram Synthesis of Electrode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries by Oxidation-reduction Reactions in Solutions December, 1997
Ricardo Mora-Rodriguiz Kinesiology & Health Education Edward F. Coyle The Effects of Epinephrine, Propranolol and Plasma Fatty Acid Concentration on Fat and Carbohydrate Metabolism During Exercise May, 1998

Awards for 1997

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Fran Lisa Buntman Government Julius O. Ihonvbere and Barbara J. Harlow The Politics of Conviction: Political Prisoner Resistance on Robben Island, 1962-1991, and Its Implications for South African Politics and Resistance Theory May, 1997
Michael Gostein Physics Greg O. Sitz Dynamical Effects in Dissociative Adsorption: Quantum State-resolved Studies of h4 Scattering from Pd and Cu May, 1997
Arvind Sahay Marketing Masaaki Kotabe Integrating Technology Licensing and Product Strategy of a Firm: Conceptual Framework and Empirical Test August, 1996

Awards for 1996

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Sylvia Ann Berryman Philosophy Alexander P. D. Mourelatos Rethinking Aristotelian Teleology: The Natural Philosophy of Strato of Lampsacus May, 1996
Jeffrey Frederick Horowitz Kinesiology and Health Education Edward F. Coyle The Effect of Carbohydrate and Fat Ingestion on Insulin, Whole Body Lipolysis, and Substrate Oxidation During Exercise May, 1996
Edward Michael Marcotte Biochemistry Jon Robertus Crystallographic Structure, Refinement, Mechanism, and Evolution of an Anti-fungal Chitosanase from Streptomyces December, 1995

Awards for 1995

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Goutam Narsimha Challagalla Marketing Administration Rajendra K. Srivastava and Tasadduq A. Shervani Dimensions and Types of Controls: Their Effects on Sales Force Performance and Satisfaction August, 1994
Charles David Frederick Geography Karl W. Butzer Fluvial Response to Late Quaternary Climate Change and Land Use in Central Mexico May, 1995
Eric Duco Jansen Biomedical Engineering Ashley J. Welch Pulsed Laser Ablation of Biological Tissue: Influence of Laser Parameters and Tissue Properties on Thermal and Mechanical Damage August, 1994

Awards for 1994

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
James Christopher Clemens Astronomy R. Edward Nather The Origin and Evolution of the White Dwarf Stars May, 1994
Elizabeth Chaney Pomeroy Social Work Allen Rubin A Psychoeducational Group Intervention for Family Members of Persons with AIDS: An Effectiveness Study May, 1994
Douglass C. Sullivan-Gonzalez History Richard Graham Piety, Power, and Politics: The Role of Religion in the Formation of the Guatemalan Nation-state, 1839-1871 May, 1994

Awards for 1993

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Victor Miles Caston Philosophy Alexander P. D. Mourelatos Aristotle on Intentionality August, 1992
Robert Patrick Goldstein Zoology Gary L. Freeman Specification of Gut in Caenorhabditis elegans Embryos December, 1992
Elliot N. Maltz Marketing Administration Ajay K. Kohli Antecedents and Consequences of Inter-functional Intelligence Quality: An Empirical Study May, 1993

Awards for 1992

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Susan Ellen Auvil-Novak Nursing R. La Verne Gallman and Mary Duffy Development and Testing of a Chronobiologic Model for Pain Management in Nursing: Efficacy of Chronotherapeutic Versus Traditional Administration of Patient-controlled Analgesia May, 1992
Edward Erling Ehrichs Physics Alex L.
de Lozanne
Nanofabrication with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope May, 1992
Yahia Mahamdi Radio-Television-Film Emile G. McAnany Television, Globalization, and Cultural Hegemony: The Evolution and Structure of International Television May, 1992

Awards for 1991

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Diana Elizabeth Fordyce Kinesiology Roger P. Farrar The Effects of Physical Activity on Hippocampal and Cortical Cholinergic Function and Performance in Spatial Learning May, 1991
David Howard Reitze Physics Michael C. Downer Femtosecond Dynamics of Phase Transitions in Carbon and Silicon December, 1990
Robert Arthur Ricklis Geography Karl W. Butzer A Historical Cultural Ecology of the Karankawan Indians of the Central Texas Coast December, 1990

Awards for 1990

Award Winner Department Supervising Professor(s) Title of Dissertation Degree Date
Kevin Arthur Groves Educational Psychology Frank C. Richardson An Assessment of Heinz Kohut's Psychoanalytic Self-psychology August, 1989
John Raymond Jordan, III Electrical Engineering Alan C. Bovik On Using Chromatic Information in Stereo Correspondence May, 1990
Brett Wade Pelham Psychology William B. Swan, Jr. On Confidence and Consequence: The Certainty and Importance of Self-knowledge December, 1989

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