We would like to acknowledge the following students who successfully defended their thesis proposals or their thesis in the end of the summer and the fall of 2016.
|Mike Dohan||Information Systems||The Importance of Healthcare Informatics Competencies (HICs) for Service Innovation in Paramedicine: A Mixed-Methods Investigation||Joseph Tan|
|Hesam Shahriari||Finance||Three Essays in Industrial Organization, Law and Finance||Trevor Chamberlain|
|Adam Stivers||Finance||Three Essays on Predicting the Equity Premium and Asset Returns||Ron Balvers|
|MirHossein Tabatabaeilotfi||MOBHR||Poverty, Stress, and Happiness: Examining the Moderating Role of Psychological Capital on the Relation between Poverty and Happiness among Farmers and Fish Farmers in Ghana||Rick Hackett|
|Alireza Tajbakhsh||Management Science||Sustainability In Supply Chains: Models and Metrics||Elkafi Hassini|
Thesis Proposal Defences
|Jia Liu||Finance||Advancing Financial Market Volatility Measurement and Forecasting||John Maheu|
|Megan Murphy||MOBHR||Mentor Effectiveness in Formal Mentoring Programs: Facilitating Psychological Contract Development and Maintenance||Catherine Connelly|
|Fariba Nosrati||Information Systems||The Use of Digital Storytelling for Impression Management by City Cultural Organizations||Brian Detlor|
|Azam Shamsi||Finance||Three Essays on Dynamic Density Estimation in Finance||John Maheu|
|Sophia (Liufang) Yao||Management Science||Three Essays on Product Recall Decision Optimization||Mahmut Parlar|
Please join us in congratulating all of these students for reaching these important milestones!