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Congratulations! Recent Thesis Proposal and Dissertation Defences

Posted February 8, 2017

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.

Thesis Defences

Mike DohanInformation SystemsThe Importance of Healthcare Informatics Competencies (HICs) for Service Innovation in Paramedicine: A Mixed-Methods InvestigationJoseph Tan
Hesam ShahriariFinanceThree Essays in Industrial Organization, Law and FinanceTrevor Chamberlain
Adam StiversFinanceThree Essays on Predicting the Equity Premium and Asset ReturnsRon Balvers
MirHossein TabatabaeilotfiMOBHRPoverty, Stress, and Happiness: Examining the Moderating Role of Psychological Capital on the Relation between Poverty and Happiness among Farmers and Fish Farmers in GhanaRick Hackett
Alireza TajbakhshManagement ScienceSustainability In Supply Chains: Models and MetricsElkafi Hassini

Thesis Proposal Defences

Jia LiuFinanceAdvancing Financial Market Volatility Measurement and ForecastingJohn Maheu
Megan MurphyMOBHRMentor Effectiveness in Formal Mentoring Programs: Facilitating Psychological Contract Development and MaintenanceCatherine Connelly
Fariba NosratiInformation SystemsThe Use of Digital Storytelling for Impression Management by City Cultural OrganizationsBrian Detlor
Azam ShamsiFinanceThree Essays on Dynamic Density Estimation in FinanceJohn Maheu
Sophia (Liufang) YaoManagement ScienceThree Essays on Product Recall Decision OptimizationMahmut Parlar

Please join us in congratulating all of these students for reaching these important milestones!

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