Defenses and Examinations

You are invited to attend and participate in the oral doctoral examination of Carlo Sica, candidate for the Ph.D. degree, which will be held on Friday, September 7,  at 1 p.m. in 155 Eggers Hall.

Sica’s advisor is Professor Matthew Huber. The dissertation examining committee will be composed of Professors Jamie Winders, Don Mitchell, Tod Rutherford and Antonio Ioris. Professor Mark Rupert will serve as chair of the defense. The title of the candidate’s dissertation is: “Gaseous state: natural gas and the capitalist state in the United States, 1938-1978.”

You are invited to attend and participate in the oral doctoral examination of Benjamin Uveges, candidate for the Ph.D. degree, which will be held on Friday, September 14, at 1 p.m. in the Heroy Geology Lab.

Uveges’s advisor is Professor Christopher Junium. The dissertation examining committee will be composed of Professors Zunli Lu, Scott Samson, Mark Teece and Phoebe Cohen. Professor Jesse Bond will serve as chair of the defense. The title of the candidate’s dissertation is: “Characterizing ancient chemoclines through the use of pigment biomarkers and sedimentary stable isotope signatures.”