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Congratulations to Sarah Evans, ABD!!!

Third-year CRDM student, Sarah Evans, unconditionally passed her comprehensive exams, and successfully presented her dissertation prospectus. Her committee is co-chaired by Dr. Sarah Stein and Dr. Nick Taylor, and joined by Dr. Helen Burgess, Dr. Liz Craig, and Dr. Emma Westecott (OCAD Univ, Canada).

Congratulations, Sarah!

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Congratulations to Jessica Elam-Handloff, ABD!!!

Third-year CRDM student, Jessica Elam-Handloff, successfully passed her preliminary exams today. Jessica’s committee is chaired by Dr. Steve Wiley, joined by Drs. Chris Ingraham, Andrew Johnston, and Nick Taylor.
Jessica’s dissertation will draw on concepts from Foucault, Kittler, Guattari, and Deleuze to develop a genealogy of media technologies and war gaming, from World War II to the present, in both military and commercial gaming contexts.

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Congratulations to Melissa Adams, ABD!

Third-year CRDM student Melissa Adams unconditionally passed her preliminary doctoral exams today. Her committee is chaired by Dr. Melissa Johnson, and joined by Dr. Jessica Jameson, Dr. Cat Warren, and Dr. Adam Saffer (UNC-Chapel Hill).

Congratulations, Melissa!

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Congratulations to Chen Chen, ABD!!!

CRDM third-year student Chen Chen, has successfully passed her preliminary exams today. Her dissertation committee is chaired by Dr. Chris Anson, and joined by Drs. Steve Wiley, Dave Rieder, and Jason Swarts.

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Congratulations to Joel Schneier, ABD!!!

CRDM student Joel Schneier passed his preliminary exams unconditionally and is now ABD. His committee is chaired by Dr. Jascon Swarts, and joined by Drs. Elizabeth Craig, Robin Dodsworth, and Nick Taylor.

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Congratulations to Meridith Reed, ABD!!!

Third-year CRDM student Meridith Reed just passed her preliminary exams today and is now ABD. Her dissertation committee is chaired by Dr. Chris Anson and joined by Drs. Deanna Dannels, Michael Carter, and Nancy Penrose.

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Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Pitts!!!

CRDM candidate Elizabeth Pitts successfully defended her dissertation today, titled: “Distributing Biotechnology: (Re)Organizing DNA and Scientific Work”

Her committee is co-chaired by Drs. Bill Kinsella and Jessica Jameson, and joined by Dr. Susan Katz (ENG), Dr. Jason Delborne (Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources), Dr. John Godwin (Biology), and Dr. Steven Katz (ENG – Clemson University).

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