The Reid Award recognizes the best doctoral dissertation
in the field of international relations, law and politics.
Ostrom's doctoral dissertation
noted the need to develop a more economic and efficient source of water supply than the expensive and unreliable alternative of imported water, a prescient finding in light of events 45 years later.
Belinda Jack is also among the first scholars to examine Martin Steins' 1981 (University of Paris III) French state doctoral dissertation
Since breakthrough work in a 1964 doctoral dissertation
by Chicagoan Father John Richard Keating, now bishop of Arlington, Virginia, the presence of psychological factors that rendered one or both parties incapable of knowing what they were doing or incapable of assuming the fundamental responsibilities of marriage have been accepted as grounds for annulment.
Prior even to the publication of the Newcomb's Problem essay, he had written a Princeton University doctoral dissertation
titled The Normative Theory of Individual Choice (1963, reprinted in 1990 by Garland Press).
This was in keeping with King's previous practice of plagiarism, particularly his plundering of a doctoral dissertation
by a scholar named Jack Boozer.
A 1997 unpublished doctoral dissertation
by Jenny Seham of Adelphi University, "The Effects on At-Risk Children of an In-School Dance Program," showed that children who had gone through NDI instruction improved significantly in reading, language arts, spelling, math, social studies, and general conduct.
Because Making the Manifesto is an outgrowth of William Schulz's 1974 Meadville Lombard Theological School doctoral dissertation
, it benefits from research begun while six of the original signers of the 1933 Humanist Manifesto were still alive.
Newman is an academic, not a journalist; Net Loss is actually a slightly tweaked version of his doctoral dissertation
, so there's little original reporting to speak of.
Almond Award for the best doctoral dissertation
in the field of comparative politics.
Parts of the study are from her doctoral dissertation
for the University of Toronto.
This revised doctoral dissertation
(University of Sydney) is devoted to a brief three-piece Aramaic inscription discovered in 1993 and 1994 that has stimulated a rousing controversy in the scholarly world because of its mention of "the house of David," the first reference to David and his dynasty outside the Bible.
A chance meeting with an educational-book publisher turned Todd's doctoral dissertation
subject into nine games called Brain in a Box -- packaged like children's board games but geared to help kids learn the skills needed to pass new national- and state-standardized tests.
Carol Lee's aim in this study, which was the subject of her doctoral dissertation
at the University of Chicago, is to extend earlier research, notably that of Geneva Smitherman and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The presentation is based on the doctoral dissertation
Krichen is currently completing at Capella.