Dissertation Award

Every Spring semester, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at NC State requests nominations for the year’s Dissertation Award. Since 2016, the CRDM committee ranks the Dissertations nominated to the CHASS award and chooses its awardee as the top ranked nominee.

2017 Dissertation Award

Dr. Elizabeth Pitts

Defended On: December 2016
Committee Members: Jessica Jameson and Bill Kinsella (co-chairs), Susan Katz, Jason Delborne, John Godwin, and Steve Katz

2016 Dissertation Award


Dr. Fernanda Duarte

Defended On: December 2015
Committee Members: Adriana de Souza e Silva (chair), Jeremy Packer, David Rieder, and  Steve Wiley