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Marcia Walsh-Aziz

May 24, 2018

I’m Marcia Walsh-Aziz, a PhD candidate in the speech, language, & hearing sciences department. My research has been based on describing language modality of children with cochlear implants, language skills of children with cochlear implants implanted at different ages, fingerspelling influence on language and literacy skills, and theory of mind...

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Caitlin M. Ryan

May 24, 2018

I’m Caitlin M. Ryan, a PhD candidate in the geography department. Before coming to CU, I spent six years working in civil society development and policy/advocacy-related research in the South Caucasus. While at CU, I moved on to study Central Asia. My dissertation investigates processes of urban transformation in the...

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Ryan Wade Ruehlen

May 24, 2018

I’m Ryan Wade Ruehlen, a PhD candidate in the intermedia art, writing & performance unit in the College of Media, Communication and Information (CMCI). I am working on a project called Georhythmic Drift Music, which focuses on deep listening research and involves field experiments investigating VLF [very low frequency] radio...

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Justin Pomerance

May 24, 2018

I’m Justin Pomerance, a PhD candidate in the marketing department. My research focuses on economic psychology and how people make financial decisions in their daily lives. One recent project asks why money can feel different if it's kept in different places (e.g. in a checking account, in physical cash, or...

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Forough Poursabzi-Sangdeh

May 24, 2018

I’m Forough Poursabzi-Sangdeh, a PhD candidate in the computer science department. The goal of my research is to open up the black box and bridge the gap between humans and machine learning models by designing and empirically evaluating models and systems with humans in the loop. Machine learning is ubiquitous,...

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Lina Perez-Angel

May 24, 2018

I’m Lina Perez-Angel, a PhD candidate in the geology department. I study how climate has changed through time since 6 Ma in the Tropical Andes. My biggest interest is the relationship between climate and tectonics, particularly in the tropics. I chose CU Boulder to work with Peter Molnar (Crafoord Prize...

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Timothy Passmore

May 24, 2018

I’m Timothy Passmore, a PhD candidate in the political science department. I am studying the causes and consequences of civil and international conflict, including war, terrorism, and political violence. My recent work has focused on the effectiveness of UN peacekeeping and why countries participate in helping to procure peace in...

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Javier Muñoz

May 24, 2018

I’m Javier Muñoz, a PhD candidate in the Spanish and Portuguese department. My research focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century Latin American literature and cultural history with an emphasis in the Andean area and the Southern Cone. I am particularly interested in the correlations and ties between traditional literary writing...

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Juhi Huda

May 24, 2018

I’m Juhi Huda, a PhD candidate in the environmental studies program (policy core) and an interdisciplinary scholar studying environmental policy, governance and communication in the US and India focusing on agricultural biotechnology, climate change, and disaster and hazards. I came to CU because I knew it would be one of...

Ryan Harp

Ryan Harp

May 24, 2018

I’m Ryan Harp, a PhD candidate in the interdisciplinary atmospheric and oceanic sciences (ATOC) program. I am interested in societally relevant climate change impacts, as well as science policy and science communication. My research investigating the influence of climate variability, particularly temperature patterns on US violent crime rates, somehow has...

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