**Ronald E. Kutz, University of Minnesota, 1972 **
[* Cohen-Macaulay rings and ideal theory
in rings of invariants of algebraic groups*]

**Eloise A. Hamann, University of Minnesota, 1973
**[* On the R-invariance of R[X] *]

**Gerald A. Reisner, University of Minnesota, 1974
**[* Cohen-Macaulay quotients of polynomial rings*]

**Sankar P. Dutta, University of Michigan, 1981
**[* Multiplicities over local rings*]

**Richard S. Fedder, University of Michigan, 1983
**[* F-purity and rational singularity*]

**Jee Heub Koh, University of Michigan, 1983
**[* The direct summand conjecture and behavior of
codimension in graded extensions*]

**Frank Ma, University of Michigan, 1983
**[* Splitting in module finite extensions and
Cohen-Macaulay modules and algebras*]

**Mary Thompson, University of Michigan, 1985
**[* Topics in the ideal theory of commutative Noetherian rings*]

**Larry Santoni, University of Michigan, 1988
**[* Horrocks' question for monomially graded modules*]

**Ian Aberbach, University of Michigan, 1990
**[* Finite phantom projective dimension and a
phantom analogue of the Auslander-Buchsbaum theorem*]

**Hyesook Chun, University of Michigan, 1990
**[* Hilbert series for graded quotient rings of 2-forms*]

**Donna J. Glassbrenner, University of Michigan, 1992 **[* Invariant
rings of group actions, determinantal rings, and tight closure*]

**Lori J. Williams, University of Michigan, 1992 **[* Uniform
stability of kernels of Koszul cohomology indexed by the Frobenius
endomorphism*]

**Shou-te Chang, University of Michigan, 1993 **[* The asymptotic
behavior of Hilbert-Kunz functions and their generalizations*]

**Karen E. Smith, University of Michigan, 1993 **[* Tight closure of
parameter ideals and F-rationality*]

**Juan Diego Velez, University of Michigan, 1993 **[* Openness
of the F-rational locus, smooth base change and Koh's conjecture*]

**Mordechai Katzman, University of Michigan, 1994 **[* Some finiteness
properties of the Frobenius endomorphism and their applications to
tight closure*]

**Brian MacCrimmon, University of Michigan, 1996 **[* Strong
F-regularity and boundedness questions in tight closure*]

**Moira Ann McDermott, University of Michigan, 1996 **[* Tight closure,
plus closure and Frobenius closure in cubical cones*]

**Douglas John McCulloch, University of Michigan, 1997 **[
* Tight closure and base change* ]

**Amy Michelle Huston, University of Michigan, 1997
**[* Clout strategy in single-suit card play *]

**Carolyn Ann Yackel, University of Michigan, 1998
**[* Asymptotic behavior of annihilator lengths in certain
quotient rings *]

**Anurag K. Singh, University of Michigan, 1998
**[*
F-regularity, F-rationality and F-purity*]

**Douglas Hanes, University of Michigan, 1999
**[
* Special conditions on maximal Cohen-Macaulay modules, and
applications to the theory of multiplicities*]

**Nandini Ranganathan, University of Michigan, 2000
**[* Splitting in module-finite extension rings and the vanishing
conjecture for maps of Tor *]

**J. Bruce Fields, University of Michigan, 2000
**[* Length functions determined by
killing powers of several ideals in a local ring *]

**Adela Vraciu, University of Michigan, 2000
**[* Topics in tight closure theory *]

**Florian Enescu, University of Michigan, 2001
**[* A study of F-rationality and F-injectivity *]

** Haggai Elitzur, University of Michigan, 2003
**[* Tight closure in Artinian modules *]

** Geoffrey D. Dietz, University of Michigan, 2005
**[
* Closure operations in positive characteristic and
big Cohen-Macaulay algebras *]

** Hai Long Dao, University of Michigan, 2006 **
[* Homological properties of modules over complete intersections *]

** Charles Christopher Mueller, University of Michigan, 2007
**[
* On the variety of pairs of matrices whose product is symmetric *]

** Hannah Reid Robbins, University of Michigan, 2008
** [
* Finiteness of associated primes of local cohomology modules *]

** Joe F. Stubbs, University of Michigan, 2008
**[* Potent elements and tight closure in Artinian modules*]

** Tigran Ananyan, University of MIchigan, 2009
**[ *Topics in tight closure theory*]

** Hsu-Wen Vincent Young, University of Michigan, 2011
**[* Components of algebraic sets of commuting and nearly commuting matrices*]

** Emily E. Witt, University of Michigan, 2011
**[* Local cohomology and group actions*]

** Ajinkya More, University of Michigan, 2012 **[* Symbolic powers and other contractions of ideals in
Noetherian rings *]

** Luis Cristóbal Núñez-Betancourt, University of Michigan, 2013 **[* Finiteness
properties of local cohomology and applications *]

** Linquan Ma, University of Michigan, 2014 **[* The Frobenius endomorphism and multiplicities *]

** Ashley K. Wheeler, University of Michigan, 2014 **[* Ideals generated by principal minors *]

** Zhibek Kadyrsizova, University of Michigan, 2015 **[* Tight closure, F-purity, and varieties of nearly commuting matrices *]

** Rebecca Rebhuhn-Glanz, University of Michigan, 2016 ** [* Closure operations that induce big Cohen-Macaulay modules and algebras, and classification of singularities *]