Parents Friends Now you need to narrow down the list to those names who played a major role in your assistance and finalize them to include in thesis acknowledgement.
Many people conspired to drag this author kicking and screaming towards his goal. I thank these people for conspiring to do so.
His patience in reading draft after draft of every paper, proposal and idea I wrote up continues to amaze me. No one should be subjected to the torture of reading my early attempts at technical writing, and thanks to Paul, no one will.
I thank him for always being willing to meet me whenever I barged into his office. I am grateful to my committee members for their comments and suggestions. I have benefitted greatly from their advice. I thank Worthy Martin and James French for lending a sympathetic ear and putting my toils in perspective.
Many of the ideas in my work originated in discussions with them.
I am deeply grateful to them for investing time and energy discussing ideas with me and tolerating my many opinionated digressions. Their incisive comments made me re-think how I presented my ideas. Any errors that remain in this presentation are attributable to my negligence or stubbornness.
Her support and encouragement has seen me through tumultuous times. I thank her for simultaneously brandishing a sword to quell the demons of my insecurities, a spoon to bake delectable desserts and a wand to bring joy to my life in so many different ways.
I thank my parents, Subramanian and Shanta Natrajan, and brother, Arvind Natrajan, for their unflagging belief that despite their incomprehension about what I do, I must be saving the world. I am indebted to my parents for inculcating in me the dedication and discipline to do whatever I undertake well.
I cannot thank my brother enough for showing me what it is to be a free spirit. I have been fortunate to have many friends who cherish me despite my eccentricities. I risk doing them a disservice by not mentioning all of them here, but plead paucity of space.
I thank Glenn Wasson for goading me through weight-lifting, imploring me to spike the volleyball, teaching me about baseball and being a sink for my bile during our coffee klatsches.
I thank Anh Nguyen-Tuong for letting me ramble about programming languages at three in the morning, putting me in my place at racquetball and being a friend to me in my early days at UVa. Finally, I am thankful for the many diversions I have enjoyed during my sojourn here.
Without them, crossing over to the realms of insanity would have been entirely within reach.
My various hobbies, my books, my cooking, and beautiful, beautiful Charlottesville have connived to ensure that the road to my goal was not as bumpy as it could have been.Thesis Acknowledgement.
Foremost, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my advisor Prof.
Ying Wu for the continuous support of my Ph.D study and research, for his patience, motivation, enthusiasm, and immense knowledge.
music-making and teaching, which has also inspired this dissertation. To Dr. Robert Freeman, thank you for modeling great teaching and for furthering my thinking about identity and learning.
I must also thank Dr. Betty Anne Younker for challenging my thinking by helping me question assumptions and view issues from multiple perspectives.
Any research project that prospectively assigns human participants to intervention or comparison groups to study the cause-and-effect relationship between an intervention and a health outcome. I would like to thank my thesis committee members for all of their guidance through this process; your discussion, ideas, and feedback have been absolutely invaluable.
parents, my brother, and my aunt Cathy. You are the salt of the earth, and I undoubtedly Acknowledgements 46 References 47 Chapter 4: Magnitude and duration.
The historical and contemporary reasons for why Filipino -/ Americans display these attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors - often referred to as colonial mentality - are explored in Brown Skin, White Minds.
Thesis Acknowledgement. Foremost, I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my advisor Prof. Ying Wu for the continuous support of my Ph.D study and research, for his patience, motivation, enthusiasm, and immense knowledge.