Doctoral Thesis Defences

Faculty of Graduate Studies




Doctoral Thesis Defences


PhD in Biological Sciences Thesis Defence – Allen Derks
Thursday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. in CRN 207

Allen Derks, PhD student in Biological Sciences, will present his thesis defence on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. in CRN 207. The title of his thesis is “The Fast Regulation of Photosynthesis in Diatoms: An inquiry into the physiological and physical origins of non-photochemical chlorophyll fluorescence quenching.” Examining Committee members are:  Michael J Plyley, Chair; Dr. Thomas Owens, Cornell University, External Examiner; Dr. Douglas Bruce, Supervisor; Dr. Thad Harroun, Internal Examiner; Dr. Charles Després and Dr. Andrew Reynolds, Committee Members. All are welcome to attend.
 

PhD in Psychology Thesis Defence – Julie Baker
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 10 a.m. in WH 147

Julie Baker, PhD student in Psychology, will present her thesis defence on Friday, Oct. 24, at 10 a.m. in WH 147. The title of her thesis is “Indices and Implications of Emotional Underarousal for Persons with a History of Head Trauma.” Examining Committee members are: Chair, Dr. Philp Sullivan; Dr. Mary Pat McAndrews, University of Toronto, External Examiner; Dr. Dawn Good, Supervisor; Dr. Barbara Zupan, Internal Examiner; Dr. Sid Segalowitz and Dr. Cheryl McCormick, Committee Members. All are welcome to attend.
 

PhD in Educational Studies Thesis Defence – Patrick Tierney
Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. in WH 147

Patrick Tierney, PhD student in Educational Studies, will present his thesis defence on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall).  The title of his thesis is “Perceptions of adolescent males and their parents as to factors that influence the young men’s academic performance.”  Examining Committee members are: Dr Rebecca Raby, Chair; Dr. John Portelli, OISE/UT, External Examiner; Dr. David Hutchison, Supervisor; Dr. Jan Frijters, Internal Examiner; Dr. Joe Engemann and Dr. Sandra Wolf, Committee Members.  All are welcome to attend.

PhD in Educational Studies Thesis Defence – Lori Goff
Friday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. in WH 147

Lori Goff, PhD student in Educational Studies, will present her thesis defence on Friday, Nov. 28, at 10 a.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall). The title of her thesis is “Conceptions of Quality and Approaches to Quality Assurance in Ontario’s Universities.”  Examining Committee members are: Dr. Gregory Finn, Chair; Dr. Joy Mighty, Carleton University, External Examiner; Dr. Louis Volante, Supervisor; Dr. Murray Knuttila, Internal Examiner; Dr. Joe Engemann, Dr. Erika Kustra and Dr. Nicola Simmons, Committee Members.  All are welcome to attend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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