Doctoral Thesis Defences

Faculty of Graduate Studies




Doctoral Thesis Defences

PhD in Physics Thesis Defence – Drew Marquardt
Thursday, Oct. 9, at 1:30 p.m. in WH 147

Drew Marquardt, PhD student in Physics, will present his thesis defence on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 1:30 p.m. in WH 147.  The title of his thesis is “Alpha-Tocopherol’s Antioxidant Role:  A Biophysical Perspective.”  Examining Committee members are: Dr. Michael Plyley, Chair; Dr. Kalina Hristova, Johns Hopkins University, External Examiner; Dr. Thad Harroun, Supervisor; Dr. Doug Bruce, Internal Examiner; Dr. Maureen Reedyk and Dr. Art van der Est, Committee Members.  All are welcome to attend.

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 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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