Thesis defences — posted Sept. 14

Catherine Milner — PhD Psychology

Catherine Milner, PhD student in Psychology, will present her thesis defence on Thursday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. in Welch Hall 147. The title of her thesis is “Sleep and Information Processing in Individuals who have Sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury.” Examining committee members are: Marilyn Rose, chair; Richard Bootzin, University of Arizona, external examiner; Kimberly Cote, supervisor; Nota Klentrou, internal examiner; Jane Dywan and Dawn Good, committee members.

Kaitlyn LaForge — Master of Arts

Kaitlyn LaForge (MA Physical Health and Education) will defend her thesis on Friday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. in WH147. Title: An analysis of the relationship between self efficacy and performance in a continuous gymnastics routine. Supervisor: Philip Sullivan; advisory committee: Kimberley Gammage and Panagiota Klentrou; external examiner: Sandra Short, University of North Dakota; chair: David Gabriel.

Ben Leber — Master of Science

Ben Leber (MSc Kinesiology) will defend his thesis on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. in WC204B. Title: The Effects of an Acute Bout of Whole-Body Vibration on Pulse Wave Velocity in Individuals with SCI. Supervisor: David Ditor; advisory committee: Gail Frost & Masae Miyatani; external examiner: Audrey Hicks, McMaster University; chair: Bareket Falk.

Melody Rioux — Master of Arts

Melody Rioux (MA Sport Management) will defend her thesis on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. in WC284. Title: Organizational Capacity and Knowledge Transfer: A Qualitative Case Study of the 2007 Canada Winter Games Host Society. Supervisor: Julie Stevens; advisory committee: Lisa Kikulis and Cheryl Mallen; external examiner: Deborah Zinni; ?chair: TBA.

Haiming Luo — MSc in Management

Master of Science in Management thesis defence for Haiming Luo, Faculty of Business, Department of Finance, Operations and Information Systems, will be Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 2:30 p.m. in Taro Hall 230. The title of her thesis is “Profitable Opportunities around Macroeconomic Announcements in the U.S. Treasury Market.” Her examining committee members are: Danny Cho, chair; Richard Deaves, external examiner, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University; Onem Ozocak, supervisor; Skander Lazrak and Unyong (Howard) Pyo.

All are welcome to attend the thesis defences.

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