Thesis defences — Oct. 21 – Oct. 25

The following is a list of thesis defences taking place at Brock from Monday, Oct. 21 to Friday, Oct. 25.

All are open for the University community to attend.

PhD in Educational Studies Comprehensive Portfolio defence

Lyn Trudeau, a PhD of Education student, will defend her comprehensive portfolio “Mashkiikii Miikana/Medicine Road: A Comprehensive Portfolio” on Thursday, Oct. 24  at 2 p.m. in WH 147.

The examination committee includes Susan Sydor, Chair; Shelley Griffin, External Examiner; Lorenzo Cherubini, Supervisor; Hilary Brown, Committee Member; and Terry Sefton, Committee Member (University of Windsor).

MA in Applied Disability Studies defence

Rebecca Hansford, a Master of Arts candidate in the Department of Applied Disability Studies, will defend the thesis “Examining longitudinal patterns of psychotropic medication use by individuals with intellectual disabilities relocating from institutions to community settings” on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 9 a.m. in TH 150.

The examination committee includes Maureen Connolly, Chair; Rosemary Condillac, Supervisor; Nirbhay Singh, External Examiner (Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Health Behaviour, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University and CEO of MacTavish Behavioural Health in Raleigh, NC); Maurice Feldman, Graduate Program Director; Alison Cox, Committee Member and Jan Frijters, Committee Member.

MA in Geography and Tourism defence

Katelyn Pierce, a Master of Geography candidate, will defend the thesis “Detached from Our Bodies: Representing Women’s Mental Health and Well-Being with Graphic Memoirs” on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. in Sankey Chamber.

The examination committee includes Andrew Dane, Chair; Ebru Ustundag, Supervisor; Kate Parizeau, External Examiner (Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Guelph); David Butz, Graduate Program Director; Neta Gordon, Committee Member and Jeffrey Boggs, Committee Member.

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