The following is a list of thesis defences taking place virtually from Monday, Dec. 7 to Friday, Dec. 11.
Applied Disability Studies Master of Arts thesis defence
Paige O’Neill, a Master of Arts in Applied Disability Studies candidate, will defend her thesis “Parent Training in Multicomponent Behavioural Interventions to Reduce Challenging Behaviours in Children with ASD: A Systematic Review” on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. via video conference.
The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Julie Koudys, Supervisor; Dorothea Lerman, External Examiner (Professor of Psychology and Director, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, University of Houston Clear Lake); Rosemary Condillac, Graduate Program Director; and Kendra Thomson and Maurice Feldman, Committee Members.
Critical Sociology Master of Arts thesis defence
Moe Constantine, a Master of Arts in Critical Sociology candidate, will defend his thesis “Environmental Justice Activism in Context: A Case Study of the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment in Kern County, California” on Friday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. via video conference.
The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Nancy Cook, Supervisor; Sarah Wiebe, External Examiner (Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Hawai’i); Jane Helleiner, Graduate Program Director; and Lauren Corman and Ebru Ustundag, Committee Members.
Psychology PhD thesis defence
Christine Salahub, a PhD candidate in Psychology, will defend her thesis titled “Electrophysiological measures of flexible attentional control and visual working memory maintenance” on Friday, Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon via video conference.
The examination committee includes Stephen Emrich, Supervisor; Karen Arnell and Karen Campbell, Advisory Committee; Martin Eimer, External Examiner (Birkbeck College, London, U.K.); Ayda Tekok-Kilic, Internal Examiner; and Brian Roy, Chair.