The following is a list of thesis defences taking place virtually from Tuesday, May 25 to Friday, May 28.
Master of Social Justice and Equity Studies thesis defence
Sana Shah, a Master of Social Justice and Equity Studies candidate, will defend her thesis “Twenty Years Later: Family’s Continued Battle for Media Coverage of their Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls” on Wednesday, May 26 at 1 p.m. via video conference.
The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Robyn Bourgeois, Supervisor; Jennifer Brant, External Examiner (Assistant Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto); Trent Newmeyer, Graduate Program Director; and Margot Francis and Andrea Doucet, Committee Members.
Master of Psychology thesis defence
Sophia Thierry, a Master of Psychology (Lifespan Development) candidate, will defend her thesis “First Impressions of Child Faces: Facial Trustworthiness Influences Adults’ Interpretations of Children’s Behaviour in Ambiguous Situations” on Friday, May 28 at 10 a.m. via video conference.
The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Cathy Mondloch, Supervisor; Clare Sutherland, External Examiner (Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology, King’s College, University of Aberdeen); Stephen Emrich, Graduate Program Director; and Caitlin Mahy and Angela Evans, Committee Members.