The following is a list of thesis defences taking place virtually from Monday, Sept. 6 to Friday, Sept. 10.
Master of Arts in Applied Disability Studies thesis defences
Katelyn Soucie-Vukmanich, a Master of Arts candidate in Applied Disability Studies, will defend her thesis “Burnout of Direct Support Workers of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Systematic Review” on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 10:30 a.m. via video conference. The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Rosemary Condillac, Supervisor and Graduate Program Director; Rebecca Casey, External Examiner (Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Acadia University); and Jan Frijters and Laura Mullins, Committee Members.
Claire Shingleton-Smith, a Master of Arts candidate in Applied Disability Studies, will defend her thesis “General-Case Parent Training for Young Children At-Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder via Telehealth” on Friday, Sept.10 at 1 p.m. via video conference. The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Julie Koudys, Supervisor; Peter Sturmey, External Examiner (Professor, Department of Psychology, Queens College); Rosemary Condillac, Graduate Program Director; and Maurice Feldman and Rebecca Ward, Committee Members.