The following is a list of thesis defences taking place from Monday, Oct. 25 to Friday, Oct. 29.
PhD in Psychology thesis defence
Megan Earle, a PhD candidate in Psychology, will defend her thesis, “Extending Intergroup Contact Theory to Men’s Anti-Women Biases” on Monday, Oct. 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. via video conference.
The examination committee includes Gordon Hodson, Supervisor; Michael Ashton and Sabrina Thai, Advisory Committee; Jennifer Steele, External Examiner (York University); Kate Bezanson, Internal Examiner; and Brian Roy, Chair.
Master of Arts in Applied Disability Studies thesis defence
Nicole Bacjar, a Master of Arts in Applied Disability Studies candidate, will defend the thesis “Assessing the Effectiveness of the TAGteach Intervention Package to Teach Fluid Performances of Gymnastics Skills to Children via Telehealth” on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. via video conference.
The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Kimberley Zonneveld, Supervisor; Thomas Zane, External Examiner (Director, On-line ABA Programs, Department of Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas); Rosemary Condillac, Graduate Program Director; and Kendra Thomson and Tricia Vause, Committee Members.
Master of Psychology thesis defence
Hamnah Shahid, a Master of Psychology (Lifespan Development stream) candidate, will defend the thesis “The Association Between Puberty, Emotional Difficulties, and Sleep Problems” on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. via video conference.
The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Teena Willoughby, Supervisor; Sandra Bosacki, External Examiner (Professor, Department of Educational Studies, Brock University); Stephen Emrich, Graduate Program Director; and Michael Busseri and Drew Dane, Committee Members.