The following is a list of thesis defences taking place between Monday, Aug. 15 and Friday, Aug. 19.
Master of Science in Management (Marketing Stream) thesis defence
Adeoluwa Arowolo, a Master of Science in Management candidate, will defend the thesis “Virtual Teams: The Impact of Varying Levels of Virtuality On Project Team Performance” on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Shannon Kerwin, Chair; Julia Eisenberg, External Examiner (Associate Professor, Human Resources, Pace University); Ken Klassen and Teju Herath, Supervisors; and Eugene Kaciak, Committee Member.
Master of Arts in Child and Youth Studies thesis defence
Brooklyn Ciccotelli, a Master of Arts in Child and Youth Studies candidate, will defend the thesis “Taking Care: Queer Belonging and Safety in the University” on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Marilyne Jollineau, Chair; Hannah Dyer, Supervisor and Graduate Program Director; Lauren Corman, External Examiner (Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Brock University); and Shauna Pomerantz and Chelsea Jones, Committee Members.
PhD in Chemistry thesis defence
Aliona Baradzenka, a PhD in Chemistry candidate, will defend the thesis “Synthesis and Reactivity of Low Valent Silicon and Phosphorus Compounds” on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in PLZ 600F.
The examination committee members are Brian Roy, Chair; Georgii Nikonov, Supervisor; John D. Protasiewicz, External Examiner (Case Western Reserve University); Maureen Reedyk, Internal Examiner; and Tony Yan and Costa Metallinos, Advisory Committee.
Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics thesis defence
Javon Luke, a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics candidate, will defend the thesis “Computerized Dynamic Assessment of Vocabulary Knowledge (CDA-V): Vocabulary Depth Assessment and Zone of Proximal Development” on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Hannah Dyer, Chair; Gary Libben, Supervisor; Ayda Tekok-Kilic, External Examiner (Associate Professor, Child and Youth Studies, Brock University); Lynn Dempsey, Graduate Program Director; and Ke Qiu, Committee Member.