The following is a list of thesis defences taking place between Monday, Sept. 19 and Friday, Sept. 23.
Master of Science in Chemistry thesis defence
Scott Miskey, a Master of Science in Chemistry candidate, will defend the thesis “Approaches Towards a Total Synthesis of Daphenylline” on Monday, Sept. 19 at 9:30 a.m. in PLZ 600F.
The examination committee includes Cheryl McCormick, Chair; Costa Metallinos, Interim Supervisor; Ang Li, External Examiner (Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences); and Paul Zelisko and Arthur van der Est, Committee Members.
PhD in Child and Youth Studies thesis defence
Courtney Bishop, a PhD in Child and Youth Studies candidate, will defend the thesis “Are We There Yet? An Examination of the Effectiveness of Individual Support Plans in Promoting the Human Rights and Quality of Life for Persons with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities” on Monday, Sept. 19 from 3 to 6 p.m. in PLZ 600F.
The examination committee members are Brian Roy, Chair; Maureen Connolly and Frances Owen, Supervisors; Preethy Samuel, External Examiner (Wayne State University); David Ditor, Internal Examiner; and Donato Tarulli and Tricia Vause, Advisory Committee.
PhD in Chemistry thesis defence
Lihi Habaz, a PhD in Chemistry candidate, will defend the thesis “Synthesis of C1-Homologues of Narciclasine” on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 8 to 11 a.m. The defence will take place in MCD 350L.
The examination committee members are Brian Roy, Chair; Jeffrey Atkinson, Interim Supervisor; Martin Banwell, External Examiner (Jinan University); Alexander Necakov, Internal Examiner; and Paul Zelisko and Art van der Est, Advisory Committee.
Master of Science in Management (Marketing Stream) thesis defences
Ehsan Nayeri, a Master of Science in Management candidate, will defend the thesis “Old Wines in New Bottles: Repurposing and Leveraging of Existing Resources for Crafting Novel Information System-Based Organizational Innovations” on Thursday, Sept. 22, at 3 p.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Sunal Mithas, External Examiner (Professor of Information System and Management, University of South Florida); Dipanjan Chatterjee, Supervisor; and Tejaswini Herath and Ali Vaelzi, Committee Members.
Master of Arts in Psychology thesis defence
Shealin Murray, a Master of Arts in Psychology candidate, will defend the thesis “Characterizing the Development of Reward Evaluation Across Adolescence in Female and Male Long-Evans Rats” on Friday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Rosemary Condillac, Chair; Cheryl McCormick, Supervisor; Matthew Paul, External Examiner (Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo); Stephen Emrich, Graduate Program Director; and Paula Duarte-Guterman and Charlis Raineki, Committee Members.