The following is a list of thesis defences taking place from Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31.
Master of Science in Management (Finance Stream) thesis defence
Ehsan Khaksar, a Master of Science in Management candidate, will defend the thesis “Understanding the Relationship between Online Discussions and Bitcoin Return and Volume: Topic Modelling and Sentiment Analysis” on Monday, March 27 at 10 a.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Katerina Koka, Chair; Ernest Biktimirov, Supervisor; Michael Frommel, External Examiner (Professor of Finance, Ghent University, Belgium); and Anteneh Ayanso and Tatyana Sokolyk, Committee Members.
Master of Arts in Child and Youth Studies thesis defence
Jiayi Li, a Master of Arts in Child and Youth Studies candidate, will defend the thesis “Sociodemographic Homophily Within Friendships and Sequential Peer Victimization: A Longitudinal Dyadic Perspective” on Thursday, March 30 at 10 a.m. in virtual format.
The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Naomi Andrews, Supervisor; Michael Savage, External Examiner (Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Brock University); Hannah Dyer, Graduate Program Director; and Tony Volkand Ann Farrell, Committee Members.