Graduate School

Current Students – Upcoming Doctoral Defenses

July

7/28/16
Michael Dietrich, Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D.
Combined Ozone and Ultrasound Process for the Destruction of 1,4-Dioxane in Continuous Flow Reactor
301 Engineering Building, 10:00 a.m.

7/28/16
Joseph Jupin, Computer and Information Science, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Temporal Graph Record Linkage and k-Safe Approximate Match
302 Science Education and Research Center, 2:00 p.m.

7/29/16
Golriz Kermani, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D.
Characterization of Rate Dependency and Inhomogeneity of Aortic Tissue
301 Engineering Building, 2:00 p.m.

 

August

8/2/16
Haci Tanis, Religion, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
The Sufi Influence in Said Nursi's Life and Thought
821 Anderson Hall, 11:30 a.m.

8/8/16
Jessica Hamilton, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Physiological Markers of Stress Generation and Affect Reactivity in Depression
1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Room 420, 1:00 p.m.

8/11/16
Danielle Feather, Biochemistry, Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Ph.D.
GLT-1 Dysfunction as an Underlying Cause of Cerebral Palsy
610 Medical Education and Research Building, 2:00 p.m.

8/17/16
Samantha Connolly, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Interplay Between Stress, Rumination, and Memory in Predicting Depression: An EMA Study
615 Weiss Hall, 10:00 a.m.

8/17/16
Heru Heq-m-Ta, African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Ankh, Udjat, Seneb (Life, Strength, Health): 'Let Food Be Thy Medicine,' An Epistemic Examination on the Genealogy of the Africana Holistic Health Tradition, with Preliminary Consideration in the City of Philadelphia, 1967 to the Present
821 Anderson Hall, 10:30 a.m.

8/18/16
Jonah Cohen, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Who Gets Better and Why? Predicting the Development of a Working Alliance and its Subsequent Role in Pharmacotherapy for Social Anxiety Disorder
1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Room 420, 10:00 a.m.

8/26/16
Nita Guzman Del Vecchio, Educational Psychology, College of Education
Ph.D.
A Mixed Methods Approach to Understanding College Student Retention and Graduation
242 Ritter Hall Annex, 11:00 a.m.

8/29/16
Gorana Draguljic, Political Science, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
The Politics of Choice and Institutional Development of Global Environmental Regimes
664 Gladfelter Hall, 10:00 a.m.

 

September

9/21/16
Jennifer VanDeWoestyne, Educational Leadership, College of Education
Ed.D.
Assessing Achievement Outcomes and Student Engagement Perception in an Upper Division Business Management Course
432 Ritter Hall, 10:00 a.m.