Graduate School

Current Students – Upcoming Doctoral Defenses

November

11/13/17
Colleen Kropp, English, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Courting Equity; or, Moral Sentiments in the Law and British Fiction
821 Anderson Hall, 11:30 a.m.

11/13/17
Hanghang Zhang, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Ph.D.
Targeting CDK9 Reactivates Epigenetically Silenced Genes in Cancer
110 Pharmacy and Allied Health Building, 2:00 p.m.

11/14/17
Dane Jensen, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Binge Angst: An Investigation of Affective Distress the Day After Binge Drinking
615 Weiss Hall, 11:00 a.m.

11/15/17
Brian Seymour, Art History, Tyler School of Art
Ph.D.
Art Collecting and Shaping Publics at the Turn of the Century: A Philadelphia Story
B081 Tyler School of Art Building, 3:00 p.m.

11/16/17
Carol Lopez, Educational Leadership, College of Education
Ed.D.
The Possible Effects of Mentoring on Second Career Teacher Perceptions
301 Ritter Hall, 10:30 a.m.

11/16/17
Thomas Murt, Educational Leadership, College of Education
Ed.D.
The Perceptions of Wrestling Coaches and College Administrators about the Impact of Title IX on College Wrestling Programs in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
242 Ritter Hall Annex, 9:00 a.m.

11/17/17
Janne Pfeiffenberger, Biology, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Biomechanical Control Mechanisms and Morphological Adaptations for Locomotion in Challenging Scenarios
234 Biology-Life Sciences Building, 1:00 p.m.

11/20/17
Rebecca Kellich, Educational Leadership, College of Education
Ed.D.
Community and the Connection to Performance in High School: Suggestions for the Transition to High School in Urban Districts
TBA, 9:00 a.m.

11/20/17
Azadeh Timnak, Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D.
Gradient Porous Fibrous Scaffolds as the Next Generation of Immunomodulatory Wound Patches
347 Engineering Building, 9:30 a.m.

11/21/17
Sogol Moaiyed Baharlou, Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D.
Electro-Processed Soy Protein-Based Scaffolds for Skin Tissue Engineering and Wound Healing
347 Engineering Building, 10:00 a.m.

11/21/17
Kaining Zhi, Pharmaceutical Sciences/Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy
Ph.D.
Formulation and Fabrication of a Novel Subcutaneous Implant for the Zero-Order Release of Selected Protein and Small Molecule Drugs
437 School of Pharmacy, 10:00 a.m.

11/27/17
Francesca Marchionne, Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Ph.D.
Intrathecal Delivery of BDNF to the Lumbar Spinal Cord via Implantable Mini-Pump Restores Stepping Ability in a Large Animal Model of Spinal Cord Injury
301 Engineering Building, 1:00 p.m.

11/29/17
Richa Aggarwal, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Family- and Adolescent-Level Predictors and Moderators of Treatment Compliance and Functional Impairment in Pediatric Chronic Pain
Psychological Services Building, 1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, 3:00 p.m.

11/29/17
Amber Askey, Criminal Justice, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Quantifying Gang Locations: Systematically Testing Validity Using a Partial Test of Messick's Unified Perspective
111 TECH Center, 9:15 a.m.

11/29/17
Akruti Patel, Biomedical Sciences, Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Ph.D.
Novel Regulators of GPVI-Mediated Platelet Signaling
1010 Medical Education and Research Building, 2:00 p.m.

11/30/17
Corey Herbst-Gervasoni, Chemistry, College of Science and Technology
Ph.D.
Interactions of Enterobactin and Related Molecules with Titanium(IV): Characterization and Consequences of Avid Binding
404 Beury Hall, 10:00 a.m.

 

December

12/1/17
Alexander Elkins, History, College of Liberal Arts
Ph.D.
Battle of the Corner: Urban Rioting and Policing in the United States, 1943-1971
914-B Gladfelter Hall, 2:00 p.m.