Dissertation defense schedule


Linghai Kong

Program: Biological Sciences

Dissertation Director: Dr. Robert Wheeler

Defense Date:  February 27, 2017

Defense Time: 2:00 p..m.

Defense Location: Schroeder Complex, 256

Dissertation Title: "Regulation of System Xc - By Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase-Activating Peptide: Implications for Glutamate Neurotransmission in Cocaine Addiction"

Richard J. Barry IV

Program: Religious Studies

Dissertation Directors: Drs. Stephen Long and Dannielle Nussberger

Defense Date:  March 10, 2017

Defense Time: 1:00 p..m.

Defense Location: Alumni Memorial Union, 380

Dissertation Title: "The Two Goats: A Christian Yom Kippur Soteriology"

Nicole White

Program: Educational Policy and Leadership

Dissertation Director: Dr. Ellen Eckman

Defense Date:  March 22, 2017

Defense Time: 1:00 p..m.

Defense Location: Schroeder Complex, 113F

Dissertation Title: "Work-Family Balance: A Narrative Analysis of the Personal and Professional Histories of Female Superintendents with Children"

Brittany Baur

Program: Computational Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Serdar Bozdag

Defense Date:  March 27, 2017

Defense Time: 9:00 a..m.

Defense Location: Cudahy Hall, 401

Dissertation Title: "Identifying Regulators from Multiple Types of Biological Data in Cancer"

Elena Ivanova

Program: Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Qadir Timerghazin

Defense Date:  March 28, 2017

Defense Time: 2:00 p.m.

Defense Location: Todd Wehr Chemistry, 121

Dissertation Title:  "Computational Modeling of S-Thiolation Reaction: Toward Discovering the Enzymatic Mechanisms of Endogenous HNO Formation"

Michael Martinez

Program: Counseling Psychology

Advisor: Dr. Alan Burkard

Defense Date:  March 30, 2017

Defense Time: 11:00 a..m.

Defense Location: Schroeder Complex, 177

Dissertation Title:"Conflicts Based on Race/Ethnicity Among Latina/o Students"

Carmela Rios

Program: Biology

Advisor: Dr. Allison Abbott

Defense Date:  June 7, 2017

Defense Time: 9:30 a..m.

Defense Location: Wehr Life Sciences, 111

Dissertation Title: "Functional Analysis of the MicroRNA-Specific Argonautes alg-1 and alg-2 in the Somatic Gonad and Germ Cells During Ovulation in C.elegans"