Dissertation defense schedule


William Clark Wolf

Program: Philosophy

Advisor: Dr. Sebastian Luft

Date/Time: May 13, 2019, 8:30 a.m.

Defense Location: Beaumier Suite C, Raynor Library

Dissertation Title: "The Province of Conceptual Reason: Hegal's Post-Kantian Rationalism"

Stephen John Plecnik

Program: Philosophy

Advisor: Fr. John D. Jones

Date/Time: May 15, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Defense Location: Beaumier Suite C, Raynor Library

Dissertation Title: "Re-evaluating Augustinian Fatalism through the Eastern and Western Distinctions between God's Essence and Energies"


Xinhang Yang

Program: Chemistry PhD

Advisor: Dr. Richard Holz

Date/Time: May 20, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

Defense Location: Wehr Chemistry Building

Dissertation Title: "Structure and Mechanisms of Metalloenzymes Towards Incorporation of Water Across CN and C-CL Bonds"


Felicia Mata-Greve

Program: Clinical Psychology

Advisor: Dr. Lucas Torres

Date/Time: May 21, 2019, 10-11:30 a.m.

Defense Location: Cramer 307LA

Dissertation Title: "Ethnic and Sexist Discrimination Among Women of Color: Exploring the Roles of Cognitive Vulnerabilities of Depression"

Marwan Aljohani

Program: Clinical and Translational Rehabilitation Health Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Kristof Kipp

Date/Time: May 21, 2019, 10 a.m.

Defense Location: Raynor Memorial Library, Room 330B

Dissertation Title: "The Role of Movement Pattern in Relation to Running Related Injuries Risk Factors"

Ramin Katebi

Program: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Nathan Weise

Date/Time: May 23, 2019, 2:30 p.m.

Defense Location: Engineering Hall DL 354

Dissertation Title: "Advanced Silicon Carbide Based Fault-Tolerant Multilevel Converters"

Elizabeth Doncheck

Program: Biological Sciences

Advisor: John Mantsch

Date/Time: May 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m.

Defense Location: Cramer 087

Dissertation Title: "Influence of Biological Sex in the Prefrontal Cortical Sex & Stress Hormone-Potentiated Reinstatement of Cocaine Seeking"

Christoper Gooding

Program: Theology

Advisor: Danielle Nussberger

Date/Time: May 30, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Defense Location: AMU 380

Dissertation Title: "Beyond Slavery: Christian Theology and Rehabilitation from Human Trafficking"



There are no defenses scheduled at this time.