Doctoral oral examinations for the week of July 12-16

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

Debra Jeffs, Ph.D., School of Nursing. Monday, July 12, 1 p.m., 321 Arnold. Dissertation: “Self-selected Distraction for Acute Procedural Pain in Adolescents: An Intervention Feasibility Study.” James Fain, chr.

Erica M. Piedade, Ed.D., School of Education. Monday, July 12, 1 p.m., 273-275 Hills South. Dissertation: “Voices from the Field: Auxiliary Nurse Midwives of Nepal.” Robert Miltz, chr.

Stephen Thomas, Ph.D., Entomology and Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. Tuesday, July 13, 1 p.m., 319 Morrill Science Center. Dissertation: “Pathogenicity and Virulence of Entomophaga maimaiga Humber, Shimazu, Soper and Hajek (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae), a Fungal Pathogen of Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar L.(Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae).” Joseph S. Elkinton, chr.

Joseph E. Buckley, Ed.D., School of Education. Wednesday, July 14, 2 p.m., 21C Furcolo. Dissertation: “Perceptions of New School Leaders: Their Evolution to the Superintendency.” Robert Maloy, chr.

Harriet Totoe, Ph.D., Chemistry. Friday, July 16, 9 a.m., 703 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Speciation of Selenoamino Acids and Selenium Compounds by GC-AED and HPLC-ICP-MS.” Julian F. Tyson, chr.

Vamsicharan Vakulabharanam, Ph.D., Economics. Friday, July 16, 3 p.m., 9th Floor Conference Room, Thompson Hall. Dissertation: “Immiserizing Growth: Globalization and Agrarian Change in South India.” J. Mohan Rao, chr.