The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Shiri Dori-Hacohen, Ph.D., Computer Science. Monday, April 10, 9 a.m., 203 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Controversy Detection and Analysis.” James Allan, chr.
Amy Ryan, Ph.D., Neuroscience and Behavior. Monday, April 10, 1:30 p.m., N423 Tobin Hall. Dissertation: “The Effects of Predictability on Stereotypic Behavior in Typical Adult Humans (Homo Sapiens) and Rhesus Macaques (Macaca Mulatta).” Melinda Novak and Brian Lickel, co-chrs.
Gregory De Wet, Ph.D., Geosciences. Monday, April 10, 2:30 p.m., 129 Morrill II, Morrill Science Center. Dissertation: “Arctic and North Atlantic Paleo-Environmental Reconstructions from Lake Sediments.” Raymond Bradley and Isla Castaneda, co-chrs.
Jacinta Renee Saffold, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Tuesday, April 11, 2:30 p.m., 601 Herter. Dissertation: “Stories Written on Concrete: Understanding and (Re) Imaging Street Lit; 1990-2007.” Amilcar Shabazz, chr.
Barry A. Spence, Ph.D., Comparative Literature. Thursday, April 13, 10 a.m., 301 Herter. Dissertation: “Theaters of Voice, Body, and Page: Beckett, Sophocles, Homer, Joyce.” Catherine Portuges, chr.