The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Kathleen Lazdowski, Ph.D., Education. Tuesday, April 18, 10 a.m., W07 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Countering the ‘Strong Schools’ Narrative: Community Response to Racial Inequity in a High-Performing District.” Laura Valdiviezo, chr.
Levi Adelman, Ph.D., Psychology. Tuesday, April 18, 4 p.m., 521B Tobin Hall. Dissertation: “Reactions to Ingroup Critics Under Threat: Social Psychological Factors that Magnify Versus Mitigate Negative Reactions.” Nilanjana Dasgupta, chr.
Rajarshi Roychowdhury, Ph.D., Geosciences. Wednesday, April 19, 1 p.m., N255 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Eccentricity Modulation of Precessional Variation in the Earth’s Climate Response to Astronomical Forcing: A Solution to the 41-kyr Mystery.” Rob DeConto, chr.