Doctoral Oral Exams for Aug. 21-25

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

Madalina Meirosu, Ph.D., Comparative Literature. Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2 p.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “The Eloquence of Automata: Socio-Political Commentary in Nineteenth-Century Literature on Artificial Humanoids.” Maria Tymoczko, chr.

Catherine Wilson, PhD., Sociology, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m., 1028 Thompson.  Dissertation: “Collective Action as Relationship in Late Modernity: Animal Advocacy in a Repressive Political Climate.” Miller Thayer, chr.

Thomas Longyear, PhD., Kinesiology, Friday, Aug. 25, 1 p.m., 153 Totman. Dissertation: “Observing the Molecular Basis of Thin Filament Activation with a Three Bead Laser Trap Assay.” Edward Debold, chr.

Esther Castro, PhD., Hispanic Literatures and Linguistics, Friday, Aug. 25, 1:30 p.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Clitico de Acsusativo Como Introductor de Construcciones Aplicadas en Espanol.” Luiz Amarl, chr.