Doctoral Oral Exams for June 23-27

June 13, 2014

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

Adam Garand, Ed.D., Education. Monday, June 23, 9 a.m., 351 Hills South. Dissertation: “Perceptions of Leadership through the Lens of Special Education Administrators and Principals.” Mary Lynn Boscardin, chr.

Xiaoning Li, Ph.D., Chemistry. Monday, June 23, 10 a.m., 153 Goessmann. Dissertation: “Engineered Nanoparticles for Detection and Treatment of Bacteria and Biofilms.” Vincent Rotello, chr.

Heather Lavigne, Ph.D., Psychology. Wednesday, June 25, 9 a.m., 622 Tobin. Dissertation: “The Impact of Television Program Diet on Children’s Achievement.” Daniel Anderson, chr.

Youngho Kim, Ph.D., Computer Science. Wednesday, June 25, 10 a.m., 243 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Searching Based on Query Documents.” W. Bruce Croft, chr.

Jeffrey Lucas, Ph.D., Chemistry. Wednesday, June 25, 1 p.m., 153 Goessmann. Dissertation: “Flexible Tethers in Multi-chromophoric Systems: Linking Photophysics with Assembly.” Paul Lahti, chr.

Anilyn Diaz-Hernandez, Ph.D., Communication. Thursday, June 26, 10 a.m., E-31 Machmer. Dissertation: “Challenging the State and National Culture: A Comparative Case of the Entertainment Industry in Puerto Rico.” Paula Chakravartty, chr.

John Gallagher, Ph.D., English. Thursday, June 26, 10 a.m., 316 Bartlett. Dissertation: “Interactive Audience and the Internet.” Donna LeCourt, chr.

John Hangasky, Ph.D., Chemistry. Thursday, June 26, 10 a.m., 153 Goessmann. Dissertation: “Factor Inhibiting Hypoxia Inducible Factor’s (FIH) Structure Controls O2 Activation and Reactivity.” Michael Knapp, chr.

Youngdo Jeong, Ph.D., Chemistry. Thursday, June 26, 10 a.m., 145 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Nanoparticle as a Building Block for Fabrication of Functional Structures.” Vincent Rotello, chr.

Xinyu Wang, Ph.D., Polymer Science and Engineering. Thursday, June 26, 10 a.m., A110/A111 Conte Polymer Science Building. Dissertation: “Functional Nanocomposites from Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers with Nanoparticles.” Jim Watkins, chr.