The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Kathryn Julian, Ph.D., History. Monday, May 22, 10 a.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “The Socialist Devout: Religious Orders and the Making of an East German Catholic Community.” Jon Olsen, chr.
Amanda Krentzel, Ph.D., Neuroscience and Behavior. Monday, May 22, 1 p.m., 209 French Hall. Dissertation: “Sex Differences of Rapid Estradiol Signaling in the Zebra Finch Auditory Forebrain.” Luke Remage-Healey, chr.
Hanife Ece Ugurlu, Ph.D., Education. Tuesday, May 23, 12 p.m., S115 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Inclusion of Students with Learning and Behavior Problems: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Inclusive Practices in Turkey.” Michael Krezmien, chr.
Crystal Donkor, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Tuesday, May 23, 1 p.m., 311 New Africa House. Dissertation: “‘Woman Thou Art Loosed’: Black Female Sexuality Unhinged in the Fiction of Frances Harper and Pauline Hopkins.” Amilcar Shabazz, chr.
Mahour Rahimi, Ph.D., Civil Engineering. Wednesday, May 24, 1:30 p.m., 234 Marston Hall. Dissertation: “Modeling Performance, Cost, Delivery, and Trip Distribution of Demand Responsive Transit Systems With Zoning.” Eric Gonzales, chr.
Bradley Willocks, Ph.D., Mathematics and Statistics. Wednesday, May 24, 4 p.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “A Categorical Formulation of Algebraic Geometry.” Ivan Mirkovic, chr.
Katherine Marantz, Ph.D., English. Thursday, May 25, 10 a.m., E501 South College. Dissertation: “Demanding Spaces: 1970s U.S. Women’s Novels as Sites of Struggle.” Asha Nadkarni, chr.
Kelli Morgan, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Thursday, May 25, 10 a.m., 311 New Africa House. Dissertation: “We are Roses from Our Mothers’ Gardens: Black Feminist Visuality in African American Women’s Art.” Amilcar Shabazz, chr.
Carly K. Overfelt, Ph.D., English. Thursday, May 25, 1 p.m., E501 South College. Dissertation: “Dialogue and ‘Dialect’: Character Speech in American Fiction.” Emily Lordi, chr.
Crystal Webster, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Thursday, May 25, 1 p.m., 311 New Africa House. Dissertation: “Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood: Northern African American Children’s Cultural and Political Resistance, 1780-1861.” Amilcar Shabazz, chr.
David Benjamin Belanger, Ph.D., Computer Science. Friday, May 26, 9:30 a.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Deep Energy-Based Models for Structured Prediction.” Andrew McCallum, chr.