The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Lisa Weinstein Prince, Ph.D., Communication, Monday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m., N340 Integrative Learning Center. Dissertation: “Conceptualizing Television Viewing in the Digital Age: Patterns of Exposure and the Cultivation Process.” Michael Morgan, chr.
Edward Ferrier, Ph.D., Philosophy, Monday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m., E301 South College. Dissertation: “Quantification and Paradox.” Kevin Klement, chr.
Shuang Pi, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 9 a.m., 201 Marcus Hall Conference Room. Dissertation: “Memristive Nanodevices and Arrays: Scaling and Novel Applications.” Qiangfei Xia, chr.
Michael Akresh, Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2 p.m., 312A Holdsworth Hall. Dissertation: “Using Stable Isotopes to Examine Carry-Over Effects During the Full Annual Cycle of a Migratory Bird, the Prairie Warbler.” David King, chr.
Daniel Ehrenfeld, Ph.D., English, Thursday, Sept. 21, 9 a.m., E501 South College. Dissertation: “Rhetorical Investments: Writing, Technology, and the Emerging Logics of the Public Sphere.” Donna LeCourt, chr.
Ileana Vasu, Ph.D., Education, Thursday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m., N113 Furcolo Hall. Dissertation: “Multiple Representations of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus as Enacted in the Curriculum, Sense-Making and Gender.” Sandra Madden, chr.
Zili Gao, Ph.D., Food Science, Thursday, Sept. 21, 12 p.m., 243 Chenoweth Laboratory. Dissertation: “The Heat Shock Cognate 7-Protein (HSC7*) is a Novel Target for Nobiletin in Colon Cancer Cells.” Hang Xiao, chr.
Oyuntuya Munkhbat, Ph.D., Chemistry, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m., N610 Life Sciences Laboratories. Dissertation: “Role of Rigidity and Flexibility of Functional Groups Within the Interior of Supramolecular Assemblies and Their Implications.” S. Thayumanavan, chr.