Doctoral oral exams for the week of Dec. 13-17

Rachel Wing, Ph.D., Psychology. Monday, Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m., 18 Bartlett. Dissertation: "Spatial Components of Mathematics Problem Solving." James Royer, chr.

Sarah Johnson, Ph.D., Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m., 216 Paige Lab. Dissertation: "Behavioral, Physiological, and Molecular Mechanisms underlying Reduced Fertility in Nhlh2 Knockout Mice." Deborah J. Good, chr.

Maria Stehle, Ph.D., Germanic Languages and Literatures. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 11 a.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: "Discourses of Crisis in West German Texts and Films of the 1970s: A ‘Transnational Psychogeography’ of Gender, Race, and Violence." Susan Cocalis, chr.

Anas Chalah, Ph.D., Chemistry. Tuesday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m., 703 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: "The Binding of Two Ligands Synergistically Stimulates the Adaptive Methylation of Bacterial Chemoreceptors." Robert M. Weis, chr.

Carmen Carracelas-Juncal, Ph.D., Hispanic Language and Literature. Wednesday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m., 601 Herter Hall. Dissertation: "Fles and the Classroom Teacher Model: A Multiple Case Study." Eduardo Negueruela, chr.

Michael D. Schmidt, Ph.D., Public Health/Epidemiology. Thursday, Dec. 16, 10:30 a.m., 120 Arnold. Dissertation: "Physical Activity During Pregnancy: Patterns, Measurement, and Association with Health Outcomes." Lisa Chasan-Taber, chr.

Christine DeGregorio, Ed.D., Education. Thursday, Dec. 16, 2:30 p.m., 151 Hills South. Dissertation: "Math Stories: Troublesome Relationships. A Study of the Importance of Relationships on Women’s Achievement in Math at a Rural Community College." Patricia Crosson, chr.