Doctoral oral exams for the week of Sept. 6-10

Zuhre Aksoy, Ph.D., Political Science. Wednesday, September 8, 2 p.m., 406 Thompson Hall. Dissertation: “The Conservation of Crop Genetic Diversity in Turkey: An Analysis of the Linkages Between Local, National, and International Levels.” Peter M. Haas, chr.

Christine Barreto, Ph.D., Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. Wednesday, September 8, 2 p.m., 319 Morrill Science Center. Dissertation: “Bacterial Diversity and Heavy Metal Resistance in Aerobic Sediments from Davis Mine, Massachusetts.” Klaus N|sslein, chr.
CANCELLED (WILL BE RESCHEDULED): Monika Hogan, Ph.D., English. Thursday, September 9, 10 a.m., 316 Bartlett. Dissertation: “Touching Whiteness: Race, Grief and Ethical Contact in Contemporary U.S. Ethnic Novel.” Margo Culley, chr.

RESCHEDULED: Saira Latif, Ph.D., Finance. Friday, September 10, 1 p.m., 306 SOM. Dissertation: “Essays on International Financial Integration.” Hossein Kazemi, chr.

Adrian Leighton, Ph.D., Forest Resources. Wednesday, September 8, 1:30 p.m., Holdsworth 312A. Dissertation: “Soil Moisture, Forest Productivity and Ecological Land Classification in Central Massachusetts.” Matthew Kelty, chr.

Erin Mitchell, Ph.D., Hispanic Language and Literature. Thursday, September 9, 3 p.m., 301 Herter. Dissertation: “Exploring Teachers’ Beliefs Regarding Language Teaching and their Relationship to the Implementation of Proficiency-Based Instruction.” Eduardo Negueruela, chr.

Laura Mullen, Ph.D., Political Science. Thursday, September 9, 11 a.m., 314 Thompson. Dissertation: “The Role of Christian NGOs in Supporting the Democratization and Civil Society Building Process in the Middle Belt Region of Nigeria.” M.J. Peterson, chr.

Matthew K. Wright, Ph.D., Computer Science. Friday, September 10, 10 a.m., 151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Passive Logging Attacks Against Anonymous Communications Systems.” Brian Levine, chr.