Doctoral Oral Exams for June 7–11

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates. All exams will be held via video conferencing. Contact the department for online meeting information.

Final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates are scheduled as follows:

Mishka Murad, Ph.D., College of Education, Tuesday, June 8, 9 a.m. Dissertation: “Not Too Bad”: The Voices and Lived Academic Experiences of International Doctoral Student Mothers.” Cristine Smith, chr.

Matheus Gadelha, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Tuesday, June 8, 9:30 a.m. Dissertation: “3D Shape Understanding and Generation.” Rui Wang and Subhransu Maji, co-chrs.

Albert Lo, Ph.D., Psychological and Brain Sciences, Tuesday, June 8, 2 p.m. Dissertation: “Acculturative Parenting Cognitions: Bicultural Socialization Beliefs of Chinese American Parents.” Harold Grotevant, chr.

Mohammad Rostami, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Wednesday, June 9, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “Scaling Down the Energy Cost of Connecting Everyday Objects to the Internet.” Deepak Ganesan, chr.

Santiago Vidales, Ph.D., Hispanic Literature and Linguistics, Wednesday, June 9, noon, Dissertation: “Y mi rebelión se convirtió en arte’ Hacia una historia literaria chicana: Raúl Salinas y su poesía política.” Luis Marentes, chr.

Maria Felicitas Baruch Blanco, Ph.D., Communication. Thursday, June 10, 11 a.m. Dissertation: “Transnational Fandom and New Forms of Cultural Flows: Digital Media Practices and the Transformation of Global TV Drama.” Emily West, chr.

Monika A. Roy, Ph.D., School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Thursday, June 10, 2 p.m. Dissertation: “Investigating the Developmental Impacts of 3,3’-Dichlorobiphenyl (PCB-11) in Zebrafish (Danio rerio).” Alicia Timme-Laragy, chr.

Alexandria Gillespie, Ph.D., Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Sciences, Friday, June 11, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “WC1 and TCR Interactions for Gamma Delta T Cell Activation.” Cynthia Baldwin, chr.

Fangda Zhang, Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Friday, June 11, 3 p.m. Dissertation: “Factors Affecting Drivers’ Off-Road Glance Behavior While Interacting with In-Vehicle Voice Interfaces – Insights from a Secondary Data Analysis.” Shannon Roberts, chr.