Doctoral Oral Exams for April 22-26, 2024

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

Yukun Sun, Ph.D., Food Science, Monday, April 22, 9:30 a.m., via Zoom. Dissertation: “Exploring the Gastrointestinal Health-Promoting Potential of a Human Gut Bacterial Strain.” Hang Xiao, chair.

Yanyan Wu, Ph.D., Food Science, Tuesday, April 23, 9:30 a.m., via Zoom. Dissertation: “Identify a Gut Bacterial Pathway for Polyphenol Hydrogenation and its Correlation with Interindividual Variations in Metabotypes.” Hang Xiao, chair.

Anissa Neal, Ph.D., Linguistics, Friday, April 26, 9 a.m., ILC N400. Dissertation: “Understanding Others: An Investigation of Comprehension Across Dialects.” Brian Dillon, chair.

Luz Maria Sanches Duque, Ph.D., Political Science, Friday, April 26, 10 a.m., via Zoom. Dissertation: “The Politics of Redress in Violent Democracies: Exile and Transborder Reparations in Colombia.” Jamie Rowen and Angelica Bernal, co-chairs.