Doctoral oral exams for April 7-11

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

Donald Geesling, Ph.D., Afro-American Studies. Monday, April 7, 10 a.m., 201 New Africa House. Dissertation: “’Survival Kits on Wax’: The Politics, Poetics, and Productions of Gil Scott-Heron, 1970-1978.” Ernest Allen, chr.

Ryan Spalding, Ph.D., Sport Management. Monday, April 7, 11 a.m., 206 Isenberg School of Management. Dissertation: “Fan Response to League Playoff Structure and Consecutive Season Competitive Balance in Professional Sports.” Neil Longley, chr.

Domenico Aiello, Ph.D., Mathematics. Monday, April 7, 3 p.m., 121 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Galois Theory of Iterated Morphisms on Reducible Elliptic Curves and Abelian Surfaces with Real Multiplication.” Siman Wong, chr.

Francesca Colantuoni, Ph.D., Resource Economics. Wednesday, April 9, 1 p.m., 303 Stockbridge Hall. Dissertation: “Empirical Studies on the Effectiveness of Soda Taxes to Curb Obesity.” Christian Rojas, chr.