Doctoral Oral Exams for March 4, 2019 – March 8, 2019

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

Ying Zhang, Ph.D., College of Education, Monday, March 4, 10:00 a.m., S115 Furcolo. Dissertation: “An Examined Life of a Language Teacher of Chinese: An Autoethnographic Investigation into Agency.” Theresa Y. Austin, chr.

Marisa Ferraro, Ph.D., College of Education, Monday, March 4, 1:15 p.m., S125 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Retrofitting Educators through Sheltered Instruction Training: A Longitudinal Case Study Examining the Efficacy of a Five-year District-wide Intervention Effort.” Laura Valdiviezo, chr 

Gabriela Borin Castillo, Ph.D., Kinesiology, Tuesday, March 5, 10:00 a.m., S330 Life Sciences Laboratory. Dissertation: “Consolidation of Motor Sequence Learning and Motor Adaptation in Human Locomotion.” Julia T. Choi, chr. 

Sarah Burkart, Ph.D., Kinesiology, Tuesday, March 5, 11:30 a.m., 153 Totman. Dissertation: “Feasibility, Acceptability, and Efficacy of an Academically-Integrated Physical Activity Program on Early Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptomology in Preschoolers.” Sofiya Alhassan, chr.

Kristine M. Plasse, Ed. D., College of Education, Tuesday, March 5, 11:30 a.m., N113 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Navigating Mainstream Environments: The Impact of Modality Selection for Children with Cochlear Implants.” Denise Ives, chr.

Ruojie Zhang, Ph.D., Food Science, Wednesday, March 6, 3:00 p.m., 243 Chenoweth Laboratory. Dissertation: “Enhancing Nutraceuticals Bioavailability by Nanoemulsions-Based Delivery and Excipient Systems.” Julian McClements, chr. 

Yedalis Ruiz, Ph.D., College of Education, Thursday, March 7, 9:00 a.m., 803 Campus Center. Dissertation: “Mapping the Development of College Going Identities Among Aspirantes Puertorriqueñas.” Jason G. Irizarry, chr.

Sofya Vorotnikova, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Friday, March 8, 10:00 a.m., 140 Computer Science Building. Dissertation: “Massive Graph Analysis in the Data Stream Model.” Andrew McGregor, chr.

María Alicia Remaly, Ph.D., College of Education, Friday, March 8, 10:30 a.m., N125 Furcolo. Dissertation: “Latina/o College Experiences at a Predominantly White Research University.” Ryan S. Wells, chr.

Covadonga Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese, Friday, March 8, 9:00 a.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “The Production and Perception of Subject Focus Prosody in L2 Spanish.” Meghan Armstrong-Abrami, chr.

Genia Bettencourt, Ph.D., College of Education, Friday, March 8, 1:00 p.m., 102 Furcolo. Dissertation: “(Social) Class is in Session: Examining the Experiences of Working-Class Students through Social Class Identity, Class-Based Allyship, and Sense of Belonging.” Ryan Wells, chr.