Doctoral Oral Exams for Sept. 21– 25

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:


Raquel Bryant, Ph.D., Geosciences, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “The Western Interior Seaway during Late Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Event 2: Paleoceanographic Interpretations from Foraminiferal Assemblages.” R. Mark Leckie, chr.

Jonathan Jenner, Ph.D., Economics, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2 p.m. Dissertation: “Three Essays on Socio-Institutional Ecosystems and Labor Structures.” Mwangi wa Githinji, chr.

Julieta Chaparro-Buitrago, Ph.D., Anthropology, Friday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m. Dissertation: “The Promise of Empowerment: Reproductive Justice, Decolonial Feminisms, and the Cases of Forced Sterilization in Peru.” Thomas Leatherman, chr.

Sean Ash Gordon, Ph.D., English, Friday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m. Dissertation: “On Being Dispersed: The Poetics of Dehiscence from “We the People” to Abolition.” Nick Bromell, chr.