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Thesis and Dissertation Defense Announcements

The Graduate College is pleased to provide notice of the following scheduled dissertation defenses. Graduate faculty, students, and staff are welcome to attend dissertation defenses. Kindly contact the committee chair prior to the event if you plan on attending.

UPCOMING DISSERTATION DEFENSES

CHRISTINE E. LYNN COLLEGE OF NURSING

Heather Saifman: "Millennial Nurse Manager Perspectives on Their Leadership Roles in the Hospital Setting: A Phenomenological Inquiry"
October 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Room 202
Chair: Dr. Rose Sherman
Committee members: Dr. Kathryn Keller, Dr. Terry Eggenberger, and Dr. Alan Whiteman

Olga Abiri: "Differences in Nurses’ Perceptions of Safety Culture, Nurse-Physician Collaboration, and Level of Job Satisfaction Related to the Type of Obstetrical Physician Care Delivery Model Utilized"
October 3, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Room 202
Chair: Dr. Rose Sherman
Committee members: Dr. Joy Longo, Dr. Dee Ray, and Dr. Alan Whiteman

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Althia Ellis: "The Influence of Cultural Intelligence (CQ) on Faculty Leadership"
September 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Dissertation Room, ED 261
Advisor: Dr. Valerie Bryan
Committee members: Dr. Dianne Wright and Dr. Michael DeDonno

Andrew Baker: "Examining Affectual Interaction within the Therapeutic Relationship across Three Psychotherapeutic Theoretical Approaches "
September 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Dissertation Room, ED 261
Advisor: Dr. Paul Peluso 
Committee members: Dr. Greg Brigman and Dr. Brian Canfield

Merris A. Smith: "Lives in Transition: The Impact of Career & Technical Education on Under-Served High School Students' Career Growth & Development"
September 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Dissertation Room, ED 261
Advisor: Dr. Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski
Committee members: Dr. Valerie C. Bryan, Dr. Eliah J. Watlington, and Dr. John D. Morris

Suzanne Duff: "A Comparative Look At Student And Faculty Perceptions Of Professors At A State College"
September 21, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
COE ELRM Melby Center
Advisor: Dr. Valerie Bryan
Committee members: Dr. John D. Morris, Dr. Mary Lieberman, and Dr. Meredith Mountford

PAST DISSERTATION DEFENSES

CHARLES E. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

CHRISTINE E. LYNN COLLEGE OF NURSING

DOROTHY F. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS

COLLEGE FOR DESIGN AND SOCIAL INQUIRY

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE

 Last Modified 9/19/17