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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

Mary Ann Leavitt: "The effect of a Heart Failure Nurse Navigator on 30-Day Readmissions of Older Adults"
September 7, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Room 201
Chair: Dr. Debra Hain
Committee members: Dr. Kathryn Keller, Dr. Terry Eggenberger, and Dr. Bernardo Obeso

Jacinto “J” Garrido: "Ethnicity, Gender and Pain Interference's Influence on Depression among Older Adults with Osteoarthritis"
August 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Room 201
Chair: Dr. Lynne Dunphy
Committee members: Dr. David Newman, Dr. Ruth McCaffrey, and Dr. JuYoung Park

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Aarika C. Camp: "Senior Student Affairs Officers making wicked decisions related to the retention of specialized at-risk student populations in higher education"
August 4, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Dissertation Room, ED 261
Advisors and co-chairs: Dr. Eliah Watlington and Dr. John Pisapia
Committee members: Dr. Dianne Wright  and Dr. Catherine Akens

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 7/20/17