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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.

If reasonable accommodation(s) for a disability is required, contact the committee chair at least five days prior to the defense for effective accommodations.

Are you a faculty member or student looking to announce an upcoming dissertation defense? Contact GraduateMarketing@fau.edu.

UPCOMING DISSERTATION DEFENSES

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Rebecca Lewis: "Perceptions, Practices, and Policies: Middle and High School Teachers and Transgender Students"
August 28, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
Boca Raton Campus, College of Education (ED-47), Room 338
Chair: Traci P. Baxley, Ed.D.
Committee Members: Dominic Grasso, Ph.D., Sabrina Sembiante, Ph.D., Maria Vasquez-Colina, Ph.D., and Michelle Vaughan, Ed.D.

Ethan C. Swingle: "Up, Down, and All-Around: The Swirling-Transfer Student Athlete Experience at Athletic State University"
September 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Boca Raton Campus, College of Education (ED-47), Room 261
Chair: Cristobal Salinas Jr., Ph.D.
Committee Members: Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski, Ed.D. and Jennifer L. Bloom, Ed.D.

Jillian Berson: "The Impact of Female English Language Arts Teachers’ Intersectionality on Pedagogy"
September 10, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.
Boca Raton Campus, College of Education (ED-47), Room 338
Chair: Traci P. Baxley, Ed.D.
Committee Members: John D. Morris, Ph.D. and Sabrina Sembiante, Ph.D.

David G. Tomanio: "Community Colleges’ Transition to Offering Baccalaureate Degrees: A Case Study of the Impact on Human Resources"
September 11, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
Boca Raton Campus, College of Education (ED-47), Room 261
Co-Chairs: Deborah L. Floyd, Ed.D. and Cristobal Salinas Jr., Ph.D.
Committee Member: John D. Morris, Ph.D.

Kelly M. Roy: "How Full-Time Working Professionals Navigate and Complete a Doctoral Program in a Timely Manner"
September 18, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
Boca Raton Campus, College of Education (ED-47), Room 261
Chair: Jennifer L. Bloom, Ed.D.
Committee Members: Patricia Maslin-Ostrowski, Ed.D. and Jarrett B. Warshaw, Ph.D.

CHARLES E. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

Boris Tezak: "Understanding the Phenotype: A Study on How the Incubation Environment Influences Embryo Growth, Sex, and Sex Ratios in Turtles with Temperature Dependent Sex Determination"
September 4, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.
Boca Raton Campus, Sanson Life Sciences Building (SC-1), Room 141
Remote: Davie LA 150, Harbor Branch LE 103, VMRO2 (Meeting ID: 6122)
Chair: Jeannette Wyneken
Committee Members: Sarah Milton, Ph.D., Itzel Sifuentes-Romero, Ph.D., Kathleen Guthrie, Ph.D., and Erik Noonburg, Ph.D.

PAST DISSERTATION DEFENSES

DOROTHY F. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

COLLEGE FOR DESIGN AND SOCIAL INQUIRY

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE

CHARLES E. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

CHRISTINE E. LYNN COLLEGE OF NURSING

CHARLES E. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

 Last Modified 8/23/19