Dissertation Defense Announcements
for 03/30/2015 - 09/30/2015

Dissertation Defenses are open to all members of the faculty and students.

03/30/2015 at 01:00PM
Christopher Joseph Henderson, PhD Candidate, Kinesiology
Dissertation Title: Marketing Analyses of Professional Women's Soccer in the United States Through Feminist Theories
Location: Ramsey Student Center, Room: 211
Major Professor(s): James Zhang

03/30/2015 at 01:30PM
Brandee Michelle Appling, PhD Candidate, Counseling & Student Personnel Services
Dissertation Title: Enhancing Our Status: The Experiences of African American Doctoral Students Mothers in Counselor Education Programs
Location: Aderhold, Room: 580
Major Professor(s): Natoya Haskins

03/30/2015 at 02:00PM
Jennifer B. Wells, PhD Candidate, Counseling & Student Personnel Services
Dissertation Title: The Relationship Between Psychosocial Development and the Broader Autism Phenotype in College Students
Location: Aderhold, Room: 401
Major Professor(s): Diane Cooper

03/31/2015 at 09:00AM
Ashley Luan Suominen, PhD Candidate, Mathematics Education
Dissertation Title: Abstract Algebra and Secondary School Mathematics: Identifying and Classifying Mathematical Connections
Location: Aderhold, Room: 211
Major Professor(s): AnnaMarie Conner

03/31/2015 at 09:00AM
Evelyn L. Wages, EdD Candidate, Educational Leadership
Dissertation Title: Standards-Based Education Reform in the 1980's and 1990's: Georgia and the Elementary Principal Experience in Clarke County
Location: River's Crossing, Room: 316
Major Professor(s): John Dayton

03/31/2015 at 10:00AM
Andrew Joseph Pearl , PhD Candidate, Higher Education
Dissertation Title: Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Professoriate: A Mixed-Methods Exploration of Faculty Motivations, Satisfaction, and Productivity
Location: New College, Room: 315
Major Professor(s): Karen Webber

03/31/2015 at 10:00AM
Brian Clark Sanders, PhD Candidate, Chemistry
Dissertation Title: Synthesis and Properties of Non-Heme Iron-NOx Complexes for the Generation of Nitroxyl Donors and Nitrite Reduction Catalysts
Location: Chemistry Building, Room: 508
Major Professor(s): Todd Harrop

03/31/2015 at 11:00AM
Marcus Zokan, PhD Candidate, Ecology
Dissertation Title: Zooplankton Species Diversity in the Temporary Wetland System of the Savannah River Site, South Carolina, USA
Location: Wilson Pharmacy Building, Room: 338
Major Professor(s): John Drake

03/31/2015 at 01:00PM
Veerachandra K. Yemmireddy, PhD Candidate, Food Science
Dissertation Title: Efficacy of Photocatalytic Nanocoatings on Food Contact Surfaces to Inactivate Pathogenic Microorganisms
Location: Food Science, Room: 215
Major Professor(s): Yen-Con Hung

03/31/2015 at 02:30PM
Stefan Todd Sleep, PhD Candidate, Business Administration
Dissertation Title: The Boundary Marketing Organization
Location: Brooks Hall, Room: 327
Major Professor(s): John Hulland

03/31/2015 at 03:00PM
Chase M. Mason, PhD Candidate, Plant Biology
Dissertation Title: Evolution and Ecophysiology of Leaf Economics and Leaf Defenses Across the Wild Sunflowers (Helianthus)
Location: Miller Plant Sciences, Room: 1503A
Major Professor(s): Lisa A. Donovan

04/01/2015 at 09:00AM
Terrell Blake Blake, DMA Candidate, Music
Dissertation Title: The Effects of Teacher-Directed Versus Self-Regulated Practice Routines on Undergraduate Group Piano Students Performing Four-Part Chordal Music
Location: Music, Room: 310
Major Professor(s): Mary Leglar

04/01/2015 at 10:00AM
Shauna Lynn Nefos Webb, PhD Candidate, Counseling & Student Personnel Services
Dissertation Title: I Got Here As A Student First: Narratives of African American Athletes at a STEM Institution
Location: Aderhold, Room: 415
Major Professor(s): Diane Cooper

04/01/2015 at 02:00PM
Emily-Joy Farah Samli, PhD Candidate, Infectious Diseases
Dissertation Title: VacSIMâ„¢: A Self-Assembling Immunce Matrix That Enhances Vaccine Efficacy
Location: Coverdell, Room: S175
Major Professor(s): Donald Harn

04/01/2015 at 03:30PM
Kelly Ochs Rosinger, PhD Candidate, Higher Education
Dissertation Title: How Does Information in Financial Aid Award Notifications Affect Enrollment and Borrowing Decisions? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
Location: Meigs Hall , Room: 108
Major Professor(s): James C. Hearn