Thesis defences — Oct 26

Martha Bajec — PhD in Biological SciencesMartha Bajec, PhD student in Biological Sciences, will present her thesis defence on Thursday, Nov. 4, at 9:30 a.m. in IH 104. The title of her thesis is “Astringency and other oral sensations: biological sources of individual variation and association with food and beverage behaviour.” Examining committee members are: Joffre Mercier, chair; John Hayes, Pennsylvania State University, external examiner; Gary Pickering, supervisor; David Di Battista, internal examiner; Debbie Inglis and Dr. Stefan Brudzynski, committee members. All are welcome to attend.Beth Visser — PhD in PsychologyBeth Visser, PhD student in Psychology, will present her thesis defence on Friday, Nov. 12, at 2:30 p.m. in Plaza 600F. The title of her thesis is “An Investigation of the Psychopathy Construct and its (Novel) Correlates in Non-Clinical Samples.” Examining committee members are: Marilyn Rose, chair; Adelle Forth, Carleton University, external examiner; Mike Ashton, supervisor; Heather Chalmers, internal examiner; Jane Dywan and Angela Book, committee members. All are welcome to attend.Iva Mathews — PhD in PsychologyIva Mathews, PhD student in Psychology, will present her thesis defence on Monday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m. in Plaza 600F. The title of her thesis is “Developmental differences in locomotor responsiveness to amphetamine in rats.” Examining committee members are: Sandra Peters, chair; Gary Kraemer, University of Toronto, external examiner; Stefan Brudzinski and Cheryl McCormick, supervisors; Joffre Mercier, internal examiner; and Cathy Mondloch, committee member. All are welcome to attend.Danielle Sirianni Molnar — PhD in PsychologyDanielle Sirianni Molnar, PhD student in Psychology, will present her thesis defence on Friday, Nov. 26, at 2 p.m. in Plaza 600F. The title of her thesis is “The Light and Dark Sides of Perfectionism: Implications for Health and Well-Being.” Examining committee members are: John Novak, chair; Fuschia Sirois, Bishop’s University, external examiner; Stan Sadava, supervisor; Brent Faught, internal examiner; Michael Ashton and Nancy DeCourville, committee members. All are welcome to attend.Frances Chandler — PhD in EducationFrances Chandler, PhD student in Education, will present her thesis defence on Thursday, Dec. 16, at 2 p.m. in WH 147. The thesis title is “Leadership and its Impact on the Success of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Funded Collaborative Research Projects.” Examining committee members are: Marilyn Rose, chair; Ben Levin, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, external examiner; Michael Manley-Casimir, supervisor; Maureen Connolly, internal examiner; Renee Kuchapski and Hope Fennell, committee members. All are welcome to attend.Devonna Munroe — Master of EducationDevonna Munroe, Master of Education student, will present her thesis defence on Friday, Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall). The title of the thesis is “Emancipatory Pedagogies in a Grade 11 Social Studies Classroom.” External examiner: Warren Crichlow, York University; supervisor: Dolana Mogadime; committee members: Sandra Bosacki and Joe Engemann; chair of the examining committee: Nancy Taber. All are welcome to attend.Cindy Sprong — Master of EducationCindy Spong, Master of Education student, will present her thesis defence on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall). The title of the thesis is “Investigation of Motivation Strategies Used by School Teachers for Workplace Engagement.” External examiner: Frances Owen, CHYS, Brock University; supervisor: Coral Mitchell; committee members: Denise Armstrong and Xiaobin Li; chair of the examining committee: Susan Sydor. All are welcome to attend.