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Upcoming Doctoral Defenses

Donna Sandfort

Medical Student Stress and Wellness Programs: An Explanatory, Sequential, Mixed Methods Study

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Joy Phillips
Committee Members: Cameron Kiosoglous, Edward Gracely
Date and Time: August 07, 2020 1:30 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact jp3467@drexel.edu for link.

Katherine Vaughan

Perceived Attachment with Mother and Father in a Sample of Youth with Suicidal Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors

Major: Couple and Family Therapy
Chair: Stephanie Brooks
Committee Members: Jesse Smith, Jessica Chou, Jody Russon, Christina Young
Date and Time: August 10, 2020 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom - Contact dsd67@drexel.edu for link.

Latasha Shears

Looking Within: Social Networks and Organizational Social Capital in PDPs for University Employees

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Rajashi Ghosh
Committee Members: Sheila Vaidya, Eric Brunner
Date and Time: August 10, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Zhengtao Chen

Engineering Non-Planar Polymers via Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition

Major: Chemical Engineering
Chair: Maureen Tang
Committee Members: Kenneth Lau, Vibha Kalra, Christopher Li, Moses Noh
Date and Time: August 12, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact jix@email.chop.edu for link.

David Keller

Predictors of fish occurrence and scale dependence in wadeable streams

Major: Environmental Science
Chair: Susan Kilham, Richard Horwitz
Committee Members: Michael O'Connor, Marina Potopova, Loni Tabb
Date and Time: August 14, 2020 9:00 AM
Location: Zoom

James Shoopack

Exploring the Effects of Learning Behavioral Therapy Techniques on Coaching: An Intrinsic Case Study

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Kathy Geller
Committee Members: Ellen Staurowsky, Bruce Levine
Date and Time: August 17, 2020 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact kdg39@drexel.edu for link.

Shaikha BuAli

A Qualitative Case Study on Instructional Practices in a Pennsylvania Online Middle School

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Kareem Edouard
Committee Members: James Connell, Dona Fabrizio
Date and Time: August 19, 2020 2:30 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact ke388@drexel.edu for link.

Victoria Dolceamore

The Influence of Music and Performing Arts Education in K-12: A Qualitative Case Study Analysis

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Mary Jean Tecce DeCarlo
Committee Members: Michael Haslip, Michelle Carneyray-Yoder
Date and Time: August 19, 2020 4:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact mt623@drexel.edu for link.

Ashley Adams

Paleoenvironment of the Morrison Formation in the Bighorn Basin of Montana, USA

Major: Environmental Science
Chair: Amanda Lough
Committee Members: Ted Daeschler, Loyc Vanderkluysen, Dennis Terry, Peter Dodson
Date and Time: August 24, 2020 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact ala97@drexel.edu for link.

Pedro Edson Martins Amaral

Nanoscale Applications of Red Phosphorus Allotropes and Polyphosphides

Major: Chemistry
Chair: Joe Foley
Committee Members: Aaron Fafarman, Daniel Strongin, Lee Hoffman, Vibha Kalra, Karl Sohlberg
Date and Time: August 25, 2020 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Sarah Heidel

Examining the Effect of Occupational Socialization on Principals' Leadership of Physical Education Programs: A Phenomenological Study

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Cameron Kiosoglous
Committee Members: Kathleen Provinzano, Maureen Smith
Date and Time: August 26, 2020 6:30 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact cmk385@drexel.edu for link.

Gregory Lang

(Re)Defining Space: Cycling Practice, Risk and Agency in Philadelphia

Major: Community, Culture & Media
Chair: Mary Ebeling
Committee Members: Wesley Shumar, Mimi Sheller, Harris Steinberg, Zach Furness
Date and Time: September 01, 2020 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact nmp39@drexel.edu for link.

Donald Hall

Rational Design and Experimental Characterization of Small Molecule Inhibitors of the Bacterial Stringent Response Activating Enzyme RelA

Major: Chemistry
Chair: Ezra Wood
Committee Members: Jun Xi, Dionicio Martinez, Garth Ehrlich, Michael Givskov, Jarosław Król
Date and Time: September 03, 2020 9:30 AM
Location: Zoom - Contact dch66@drexel.edu for link.

Shuting Zhang

Molecular Dynamics of Amyloid Beta-Protein Assembly under Oxidative Conditions and Short Peptides in Aqueous Solutions

Major: Physics
Chair: Brigita Urbanc
Committee Members: Reinhard Schweitzer-Stenner, Luis Cruz Cruz, Michelle Dolinski, Jian-Min Yuan
Date and Time: September 03, 2020 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom - Contact sz394@drexel.edu for link.

Thomas Mosca

A Phenomenological Study of Space and Entertainment on the Teaching and Leading Processes in Green Schools

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: John Gould
Committee Members: William Lynch, Sean O'Donnell, Bruce Levine
Date and Time: September 08, 2020 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom - Contact jmg97@drexel.edu for link.