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Catherine Van Vooren

A Phenomenological Study: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Superintendents' Professional Development

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: John Gould
Committee Members: Michael Haslip, Noreen O'Neil
Date and Time: June 02, 2020 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom - Contact jmg97@drexel.edu for link.

Leah Kulp

Towards an Adaptive Context-aware Checklist for Concurrent use in Dynamic Medical Settings

Major: Information Science
Chair: Aleksandra Sarcevic
Committee Members: Andrea Forte, Erin Solovey, Helena Mentis, Nadir Weibel
Date and Time: June 02, 2020 10:00 AM
Location: Zoom - Contact bcp29@drexel.edu for link.

Amanda Atkinson

A Feminist Phenomenological Study of the Lived Experiences of Women Senior Student Affairs Officers at Women's Colleges

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Deanna Hill
Committee Members: Kathy Geller, Patricia Whitely
Date and Time: June 02, 2020 3:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact dh385@drexel.edu for link.

Rachel Peters

Reasons for Uninsurance Among ACA Eligible Adults in an Urban Safety Net Setting

Major: Health Policy & Social Justice
Chair: Robert Field
Committee Members: Jonathan Purtle, Brent Langellier, Esther Chernak, Yvonne Claudio
Date and Time: June 03, 2020 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact rmm77@drexel.edu for link.

Ann-Marie Raphail

Improving Visual Attention with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Individuals with Right Parietal Disorders due to Stroke

Major: Psychology
Chair: Maria Schultheis
Committee Members: John Medaglia, Fengqing Zhang, Roy Hamilton, Branch Coslett
Date and Time: June 04, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact ar3223@drexel.edu for link.

Steven Gossert

Study of HIV-1 Viral Engagement of a Novel Virocidal Molecule using Molecular Dynamics

Major: Chemical Engineering
Chair: Kenneth Lau
Committee Members: Cameron Abrams, Steven Wrenn, Irwin Chaiken, Luis Cruz Cruz
Date and Time: June 04, 2020 3:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact stg39@drexel.edu for link.

Krystal Brown

Daddy's Girl: A Phenomenological Study of the Impact of Father Abandonment on Young Women

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Kathy Geller
Committee Members: Sarah Reynolds Ulrich, Homer Johnson Jr.
Date and Time: June 04, 2020 7:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact kdg39@drexel.edu for link.

Alissa Sweigart

Exploring the Lived Experiences of AEDY Completers in Pennsylvania: A Case Study

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Deanna Hill
Committee Members: Valerie Klein, Ryan Giffing
Date and Time: June 05, 2020 10:30 AM
Location: Zoom - Contact dh385@drexel.edu for link.

Joshua Jackson

Determinantal Representations of Bivariate Polynomials Without Roots on the Bitorus

Major: Mathematics
Chair: Hugo Woerdeman
Committee Members: Anatoli Grinshpan, Thomas Yu, Ron Perline, Kelly Bickel
Date and Time: June 08, 2020 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Claudia Galvan

Voices of the Women Who Stayed. A Case Study of Women Leaders with Computer Science and Engineering Degrees in High-Tech Companies in Silicon Valley

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Kathy Geller
Committee Members: Salvatore Falletta, Ceal Craig
Date and Time: June 09, 2020 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact kdg39@drexel.edu for link.

Ann Berrios

Social Media Usage and its Relationship to Self-Esteem among Female Adolescents: A Qualitative Study

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Kareem Edouard
Committee Members: Christine Vorndran, Ojoma Edeh Herr
Date and Time: June 09, 2020 3:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact ke388@drexel.edu for link.

Edwin Dauber

Stylometric Authorship Attribution Techniques and Analysis for Collaborative Platforms

Major: Computer Science
Chair: Rachel Greenstadt
Committee Members: Spiros Mancoridis, Yuanfang Cai, Richard Harang, Michael Weisman
Date and Time: June 11, 2020 12:30 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact edg34@drexel.edu for link.

Joseph Stanzione

The Dietary Influence on Substrate Utilization During a Submaximal Oxygen Consumption Test in Male Combat Sport Athletes and Runners

Major: Nutrition Sciences
Chair: Stella Volpe
Committee Members: Jennifer Nasser, Michael Bruneau Jr, Sinclair Smith, Duncan French, George Brooks
Date and Time: June 11, 2020 3:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact jrs484@drexel.edu for link.

Allyce Barron

Examining an Organization's Learning Ecosystem through the Perspectives of Learning & Development Professionals

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: William Lynch
Committee Members: Toni Sondergeld, Eric Bruner
Date and Time: June 12, 2020 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact wfl27@drexel.edu for link.

Megan Reed

Addressing Overdose Risk among Recently Incarcerated People Living with HIV/AIDS

Major: Community Health & Prevention
Chair: Stephen Lankenau
Committee Members: Loni Tabb, Alexis Roth, Ali Groves, Florence Momplaisir, Anne Siegler
Date and Time: June 12, 2020 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact mr925@drexel.edu for link.

Yuqiao Liu

Novel Antenna Technology for Internet of Things Applications

Major: Electrical Engineering
Chair: Adam Fontecchio
Committee Members: Kapil Dandekar, Ahmad Hoorfar, Baris Taskin, Genevieve Dion
Date and Time: June 12, 2020 2:30 PM
Location: Zoom

Felix Jones

High and Infinite Dimensional Filtering Methods

Major: Mathematics
Chair: Gideon Simpson
Committee Members: David Aristoff, J. Douglas Wright, Robert Boyer, Cecilia Mondaini
Date and Time: June 16, 2020 12:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Aleksandr Yaroslavskiy

Cental Limit Theorems for Tableaux Related to the Partially Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process

Major: Mathematics
Chair: Pawel Hitczenko
Committee Members: J. Douglas Wright, Eric Schmutz, Cecilia Mondaini, Hosam Mahmoud
Date and Time: June 16, 2020 3:00 PM
Location: Zoom

Christian Boniforti

Using Mobile Learning to Advance Innovation in Small Private Universities: A Multi-Site Case Study

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: William Lynch
Committee Members: Valerie Klein, Jennifer Lesh
Date and Time: June 17, 2020 3:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact wfl27@drexel.edu for link.

Heidi Rochlin

Growth in Practice: Measuring Change in Teachers' Instructional Practice, Knowledge, and Buy-in

Major: Educational Leadership & Management
Chair: Fredricka Reisman
Committee Members: Larry Keiser, Teresa Carboy
Date and Time: June 18, 2020 11:00 AM
Location: Zoom - Contact reismafk@drexel.edu for link.

Guillermo Ibarrola Recalde

A Quantitative Study Evaluating the Effectiveness of Integrating Climate Change and Environmental Context into Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) Curricula and their Effects in a First-Year University Level Chemistry Classroom

Major: Education
Chair: Toni Sondergeld
Committee Members: Alonzo Flowers, Daniel King, Susan Rutkowsky, Nancy Songer
Date and Time: July 13, 2020 1:00 PM
Location: Zoom - Contact gdi25@drexel.edu for link.