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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.

UPCOMING DISSERTATION DEFENSES

CHRISTINE E. LYNN COLLEGE OF NURSING

Christine Moffa: "Exploring the Moderating Effect of a Caring Work Environment on the Relationship between Workplace Mistreatment and Nurses' Ability to Provide Patient Care"
October 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Room 201 
Chair: Dr. Pat Liehr
Committee members: Dr. Joy Longo and Dr. Steven Caudill  

Heather Saifman: "Millennial Nurse Manager Perspectives on Their Leadership Roles in the Hospital Setting: A Phenomenological Inquiry"
October 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Room 202
Chair: Dr. Rose Sherman
Committee members: Dr. Kathryn Keller, Dr. Terry Eggenberger, and Dr. Alan Whiteman

Olga Abiri: "Differences in Nurses’ Perceptions of Safety Culture, Nurse-Physician Collaboration, and Level of Job Satisfaction Related to the Type of Obstetrical Physician Care Delivery Model Utilized"
October 3, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Room 202
Chair: Dr. Rose Sherman
Committee members: Dr. Joy Longo, Dr. Dee Ray, and Dr. Alan Whiteman

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Gianna Ramdin: "Understanding the parts of the whole: A quantitative analysis of green-building features incorporated in LEED-certified campus buildings"
October 2, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Dissertation Room, ED 261
Advisor: Dr. Dianne A. Wright
Committee members: Dr. John D. Morris, Dr. Allen Bottorff, and Dr. Maria D. Vasquez-Colina

Patricia Diaz: "Mastery in the Therapeutic Relationship: Comparing the Emotional Behavior of a Master Therapist with Professional Therapists and its Impact on their Clients"
October 2, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Room 280
Advisor: Dr. Paul R. Peluso 
Committee members: Dr. Greg Brigman and Dr. John Morris

Althia Ellis: "The Influence of Cultural Intelligence (CQ) on Faculty Leadership"
September 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Dissertation Room, ED 261
Advisor: Dr. Valerie Bryan
Committee members: Dr. Dianne Wright and Dr. Michael DeDonno

Andrew Baker: "Examining Affectual Interaction within the Therapeutic Relationship across Three Psychotherapeutic Theoretical Approaches "
September 25, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Dissertation Room, ED 261
Advisor: Dr. Paul Peluso 
Committee members: Dr. Greg Brigman and Dr. Brian Canfield

PAST DISSERTATION DEFENSES

CHARLES E. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF SCIENCE

CHRISTINE E. LYNN COLLEGE OF NURSING

DOROTHY F. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS

COLLEGE FOR DESIGN AND SOCIAL INQUIRY

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE

 Last Modified 9/25/17