CGU policy requires that all dissertation defenses be announced to the campus community with a minimum of one week’s advanced notice. Defenses are a public event for our academic community and guests are welcome. Questions about a specific defense should be referred to the academic department.
June 27, 2016 – Seung-min Song, Candidate PhD English
Kant, Lacan, and Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Literature
Dissertation Committee Chair: Henry Krips
Location/Time: ACB 106, 11:00 a.m.
June 28, 2016 – April Anderson, Candidate PhD English
Engaging Nature: Poetry and the Ecological Sublime
Dissertation Committee Chair: Eric Bulson
Location/Time: IAC Library, 10:00 a.m.
June 30, 2016 – Maria Davis-Perkins, Candidate PhD Education
Parents’ Perceptions of Their Children’s Status: The Case of Long-Term English Language Learners in High School
Dissertation Committee Chair: Cecilia Rios-Aguilar
Location/Time: Harper 53, 10:30 a.m.
July 1, 2016 – Aaron Iffland, Candidate PhD Education (Joint Doctoral)
The Influence of Financial, Cultural and Social Capital on the Likelihood of Success of Community College Students: A Quantitative Study Utilizing the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002
Dissertation Committee Chair: David Drew
Location/Time: EBA 253, SDSU, 2:00 p.m.
July 5, 2016 – Paul Pulido, Candidate PhD Political Science
Minority Influence and Economic Rights
Dissertation Committee Chair: Jennifer Merolla
Location/Time: McManus Hall/Balitzer Boardroom, 1:00 p.m.
July 14, 2016 – Joan Christodoulou, Candidate PhD Psychology
Hey Baby! Are You Paying Attention? A Frequency-based EEG Measure of Attention in Infancy
Dissertation Committee Chair: David Moore
Location/Time: ACB 208, 1:30 p.m.
July 18, 2016 – Vincent Berardi, Candidate PhD Computational Sciences
Analytic Framework for the Design Implementation, and Analysis of Dynamic Real-Time Health Interventions
Dissertation Committee Chair: Ricardo Casietero
Location/Time: SDSU EBA #110, 1:00 p.m.