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.
August 15, 2016 – Nara Chea, Candidate PhD Economics
Monetary Policy and Currency Substitution in Cambodia
Dissertation Committee Chair: Tom Willett
Location/Time: Balitzer Conference Room, 2:00 p.m.
August 22, 2016 – Peter Gover, Candidate PhD Political Science
The Asian Values Debate and Asian Values
Dissertation Committee Chair: Alfred Balitzer
Location/Time: Balitzer Board Room, 11:00 a.m.
August 25, 2016 – Jessica McGuire, Candidate PhD Political Science
Representative Bureaucracy in the States: An Examination of Male and Female Cabinet Secretaries
Dissertation Committee Chair: Heather Campbell
Location/Time: McManus 33, 10:00 a.m.
August 25, 2016 – Susan Townzen, Candidate PhD Religion
Prolepsis, Colonial Time, and the Shadowed Course of Salvation History
Dissertation Committee Chair: Rosemary Ruether
Location/Time: ACB 119, 10:00 a.m.
August 29, 2016 – Shawn Johnson, Candidate PhD Education
Academia’s Buffalo Soldiers: A Study of Successful Black Faculty at Predominately White Institutions
Dissertation Committee Chair: Daryl Smith
Location/Time: Treasurer’s Conference Room, 11:00 a.m.
September 1, 2016 – Natasha Wilder, Candidate PhD Psychology
Companionate Love Cultures at Work? An Exploratory Study of How Emotional Facets of Organization Culture Impact Employees
Dissertation Committee Chair: Stewart Donaldson
Location/Time: ACB (room number TBA), 11:00 a.m.
September 14, 2016 – Timothy DeLay, Candidate PhD Religion
Resonance Machines After the Criticism of Heavens
Dissertation Committee Chair: Ingold Dalferth
Location/Time: ACB 106, 9:00 a.m.
September 14, 2016 – Steven Shisley, Candidate PhD Religion
The Emergence of the Christian Altar in the Latin West
Dissertation Committee Chair: Karen Torjesen
Location/Time: Disciple’s Seminary, 10:00 a.m.