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Dissertation Defense Information

Name: Jennifer Hoffman

Program: Edu & Cslg Psy - Educat'l Psychology

Dissertation Title:

     Referral Decisions of Teachers and School Psychologists for Twice-exceptional Students

Major Professor: Dr. H. Thompson Prout

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Time: 2:00 PM

Place: Taylor Education Building 151F ITC

Name: Zackary Edens

Program: Business Administration

Dissertation Title:

     Conversational Dynamics: Decision Making as Discourse

Major Professor: Dr. Walter Ferrier

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Time: 9:00 AM

Place: Mandrell Hall Basement Conference Room

Name: Robert Zuercher

Program: Communication

Dissertation Title:

     Campaigning for Judicial Office, 2012

Major Professor: Dr. James Hertog

Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Time: 9:30 AM

Place: RGAN 275

Name: Lisa Jones

Program: Nursing

Dissertation Title:

     The Utility of the U.S. Diabetes Conversation Map to Promote Diabetes Self-Management Adherence

Major Professor: Dr. Patricia Burkhart

Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: College of Nursing Building, Room 504

Name: James Breslin

Program: Studies in Higher Education

Dissertation Title:

     Social Learning in the Co-Curriculum: Exploring Group Peer Tutoring in College

Major Professor: Dr. Jane Jensen

Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014

Time: 2:00 PM

Place: 131 Taylor Education Building

Name: Higo Rodrigues

Program: Music

Dissertation Title:

     EDWARD ELGAR’S EXTENDED TONAL PROCEDURES—AN INQUIRY INTO ELGAR’S CHROMATIC REALM

Major Professor: Dr. Karen Bottge

Date: Monday, November 17, 2014

Time: 12:00 PM

Place: Library Instruction 1, Lucille Little Fine Arts Library

Name: Xiaoqian Li

Program: Agricultural Economics

Dissertation Title:

     THE EFFECTS OF FOOD SAFETY STANDARDS ON TRADE AND WELFARE: THE CASE OF EU SHRIMP IMPORTS

Major Professor: Dr. Sayed Saghaian

Date: Monday, December 1, 2014

Time: 9:00 AM

Place: Room 426 at the Barnhart Building