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Dissertation Defense Calendar

Upcoming Dissertation Defenses

NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, the public is invited to attend dissertation defenses.

Nov 21 Zach Steelman, a doctoral student in Information Systems (INSY) will defend his/her dissertation titled "The Differentiation and Integration of Information Technologies: Three Empirical Studies on ‘Bring Your Own Devices’" on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 08:30 AM in Willard J. Walker Hall, in room 403.

Nov 21 Erika Gergerich, a doctoral student in Public Policy (PUBP) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Reporting Practices, Knowledge and Opinion of Policy Regarding Drivers with Dementia among Arkansas Neurologists and Geriatricians" on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM in Academic Support Building, in the School of Social Work Library (room 107).

Nov 24 Donna Davis, a doctoral student in Environmental Dynamics (ENDY) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Modeling Scenarios of Sea Level Rise and Human Migration in Rita Village, The Republic of The Marshall Islands" on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 08:30 AM in Old Main, in the Sociology Library (room 210).

Nov 24 Samuel Beckford, a doctoral student in Microelectronics-Photonics (MEPH) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Wear Resistant Polydopamine/PTFE Nanoparticle Composite Coating for Dry Lubrication Applications" on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 09:00 AM in NANO Building, in room 105.

Nov 24 William M. Heath, a doctoral student in Counselor Education (CNED) will defend his/her dissertation titled "A Wellness Profile of Student-Veterans at 4-Year Higher Education Institutions: The Role of Gender, Combat Tours, and Deployment" on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 01:00 PM in Graduate Education Building, in the Conference Room (room 156).

Nov 24 Luis A. Villarraga Orjuela, a doctoral student in Public Policy (PUBP) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Educational Effects of State Actions Banning Access to In-State Resident Tuition Rates for Unauthorized Immigrant Students" on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 02:00 PM in Graduate Education Building, in room 325.

Nov 25 Joseph Jabo, a doctoral student in Civil Engineering (CVEG) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Reliability-Based Design and Acceptance Protocol for Driven Piles" on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM in Bell Engineering Center, in the Conference Room (room 4192).

Nov 25 Cash Acrey, a doctoral student in Finance (FINN) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Essays on Moral Hazard, Bank Size, Influence, and Risk at the Federal Home Loan Banks" on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 01:00 PM in Willard J. Walker Hall, in room 333.

Nov 26 Geetika Bajpai, a doctoral student in Cell and Molecular Biology (CEMB) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Local Modulation and Measurement of Macrophage Derived Bioactive Proteins from Implanted Biomaterials in Rat" on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 09:00 AM in Chemistry Building, in room 105.

Dec 03 Bradley J. Austin, a doctoral student in Biology (BIOL) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Effects of landscape disturbances on autotrophic processes within Arkansas Ozark streams" on Wednesday, December 03, 2014 at 02:00 PM in Science Engineering Building, in room 613.

Dec 05 Jason McCollom, a doctoral student in History (HIST) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Political Harvests: Transnational Farmers' Movements in North Dakota and Saskatchewan, 1905-1950" on Friday, December 05, 2014 at 01:00 PM in Old Main, in room 415.

Dec 08 Carmen Hardin, a doctoral student in Public Policy (PUBP) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Understanding the Intersectional Experiences of Relatives who Serve as Care Providers to Custodial Children in Arkansas" on Monday, December 08, 2014 at 01:00 PM in Old Main, in room 430.

Dec 12 Emily Arijaje, a doctoral student in Food Science (FDSC) will defend his/her dissertation titled "EFFECTS OF CHEMICAL AND ENZYMATIC MODIFICATIONS ON THE STARCH-INCLUSION COMPLEX FORMATION" on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 08:00 AM in Food Science Building, in room 3.