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Dissertation Defense Calendar

Upcoming Dissertation Defenses

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

Oct 30 Bianca Joy Rowlett, a doctoral student in History (HIST) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Jeane Kirkpatrick and Neoconservatism: The Intellectual Evolution of a Liberal" on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 11:00 AM in Old Main, in room 415.

Nov 03 Balamurugan Packialakshmi, a doctoral student in Cell and Molecular Biology (CEMB) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Identification and the significance of selective proteins in bile and plasma of normal and health-compromised chickens" on Monday, November 03, 2014 at 01:30 PM in Poultry Science Building, in the Conference Room (room 414).

Nov 05 Brett Fitzgerald, a doctoral student in Public Policy (PUBP) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Incarcerating Exceptional Pupils: Is There a School-to=Prison Pipeline in Eastern Oklahoma?" on Wednesday, November 05, 2014 at 02:00 PM in Old Main, in room 430.

Nov 06 Thilakar Rathinam, a doctoral student in Poultry Science (POSC) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Development of a turkey coccidiosis vaccine candidate: an attenuated line of the protozoan parasite, Eimeria meleagrimitis" on Thursday, November 06, 2014 at 10:00 AM in Poultry Science Building, in room 312.

Nov 07 Kelly Eileene Houston Jones, a doctoral student in History (HIST) will defend his/her dissertation titled "The Peculiar Institution on the Periphery: Slavery in Arkansas" on Friday, November 07, 2014 at 01:30 PM in Old Main, in the History Conference Room (room 412).

Nov 10 Malea Graham Frank, a doctoral student in Poultry Science (POSC) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Evaluation of betaine and methionine replacement for improving performance and meat quality for broilers reared under higher temperature conditions" on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 01:30 PM in Poultry Science, in room 412.

Nov 11 John Thompson, a doctoral student in Adult and Lifelong Learning (ADLL) will defend his/her dissertation titled "The Perceived Benefits of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications for Graduates of Four-Year Automotive Technology Programs" on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 01:00 PM in Graduate Education Building, in room 325.

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 Patrick Michael Gallagher, a doctoral student in Higher Education (HIED) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Stress and chief Financial Officers: An Examination of Perceived Stress and Coping Strategies Among College Chief Financial Officers" on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 01:30 PM in Administration Building, in the Heritage Room (room 425).

Dec 02 Michael B. Moyer, a doctoral student in Public Policy (PUBP) will defend his/her dissertation titled "Police/Citizen Encounters: An Examination of Less Lethal Weapons and Their Effectiveness" on Tuesday, December 02, 2014 at 10:00 AM in Old Main, in room 430.