Dissertation defense schedule

Ashley Moss

Program: Clinical Psychology

Advisor: Dr. Astrida Kaugars

Defense Date:  October 16, 2017

Defense Time: 12:00 p.m.

Defense Location: Cramer Hall, 317A

Dissertation Title: "Sleep, Internalizing Symptoms, Executive Functioning, and Diabetes Outcomes in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus"

Christopher Brenna

Program: Theology

Advisor: Dr. Michel Rene Barnes

Defense Date:  October 19, 2017

Defense Time: 1:00 p.m.

Defense Location: Marquette Hall, 105

Dissertation Title: "Exodus as new Creation, Israel as Foundling: Stories in the History of an Idea"

Denise Matel-Anderson

Program: Nursing

Advisor: Dr. Abir Bekhet

Defense Date:  October 20, 2017

Defense Time: 9:00 a.m.

Defense Location: Emory Clark, 120

Dissertation Title:"The Mediating Effects of Positive Thinking and Social Support on Suicide Resilience Among Undergraduate Students"

Leticia Vallejo

Program: Psychology

Advisor: Dr. Lucas Torres

Defense Date:  October 25, 2017

Defense Time: 2:30 p.m.

Defense Location: Cramer Hall, 326

Dissertation Title: "Biculturalism, Bilingualism, and Executive Function Among U.S. Latinos: Implications for Cognitive Reserve"


Golam Mushih Tanimul Ahsan

Program: Computational Sciences

Advisor: Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed

Defense Date:  October 27, 2017

Defense Time: 8:45 a.m.

Defense Location: Cudahy Hall, 145

Dissertation Title: "Motivational and Intervention Systems and Monitoring with mHealth Tools"

Hongfeng Ma

Program: Biomedical Engineering

Advisor: Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt

Defense Date:  November 2, 2017

Defense Time: 1:30 p.m.

Defense Location: Haggerty Hall, 494

Dissertation Title: "Motion Artifact Evaluation of Coronary CT Angiography Images"


Anna Shishina

Program: Chemistry

Advisor: Dr. Evgueni Koviguine

Defense Date:  November 7, 2017

Defense Time: 9:00 a.m.

Defense Location: Todd Wehr Chemistry, 100

Dissertation Title: "Nucleotide-Dependent Preferential Localization of Ras in Model Membranes with Lipid Raft Nanodomains"