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Upcoming Theses & Dissertation Defenses

Sharone Weltfreid will defend her dissertation on July 20, 2016 from 2:30pm-5:30pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: “The Relationship Between Mindfulness and Perceived Responsiveness to Capitalization Attempts.”

Committee:  

Anthony Ahrens, Ph.D., Chair
Nate Herr, Ph.D.
James J. Gray, Ph.D.
Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault, Ph.D.(external reader)

Kate Stewart will defend her dissertation on July 22, 2016 from 10 am-1 pm in Asbury 336.The title of her dissertation is: "Interpersonal Effects of Belonging: A Brief Intervention for University Students."

Committee:

Anthony Ahrens, PhD, Chair

David Haaga, PhD

Nathaniel Herr, PhD

Leslie Kirby, PhD (external reader)



Rachelle Calixte will defend her dissertation on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016, 12:30-3:30pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is "Understanding Beliefs about Mental Illness and Intentions to Seek Mental Health Treatment: A Terror Management Paradigm".

Committee:

James Gray, Ph.D. (chair)
Anthony Ahrens, Ph.D.
Nathaniel Herr, Ph.D.
Melissa Soenke, Ph.D. (external reader)

Aria Ruggiero will defend her Master's Thesis on July 28th, 2016 from 11am-1 pm in MCK*T01. The title of her thesis is "The links between Emotion-Network Density, Depression, Negative Emotionality, and Sleep in Adolescents"

Committee members:

Kathleen Gunthert, Ph.D. (chair),
Nathaniel Herr, Ph.D.,
Laura Juliano, Ph.D.

Timothy Regan will defend his Masters Thesis on Monday, August 1, 2016 from 1-3 pm in Asbury 336. The title of his thesis is: "Externalizing Problem Behaviors, Alcohol Expectancies, Familial Alcohol Problems, and their Relations with Adolescents' Alcohol Use Outcomes"

Committee:

Chair: Jonathan Tubman, Ph.D.
Member: Laura Juliano, Ph.D.
Member: David Kearns, Ph.D.

Rubie Peters will defend her Master's thesis on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 from 2-4 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is "What is your number? Social Norms Surrounding Desired Number of Sexual Partners in the Mechanical Turk Population"


Committee:

Dr. Anthony Ahrens,Chair
Dr. Arthur Shapiro
Dr. Scott Parker