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Upcoming Theses & Dissertation Defenses

Carly Clayman will defend her master’s thesis on Monday, June 20th, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in the Biology Conference Room (Hurst Hall 102). The title of her thesis is: “The Role of Ethanol Pre-Exposure in Ethanol-Induced Conditioned Place Preference (CPP) and Reward Pathways in Zebrafish (Danio rerio).”  All are welcome to attend.

Committee Members: Dr. Victoria Connaughton (chair); Dr. David Kearns; Dr. Mark Laubach


David Varas Alonso will defend his Master’s Thesis on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 am in Asbury 336. The title of his thesis is: THE IMPORTANCE FACTOR FOR SELF-IDEAL DIFFERENCES IN THINNESS AND MUSCULARITY FOR MALES AND FEMALES.

Committee members:

James Gray, Ph.D. (Chair)
Kate Gunthert, Ph.D.
David Haaga, Ph.D.

Samantha Schiavon will defend her Master’s Thesis on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is: “The moderating effect of age on peer and parent social influences on adolescent substance use.”  

Committee members: Jonathan Tubman, Ph.D., Laura Juliano, Ph.D., and David Kearns, Ph.D.


Trinity Howell will defend her Master’s Thesis on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 from 1-3 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her thesis is: “Therapy-Seeking Attitudes And Racial Preferences For Therapists: Differences Between African Americans and Caucasian Americans.”

Committee members:

Michele Carter, Ph.D.: Chair
James Gray, Ph.D.
Tracy Sbrocco, Ph.D.

Katherine Jones will defend her dissertation on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: "Obstetrician/Gynecologists' Readiness to Manage Intimate Partner Violence".

Committee:

Michele Carter, Ph.D. (chair)
James Gray, Ph.D.
Jay Schulkin, Ph.D.
Ann Bianchi, Ph.D., R.N.
Victoria Coleman-Cowger, Ph.D. (external reader)


Frances Rekrut will defend her dissertation on Thursday, June 30th, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in Asbury 336. The title of her dissertation is: Social anxiety and alcohol-related problems: A comparison between college students and post-college young adults

Committee:

Michele Carter, Ph.D. (chair)
David Haaga, Ph.D.
Nathaniel Herr, Ph.D.
Victoria Coleman-Cowger, Ph.D. (external reader)