This list of scheduled Ph.D. dissertation defenses is posted so that faculty and others may attend the defense. If you wish to attend, please contact the committee chair in advance as a courtesy.
Friday, August 6, 2021, 1:00 p.m.
Fairbanks School of Public Health
New applications of spline-based learning algorithms
Co-chairs: Wanzhu Tu, Ph.D., 317-278-6451; Ying Zhang, Ph.D., 402-836-9380
Monday, August 9, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
IU School of Nursing
Melora Darlene Ferren
Evidence-based practice sustainability and nursing professional governance
Chair: Robin Newhouse, PhD., 317-274-1485
Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
IU School of Dentistry
Rawan Saleh Alrasheed
Investigation of streptococcus mutans biofilm dispersion
Chair: Richard Gregory, Ph.D., 317-274-9949
Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
IU School of Medicine
Kaitlin Charlotte Reeves
The behavioral role of mu opioid receptors in glutamatergic neurons
Chair: Patrick Sheets, Ph.D., 317-278-6383
Friday, August 27, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Richard Stanley Clark
Faith-based social entrepreneurial orientation: A case study of evangelicals
Chair: David Craig, Ph.D., 317-274-3689
Monday, September 13, 2021, 10:30 a.m.
IUPUI School of Science
Applied Earth Science
Metamorphic P-T path and multiple fluid events during burial and exhumation of the Tso Morari UHP terrane, NW Himalaya
Chair: Catherine Macris, Ph.D., 317-274-7785
Monday, October 18, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
IU School of Education
Urban Education Studies
Gayle S Cosby
Bought but not sold out: A critical autoethnography of a public school board member in the neoliberal turn
Chair: James Scheurich, Ph.D., 317-278-0009