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.
Monday, October 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
IU School of Informatics & Computing
Simulation and Modeling for Improving Access to Care for Underserved Populations
Chair: Josette Jones, Ph.D., 317-274-8059
Monday, October 29, 2018, 1:00 p.m.
IU School of Liberal Arts
Three Healthcare Topics: Adult Children's Informal Care to Aging Parents, Working Age Population's Marijuana Use, and Indigenous Adolescents' Suicidal Behaviors
Chair: Anne Beeson Royalty, Ph.D., 317-278-0449
Friday, November 2, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
IU School of Social Work
Kristin Elise Trainor
Prenatal Substance Misuse: Exploring Healthcare Providers' Attitudes and Perceptions
Chair: Robert Vernon, Ph.D., 317-274-6717
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
IU School of Education
Urban Education Studies
Mercedes Adell Cannon
"Because I am Human": Centering Black Women with Dis/Abilities in Transition Planning from High School of College
Chair: Kathleen King Thorius, Ph.D., 317-278-0745
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
IUPUI School of Science
Applied Earth Sciences
Nicolas Andre Clercin
Origin and Fate of Odorous Metabolites, 2-Methylisoborneol and Geosmin, in a Eutrophic Reservoir
Chair: Gregory K. Druschel, Ph.D., 317-278-0722
Friday, November 11, 2018, 1:00 p.m.
IU School of Medicine
Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Mechanisms of HIV-Nef Induced Endothelial Cell Stress: Implications of HIV-Nef Protein Persistence in Aviremic HIV Patients
Chair: Matthias Clauss, Ph.D., 317-278-2837
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
IU School of Nursing
Mary Jane Cook
Designing Motivational Interviewing Instruction Employing the First Principles of Instruction
Chair: Deanna Reising, Ph.D., RN, ACNS-BC, FNAP, ANEF, 812-855-1728
Friday, November 30, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Building Civic Infrastructure Organizations: The Lilly Endowment’s Experiment to Grow Community Foundations
Chair: Lehn Benjamin, Ph.D., 317-278-8906