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Dissertation Announcements

To request a dissertation announcement, please fill the out Dissertation Announcement Request Form.

To request an invitation to attend a dissertation presentation via teleconference, please contact the College of Education's graduate support staff. Please include the date and time of the presentation in your email.

Upcoming Presentations

Alexandra Magill

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Confronting Chaos: How Secondary Campus Principals Face Novel Crisis Events

Date: June 14th

Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., via Zoom

Committee: Dr. Alexander W. Wiseman (chair); Dr. Joshua Cruz; Dr. Jessica Gottlieb; Dr. Kenneth Rohrbach

Stephen Vanderpool

Dissertation Proposal Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Addressing the Deficit Mindset of Rural Educators: An Action Research Study of a Rural K-12 School's Implementation of Culturally Responsive Pedagogical Procedures

Date: June 15th

Time and Location: 10:00 a.m. via Zoom

Committee: Dusty L. Palmer, Ed.D. (chair); Irma Almager, Ph.D.; Selenda Cumby, Ph.D.

Jessica Klein, B.A., M.A.

Dissertation Proposal Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Information Security Officers Perceptions of How to Implement Successful Information Security Programs in Health Sciences Center Environments

Date: June 17th

Time and Location: 11:00 a.m.; via Zoom

Committee: Dr. Stephanie J. Jones (Chair); Dr. Bryan K. Hotchkins; Dr. Valerie Paton

Reagan Mason

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Across the Tracks: An Autoethnography of Navigating an Urban Middle School

Date: June 23rd

Time and Location: 3:00 p.m., via Zoom

Committee: Dr. Jeong-Hee Kim (Chair); Dr. Fanni Coward; Dr. Jeasik Cho; Dr. Peggie Price; Dr. Kwanghee Jung

Terry Sutton

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Professional Development Intervention About Global Education in a Small School District

Date: June 24th

Time and Location: 10:30 AM via Zoom

Committee: Dr. Walter Smith (chair); Dr. Joe Claudet; Dr. Faith Maina

Karen McNallen

Dissertation Defense Presentation to Doctoral Committee

Title: Teacher Innovation: Becoming a Global Educator in a Rural School

Date: June 25th

Time and Location: 3:00 p.m. via Zoom

Committee: Dr. Walter Smith (chair); Dr. Aaron Zimmerman; Dr. Matthew Baker