Current Dissertation Defenses

January

 

Candidate: Laura Luisa Sartori
For the degree of: Doctor of Philosophy
Department: Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
Title: Women’s Lived Experiences in Their Pathways to Leadership Positions in Universities in the Dominican Republic
Committee: Dr. Andrea Beach, Chair, Dr. Patricia Reeves, Dr. Marlene Kowalski-Braun
Time/Place: Friday, January 17, 2020, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., 3120 Sangren Hall

 

Candidate: Murfet Alnemr
For the degree of: Doctor of Philosophy
Department: Special Education and Literacy Studies
Title: The Pre-Instruction and Reading Comprehension Strategies Special Education Teachers Use to Engage and Instruct Elementary Student Readers with ASD
Committee: Dr. Luchara Wallace, Chair, Dr. Wanda Hadley, Dr. Daniel Morgan
Time/Place: Friday, January 31, 2020, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4550 Sangren Hall

 

Candidate: Rita Licelot Cruz Santelises
For the degree of: Doctor of Philosophy
Department: Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
Title: Parent and Guardian Perspectives Regarding Attendance: Evidence from a Governmental Early Childhood Education and Care Program
Committee: Dr. Regena Nelson, Chair, Dr. Patricia Reeves, Dr. Ancell Scheker
Time/Place: Friday, January 31, 2020, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 4402 Sangren Hall

 

February

 

Candidate: Shelee-Ann Flemmings
For the degree of: Doctor of Philosophy
Department: Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
Title: Examining Community Involvement as a Protective Factor in Black College Students at Predominantly White Institutions
Committee: Dr. Joseph Morris, Chair, Dr. Glinda Rawls, Dr. Douglas Davidson
Time/Place: Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 2 to 4 p.m., 4402 Sangren Hall

 

Candidate: Khalid Kariri
For the degree of: Doctor of Philosophy
Department: Mallinson Institute for Science Education
Title: Saudi Arabian Science Teachers and Formative Assessment
Committee: Dr. William Cobern, Chair, Dr. Amy Bentz, Dr. Brandy Pleasants
Time/Place: Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 10 a.m. to noon, 2734 Wood Hall

 

Previous dissertation defenses have been digitized and archived by the Western Michigan University Libraries ScholarWorks Dissertations page. Use the advance search located on the left side of the page to get dissertations sorted by author, subject, department, year published, and more.