Thesis defences — Aug 10

PhD in Educational Studies — Sherry Ramrattan SmithSherry Ramrattan Smith will present her thesis defence on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 10 a.m. in WH 147.  The title of her thesis is “Critical Connections:  Teachers Writing for Social Justice.”  Examining committee members are: Michael Plyley, chair; Ingrid Johnston, University of Alberta, external examiner; Susan Tilley, supervisor; Zopito Marini, internal examiner; Dolana Mogadime and Finney Cherian, committee members.Master of Education — Tabasum AkseerTabasum Akseer will present her thesis defence on Friday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall). The title of the thesis is “Identity Formation and Negotiation of Afghan Female Youth in Ontario.” External examiner: Jamie Magnuson, OISE/UT; supervisor: Dolana Mogadime; committee members: Sandra Bosacki and Nancy Taber; chair of the examining committee: TBA.Master of Education — Laudalina RodriguesLaudalina Rodrigues will present her thesis defence on Monday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall). The title of the thesis is “Early Education: The Foundation – Portuguese Canadian Mothers’ Preferences and Choices.” External examiner: Irene Blayer; supervisor: Mary-Louise Vanderlee; committee members: Sandra Bosacki and Lissa Paul; chair of the examining committee: Jonathan Neufeld.MA in Geography — Victoria TaskerVictoria Tasker will present her thesis defence on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. in MC C405. The title of the thesis is: “Application of Geomatics Technologies to Characterize Spatial Variability at Stratus Vineyards.” Thesis supervisor: Marilyne Jollineau; committee members: Andrew Reynolds and Chris Fullerton; external examiner: Robert Feick, University of Waterloo.Master of Education — Michael MindzakMichael Mindzak will present his thesis defence on Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall). The title of the thesis is “Salience of Charter Schools in Educational Policy Debates in Three Canadian Provinces: 1993-2010.” External examiner: Gerald Fallon, University of British Columbia; supervisor: Michael Manley-Casimir; committee members: Xiaobin Li and Camille Rutherford; chair of the examining committee: TBA.MA in Child and Youth Studies — Joanna Wasiak Joanna Wasiak will defend her thesis on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 1 p.m. in WH 147. Title: “Bringing Zombies Back to Life: An Autoethnographic Exploration of Alienation and Political Dis/engagement in Emerging Adulthood within Late-stage Capitalism.” read more