BPhil Thesis Defense Announcements

The following are the BPhil thesis defense announcements for candidates graduating in the 2018 spring term, unless otherwise noted:

Abigail Dillaha

Psychology and Neuroscience
Skills, Attitudes, and Beliefs in Preschool Teachers and Their Relations to Teacher-Child Interaction

Thesis Advisor: Melissa Libertus, Department of Psychology, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

External Examiner: Susan Levine, Department of Psychology, University of Chicago

February 23, 2018
Time TBA
Location TBA

Joshua Hanley

History and Political Science
Lower than God but Higher than Man: Papal Infallibility in the Conciliar Period

Thesis Advisor: Janelle Greenberg, Department of History, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

External Examiner: Kenneth Parker, Department of Theology, Duquesne University

March 30, 2018
1:00 p.m.
History Department Lounge, 3702 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Carolyn O'Donnell

Nursing
The Long-Term Support Needs of Women at High Risk for Breast and/or Ovarian Cancer

Thesis Advisor: Grace Campbell, Department of Acute and Tertiary Care, School of Nursing

External Examiner: Rebekah Hamilton, Department of Women, Children, and Family Nursing, College of Nursing, Rush University

March 30, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Location TBA

Allison Rietze

Nursing
Blood-Based DNA Methylation Levels of Endoglin Pathway Candidate Genes: Do They Differ in Women with and without Clinically-Overt Preeclampsia?

Thesis Advisor: Mandy Schmella, Department of Health Promotion and Development, School of Nursing

External Examiner: Cindy Anderson, College of Nursing, The Ohio State University

April 4, 2018
12:00 p.m.
114 Victoria Building

Lauren Woolwine

Anthropology
An Analysis of the Changes in Health in Huanchaco (Peru) from the Initial Period through the Height of the Moche State

Thesis Advisor: Elizabeth Arkush, Department of Anthropology, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

External Examiner: Celeste Gagnon, Department of Anthropology, Wagner College

March 19, 2018
9:00 a.m.
Anthropology Lounge, Wesley W. Posvar Hall

Peter Zheng

Economics, Political Science, Psychology, and Business Finance
The Role of Parental Education and Income on Parents' Academic Beliefs and the Provision of Home Learning Opportunities for 4-8 Year-Old Children

Thesis Advisor: Melissa Libertus, Department of Psychology, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

External Examiner: Natasha Cabrera, Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, College of Education, University of Maryland

January 25, 2018
9:30 a.m.
2nd Floor Auditorium, LRDC