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May 2016

Lauren Gonzales

"Mental Illness Stigma and Community Integration: Linking Perceived Experiences with Reported Behavior"

Committee Chair: Dr. Philip Yanos
Committee Members: Drs. Tim Aubry, Preeti Chauhan, Kevin Nadal, Mark Salzer

Monday, May 2, 2016, at 3:00pm, in room 6.63.37, John Jay College of Criminal Justice,524 W 59th St, 6 Fl, New York, NY 10019

 

June 2016

Erica P. Meltzer

"Emotion Regulation in Relation to Cognitive Functioning in the Preclinical Stages of Dementia"

Committee Chair: Dr. Joan Borod
Committee Members: Drs. Alan Kluger, Laura Rabin, J. Michael Schmidt, Justin Storbeck
 

Wednesday, June 10, 2016, at 1:00 pm, in room E308, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367

 

 
 

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June 2016

Erica P. Meltzer

"Emotion Regulation in Relation to Cognitive Functioning in the Preclinical Stages of Dementia"

Committee Chair: Dr. Joan Borod
Committee Members: Drs. Alan Kluger, Laura Rabin, J. Michael Schmidt, Justin Storbeck
 

Wednesday, June 10, 2016, at 1:00 pm, in room E308, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367

 

May 2016

Hyunkyung "Hannah" Kim

"Identity in Sociocultural Context: Life Stories of Korean Youth in New York City"

Committee Chair: Dr. Deborah Vietze
Committee Members: Drs. Louise Hainline and Bruce Homer
 

Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 10:30 am, in room 6203.27, Graduate Center

Jamie Twaite

"Examining Relationships between Basic Emotion Perception and Musical Training in the Prosodic, Facial, and Lexical Channels of Communication and in Music "

Committee Chair: Dr. Joan C. Borod
Committee Members: Drs. Adam Brickman, Howard Erlichman, Jennifer Stewart, Justin Storbeck
 

Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 3:00 pm, in room E308, Queens College: 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367

Nicole Colombino

"Preventing sexual violence where it most often occurs: An investigation of the situational and structural components of child sexual abuse in residential settings "[Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Cynthia Calkins
Committee Members: Drs. Michele Galietta, Elizabeth Jeglic, Karyn Smarz, Karen Terry
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 10:00 am, in room 10.65.36, New Building, John Jay College of Criminal Justice: 524 West 59th st., New York, NY 10019

Christina Massey


"Remembrance of Things Past: Does Self-Report Moderate the Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Long-Term Psychiatric Consequences? " [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Cathy Spatz Widom
Committee Members: Drs. Maureen Allwood, Geraldine Downey, Valentina Nikulina, Deryn Strange
 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 3:00 pm, in room 9.68 NB, John Jay College of Criminal Justice: 524 West 59th st., New York, NY 10019

Claire J. Hoogendoorn

Medication Management in Pediatric Chronic Illness: Should Patient Anxiety be Considered?" [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Laura Reigada
Committee Members: Drs. AKeith Benkov, Yu Gao, Laura Rabin, Deborah Walder
 
Monday, May 16, 2016, at 12:15 pm, in room 5117, James Hall, Brooklyn College: 2900 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210

 


Lauren Gonzales

"Mental Illness Stigma and Community Integration: Linking Perceived Experiences with Reported Behavior"

Committee Chair: Dr. Philip Yanos
Committee Members: Drs. Tim Aubry, Preeti Chauhan, Kevin Nadal, Mark Salzer
 

Monday, May 2, 2016, at 3:00pm, in room 6.63.37, John Jay College of Criminal Justice,524 W 59th St, 6 Fl, New York, NY 10019

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2016

Bryce DuBois

"Beaches, People, and Change: A Political Ecology of Rockaway Beach After Hurricane Sandy"
Committee Chair: Dr. Setha Low
Committee Members: Drs. David Chapin, Leigh Graham, William Kornblum, Dana Taplin, Keith Tidball

Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 2:00pm, in room 6302.02: Graduate Center

Christina Shane-Simpson

"Gendered Expression Online: Exploring Gendered Communication on Facebook and in Collaborative Editing Task"

Committee Chair: Dr. Kristen Gillespie-Lynch
Committee Members: Drs. Patricia Brooks, Ellen-ge Denton, Michael Mandiberg, Anna Stetsenko
 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 2:00pm, in room 6304.02, the Graduate Center

Magdelena Galazyn

"Participation Strategies in Low-Resource Settings and Their Impact on Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills: A Study in Four Different National Geographical Regions.;

Committee Chair: Dr. Colette Daiute
Committee Members: Drs. Judith Diers, Mary Clare Lennon, David Rindskopf, Janey Sigal
 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 2:00 pm, in room 6304.02, the Graduate Center

Emily Hotez

"A Developmental Perspective on PArental Cognitions and Emotions in the Context of a Parent-Mediated Intervention for Children with ASD" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Michael Siller
Committee Members: Dr. Patricia Brooks, Dr. Kristen Gillespie-Lynch, Dr. Herbert Saltzstein, Dr. Nava Silton
 

 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 10:00am, in the Jane Jacobs Thesis Room, 6th floor, the Graduate Center

Jennifer Loveland

"The Relationships among Different Traits of Masculinity and Intimate Partner Violence" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Chitra Raghavan
Committee Members: Dr. Cynthia Calkins, Dr. Edward Kagen, Dr. Lisa Litt, Dr. Kevin Nadal

Monday, April 18, 2016, at 4:00 PM, in room 10.65.36 of John Jay College of Criminal Justice: 524 W 59th st.. New York, NY 10019

Brian M. Johnston

"Does Intergroup Threat Cause Distinct Contact Orientations for High and Low Status Groups?"

Committee Chair: Dr. Demis E. Glasford
Committee Members: Drs. Curtis Hardin, Masi Noor, Tracey Revenson, Daryl Wout

friday, April 15, 2016, at 12:00pm, in room HN611 of Hunter College: 695 Park Ave., New York, NY 10065

Enitza C. Carrill

"The Words and Worlds of Disability: Service Providers' Discourses on Disablement and Neurodiversity"

Committee Chair: Dr. Anna Stetsenko
Committee Members: Drs. David Chapin, Kristen Gillespie-Lynch, Jospeh Glick, Priya Lalvani
 

Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 2:00pm, in room 6304.01, the Graduate Center

Leighann Starkey

"Community Violence, School Climate, and Social-Emotional Well-Being in the Democratic Republic of Congo"

Committee Chair: Dr. Angela Crossman
Committee Members: Drs. J. Lawrence Aber, Maureen Allwood, Peter Halpin, Louis Schlesinger, Edward Seidman
 

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at 10:00am, in room 10.65.36 of John Jay College: 524 West 59th st., New York, NY 10019

Rachel Liebert

"Becoming Serpent: Mapping Coils of Paranois in a Neocolonial Security State" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Michelle Fine
Committee Members: Drs. Linda Alcoff, Sunil Bhatia, Patricia Clough, Cindi Katz
 

Monday, April 11, 2016, at 4:00pm, in Room 6304.02, the Graduate Center

Natalie Hung

"Boundaries and Belonging: Asian America, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis" [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr.Paul Wachtel
Committee Members: Dr. Deidre Anglin, Dr. Robert Grossman, Dr. Diana Punales Morejon, and Dr. Joseph Reynoso
 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at 10:00 AM, in room 6/293 of the North Academic Center at the City College of New York: 160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031

 

March 2016

Philip Kreniske

"ThisCollegeStory.com: How Interactive Writing Media Influenced the Way Freshmen in an Educational Opportunity Program Made Sense of their College Transition" [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr.Colette Daiute
Committee Members: Dr. Stephen Brier, Dr. Patricia Brooks, Dr. David Rindskopf, and Dr. Luke Waltzer

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 2:00pm, in room 6304.01, the Graduate Center, CUNY

February 2016


Karin Belser

"Maternal History of Neglect, Mind-Mindedness, and the Cycle of Neglect" [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Elliot Jurist
Committee Members: Dr. Paul Wachtel, Dr. Benjamin Harris, Dr. Lesia Ruglass, Dr. Katie Gentile

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 11:30 am in room 6/293 of the North Academic Center at the City College of New York: 160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031

 

January 2016


Jorge Valderrama

"Stress and its Impact on Suicidal Behavior: A Cognitive, Behavioral, and Biological Integrative Approach". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Regina Miranda
Committee Members: Dr. Mariann Weierich, Dr. Victoria Luine, Dr. Joel Erblich, and Dr. Elizabeth Jeglic

Friday, January 8, 2016, at 10:30 am, in Room 611, North Building, of Hunter College of CUNY



Stacey Cooper

"Exploring the uses of cultural funds of knowledge among ethnic minority immigrant college students in their consructions of learning identities within a collaborative photovoice project". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Anna Stetsenko
Committee Members: Dr. Joseph Glick, Dr. David Chapman, Dr. Eduardo Vianna, Dr. Karen Steinmayer

Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 1:00 pm, in Room 3309, the Graduate Center, CUNY
 



Natasha Nadler


"An Exploration of Target Event Encoding in a Predictive Learning Task with Humans: Integrated or Separable Processing?". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Andrew Delamater
Committee Members: Dr. Elizabeth Chua, Dr. Matthew Crump,  and Dr.Bruce Brown

   Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 3:00 pm, in Room 6304.02, the Graduate Center of CUNY


 Caitlin Field

"Status signaling and the characterization of a chirp-like signal in the weakly electric fish Steatogenys elegans". [Abstract]


Committee Chair: Dr. Christopher B. Braun
Committee Members: Dr. James Gordon, Dr. Peter Moller, Dr. Paul Forlano, and Dr. Eric S. Fortune

Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 11:00 am, in Room 611, North Building of Hunter College of CUNY



Isabelle M. Elisha


"African American Young People's View of Youth Participation And its Implications for Addressing Community Problems". [Abstract]


Committee Chair: Dr. Martin D. Ruck
Committee Members: Dr. Roderick Watts, Dr. Colette Daiute, Dr. Erika Niwa, and Dr. Beth C. Rudin

  Friday, January 22, 2016, at 10:30 am, in Room 6304.02 of the Graduate Center of CUNY


Matthew Oyer


"Let Fall: Hysteria and the Psychoanalytic Act". [Abstract]


Committee Chair: Dr. Lissa Weinstein
Committee Members: Dr. Jeff Rosen, Dr. Jamieson Webster, Dr. Steve Tuber, and Dr. Manya Steinkoler

  Monday, January 25, 2016, at 12:00 pm, in Room 8/132, North Academic Center of the City College of CUNY