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Dissertation Defense Announcements

February 2017

Debangshu Roygardner

"Letter to the President: Longitudinal critical discourse analysis of academic and Hip Hop genres in a rap narrative program." Abstract

Committee Chair – Colette Daiute, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Roderick Watts, Ph.D., Bradley Porfilio, Ph.D., Bruce Homer, Ph.D., and Alisha Ali, Ph.D.

On Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11:00 AM in Room 6304.02 at the Graduate Center of CUNY; 365 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10016.

Robert A. Beattey
 
"The long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect in men." Abstract

Committee Chair - C. S. Widom, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Mark Fondacaro, J.D., Ph.D., Chitra Raghavan, Ph.D., C. Jama Adams, Ph.D. and Margaret Rosario, Ph.D.

On Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Room 10.65.36 New Building in John Jay College; 524 W 59th Street, New York NY 10019.

Brittany Boyd

"Personalizing an Implicit Measure of Job Satisfaction." Abstract

Committee Chair - Charles Scherbaum, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Loren Naidoo, Ph.D., Yochi Cohen-Charash, Ph.D., Harold Goldstein, Ph.D. and Erin Eatough, Ph.D.

On Monday, February 06, 2017 at 2:00 PM in Room 8-262 Vertical Campus at Baruch College; 55 Lexington Avenue, New York NY 10010.
 

January 2017

Donal David Barnard

“Harm resulting from a crime and victim identity in juror decision-making.” Abstract

Committee Chair - Herbert Saltzstein, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Maureen O'Connor, Ph.D., Angela Crossman, Ph.D., Toni Kleinspring, Ph.D. and Mel Pipe, Ph.D.

On Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 10 AM in Room 6304.02 at the Graduate Center of CUNY; 365 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10016.

Angelika Luiza Seidel


"Evaluative Mind: Extraneous Influences on Morality, Aesthetics, and Perception." Abstract

Committee Chair - Stefano Ghirlanda, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Jesse Prinz, Ph.D., Aaron Kozbelt, Ph.D., Curtis Hardin, Ph.D. and Glen Hass, Ph.D.

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 10 AM in James Hall, Room 5117, at Brooklyn College, 2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn NY 11210.

Kimberly Reyes-Giordano

"A Brief and Extended Experimental Analysis of Spelling Deficits"

Committee Chair - Daniel Fienup, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Emily Jones-Huwer, Ph.D., Alicia Alvero, Ph.D., Sherrie Proctor, Ph.D. and Robin Codding, Ph.D.

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 1:30 PM in the Science Building, Room E308, at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367.

Ewa Galaj

"Dopamine D1 and D3 receptor polypharmacology in cocaine reward and cocaine seeking." Abstract

Committee Chair - Robert Ranldi, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Carolyn Pytte, Ph.D., Richard Bodnar, Ph.D., Grace Rossi, Ph.D., and Kenneth Carr, Ph.D.

On Friday, January 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM, in the Science Building, Room E308, at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367.

December 2016

Helen French

"Sex differences in the anxiety effects of cannabinoids." Abstract

Committee Chair - Vanya Quinones, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Shirzad Jenab, Ph.D., Peter Serrano, Ph.D., Peter Moller, Ph.D., and Wayne Harding, Ph.D.

On Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 1:00 PM in Room 611, North Building  at Hunter College; 695 Park Avenue New York, NY 10065

John Capman

"The Impact of Social Dominance Orientation on Experienced Threat and Consequent Interviewer Discriminatory Behavior: A Psychophysiological Approach."

Committee Chair - Kristin Sommer, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Karen Lyness, Ph.D., Loren Naidoo, Ph.D., Harold Goldstein, Ph.D., and Drew Allen, Ph.D.

On Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Room 8-213, Main Campus at Baruch College; 1 Bernard Baruch Way New York, NY 10010

Julie Ackerman

"Dreams and the Maternal Imaginary: From Nostalgic Intersubjectivity to Mourning" Abstract

Committee Chair - Elliot Jurist, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Lissa Weinstein, Ph.D., Diana Diamond, Ph.D., Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, M.D, and Katie Gentile, Ph.D.

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM in North Academic Center: Room 8/132 at The City College; 160 Convent Avenue New York, NY 10031

Justin T. Brown

"Expanding Intersectionality Praxis: Informing Culturally-Responsive Programming for Black & Latino Gay & Bisexual Young Men." Abstract

Committee Chair - Tamara R. Buckley, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Michelle Fine, Ph.D., Roderick J. Watts, Ph.D., Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Ph.D., and Josephine Imbimbo, Ph.D.

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 9:30 AM in Room 6304.02 at The Graduate Center, CUNY; 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016.

Zane Ferguson


"Estradiol, Substance P, and the PI3K-Akt-mTOR Pathway in the Dorsal Horn of the Spinal Cord during Inflammatory Pain." Abstract

Committee Chair - Vanya Quinones-Jenab, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Shirzad Jenab, Ph.D. and Jesus Angulo, Ph.D.

On Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM in Room 612 North Building, at Hunter College; 695 Park Avenue New York, NY 10065.

November 2016

Christin Bowman

"Persistent Pleasures: Agency, Social Power, and Embodiment in Women's Solitary Masturbation Experiences." Abstract

Committee Chiar - Prof. Deborah Tolman
Committee Members - Prof. Michelle Fine, Prof. Sara McClelland, Prof. Breanne Fahs, and Prof. Sarah-Jane Dodd

On Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in room 6304.02, at The Graduate Center, 365 fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10016.

Amanda Mentzer

"The Effects of Parametrically Manipulating the Ratio of Complimentary to Constructive Feedback Statements on Performance" Abstract

Committee Chair - Alicia M. Alvero, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Robert Ranaldi, Ph.D., Emily A. Jones, Ph.D., Aubrey C. Daniels, Ph.D., and Timothy D. Ludwig, Ph.D.

On Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 12.30 p.m. in the Science Building, Room E308, at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367.