Upcoming Ph.D. Dissertation Defense Announcements

KELLEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, GRADUATE DIVISION

Thursday, May 03, 2018, 11:30 am
Business
Watkins, Jessica
The Timeliness and Detail Tradeoff in the Mandatory Disclosure of Material Events
Hodge Hall, Room 7301
Chair: Prof. Teri Yohn, (812-855-0430)

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 3:00 pm
Business
Webb, Eric
Topics in Energy Operations Management
Hodge Hall, Room 7301
Chair: Prof. Owen Wu, (812-855-2676)

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, GRADUATE DIVISION

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 2:00 pm
Microbiology
Morton, Robert
A new phosphorelay that positively regulates swarming motility and negatively regulates holdfast production in Caulobacter crescentus
Woodburn Hall, Room 120
Chair: Prof. Yves Brun, (812-855-8860)

Friday, April 27, 2018, 9:00 am
Psychology
Jefferson, Brett
An Analysis of Spatial Frequency and Orientation: General Recognition Theory Application and Blobloc
Geology, 6th Floor Conference Room
Chair: Prof. James Townsend, (812-855-1554)

Friday, April 27, 2018, 12:15 pm
Microbiology
McCully, Alexandra
Characterization of metabolic interactions within a model microbial mutualism
Simon Hall, Room001
Chair: Prof. James McKinlay, (812-855-0359)

Friday, April 27, 2018, 12:30 pm
Folklore & Ethnomusicology
Morales, Eric
Dancing to the Beat of the Same Drums: Cultural Appropriation in the Age of Globalization
Classroom Office Building, Room 261
Chair: Prof. John McDowell, (812-855-0930)

Friday, April 27, 2018, 2:30 pm
Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology
Baker, Luke
eyeless/Pax6 Regulates Eye Development in Drosophila by Controlling the Initiation of the Morphogenetic Furrow
Jordan Hall, Room 065
Chair: Prof. Justin Kumar, (812-856-2621)

Monday, April 30, 2018, 10:30 am
Microbiology
Liu, David
Novel Determinants of Alphavirus Infection in Arthropods
Jordan Hall, Room 248
Chair: Prof. Richard Hardy, (812-856-0652)

Monday, April 30, 2018, 12:00 pm
Economics
Lee, Ryan
Essays in Trade Agreements and Trade Networks
Wylie Hall, Room 225
Chair: Prof. Mostafa Beshkar / Prof. Volodymyr Lugovskyy, (812-855-6383 / 812-856-4594)

Monday, April 30, 2018, 1:00 pm
Physics
Wu, Di
A Motion Biomarker for Neurodevelopment
Swain Hall West, Room 214
Chair: Prof. Jorge Jose, (812-855-7929)

Tuesday, May 01, 2018, 1:00 am
Mathematics
Lee, Dami
Geometric Realizations of Cyclic Branched Covers over Punctured Spheres
Rawles Hall, Room 127
Chair: Prof. Matthias Weber, (812-855-8724)

Tuesday, May 01, 2018, 10:00 am
Anthropology
Cotofana, Simona
Governing with Magic: Politics and Labors of the Occult in Romania
Student Building, Room 159
Chair: Brian Gilley, (812-855-2689)

Tuesday, May 01, 2018, 2:30 pm
Speech & Hearing Sciences
Factor, Laiah
The Differential Facilitative Effects of Gesture and General Cognitive Mechanisms on Foreign Language Lexical Acquisition in School-Aged Children
Speeach & Hearing Sciences, Room C108
Chair: Prof. Raquel Anderson, (812-855-4161)

Wednesday, May 02, 2018, 10:00 am
French
Hurst, Sarah-Kay
The croissant-bacon phenomenon: Prototypical vocabulary and cross-cultural implications for the selection of lexical items in pedagogical resources
School of Global & International Studies, Room 1060
Chair: Prof. Kevin Rottet, (812-855-6164)

Thursday, May 03, 2018, 9:00 am
Mathematics
Zuniga, Andres
Geometric Problems in the Calculus of Variations
Swain Hall East, Room 320
Chair: Prof. Peter Sternberg, (812-855-6726)

Thursday, May 03, 2018, 10:00 am
American Studies
Cruz Rios, Yari
Negotiating a Hemispheric Latinidad: Latin American Representations of Latinxs in the U.S.
Ballantine Hall, Room 522
Chair: Prof. Vivian Halloran, (812-856-5653)

Friday, May 04, 2018, 12:30 pm
Mathematical Physics
Ding, Yunhua
Lorentz Tests with Confined Particles
Swain Hall West, Room 214
Chair: Prof. V. Alan Kostelecky, (812-855-1485)

Monday, May 07, 2018, 10:00 am
Microbiology
Chodur, Daniel
TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION OF AN EXOPOLYSACCARIDE LOCUS REQUIRED FOR BIOFILM FORMATION IN VIBRIO VULNIFICUS
Simon Hall, Room 001
Chair: Prof. Dean Rowe-Magnus, (812-855-8514)

Monday, May 07, 2018, 1:00 pm
American Studies
Kuhn, Jedediah
Indigenous Intimacies: Native Americans and Mexican Americans since 1848
Ballantine Hall, Room 522
Chair: Prof. Vivian Halloran / Prof. Christina Snyder, (812-856-5653 / 814-863-0181)

Monday, May 07, 2018, 1:00 pm
Anthropology; Folklore & Ethnomusicology
Barber, Suzanne
Persistence is Power: Modes of Action in the Chinese Animal Protection Movement
Student Building, Room 159
Chair: Prof. Sara Friedman / Prof. Gregory Schrempp, (812-856-4595 / 812-855-8903)

Tuesday, May 08, 2018, 1:30 pm
Economics
Shen, Hewei
Three Essays in International Capital Flows and Capital Controls
Wylie Hall, Room 225
Chair: Prof. Juan Carlos Hatchondo / Prof. Amanda Michaud, (812-856-1202 / 812-856-1238)

Wednesday, May 09, 2018, 2:30 pm
History
Antone, Marc
Ethnic Violence, Law, and Authoritarianism in Nineteenth-Century Mexico
Ballantine Hall, Room 704
Chair: Prof. Peter Guardino, (812-855-6108)

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 10:00 am
Economics
Park, Kwangyong
Essays on Monetary and Fiscal Policy under Imperfect Information
Wylie Hall, Room 225
Chair: Prof. Eric Leeper, (812-855-9157)

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 1:00 pm
Second Language Studies
Mossman, Sabrina
The Developmental Sequence of the Acquisition of English Modals
Ballantine Hall, Room 807
Chair: Prof. Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, (812-855-9877)

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 1:30 pm
Mathematics
Lu, Zhipeng
Flatness of the commutator map on special linear groups
Rawles Hall, Room 127
Chair: Prof. Michael Larsen, (812-855-1064)

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 2:00 pm
Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior
Schwab, Daniel
Roles of, and interplay between, plasticity, symbiosis, and niche construction in development and evolution: insights from the study of Onthophagus beetles
Simon Hall, Room 001
Chair: Prof. Armin Moczek / Prof. Irene Newton, (812-856-1468 / 812-855-3883)

Friday, May 11, 2018, 9:00 am
Mathematics
Allen, Samantha
Relationships Between the Nonorientable Genus and the Normal Euler Number of Nonorientable Surfaces Whose Boundary is a Knot
Rawles Hall, Room 104
Chair: Prof. Charles Livingston, (812-855-0066)

Friday, May 11, 2018, 11:30 am
Mathematics
Hwang, WonTae
On a classification of the automorphism group of a polarized abelian surface over finite fields
Rawles Hall, Room 127
Chair: Prof. Michael Larsen, (812-855-1064)

Friday, May 11, 2018, 1:30 pm
Second Language Studies
Gonzalez, Rebecca
A feature-based approach to the syntax of L2 Spanish psych verbs
Sycamore Hall, Room 001
Chair: Prof. David Stringer, (812-855-5992)

Monday, May 14, 2018, 1:00 pm
Anthropology; Central Eurasian Studies
Yang, Eveline
Places of Recognition: Mapping Tibetanness in an Urbanizing State
Student Building, Room 159
Chair: Prof. Sara Friedman / Prof. Gray Tuttle, (812-856-4595)

Monday, May 14, 2018, 2:00 pm
Linguistics
Alahmari, Musa
An Optimality-Theoretic Analysis of some Aspects of the Phonology and Morphology in a Southwestern Saudi Arabian Arabic Dialect
School of Global and International Studies, Room 1118
Chair: Prof. Stuart Davis, (812-855-2043)

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 1:00 pm
Gender Studies
Scott, Jocelyne
Friendship on Sorority Row: Privilege, Activism, and Queer Kinship
Ballantine Hall, Room 622
Chair: Prof. Stephanie Sanders / Prof. Brenda Weber, (812-855-3065 / 812-856-6033)

Friday, May 18, 2018, 1:00 am
Folklore & Ethnomusicology
Rojas, Juan
Music and Peacebuilding in an Afro-Colombian Town: Local Musicians and Music Practices in the Collective Reparation Program of Libertad.
BL066, R261
Chair: Prof. John McDowell / Prof. Sue Tuohy, (812-855-0390 / 812-856-0203)

Friday, May 18, 2018, 1:00 pm
Communication & Culture
Bridges, Shana
Crosshairs Over Tucson: A Case Study in Mythic Rhetoric and Political Vitriol
Franklin Hall, Room 230M
Chair: Prof. Robert Ivie, (812-855-8224)

Monday, May 21, 2018, 1:00 pm
Folklore & Ethnomusicology
Wei, Xiaoshi
Archiving the Nation: History and Current Practices of Sound Archives in China
Classroom Office Building, Room 261
Chair: Prof. Daniel Reed / Prof. Sue Tuohy, (812-855-2535 / 812-856-0203)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 10:00 am
Psychology
Barton, Alexis
Motor simulation and the orientation of attention to action goals.
Psychology Building, Room 130
Chair: Prof. Bennett Bertenthal , (812-856-0958)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018, 11:00 am
History
Almy, Ruth
Imperial Disconnections: The British Empire and Anti-Indian Immigration Law in Canada, 1908-1923
Ballantine Hall, Room 704
Chair: Prof. Michael Dodson, (812-855-6286)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 9:00 am
Mathematics
Xu, Chen
Wavelet Analysis of Financial Time Series in Asset Pricing Theory and Power Law Exponent Estimation
Rawles Hall, Room 127
Chair: Prof. Elizabeth Housworth / Prof. Todd Walker, (812-855-1960 / 812-856-2892)

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 10:00 am
Sociology
van der Does, Tamara
Children of Immigrants' Religious Identity and Political Engagement across Europe
Ballantine Hall, Room 843
Chair: Prof. Patricia McManus, (812-855-8970)

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 2:00 pm
Communication & Culture
Yasar, Sabahat
Reframing Contemporary Cinema in Turkey: National Politics, Oppositional Publics, and Urban Film Culture in Istanbul
Franklin Hall, Room 230M
Chair: Prof. Barbara Klinger, (812-320-5878)

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 1:30 pm
English
Zoch, Amanda
Pregnant Self-Fashioning: The Narrative Management of Maternity in Early Modern Drama and Women's Writing
Ballantine Hall, Room 442E
Chair: Prof. Ellen MacKay, (812-272-4504)

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 9:00 am
Biochemistry
Pulliam, Nicholas
An Effective Epigenetic-PARP inhibitor Combination Therapy for Breast and Ovarian Cancers Independent of BRCA-mutations
Jordan Hall, Room 009
Chair: Prof. Kenneth Nephew, (812-855-8118)

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 11:00 am
Fine Arts - Art History
Fenton, Rebecca
Cloth as Conduit: Aesthetics, Dress, and Commerce in Mande Diasporas
Radio / TV Building, Room 322
Chair: Prof. Patrick McNaughton, (812-334-3614)

Monday, June 04, 2018, 1:00 pm
Biochemistry
Yan, Jiangyu
Study of the Sulfolobus DNA Replication Machinery
Simon Hall, Room 001
Chair: Prof. Stephen Bell, (812-856-2331)

Tuesday, June 05, 2018, 1:00 pm
Biochemistry
Bell, Kayla
Investigation of a novel interaction between microtubules and the yeast kinesin-5 Cin8
Simon Hall, Room 001
Chair: Prof. Jared Cochran, (812-855-6935)

Tuesday, June 05, 2018, 10:00 pm
English
Bowden, Mary
Plant Plots: Horticulture, Plant Science, and Victorian Narrative
Ballantine Hall, Room 442E
Chair: Prof. Ivan Kreilkamp, (812-855-6132)

Wednesday, June 06, 2018, 10:00 am
History & Philosophy of Science
Best, Nicholas
The Chemical Revolution as Scientific, Political and Semantic Revolution
Ballantine Hall, Room 655
Chair: Prof. Jordi Cat, (812-855-9334)

Wednesday, June 06, 2018, 1:00 pm
Sociology
Manago, Bianca
The Role of Mental Health Labels in Stigma and Status Processes
Institute for Social Research/Center for Survey Research, Rm 201
Chair: Prof. Stephen Benard, (812-856-7418)

Friday, June 08, 2018, 10:00 am
Spanish
Zahler, Sara
The relationship between working memory and sociolinguistic variation in first and second languages: The case of Spanish subject pronouns
School of Global & International Studies, Room 2134
Chair: Prof. Kimberly Geeslin, (812-856-5470)

Friday, June 08, 2018, 1:00 pm
Political Science
Antony, Alexander
Piecing Together the Peaces: Industrialization and the Rise of Zones of Peace
Woodburn Hall, Room 218
Chair: Prof. William Thompson, (812-345-1854)

Monday, June 11, 2018, 10:15 am
Political Science
Badas, Alex
The Public's Motivated Response to Supreme Court Decision-Making
Woodburn Hall, Room 218
Chair: Prof. Eileen Branam, (812-855-6308)

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 10:00 am
Religious Studies
Monteith, Andrew
Threatening the Very Foundations of Civilization: Religion and the American Drug War, 1875-1937
Sycamore Hall, Room 224
Chair: Prof. Candy Gunther Brown, (812-855-3531)

Thursday, June 14, 2018, 11:00 am
Economics
Ding, Shuze
Essays in Macroeconomic Experiments and Asset Market Experiments
Wylie Hall, Room 225
Chair: Prof. Daniela Puzzello, (812-856-5419)

Friday, June 15, 2018, 2:30 pm
English
Alford, Kathleen
Everyday Chatter: The Matter of Opinion in the Age of Social Media
Ballantine Hall, Room 442
Chair: Prof. Scot Barnett / Prof. John Schilb, (919-559-6282 / 812-855-5029)

Friday, June 15, 2018, 2:30 pm
Biochemistry
Peng, Hui
H2S signaling and H2S/NO crosstalk in Staphylococcus aureus
Simon Hall, Room 001
Chair: Prof. David Giedroc, (812-856-3178)

Monday, June 18, 2018, 2:00 pm
History
Ndanyi, Samson
The Cinema is a Great Influence in the Life of the Modern Child: Cinema and African Child Audiences in Colonial Kenya, 1926-1963
Ballantine Hall, Room 704, History Department Conference Room
Chair: Prof. Michelle Moyd, (812-856-4787)

Friday, June 22, 2018, 10:00 am
Evolution, Ecology, & Behavior
Whitaker, Briana
HOST SPECIFICITY, NEGATIVE FEEDBACKS, AND PATHOGEN DEFENSE IN THE PLANT PHYLLOSPHERE MICROBIOME
Simon Hall, Room 001
Chair: Prof. Keith Clay, (812-855-8158)

Monday, June 25, 2018, 2:00 pm
Neural Sciences; Psychology
Bollinger, Justin
Effects of stress on microglia in medial prefrontal cortex: sex specificity and hormonal dependence
CISAB (409 N. Park Ave.), Seminar Room
Chair: Prof. Dale Sengelaub / Prof. Cara Wellman, (812-855-9149 / 812-855-4922)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 1:00 pm
Psychology
Hoyniak, Caroline
The Neural Correlates of the Development Self-Regulation across Toddlerhood: Longitudinal Evidence from Event-Related Potentials
Psychology Building, Room 128
Chair: Prof. John Bates, (812-855-8693)

Monday, July 16, 2018, 1:00 pm
Biochemistry
Chen, Guangming
Development of methods to distinguish sulfopeptides and phosphopeptides in analysis of the human sulfotyrosine proteome
Chemistry, Room 033
Chair: Prof. Charles Dann, (812-856-1704)

Tuesday, August 07, 2018, 2:00 pm
Economics
Bathaluddin, Muchamad
Essays in Applied Econometrics
Wylie Hall, Room 225
Chair: Prof. Yoosoon Chang, (812-855-8035)

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, GRADUATE DIVISION

Friday, April 27, 2018, 1:00 pm
Instructional Systems Technology
Kizilboga, Remzi
Secondary Teachers Pedagogical Practices in Designing and Teaching Instruction in an Urban BYOD Environment
Wright School of Education, Room 2277
Chair: Prof. Curtis Bonk, (812-322-2878)

Wednesday, May 02, 2018, 1:00 pm
Inquiry Methodology; Learning & Developmental Sciences
Andrade Lotero, Luis
Elicited Gestures: An Embodied Instructional Design to Support the Understanding of Quantitative Patterns of Complex Systems
Wright School of Education, Room 4214
Chair: Prof. Joshua Danish / Prof. Ginette Delandshere, (812-856-8330 / 812-856-8347)

Wednesday, May 02, 2018, 1:30 pm
Higher Education
Hurtado, Sarah
Addressing Sexual Violence on Campus: Exploring the Role and Responsibility of Faculty Members
Wright School of Education, Room 2140
Chair: Prof. Lucy LePeau, (812-856-8372)

Thursday, May 03, 2018, 10:00 am
History, Philosophy, and Policy in Education
Butler, Aaron
Different Pathways, Different Impacts: Examining How Alternative Certification Pathways Influence Student Achievement in Kentucky
Wright School of Education, Room 2102
Chair: Prof. Chad Lochmiller, (812-856-8235)

Friday, May 11, 2018, 10:00 am
Learning & Developmental Science
Duckworth, Jennifer
Associations between Childhood and Adolescent BMI and Risky Sexual Behaviors in Adolescence
Wright School of Education, Room 4204
Chair: Prof. Mary Waldron, (812-856-8334)

Monday, May 21, 2018, 10:00 am
Counseling Psychology
Limas, Emily
SOCIAL CONTEXT OF BREASTFEEDING: THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN ATTITUDES AND POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
Wright School of Education, CHG room 34
Chair: Prof. Ellen Vaughan, (760-518-5889)

Monday, May 21, 2018, 10:00 am
History, Philosophy, & Policy in Education; Inquiry Methodology
Wild, Justin
Perception and Use of Tanzania's Language of Instruction Policy in Primary and Secondary Schools: How Qualitative Data can be used to Construct a Quantitative Instrument
Wright School of Education, Room 2277
Chair: Prof. Serafin Coronel-Molina / Prof. Ginette Delandshere, (812-856-8232 / 812-856-8347)

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 1:00 pm
Curriculum & Instruction
Aydeniz, Fetiye
INVESTIGATING ELEMENTARY PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS’ DISTRIBUTIVE REASONING AND PROPORTIONAL REASONING
Wright School of Education, Room 2102
Chair: Prof. Amy Hackenberg, (812-856-8223)

Wednesday, June 06, 2018, 10:00 am
Instructional Systems Technology
Gyabak-Kumka, Khendum
MAKING DO: A MULTIPLE CASE STUDY ON THE DESIGNERLY THINKING AND ACTION OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN UNDER-RESOURCED SCHOOLS OF BHUTAN
Wright School of Education, Room 2277
Chair: Prof. Elizabeth Boling, (812-856-8467)

SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS, COMPUTING, AND ENGINEERING, GRADUATE DIVISION

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 1:00 pm
Informatics
Ke, Qing
Scholarly communication in the age of big data and social media
Luddy Hall, Room 4101
Chair: Prof. Yong-Yeol Ahn, (812-856-2920)

Monday, May 14, 2018, 1:00 pm
Computer Science
Kamburugamuve Loku Acharige, Supun
Towards HPC and Big Data Convergence in a Component Based Approach
Luddy Hall, Room 3111
Chair: Prof. Geoffrey Fox, (812-219-4643)

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 2:00 pm
Informatics
Chen, Liang
Human-Interactive Optical Music Recognition and Music Renotation
Informatics West, Room 232
Chair: Prof. Christopher Raphael, (812-856-1849)

Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 1:00 pm
Informatics
Lee, Jangwon
Learning Activities From Human Demonstration Videos
Informatics West, Room 232
Chair: Prof. David Crandall, (812-856-1115)

Friday, August 10, 2018, 4:15 pm
Computer Science
Hemann, Jason
Constraint microKanren in the CLP Scheme
Luddy Hall, Room 1104
Chair: Prof. Daniel Friedman, (812-327-3536)

THE MEDIA SCHOOL, GRADUATE DIVISION

Tuesday, May 08, 2018, 12:00 pm
Mass Communications
Park, Young Eun
Co-creation, Crowdsourcing, and Corporate Social Responsibility
Franklin Hall, Room 230M
Chair: Prof. Sung-Un Yang, (812-855-0078)

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, GRADUATE DIVISION

Friday, June 29, 2018, 1:00 pm
Physiology
Tang, Jessica
Epigenetic targeting of adipocytes inhibits high-grade serous ovarian cancer cell migration and invasion
Jordan Hall, Room 009
Chair: Prof. Kenneth Nephew, (812-855-9445)

SCHOOL OF MUSIC, GRADUATE DIVISION

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 4:45 pm
Musicology
Whealton, Virginia
Travel, Ideology, and the Geographical Imagination: Parisian Musical Travelogues, 1830-1870
Simon Center, Room M267
Chair: Prof. Halina Goldberg, (812-855-7096)

Friday, April 27, 2018, 10:00 am
Music Education
Roseth, Nicholas
Immediacy, Ensemble Setup, and Teacher Use of Classroom Space Among Secondary Band and Orchestra Teachers
Simon Hall, Room M267
Chair: Prof. Peter Miksza, (812-855-7253)

Friday, April 27, 2018, 4:00 pm
Musicology
Rogers, Daniel
Musical Creative Frameworks in the Late-Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries
Simon Music Center, Room M267
Chair: Prof. Giovanni Zanovello, (812-855-7166)

Tuesday, May 01, 2018, 4:00 pm
Music Theory
Boyle, Matthew
Musical Pleasure in Rossinian Opera
Simon Music Center, M267
Chair: Roman Ivanovitch, (812-855-1047)

SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, GRADUATE DIVISION

Monday, May 07, 2018, 2:00 pm
Chinese
Cai, Jingjing
The Shadow of Progress: Chinese Dystopian Fiction since 1990s
School of Global & International Studies, Room 2067
Chair: Prof. Manling Luo, (812-856-0833)

Monday, May 07, 2018, 2:00 pm
Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
Alotaibi, Abdullah
The role of native language dialect on the perception of L2 English vowels
School of International & Global Studies, Room 3067
Chair: Prof. Salman H. Al-Ani , (812-606-1534)

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 1:30 pm
Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
Basaran, Yasin
Nature, God, and Creation: A Necessitarian Case
School of Global & International Studies, Room 3067
Chair: Prof. John Walbridge, (812-855-8689)

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS, GRADUATE DIVISION

Friday, May 25, 2018, 10:00 am
Public Affairs
Bredenkamp, David
Serving Alongside the Shadow: Civil Servants and Contracted Public Work
School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Room 300
Chair: Prof. Matthew Baggetta / Prof. Michael McGuire, (812-855-2783 / 812-855-5058)

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 10:00 am
Public Affairs
Lee, Hongseok
Three Essays on Effects of Bureaucratic Representation and Workforce Diversity on Employee and Organizational Outcomes
School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Dean's Conference Room, Room 300
Chair: Prof. Sergio Fernandez, (812-855-4944)

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 9:30 am
Public Policy
Webeck, Sean
Project Summary: Applying a Behavioral Approach to the Use of Performance Information by Public Managers
School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Room 300
Chair: Prof. Sean Nicholson-Crotty, (812-855-0563)

Friday, July 27, 2018, 10:00 am
Public Affairs
Dula, Lauren
WOMEN AND THE UNITED WAY: GENDER'S ROLE IN THE GOVERNANCE AND PERFORMANCE OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Room 300
Chair: Prof.Beth Gazley, (812-855-1464)

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Monday, April 30, 2018, 3:00 pm
Leisure Behavior
Allsop, Jared
THE IMPACT OF ACTIVE LEARNING INSTRUCTION BASED UPON CONSTRUCTIVIST THEORY FOR RECREATIONAL THERAPY UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
School of Public Health, Dean's Conference Room, Room 107
Chair: Prof. Sarah Young, (812-855-3085)

Thursday, May 03, 2018, 9:00 am
Human Performance
Miles, Kathleen
EXAMINING THE USE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING IN THE PROCESS OF RECRUITING BY NCAA DIVISION I GOLF COACHES
School of Public Health, Room C013
Chair: Prof. Paul Pedersen, (812-855-4066)

Thursday, May 03, 2018, 1:00 pm
Leisure Behavior
Forist, Brian
EFFECTIVENESS OF INFORMAL TWO-WAY INTERPRETATION IN NATIONAL PARKS
School of Public Health,, Room C013
Chair: Prof. Doug Knapp, (812-855-3094)

Wednesday, May 09, 2018, 1:30 pm
Leisure Behavior
Lee, Dohyun
EXAMINING ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS AS MULTIDIMENSIONAL CONSTRUCTS IN YOUNG ADULTS IN A SOCIAL SCIENCE CONTEXT
School of Public Health, Room 125
Chair: Prof. Sarah Young, (812-855-3085)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 2:30 pm
Health Behavior
Zautra, Nicole
Investigating family and system influences on dental health care utilization: A dynamic framework of dental health disparities
School of Public Health, Room 125
Chair: Prof. David Lohrmann, (812-856-5101)

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:00 am
Health Behavior
Hauser, Jessica
Exploring Protestant Christian Leader Perspectives of Sexual Health in an Underserved, Rural Community: A Qualitative Study in the US Bible Belt
School of Public Health, Room C013
Chair: Prof. Cecilia Obeng, (812-856-0502)

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 1:00 pm
Environmental Health
Li, Xilin
Role of Diet and Xenobiotics in the Progression of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
School of Public Health, Room 125
Chair: Prof. James Klaunig, (812-856-3957)