Doctoral candidates to present dissertation proposals, defenses
Photo: Salve Regina’s 2014 Ph.D. recipients
Faculty, staff and graduate students are encouraged to attend any or all of the dissertation proposal and defense presentations scheduled this semester. In addition, any undergraduate students who may be considering the pursuit of a Ph.D. are welcome to attend.
All presentations will be held in the McKillop Library special collections room.
Those interested may view a copy of the documents in person by making an appointment with Melissa Davis, coordinator of special academic programs. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Todd Mele will present his dissertation proposal at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. The proposal is titled “Marx and Cognitive Neuroscience: A Reimagining of Consciousness.”
- Karen Hanson will present her dissertation proposal at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. The proposal is titled “Robots as Others: Husserl, Sartre and Portrayals of Humanoid Robots in Science Fiction Television.”
- Catharine Weiss will present her dissertation proposal at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The proposal is titled “Data Mining the Unconscious.”
- Michael Xiarhos will present his dissertation proposal at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The proposal is titled “The Connected Pilgrim: The Potential for Authenticity and Transformation in the Social Media Age.”
- Thomas Choinski will present his dissertation proposal at 4:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26. The proposal is titled “A Historical Perspective of the Implications of Dramaturgical Action and Wargaming in Technological Innovation in the United States Navy.”
- Fred Abong will defend his dissertation at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. The dissertation is titled “Bringing Back the Magic: Philosophical Temperaments and the Entwined, Embodied and Enchanted Self.”