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Thesis and Dissertation Defenses

Thesis and Dissertation defense announcements

Faculty, students, and the general public are encouraged to attend.

Candidate PresentingChair of the CommitteeDate/Time/LocationTopic
Josue Guadarrama
Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
Brian McNeillJanuary 6, 2021
11:00 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
RESILIENCE AND PERSISTENCE OF UNDOCUMENTED COLLEGE LATINX STUDENTS IN RURAL AREAS
Ashley Vaughan
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology
Kira CarbonneauDecember 10, 2020
10:00 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
Service Learning in Undergraduate Education: A Collective Case Study and Meta-Analysis
Jenne Schmidt
Ph.D. in Cultural Studies and Social Thought in Education
John LupinacciDecember 2, 2020
9:00 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
(De)constructing Nature and Disability through Place: Towards an Eco-Crip Politic
Khawlah Alkhushayban
Ph.D. in Special Education
Darcy MillerNovember 19, 2020
11:00 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
Parent-Teacher Collaboration Related to Children With and Without Behavioral Challenges: Early Childhood Teachers' Perspectives
Asma Alrudhayman
M.A. in Special Education
Marcus PoppenNovember 19, 2020
9:30 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
A Systematic Review of Evidence-Based Practices and Strategies to Support Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Skills in Preschool and Elementary School Students with Autism and Complex Communication Needs
Faisal Aldawsari
Ph.D. in Special Education
Michael DunnNovember 16, 2020
10:00 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
Educators' Perceptions of Students with Intellectual Disabilities Regarding Self-Determination Skills and Instruction in Saudi Arabia
Patricia Atkinson
Ed.D. (Teacher Leadership)
Richard SawyerNovember 13, 2020
3:30 P.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
Student Perceptions of College Completion Barriers and Facilitators
Lance Goodpaster
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
Kristin HugginsOctober 29, 2020
11:00 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
Repairing and Rebuilding Trust through Relationships: A Case Study of Community Truancy Boards
Dimple Patel
Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
Judy MorrisonSeptember 21, 2020
9:00 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
Key Challenges Associated with School Leadership Roles at Four Stem Elementary Schools: Administrator Viewpoints on STEM Curriculum Implementation
Ayman Alsuwayl
Ph.D. in Special Education
Darcy MillerSeptember 8, 2020
11:00 A.M.
Zoom Available Upon Request to gradstudies@wsu.edu
Special and General Education Teacher Attitudes Toward the Integration of Mobile Technology for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities and Struggling Learners in Saudi Arabia