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Thesis defences — posted July 27

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PhD in Psychology — Colin Perrier

Colin Perrier, PhD student in Psychology, will present his thesis defence on Friday, July 30 at 10 a.m. in WH 147.  The title of his thesis is “Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Might be Destroying your Intimacy:  A Test of Mediational Models in a Community Sample of Couples.”  Examining committee members are  Marilyn Rose, chair; Dan Perlman, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, external examiner; Stan Sadava, supervisor; Lynn Rempel, internal examiner; Nancy DeCourville and  Tony Bogaert, committee members.  All are welcome to attend.

PhD in Psychology – Dana Reker

Dana Reker, PhD student in Psychology, will present her thesis defence on Thursday, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. in Plaza 600F. The title of her thesis is “Relation of Temperament and Authoritative Parenting on Subtypes of Adolescent Aggressive Behaviour.”  Examining committee members are Marilyn Rose, chair; Louis Schmidt, McMaster University, external examiner; Drew Dane, supervisor; Ayda Tekok-Kilic, internal examiner; Michael Ashton and Linda Rose-Krasnor, committee members.  All are welcome to attend.

Master of Arts in Community Health Meagan Barkans

Meagan Barkans (MA Community Health) will defend her thesis on Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 10 a.m. in WC204B. The title of her thesis is “Contraband Tobacco on Post-Secondary Campuses in Ontario.” Supervisor: Kelli-an Lawrance; ?advisory committee: John Hay and Daniel Malleck; external examiner: Russell Callaghan, University of Toronto; ?chair: Brian Jeynes. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Science in Kinesiology Daniel Harriss

Daniel Harriss (MSc Kinesiology) will defend his thesis on Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 9 a.m. in WC204B. Title: “The Effect of an Eight Session Skate Treadmill and Agility Training Program on the Degree of Separation in Ice Hockey Players.” Supervisor: Kelly Lockwood; advisory committee: Jae Patterson and Philip Wilson; external examiner: Michael Kennedy, University of Alberta; chair: Gail Frost. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Arts in Health and Physical Education J. Paige Gregson

J. Paige Gregson (MA Health and Physical Education) will defend her thesis on Wednesday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. in WC204B. Title: “Examining the influence of the coach athletic relationship on motivation and performance in female rugby players.” Supervisor: Philip Wilson; advisory committee: Diane Mack, Philip Sullivan and Michael J. Plyley; external examiner: Craig Hall, University of Western Ontario; chair: David Ditor. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Arts in Community Health Amanda Kirkwood

Amanda Kirkwood (MA Community Health) will defend her thesis on Thursday, Aug. 5 at 10 a.m. in WC204B. Title: “Patterns and Correlates of Tobacco Use among Young Adults at College and University.” Supervisor: Kelli-an Lawrance; advisory committee: Terrance Wade and Teena Willoughby; external examiner: Lynn T. Kozlowski, University of Buffalo; chair: Martin Tammemagi. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Arts in Community Health Katrina Moore

Katrina Moore (MA Community Health) will defend her thesis on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. in WC204B. Title: “Father involvement in the breastfeeding process: Determining contribution aspects.” Supervisor: Lynn Rempel; advisory committee: Dawn Prentice and Daniel Zinger; external examiner: Elaine Scharfe, Trent University; chair: Heather Lee Kilty. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Science in Health Sciences Samantha Hajna

Samantha Hajna (MSc Health Sciences) will defend her thesis on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 9 a.m. in WC204B. Title: “Role of Family Eating Practices on Daily Nutrient Intake, Dietary Patterns and Measures of Body Composition in Peri-Adolescents.” Supervisor: Paul LeBlanc; advisory committee: Brent Faught and Jian Liu; external examiner: Anwar Merchant, University of South Carolina; chair: Deborah O’Leary. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Science in Health Sciences Nicole Coverdale

Nicole Coverdale (MSc Health Sciences) will defend her thesis on Thursday, Aug. 12 at 10:30 a.m. in WC204B. Title: “Baroreflex Sensitivity and Development Coordination Disorder.” Supervisor: Deborah O’Leary; advisory committee: Brent Faught and Panagiota Klentrou; external examiner: Maureen MacDonald, McMaster University; chair: Paul LeBlanc. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Science in Health Sciences Cedomir (Chad) Tosevski

Cedomir (Chad) Tosevski (MSc Health Sciences) will defend his thesis on Thursday, Aug. 12 at 10:30 a.m. in WH147. Title: “The Relationship between Body Mass Index and Breast Cancer Recurrence/Progression and Breast Cancer-Specific Death.” Supervisor: Martin Tammemagi; advisory committee: Jian Liu and Brent Faught; external examiner: Margie Parthimos, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care; chair: Ana Sanchez. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Education Danny Damianoff

Danny Damianoff, Master of Education student, will present his thesis defence on Monday, Aug. 16, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. in WH 147 (Welch Hall). The title of the thesis is “Self-Directed Learning, Lifelong Learning, and Transformative Learning in the Society for Creative Anachronism.” External examiner: John Dirkx, Michigan State University; supervisor: Ann Marie Guilmette; committee members: Jonathan Neufeld and Edward Sykes; chair of the examining committee: Mary-Louise Vanderlee. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Arts in Leisure Studies Andrew Depner

Andrew Depner (MA Leisure Studies) will defend his thesis on Wednesday, Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. in WH147. Title: “A Comparison of Self-Determined Motivational Experiences between Participants and Non-Participants Following the Physical Activity Component of the CATCH Kid Club.” Supervisor: Scott Forrester; advisory committee: Erin Sharpe and James Mandigo; external examiner: Michael Kanters, North Carolina State University; chair: Trent Newmeyer. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Science in Health Sciences Daniele Chirico

Daniele Chirico (MSc Health Sciences) will defend his thesis on Monday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m. in WC204B. Title: “Left Ventricular Structure and Function in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder.” Supervisor: Deborah O’Leary; advisory committee: Panagiota Klentrou and John Cairney; external examiner: Brian Timmins, McMaster University; chair: Brian Jeynes. All are welcome to attend.

Master of Arts in Physical Health and Education Melanie Hedley

Melanie Hedley (MA Physical Health and Education) will defend her thesis on Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 9 a.m. in WC204B. Title: “Lived Experiences of Children with Disabilities.” Supervisor: Maureen Connolly; advisory committee: Nancy Francis and Jae Patterson; external examiner: Jason Candy, Niagara College; chair: Gail Frost. All are welcome to attend.

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