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Dissertation and Thesis Presentations

Candidates who are in the process of defending their doctoral dissertation or master's thesis may submit their information to the Office of Graduate Studies for posting to this page. Submissions intended for this page should be submitted to and submitted at least two weeks before the date of the defense.

Dissertation Presentations

Student Name: Mark Episkopos
Field of Study: History
Committee Chair: Eric Lohr
Committee Members: Anton Fedyashin and Marlene Laruelle
Date of Presentation: October 10, 2023
Time of Presentation: 3:00 PM ET
Location: Batelle 130
Title of Thesis: “We Can Do It Again!”: The Second World War in Contemporary Russian Memory Politics and Political Culture

Thesis Presentations

Master's Thesis Defense

Student Name: Alice Cohen
Field of Study: Psychology
Committee Chair: Tony Ahrens
Committee Members: Kate Gunthert and Nate Herr
Date of Presentation: August 15, 2023
Time of Presentation: 1:00 PM ET
Location: Zoom
Title of Thesis: The Impact of Other-Focused Compassion on Social Anxiety