Kimberly Smith, a Ph.D. candidate in counseling and family therapy, will defend her dissertation "Intercountry Adoptive Parents and Parental Stress: Are Religious Faith and Empathy Supportive Factors?" at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, in room 34, Fitzgerald Hall.
Adam Hoose, a Ph.D. candidate in history, will defend his dissertation "Orthodox and the Formation of the Early Waldensians and Franciscans, 1173-1228" at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in room 332, Xavier Hall.
Shawn Peoples, a Ph.D. candidate in higher education, will defend her dissertation "Tragedy or Tradition: The Prevalence of Hazing in African American Fraternities and Sororities" at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in room 123, Fitzgerald Hall.
Lisa Rose Zimmer-Romkema, a Ph.D. candidate in educational studies, will defend her dissertation "The Effect of Human Patient Simulators and Screen Based Simulators as Teaching Device for Anesthesia Training" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 9. Contact the department of educational studies for the location.
Brendan J. McGuire, a Ph.D. candidate in history, will defend his dissertation "Modes of Religious Accommodation in the Era of the Latin Empire" at 1 p.m. Friday, March 11, in room 343, Adorjan Hall.