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Dissertation Defense Announcements

January 2017

Ewa Galaj

"Dopamine D1 and D3 receptor polypharmacology in cocaine reward and cocaine seeking." Abstract

Committee Chair - Robert Ranldi, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Carolyn Pytte, Ph.D., Richard Bodnar, Ph.D., Grace Rossi, Ph.D., and Kenneth Carr, Ph.D.

On Friday, January 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM, in the Science Building-Razan (Room E308), at Queens College; 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367.

December 2016

John Capman

"The Impact of Social Dominance Orientation on Experienced Threat and Consequent Interviewer Discriminatory Behavior: A Psychophysiological Approach."

Committee Chair - Kristin Sommer, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Karen Lyness, Ph.D., Loren Naidoo, Ph.D., Harold Goldstein, Ph.D., and Drew Allen, Ph.D.

On Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM in Room 8-213, Main Campus at Baruch College; 1 Bernard Baruch Way New York, NY 10010

Julie Ackerman

"Dreams and the Maternal Imaginary: From Nostalgic Intersubjectivity to Mourning" Abstract

Committee Chair - Elliot Jurist, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Lissa Weinstein, Ph.D., Diana Diamond, Ph.D., Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, M.D, and Katie Gentile, Ph.D.

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM in North Academic Center: Room 8/132 at The City College; 160 Convent Avenue New York, NY 10031

Justin T. Brown

"Expanding Intersectionality Praxis: Informing Culturally-Responsive Programming for Black & Latino Gay & Bisexual Young Men." Abstract

Committee Chair - Tamara R. Buckley, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Michelle Fine, Ph.D., Roderick J. Watts, Ph.D., Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Ph.D., and Josephine Imbimbo, Ph.D.

On Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 9:30 AM in Room 6304.02 at The Graduate Center, CUNY; 365 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10016.

November 2016

Christin Bowman

"Persistent Pleasures: Agency, Social Power, and Embodiment in Women's Solitary Masturbation Experiences." Abstract

Committee Chiar - Prof. Deborah Tolman
Committee Members - Prof. Michelle Fine, Prof. Sara McClelland, Prof. Breanne Fahs, and Prof. Sarah-Jane Dodd

On Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in room 6304.02, at The Graduate Center, 365 fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10016.

Amanda Mentzer

"The Effects of Parametrically Manipulating the Ratio of Complimentary to Constructive Feedback Statements on Performance" Abstract

Committee Chair - Alicia M. Alvero, Ph.D.
Committee Members - Robert Ranaldi, Ph.D., Emily A. Jones, Ph.D., Aubrey C. Daniels, Ph.D., and Timothy D. Ludwig, Ph.D.

On Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 12.30 p.m. in the Science Building, Room E308, at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens, NY 11367.