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May 2016

Lauren Gonzales

"Mental Illness Stigma and Community Integration: Linking Perceived Experiences with Reported Behavior"

Committee Chair: Dr. Philip Yanos
Committee Members: Drs. Tim Aubry, Preeti Chauhan, Kevin Nadal, Mark Salzer

Monday, May 2, 2016, at 3:00pm, in room 6.63.37, John Jay College of Criminal Justice,524 W 59th St, 6 Fl, New York, NY 10019

 

 
 

Dissertation Defense Announcements


May 2016

Lauren Gonzales

"Mental Illness Stigma and Community Integration: Linking Perceived Experiences with Reported Behavior"

Committee Chair: Dr. Philip Yanos
Committee Members: Drs. Tim Aubry, Preeti Chauhan, Kevin Nadal, Mark Salzer

Monday, May 2, 2016, at 3:00pm, in room 6.63.37, John Jay College of Criminal Justice,524 W 59th St, 6 Fl, New York, NY 10019

 

April 2016

Bryce DuBois

"Beaches, People, and Change: A Political Ecology of Rockaway Beach After Hurricane Sandy"
Committee Chair: Dr. Setha Low
Committee Members: Drs. David Chapin, Leigh Graham, William Kornblum, Dana Taplin, Keith Tidball

Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 2:00pm, in room 6302.02: Graduate Center

Christina Shane-Simpson

"Gendered Expression Online: Exploring Gendered Communication on Facebook and in Collaborative Editing Task"

Committee Chair: Dr. Kristen Gillespie-Lynch
Committee Members: Drs. Patricia Brooks, Ellen-ge Denton, Michael Mandiberg, Anna Stetsenko
 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 2:00pm, in room 6304.02, the Graduate Center

Magdelena Galazyn

"Participation Strategies in Low-Resource Settings and Their Impact on Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills: A Study in Four Different National Geographical Regions.;

Committee Chair: Dr. Colette Daiute
Committee Members: Drs. Judith Diers, Mary Clare Lennon, David Rindskopf, Janey Sigal
 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 2:00 pm, in room 6304.02, the Graduate Center

Emily Hotez

"A Developmental Perspective on PArental Cognitions and Emotions in the Context of a Parent-Mediated Intervention for Children with ASD" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Michael Siller
Committee Members: Dr. Patricia Brooks, Dr. Kristen Gillespie-Lynch, Dr. Herbert Saltzstein, Dr. Nava Silton
 

 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 10:00am, in the Jane Jacobs Thesis Room, 6th floor, the Graduate Center

Jennifer Loveland

"The Relationships among Different Traits of Masculinity and Intimate Partner Violence" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Chitra Raghavan
Committee Members: Dr. Cynthia Calkins, Dr. Edward Kagen, Dr. Lisa Litt, Dr. Kevin Nadal

Monday, April 18, 2016, at 4:00 PM, in room 10.65.36 of John Jay College of Criminal Justice: 524 W 59th st.. New York, NY 10019

Brian M. Johnston

"Does Intergroup Threat Cause Distinct Contact Orientations for High and Low Status Groups?"

Committee Chair: Dr. Demis E. Glasford
Committee Members: Drs. Curtis Hardin, Masi Noor, Tracey Revenson, Daryl Wout

friday, April 15, 2016, at 12:00pm, in room HN611 of Hunter College: 695 Park Ave., New York, NY 10065

Enitza C. Carrill

"The Words and Worlds of Disability: Service Providers' Discourses on Disablement and Neurodiversity"

Committee Chair: Dr. Anna Stetsenko
Committee Members: Drs. David Chapin, Kristen Gillespie-Lynch, Jospeh Glick, Priya Lalvani
 

Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 2:00pm, in room 6304.01, the Graduate Center

Leighann Starkey

"Community Violence, School Climate, and Social-Emotional Well-Being in the Democratic Republic of Congo"

Committee Chair: Dr. Angela Crossman
Committee Members: Drs. J. Lawrence Aber, Maureen Allwood, Peter Halpin, Louis Schlesinger, Edward Seidman
 

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at 10:00am, in room 10.65.36 of John Jay College: 524 West 59th st., New York, NY 10019

Rachel Liebert

"Becoming Serpent: Mapping Coils of Paranois in a Neocolonial Security State" [Abstract]
Committee Chair: Dr. Michelle Fine
Committee Members: Drs. Linda Alcoff, Sunil Bhatia, Patricia Clough, Cindi Katz
 

Monday, April 11, 2016, at 4:00pm, in Room 6304.02, the Graduate Center

Natalie Hung

"Boundaries and Belonging: Asian America, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis" [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr.Paul Wachtel
Committee Members: Dr. Deidre Anglin, Dr. Robert Grossman, Dr. Diana Punales Morejon, and Dr. Joseph Reynoso
 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at 10:00 AM, in room 6/293 of the North Academic Center at the City College of New York: 160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031

 

March 2016

Philip Kreniske

"ThisCollegeStory.com: How Interactive Writing Media Influenced the Way Freshmen in an Educational Opportunity Program Made Sense of their College Transition" [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr.Colette Daiute
Committee Members: Dr. Stephen Brier, Dr. Patricia Brooks, Dr. David Rindskopf, and Dr. Luke Waltzer

Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 2:00pm, in room 6304.01, the Graduate Center, CUNY

February 2016


Karin Belser

"Maternal History of Neglect, Mind-Mindedness, and the Cycle of Neglect" [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Elliot Jurist
Committee Members: Dr. Paul Wachtel, Dr. Benjamin Harris, Dr. Lesia Ruglass, Dr. Katie Gentile

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 11:30 am in room 6/293 of the North Academic Center at the City College of New York: 160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031

 

January 2016


Jorge Valderrama

"Stress and its Impact on Suicidal Behavior: A Cognitive, Behavioral, and Biological Integrative Approach". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Regina Miranda
Committee Members: Dr. Mariann Weierich, Dr. Victoria Luine, Dr. Joel Erblich, and Dr. Elizabeth Jeglic

Friday, January 8, 2016, at 10:30 am, in Room 611, North Building, of Hunter College of CUNY



Stacey Cooper

"Exploring the uses of cultural funds of knowledge among ethnic minority immigrant college students in their consructions of learning identities within a collaborative photovoice project". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Anna Stetsenko
Committee Members: Dr. Joseph Glick, Dr. David Chapman, Dr. Eduardo Vianna, Dr. Karen Steinmayer

Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at 1:00 pm, in Room 3309, the Graduate Center, CUNY
 



Natasha Nadler


"An Exploration of Target Event Encoding in a Predictive Learning Task with Humans: Integrated or Separable Processing?". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Andrew Delamater
Committee Members: Dr. Elizabeth Chua, Dr. Matthew Crump,  and Dr.Bruce Brown

   Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at 3:00 pm, in Room 6304.02, the Graduate Center of CUNY


 Caitlin Field

"Status signaling and the characterization of a chirp-like signal in the weakly electric fish Steatogenys elegans". [Abstract]


Committee Chair: Dr. Christopher B. Braun
Committee Members: Dr. James Gordon, Dr. Peter Moller, Dr. Paul Forlano, and Dr. Eric S. Fortune

Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 11:00 am, in Room 611, North Building of Hunter College of CUNY



Isabelle M. Elisha


"African American Young People's View of Youth Participation And its Implications for Addressing Community Problems". [Abstract]


Committee Chair: Dr. Martin D. Ruck
Committee Members: Dr. Roderick Watts, Dr. Colette Daiute, Dr. Erika Niwa, and Dr. Beth C. Rudin

  Friday, January 22, 2016, at 10:30 am, in Room 6304.02 of the Graduate Center of CUNY


Matthew Oyer


"Let Fall: Hysteria and the Psychoanalytic Act". [Abstract]


Committee Chair: Dr. Lissa Weinstein
Committee Members: Dr. Jeff Rosen, Dr. Jamieson Webster, Dr. Steve Tuber, and Dr. Manya Steinkoler

  Monday, January 25, 2016, at 12:00 pm, in Room 8/132, North Academic Center of the City College of CUNY


December 2015


Hannah Jaicks

"The Conflicts of Coexistence: Rethinking Humans' Placements and Connections with Predators in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Cindi Katz
Committee Members: Dr. Roger Hart,  Dr.Caitlin Cahill, Dr. William Wyckoff, and Dr.Susan Clark

Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 1:00 pm, in Room 6304.02 of the Graduate Center of CUNY


   Sacha Zilkha

 "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Trauma Training on Assertive Community     Treatment Teams". [Abstract]


Committee Chair: Dr. Denise Hien
Committee Members: Dr. Eric Fertuck, Dr.Elliot Jurist, Dr. Diana Punales, and Dr.Philip Yanos

Thursday, December 10, 2015, at 8:00 am, in Room 7/238 of City College of CUNY


 Maya S. Madzharova

"Targeting Efficiency: The Effects of Video Modeling And Feedback On Instructor’s Acquisition And Generalization Of Behavior Analytic Skills". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Peter Sturmey
Committee Members: Dr. Daniel Fienup, Dr.Emily Jones, Dr. Sharon Reeve, and Dr.Dennis Reid

  Monday, December 14, 2015, at 9:00 am, in Room E308, Science Building of Queens College of CUNY


Rachel Pascall-Gonzalez

"Psychological Perspectives on the Under-Representation of African Americans and Females in Entrepreneurship: The Relationship between Perceptions of Fit and Intentions to Leave". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Charles Scherbaum
Committee Members: Dr. Yochi Cohen-Charash,  Dr. Lise Saari, Dr. Harold Goldstein, and Dr.Erin Eatough

Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at 3:00 pm, in Room 12-223, Vertical Campus, Baruch College of CUNY


Jun Yi Ginny Chan

"Social Cognitive Processes in the Priming of Mental Illness Stereotypes by the Media". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Philip T. Yanos
Committee Members: Dr. Maria Hartwig,  Dr. Elizabeth Jeglic, Dr. Patrick Corrigan, and Deirdre Anglin

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at 1:30 pm, in Room 10.65.36, New Buliding, John Jay College of CUNY


November 2015

Sho Araiba

"The effect of the long anchor duration on performence in the temporal bisection procedure". [Abstract]

Committee Chair: Dr. Bruce L.Brown
Committee Members: Dr. Nancy S. Hemmes,  Dr. Nancy S. Hemmes, Dr. Robert N. Lanson, Dr. Valerie Doyere, Dr. Robert W. Allan

Monday, November 23, 2015, at 3:00 pm, in Room E308 of Queens College of CUNY