Doctoral Students Graduating

Doctoral Dissertation Defense Schedule

Doctoral Dissertation Defense Schedule

As defenses are scheduled, they will appear below in chronological order.

Note: All students eligible for graduation within the current academic year (August 2019, January 2020, or May 2020) are included.

Name Program Dissertation Title Date & Time Location Dissertation Chair
Elizabeth Conter Counseling Clinical Supervisor Self-Perceived Addiction Competencies in Response to the Opioid Epidemic March 4, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. University Hall, Room 3132 Dr. Dana Heller-Levitt
Meghan L. Reppert Counseling Exploring Ways That Women Veterans Describe Their Experience of Transition to the Civilian World of Work March 16, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. University Hall, Room 1145 Dr. Harriet Glosoff
Soo-Bin You Family Science and Human Development Korean American Immigrant Mothers’ Child Launching Experiences: Understanding of Parenting and Parent-Child Relationships in Midlife March 18, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. University Hall, Room 4021 Dr. Olena Nesteruk
Venita Rawal Counseling Finding Their Way: The Journey from Foster Care to Emerging Adulthood March 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. University Hall, Room 1143 Dr. Harriet Glosoff
Keisha Wint Family Science and Human Development The Beginning: Exploring Educational Experiences of Black Boys in State-Funded Preschool Programs March 23, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. University Hall, Room 4021 Dr. Pauline Garcia-Reid
Kristen Trabona Teacher Education/Teacher Development The Social Capital in Teacher Leadership Activities March 25, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. University Hall, Room 1121 Dr. Monica Taylor
Michaela Ambrosius Counseling Antisemitism Today and Its Relationship to Jewish Identity and Religious Denomination March 26, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. TBD Dr. Dana Heller-Levitt
Jayne L. Tanis Teacher Education/Teacher Development A Community of Practice Approach to Teacher Learning March 26, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. University Hall, Room 1120 Dr. Douglas Larkin
Stephanie Compasso Family Science and Human Development The Impact of Social Support, School Connectedness, and Community Organization on Academic Achievement Among Black and Hispanic Adolescents in an Urban Low-Income School District March 30, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. University Hall, Room 4116 Dr. Pauline Garcia-Reid
Lei Zheng Environmental Management Ferrate(VI) for Wastewater Treatment: Phosphorus Removal March 30, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. STCT 413/414 Dr. Yang Deng
Victoria Bonaccorso Mathematics Education Video Care Materials and the Development of Collective Professional Knowledge March 30, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. CCIS-425A Dr. Eileen Murray
Shaniqua Bradley Family Science and Human Development “People think it’s easy because I smile, but it’s not easy.” A Phenomenological Study of Single Parents/Guardians Raising an Adolescent Who is Enrolled in Special Education and Engaging in Risk Behaviors March 31, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. University Hall, Room 4116 Dr. Sara Goldstein
Andrew Matteo Teacher Education/Teacher Development Using Video to Reframe the Teacher Evaluation Process as a Professional Learning Experience: An Action Research Study March 31, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. University Hall, Room 1120 Dr. Katrina Bulkley
Rebecca Swann-Jackson Family Science and Human Development Tag-Team Back Again: Using Memory as Method to Understand the Intergenerational Transmission of Egalitarian Parenting in My Black Family March 31, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. University Hall, Room 4116 Dr. Jennifer Urban
Angela Pack Teacher Education/Teacher Development Preparing Preservice Teachers to be Critical Literacy Educators: Co-Constructing and Early Childhood Critical Literacy Junk Art March 31, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. University Hall, Room 1121 Dr. Monica Taylor
Ellen Cahill Teacher Education/Teacher Development Beyond the Book Fair: Building Equity in Teaching and School Practices Through Action Research April 1, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. University Hall, Room 1121 Dr. Monica Taylor
Alfonso Ferguson Counseling Outsiders in the Circle: Examining the Lived Experiences of gay Afro-Caribbean male immigrants living in the United States April 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Online Dr. Michael Hannon
Megan Roeder Mathematics Education A Community of Learning in Elementary School Mathematics Classroom April 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Online Dr. Eileen Murray
Anthony Bevacqua Environmental Science and Management The Spatial Economics of Clean Energy in New Jersey April 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Online Dr. Pankaj Lai

Please contact docstudy@montclair.edu with any changes to the schedule above.