Doctoral Dissertation Defense

UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL BULLETIN

According to Official University Policy (380.030), a dissertation is a formal and systematic discourse or treatise advancing an original point of view as a result of research. The dissertation defense announcement is an invitation to members of the University community to observe and participate in the defense, thus the defense must be held on a business day during the regular term. The defense must occur at the time, date and place of the announcement and all committee members must be in attendance.

University Graduate School Announcements: Upcoming PhD Defenses 2018

"Shades of Liberalism: Lawyers and social, political and legal transformations in nineteenth century Cuba" by Ricardo Pelegrín Taboada

Start: November 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Major Professor: Dr. Victor Uribe

Location: Florida International University MMC, Deuxieme Maison building. Room: DM 370

"The Racial Equation: Pan-Atlantic Eugenics, Race, and Colonialism In The Early Twentieth Century British Caribbean" by Christopher Davis

Start: November 2, 2018 at 2:15 p.m. Major Professor: Dr. Okezi Otovo

Location: Florida International University MMC, Deuxieme Maison building. Room: DM 370

"Britain Can Take It: Chemical Warfare and the Origins of Civil Defense in Great Britain, 1915-1945" by Jordan Malfoy

Start: March 7, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Major Professor: Dr. Gwyn Davies

Location: Florida International University MMC, Deuxieme Maison building. Room: DM 370

"Pennsylvania's Loyalists and Disaffected in the Age of Revolution: Defining the Terrain of Reintegration, 1765-1800" by René José Silva

Start: March 19, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Major Professor: Dr. Kirsten Wood

Location: Florida International University, MMC, Deuxieme Maison building. Room: DM 370

"Developing Medicine: Cuba, Modernization, and Public Health, 1898 - 1945" by Jessica Allison

Start: March 26. 2018 at 12 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Major Professor: Dr. Noble David Cook

Location: Florida International University MMC, Deuxieme Maison building. Room: DM 445

"Born in the U.S.A. / Made in the G.D.R.: Anglo-American Popular Music and the Westernization of a Communist Record Market" by Sven Kube

Start: March 29, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Major Professors: Dr. Kenneth Lipartito, Dr. Jenna Gibbs

Location: Florida International University, Deuxieme Maison building. Room: DM 370

University Graduate School Announcements: PhD Defenses 2017

"Reading Spaces: Nation and Popular Learning in Nineteenth-Century Lima" by Gracia G. Solis

Start: November 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Co-Major Professor: Dr. Bianca Premo & Dr. Victor Uribe

Location: Florida International University MMC, Deuxieme Maison building. Room: DM 353

"The Bible Against American Slavery: Anglophone Transatlantic Evangelical Abolitionists’ use of Biblical Arguments, 1776-1865" by Ricardo Rodriguez

Start: November 15, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Major Professor: Dr. Jenna Gibbs

Location:Florida International University MMC, SIPA, Room: DM 335