Dissertation and Thesis Announcements

This list of scheduled Ed.D. dissertation and M.S.Ed. thesis defenses is distributed so that you may see the announcement and possibly attend.

Ph.D. announcements are published on the University Graduate School website.

If you wish to attend, as a courtesy please contact the committee chair in advance.

Curriculum and Instruction

*No Ed.D. dissertation or M.S.Ed. thesis defenses currently scheduled*

Instructional Systems Technology

Ed.D. dissertation defenses:

Monday, April 2, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.
Susan Taylor Drumm
Parent Perspectives of an Elementary One-to-One Initiative: First Year Reflections
IUB School of Education Room 2102
Chair: Thomas Brush

*No M.S.Ed. thesis defenses currently scheduled*

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Ed.D. dissertation defenses:

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.
Stevan Veldkamp
Public Universities Incentive Based Budgeting Systems: How Responsibility Center Budget Systems Affect the Decision Making Strategy of Student Affairs Leaders
IUB School of Education Room 4214
Chair: Alexander McCormick


Friday, February 23, 2018, at 1:30 p.m.
Amanda M. Davis
Parent Perceptions of an Involuntary Busing Program
IUB School of Education Room 4204
Chair: Suzanne Eckes


Monday, March 19, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.
Lucy Fischman
Principal Self-Efficacy and Professional Development for Teacher Evaluation in Indiana
IUB School of Education Room 4204
Chair: Suzanne Eckes


*No M.S.Ed. thesis defenses currently scheduled*

Literacy, Culture, and Language Education

Ed.D. dissertation defenses:

Friday, March 2, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.
Debbe Geary
The Effects of "Reading Apprenticeship" on Teachers' Instruction
IUPUI ES 3138B
Chair: James Damico

*No M.S.Ed. thesis defenses currently scheduled*