Thesis defences — July 8 to 12

The following is a list of thesis defences taking place at Brock from Monday, July 8 to Friday, July 12.All are open for the University community to attend.Psychology MA thesis defencesPsychology student Victoria Dykstra will defend the thesis “Lying to parents and peers: A longitudinal investigation of the relation between lying, relationship quality, and depression in late-childhood and early adolescence” on Tuesday, July 9 at 10 a.m. in Plaza 600F.The examination committee includes Dawn Zinga, Chair; Angela Evans, Supervisor; Lindsay Malloy, External Examiner (Associate Professor, Forensic Psychology, Ontario Tech University); Michael Busseri, Graduate Program Director; and Andrew Dane and Teena Willoughby, Committee Members.—Psychology student Owen Daly will defend the thesis “A longitudinal person-centered examination of affinity for aloneness among children and adolescents’” on Wednesday, July 10 at 10 a.m. in Plaza 600F.The examination committee includes Mary-Beth Raddon, Chair; Teena Willoughby, Supervisor; Luc Goossens, External Examiner (School Psychology and Development in Context, Ku Leuven); Michael Busseri, Graduate Program Director and Committee Member; and Andrew Dane, Committee Member. Sociology MA thesis defenceMaster of Arts in Critical Sociology student Amber-Lee Vardi will defend the thesis “The policing of young motherhood” on Wednesday, July 10 at 1:30 p.m. in WH 147.The examination committee includes Angela Book, Chair; Rebecca Raby, Supervisor; Deirdre Kelly, External Examiner (Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia); Kevin Gosine, Graduate Program Director; and Shauna Pomerantz, Mary-Beth Raddon and Christine Tardif-Williams, Committee Members.