July 2024: Thesis and dissertation defences

Students at RRU

James Henry defends "Expanding Circular Bioeconomy and Carbon Sequestration in B.C."

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of Master of Arts in Environment and Management.

James Henry defends “Expanding Circular Bioeconomy and Carbon Sequestration in B.C.”

  • School of Environment & Sustainability
  • Date/Time: July 15, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Leslie King

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.   

Ruby Latif defends "The Experiences of Professional Muslim Women in the Canadian Workplace"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of Doctor of Social Sciences.

Ruby Latif defends “The Experiences of Professional Muslim Women in the Canadian Workplace ”

  • College of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Date/Time: July 10, 2024 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. matthew heinz

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.   

Kalika Bowlby defends "The Art of Walking with the Animate Earth: A Heuristic Inquiry"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of MA in Environmental Education and Communication.

Kalika Bowlby defends “The Art of Walking with the Animate Earth: A Heuristic Inquiry”

  • School of Environment & Sustainability
  • Date/Time: July 9, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Hilary Leighton

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.   

Christopher Lawrence defends "The Democratization of Coaching in Canadian Public Healthcare Systems"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of Master of Arts in Executive and Organizational Coaching.

Christopher Lawrence defends “The Democratization of Coaching in Canadian Public Healthcare Systems”

  • Professional and Continuing Studies
  • Date/Time: July 11, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Zoe MacLeod

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance)  to obtain log-in information.   

Tasha Brooks defends "An Exploration of the First Nations Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: A Multiple-Case Study of Western Canadian First Nation Entrepreneurial Support Organizations and their Role in First Nations Entrepreneurship"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of Doctor of Business Administration

Tasha Brooks defends “An Exploration of the First Nations Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: A Multiple-Case Study of Western Canadian First Nation Entrepreneurial Support Organizations and their Role in First Nations Entrepreneurship”

  • School of Business
  • Date/Time: July 19, 2024 at 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Bettina Schneider

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.   

Jennifer Archer defends "Scarcity Antidotes: How the Colonial Agenda Demands Our Bodies to be Sites/Sights of Scarcity, and Our Possible Futures"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of MA in Leadership

Jennifer Archer defends “Scarcity Antidotes: How the Colonial Agenda Demands Our Bodies to be Sites/Sights of Scarcity, and Our Possible Futures”

  • School of Leadership Studies
  • Date/Time: July 10 at 1:00pm to 2:30 p.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Catherine Etmanski

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.   

Siyuan Wu defends "Exploring the Meaning of Smallholder Lifestyle in Gabriola, BC: Land, Food, People Triangle"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of Master of Arts in Environment and Management.

Siyuan Wu defends “Exploring the Meaning of Smallholder Lifestyle in Gabriola, BC: Land, Food, People Triangle”

  • School of Environment and Sustainability
  • Date/Time: July 18, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Phillip Vannini

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.   

Roy Laudenorio defends "Religious Leader Engagement (RLE) of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Chaplains"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of Master of Arts in Human Security and Peacebuilding.

Roy Laudenorio defends “Religious Leader Engagement (RLE) of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Chaplains”

  • School of Humanitarian Studies
  • Date/Time: July 8, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Kenneth Christie

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.   

Matthew Schmidt Covo defends "Embodied Carbon Reduction in British Columbia Municipalities’ New Residential Development Projects"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of Master of Arts in Environment and Management.

Matthew Schmidt Covo defends “Embodied Carbon Reduction in British Columbia Municipalities’ New Residential Development Projects”

  • School of Environment and Sustainability
  • Date/Time: July 30, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Chris Ling

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.   

Naomi Parker defends "Facilitating Multidisciplinary Team Functioning in Child and Youth Advocacy Centres using Shared Mental Models"

Public Notice of the Thesis Defence for the Degree of Doctor of Business Administration.

Naomi Parker defends “Facilitating Multidisciplinary Team Functioning in Child and Youth Advocacy Centres using Shared Mental Models”

  • School of Business
  • Date/Time: July 24, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (PDT)
  • Venue: VideoConference
  • Supervisor: Dr. Cathie Scott

Please note: If you are interested in attending the defence remotely, you will need to contact the Theses and Dissertations Manager (a minimum of five working days in advance) to obtain log-in information.