Nova Scotia Inter-University Doctoral Program in Educational Studies

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A uniquely Nova Scotian program offering exciting opportunities for PhD studies with Atlantic Canada's finest educational scholars and researchers.

Nova Scotia universities have joined together to offer a world-class doctoral program that draws upon the collective resources of a renowned scholarly community.

The Nova Scotia PhD Program in Educational Studies helps talented scholars develop rich knowledge and advanced research skills so important in today's rapidly changing world.

This innovative and state-of-the-art program includes:

Graduates of the program are ideally placed to play leadership roles in a range of academic and professional organizations.


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Comprehensive Portfolio Presentation

PhD Student, Michael Belgrave will present his Doctoral Program Comprehensive Portfolio

Date: Friday, December 16, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Acadia University, The Fountain Learning Commons, Board Room

Supervisor: Dr. Beth Robinson (Acadia)

Co-supervisor: Dr. Ron Lehr (Acadia)

Committee Member: Dr. Ann Vibert (Acadia)

Committee Member: Dr. Robert White (StFX)

Committee Member: Dr. Carolyn Humphreys

External Examiner: Dr. Donovan Plumb (MSVU)

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Dissertation Defense

PhD Candidate, Betsy Jardine will defend her doctoral dissertation entitled, Cultural Ways of Forming Ecological Identities and Factors Affecting their Ontologies.

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Acadia University, KC Irving Environmental Science Centre Board Room

Supervisor: Dr. Alan Warner (Acadia)

Committee Member: Dr. Jeff Orr (StFX)

Committee Member: Dr. Richard Kool (Royal Roads U)

External Examiner: Dr. Nicholas Stanger (Western Washington University)

PhD Candidate, Lyse Anne LeBlanc will defend her doctoral dissertation entitled, Children's Shared Understanding of Media Marketing.

Date: Monday, December 19, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Seton Academic Centre, Room 403

Supervisor: Dr. Daniel Seguin (MSVU)

Committee Member: Dr. Allan Neilsen (MSVU)

Committee Member: Dr. Donna Varga (MSVU)

External Examiner: Dr. Scott Miller (University of Florida) 

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