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

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Dissertation Proposal & Dissertation Defenses

PhD Candidate, Brenda Hattie-Longmire will defend her doctoral dissertation entitled, "The Role of Spirituality and/or Christian Religion for LGBQ Individuals Negotiating Homonegative Beliefs and Values in Coming Out" at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m. (ADT)

Location: Seton Academic Centre, Room 404, MSVU

Supervisor: Dr. Susie Brigham (MSVU)

Committee Member: Dr. Brenda Beagan (Dal)
Committee Member: Dr. Ardra Cole (MSVU)
Committee Member: Dr. Terrah Keener (NSCC)

External Examiner: Dr. Tonya Callaghan (U of C)

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