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

Name: Eleanor Bernard

Supervisor: Dr. Lisa Lunney Borden (StFX)

Committee Members: Dr. Joanne Tompkins (StFX), Dr. Anne Murray-Orr (StFX)

External Examiner: Dr. Ann Vibert (Acadia)

Date: Monday, August 29, 2016

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: StFX, Xavier Hall, Room 123

Name: Stephanie Mason

Supervisor: Dr. Susan Walsh (MSVU)

Committee Members: Dr. Ardra Cole (MSVU); Dr. Carole Roy (StFX)

External Examiner: Dr. Sean Wiebe (UPEI)

Date: Friday, September 9, 2016

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: MSVU, Seton Academic Centre, Room 403

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Dissertation Defence

PhD Candidate, Kristin Bieber Domm will defend her dissertation entitled, Writing in the Key of Life: Inquiry into Writing Processes and Pedagogies.

Supervisor: Dr. Lorri Neilsen (MSVU)

Committee Members: Dr. Ann Vibert (Acadia); Dr. Rebecca Luce-Kapler (Queens)

External Examiner: Dr. Anthony Paré (UBC)

Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Mount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Hall, Room 105

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