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, Karl Turner will present his comprehensive portfolio at Mount Saint Vincent University.

Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: MSVU, Seton Academic Centre, Room 403

Supervisor: Dr. Robert Bérard (MSVU)
Committee Member: Dr. Cornelia Schneider (MSVU)
Committee Member: Dr. Jim Sharpe (MSVU)
External Examiner: Dr. Jeff Young (MSVU)

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Dissertation Proposal & Dissertation Defenses

PhD Candidate, Laura Stiles Clarke will defend her dissertation proposal entitled, "How do we Begin? Toward Student Engagement and Success in a University Physics Department" at St. Francis Xavier University.

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Xavier Hall, Room 228B

Supervisor: Dr. Katarin MacLeod (StFX)
Committee Member: Dr. Peter Marzlin (StFX)
Committee Member: Dr. David Young (StFX)

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PhD Candidate, Michael Belgrave will defend his dissertation proposal entitled, "Storied Relationships: A Narrative Inquiry into Trauma, Attachment and the School Experience" at Acadia University.

Date: Monday, June 4, 2018

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: KCIC Meeting Room, KCIC Bldg., 2nd Floor

Co-Supervisors: Drs. Ron Lehr & Beth Robinson (Acadia)
Committee Member: Dr. Robert White (StFX)
Committee Member: Dr. Carolyn Humphreys
Committee Member: Dr. Ann Vibert (Acadia)

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