Oral Defenses

Recent Clinical Oral Defenses

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The Influence of Psychoanalysis on the Identity and Practice of Jungian Analysts in the United States. DATE: Sunday, June 29, 2008
TIME: 12:30 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Mark Dennis Troedson
DISSERTATION TITLE: The Influence of Psychoanalysis on the Identity and Practice of Jungian Analysts in the United States
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2001
CHAIR: Dr. Avedis Panajian
READER: Dr. Christine Lewis
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Mario Jacoby

Please note:
All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Dreaming and Truancy. DATE: Friday, June 27, 2008
TIME: 12:00 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Salvador Trevino
DISSERTATION TITLE: Dreaming and Truancy
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-A; 2005
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Barbara Lipinski
ADVISOR: Dr. Meredith Sabini
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Richard Russo

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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From Mundus Imaginalis to Nakoja-Abad: An Inquiry into the Imaginal World of Soul through the Visionary Recitals of Shahabeddin Yahya Sohravardi. DATE: Friday, June 27, 2008
TIME: 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Kiyanoosh Shamlou
DISSERTATION TITLE: "From Mundus Imaginalis to Nakoja-Abad: An Inquiry into the Imaginal World of Soul through the Visionary Recitals of Shahabeddin Yahya Sohravardi"
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2004
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Barbara Lipinski
ADVISOR: Dr. Robert Romanyshyn
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Yann Richard

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Augustine and the Archetype of Starvation. DATE: Thursday, June 19, 2008
TIME: 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Donyce L. Brenneman
DISSERTATION TITLE: Augustine and the Archetype of Starvation
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-A; 2001
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Pat Katsky
ADVISOR: Dr. Allen Bishop
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Mitzi Doane

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Wounding and Healing: Gay Male Experience from the Closet to the Dance Floor. DATE: Monday, June 2, 2008
TIME: 12:30 p.m.
PLACE: Room G; Ladera
CANDIDATE: Anthony Palombit
DISSERTATION TITLE: "Wounding and Healing: Gay Male Experience from the Closet to the Dance Floor, Accompanied by the Film: Out on the Dance Floor"
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-K; 2000
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Jennifer Selig
ADVISOR: Dr. Helene Lorenz
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Niels Teunis

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There is plenty of parking available at Ladera, please do not shuttle there.

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The Hunger to Father: Pioneering Fathers and Father-Figures in 21st-Century America. DATE: Saturday, April 12, 2008
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Lee Elliot
DISSERTATION TITLE: The Hunger to Father: Pioneering Fathers and Father-Figures in 21st-Century America
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2002
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Allen Koehn
ADVISOR: Dr. Pat Katsky
EXTERNAL READER: Peter Boger, MA, LPC

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Freud and Jung in America: An Imaginal Exploration in Cinematic Terms of the Seeds of Their Estrangement. DATE: Saturday, April 12, 2008
TIME: 2:00 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Philip Pierce
DISSERTATION TITLE: Freud and Jung in America: An Imaginal Exploration in Cinematic Terms of the Seeds of Their Estrangement
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2004
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Diana Sharpe
ADVISOR: Dr. Lisa Sloan
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Myra Pomerantz

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Men’s Experience of Masculinity in Marriage: A Phenomenological Investigation and Depth Psychological Analysis. DATE: Sunday, April 13, 2008
TIME: 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Jaime Nisenbaum
DISSERTATION TITLE: Men’s Experience of Masculinity in Marriage: A Phenomenological Investigation and Depth Psychological Analysis
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2004
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Lisa Sloan
ADVISOR: Dr. Aaron Kipnis
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Gareth Hill

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Contemporary Women Turning 30. DATE: Friday, April 11, 2008
TIME: 12:00 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Melissa Klay
DISSERTATION TITLE: Contemporary Women Turning 30
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2005
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Barbara Lipinski
ADVISOR: Dr. Christine Downing
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Joan Bloomgarden

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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The Cancer Crossing: A phenomenological study of the experience of lymphoma. DATE: Friday, April 11, 2008
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Regina Lynn Huelsenbeck
DISSERTATION TITLE: The Cancer Crossing: A phenomenological study of the experience of lymphoma
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2004
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Christine Lewis
ADVISOR: Dr. Diana Sharpe
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Rhonda Sherman

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Talking in My Sleep: Hearing the Voice of the Earth. DATE: Sunday, April 6, 2008
TIME: 12:15 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Ellen Elizabeth Thompson
DISSERTATION TITLE: Talking in My Sleep: Hearing the Voice of the Earth
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2004
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Veronica Goodchild
ADVISOR: Dr. Robert Romanyshyn
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Kelly Bulkeley

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Love Unrequited: Imaginal and Post-Modern Reflections. DATE: Thursday, March 20, 2008
TIME: 4:00 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Mia Lore Miran Salaverry
DISSERTATION TITLE: Love Unrequited: Imaginal and Post-Modern Reflections
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2002
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Pat Katsky
ADVISOR: Dr. Veronica Goodchild
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. John Haule

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Childhood Memories From Behind the Barbed Wire:The Legacy of German American Internment During World War II. DATE: Sunday, March 16, 2008
TIME: 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Sigrid Toye
DISSERTATION TITLE: "Childhood Memories From Behind the Barbed Wire: The Legacy of German American Internment During World War II"
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 1998
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Lisa Sloan
ADVISOR: Dr. Allen Bishop
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Timothy Holian

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Dwelling Within-and-Between Two Worlds: The Lived Experience of Chinese American Immigrants. DATE: Sunday, March 16, 2008
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Janet Yuchieh Cline
DISSERTATION TITLE: Dwelling Within-and-Between Two Worlds: The Lived Experience of Chinese American Immigrants
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-A; 2005
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Lisa Sloan
ADVISOR: Dr. Erik Craig
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Michael Flanagin

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? The Abraham Complex and the Infanticidal Position. DATE: Saturday, March 15, 2008
TIME: 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Adam G. Fogel
DISSERTATION TITLE: Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me? The Abraham Complex and the Infanticidal Position
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2007
CHAIR: Dr. Chris Peterson
ADVISOR: Dr. Delphine DeMore
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Donald Rosenblitt

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy in the treatment of anorexia nervosa. DATE: Friday, March 7, 2008
TIME: 4:00 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Brooke Hailey
DISSERTATION TITLE: "Dialectical Behavior Therapy in the treatment of anorexia nervosa: What is the anorexic’s experience of replacing restrictive behavior with dialectical behavior therapy tools? "
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-A; 2003
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Barbara Lipinski
ADVISOR: Dr. Chris Peterson
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Lisa Hinz

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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A Depth Understanding of the Death Ritual Using a Text Based Thematic Approach. DATE: Monday, March 3, 2008
TIME: 11:00 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Catherine Ciallella
DISSERTATION TITLE: A Depth Understanding of the Death Ritual Using a Text Based Thematic Approach
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-M; 2003
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Allen Koehn
ADVISOR: Dr. Lionel Corbett
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. William Carr

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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Mysterious Chrysalis: A Phenomenological Study of Personal Transformation. DATE: Thursday, February 7, 2008
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Mary Kenney
DISSERTATION TITLE: "Mysterious Chrysalis: A Phenomenological Study of Personal Transformation"
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-B; 2005
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Christine Lewis
ADVISOR: Dr. Lionel Corbett
EXTERNAL READER: Dr. Craig Matsu-Pissot

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All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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The Individuation Process For Survivors of Domestic Violence: A Jungian Understanding. DATE: Friday, February 1, 2008
TIME: 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: Studio
CANDIDATE: Claudia Wood
DISSERTATION TITLE: "The Individuation Process For Survivors of Domestic Violence: A Jungian Understanding "
PROGRAM-TRACK/YEAR: PhD-A; 2005
DISSERTATION COORDINATOR: Dr. Barbara Lipinski
ADVISOR: Dr. Chris Peterson
EXTERNAL READER: Nancy Furlotti, MA

Please note:
All oral defense attendees must shuttle from the Best Western Hotel in Carpinteria.

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