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Dissertation News - Faculty of Social Sciences

Dissertation News - Faculty of Social Sciences

JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10.12.2016 M.Soc.Sc. Pia Lundbom (Faculty of Social Science, Sociology)
M.Soc.Sc. Pia Lundbom defends her doctoral dissertation in Sociology ”Eläinten puolustajat. Suomalaisen eläinoikeusaktivismin muuttuva poliittinen tyyli ja toiseus”. Opponent VTT, Adjunct Professor Tuomas Ylä-Anttila (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Markku Lonkila (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10.12.2016. M.A.(Psych) Helena Päivinen (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology)
M.A.(Psych) Helena Päivinen defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology "Gendered positioning: Addressing gendered power and cultural discourses in therapeutic conversations”. Opponent Professor Arlene Vetere (VID Specialized University Oslo, Norway) and custos Professor Juha Holma (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 10 Jan 2015. Experts and decision-makers are presented as visionary actors while Finnish citizens are viewed passive in taking part in political discussion of the future (Kettunen)
M.Soc.Sc. Anu Kettunen defends her doctoral dissertation in Political Science ”Aika, yksilö- ja yhteiskuntakäsitykset suomalaisessa tulevaisuuspolitiikassa” on 10 January, 2015.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 20 Feb 2015: Social exclusion discourse as a governance strategy in student welfare services within a vocational school context (Perttula)
M.Soc.Sc. Rauno Perttula defends his doctoral dissertation in Social Work ”Syrjäytymispuhe hallinnan strategiana opiskelijahuollon sosiaalityössä”. Opponent VTT Erja Saurama (University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Aila-Leena Matthies (University of Jyväskylä).
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 7 Mar 2015: A Conceptual analysis of the oceanic feeling - with a special note on painterly aesthetics (Saarinen)
M.A. Jussi Saarinen defends his doctoral dissertation in Philosophy ”A Conceptual analysis of the oceanic feeling - with a special note on painterly aesthetics” . Opponent FT, Adjunct Professor Joona Taipale (University of Copenhagen) and custos Professor Jussi Kotkavirta (University of Jyväskylä). The event is in English.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 14 Mar 2015 To Approach or to Avoid? Effects of Emotional Picture Viewing on Reflexive Responses in Humans
M.A. Suvi Karla defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”To Approach or to Avoid? Effects of Emotional Picture Viewing on Reflexive Responses in Humans”. Opponent Professor Magne Arve .Flaten (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) and custos Adjunct Professor Jan Wikgren (University of Jyväskylä).The event is in English.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 27 Mar 2015: Posted Work and Deterritorialization in the European Union: A study of the German Construction and Meat Industry (Wagner)
M.Sc. Ines Wagner defends her doctoral dissertation in Political Science ”Posted Work and Deterritorialization in the European Union: A study of the German Construction and Meat Industry”. Opponent Professor Brian Burgoon (University of Amsterdam) and custos Docent Lillie Nathan (JYU).
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.5. Lic.A. (Psych.) Heli Järnefelt (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology)
Lic.A. (Psych.) Heli Järnefelt defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology titled "Työterveyshuollossa toteutetun ryhmämuotoisen kognitiivisen käyttäytymisterapian tuloksellisuus pitkäkestoisen unettomuuden hoidossa". Opponent Professor Timo Partonen (National Institute of Health and Welfare) and custos Professor Raimo Lappalainen.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 22 May 2015 Rapid automatized naming and reading fluency in children with learning difficulties (Heikkilä)
M.A. (Psych.) Riikka Heikkilä defends her dissertation in Psychology titled "Rapid automatized naming and reading fluency inchildren with Iearning difficulties". Opponent Associate Professor George K. Georgiou (University of Alberta) and custos Professor Timo Ahonen.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 24.9.2016 Licentiate of Arts (Psychology) Vojna Tapola (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology)
Licentiate of Arts (Psychology) Vojna Tapola defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology "Self-injurious Behavior: Assessment and Treatment". Opponent Dr. Katie Dhingra (Leeds Beckett University) and custos Professor Raimo Lappalainen.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 25.11.2016 Stability and Variability in Parents` Causal Attributions for Their Child`s Academic Success and Failure (Enlund)
M.Soc.Sc. Emmi Enlund defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Stability and Variability in Parents` Causal Attributions for Their Child`s Academic Success and Failure”. Opponent Professor Tiia Tulviste (University of Tartu, Viro) and custos Professor Jari-Erik Nurmi (University of Jyväskylä).
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 2 Dec 2016: The role of ethical organizational culture in preventing sickness absence and turnover in organizations (Kangas)
M.Sc. (Econ), M.A.(Psych) Maiju Kangas defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology "The role of ethical organizational culture in preventing sickness absence and turnover in organizations". Opponent Professor Dirk van Dierendonck (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and custos Adjunct professor Taru Feldt (University of Jyväskylä).
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 29 April 2016 Negotiating informaI housing in Metro Manila: Forging communities through participatíon (Coker)
M.Soc.Sc. Abidemi Coker defends her doctoral dissertation in Social and Public Policy ”Negotiating informaI housing in Metro Manila: Forging communities through participatíon”. Opponent Professor Roger Keil (York University, Canada) and custos Professor Emerita Marja Järvelä (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 21.5.2016 M.A. (Psych) Essi Sairanen (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology)
M.A. (Psych) Essi Sairanen defends her doctoral dissertation in Information Technology ”Behavioral and Psychological Flexibility in Eating Regulation Among Overweight Adults”. Opponent Professor Evan Forman (Drexel University) and custos Professor Raimo Lappalainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.9.2016 MA Francis Sampa (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology)
MA Francis Sampa defends his doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”The outcomes of natíonal literacy programs on the basic reading skills in familiar language among Zambian early graders”. Opponent Professor R. Malatesha (Malt) ]oshi (Texas A & M University College Station) and custos Professor Heikki Lyytinen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 13.5.2016 M.Soc.Sc Jarno Hietalahti (Faculty of Social Sciences, Philosophy)
M.Soc.Sc Jarno Hietalahti defends his doctoral dissertation in Philosophy ”The Dynamic Concept of Humor. Erich Fromm and the possibility of humane humor". Opponent Adjunct Professor Rauno Huttunen (University of Turku) and custos Adjunct Professor, University Lecturer Olli-Pekka Moisio (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 23.4.2016 M.Soc.Sc. Susanna Rautio (Faculty of Social Sciences, Sociology)
M.Soc.Sc. Susanna Rautio defends her doctoral dissertation in Sociology ”Neuvolan perhetyö vanhemmuuden varhaisena tukena ja yhteistyönä”. Opponent Adjunct Professor, Associate Professor Johanna Hurtig (University of Lapland) and custos Professor Kimmo Jokinen (University of Jyväskylä).
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 17.12.2016 Cognition, metacognition and the patient perspective: New ways to evaluate and rehabilitate schizophrenia patients in forensic psychiatric care (Kuokkanen)
M.A.(Psych) Riitta Kuokkanen defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Cognition, metacognition and the patient perspective: New ways to evaluate and rehabilitate schizophrenia patients in forensic psychiatric care”. Opponent Professor Kirsi Honkalampi (University of Eastern Finland) and custos Professor Raimo Lappalainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 9.8.2017: Justice in and to Nature: An Application of the Broad Framework of Environmental and Ecological Justice
YTM Teea Kortetmäki defends her doctoral dissertation in Philosophy ”Justice in and to Nature: An Application of the Broad Framework of Environmental and Ecological Justice”. Opponent Professor Marion Hourdequin (Colorado College) and custos Professor Mikko Yrjönsuuri (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
JYUNewsItem Dissertation: 19.11.2016 Lic.A. (Psych.) Merja Hietalahti (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology)
Lic.A. (Psych.) Merja Hietalahti defends her doctoral dissertation in Psychology ”Elämänarvot keski-iässä: psykometrinen rakenne ja yhteydet persoonallisuuden piirteisiin ja psyykkiseen hyvinvointiin”. Opponent Professor Emeritus Klaus Helkama (University of Helsinki) and custos Adjunct Professor Katja Kokko (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.