Dissertations

Dissertations in the Faculty of Humanities and social sciences
Dissertation: 26.6.2017: New theory on language development (Karimi-Aghdam) May 29, 2017
MA Saeed Karímí-Aghdam-Ordaklou defends his doctoral dissertation in Applied Linguistics ”Developing a Metatheoretical Framework for Second Language Development: A Cultural-Historical Theory and Dynamic Systems Theory Perspective”. Opponent Professor James P. Lantolf (Pennsylvania State University) and custos Professor Hannele Dufva (University of Jyväskylä). The public examination of the dissertation is held using a remote connection.
Dissertation: 17.1.2017: Modelling and Prediction of Perceptual Segmentation (Hartmann) Jan 12, 2017
M.A. Martin Hartmann defends his doctoral dissertation in Musicology ”Modelling and Prediction of Perceptual Segmentation”. Opponent Associate Professor Emilios Cambouropoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and custos Professor Petri Toiviainen (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dissertation: 17.12.2016 International Artists-in-Residence 1990–2010: Mobility, Technology and Identity in Everyday Art Practices (Vargas) Dec 13, 2016
MA Rita Vargas de Freitas Matias defends her doctoral dissertation in Art History "International Artists-in-Residence 1990–2010: Mobility, Technology and Identity in Everyday Art Practices". Opponent Dr. Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio (University of Barcelona) and custos Professor Annika Waenerberg (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dissertation: 16.12.2016 MA Maartje De Meulder (Faculty of Humanities, Sign Language) Dec 12, 2016
MA Maartje De Meulder defends her doctoral dissertation in Sign Language ”The power of language policy. The legal regognition of sign languages and the aspirations of deaf communities”. Opponent FT Pirkko Nuolijärvi and custos Professor Ritva Takkinen (University of Jyväskylä). The languages of the public examination of the dissertation are British Sign Language / International Sign Language and English. The event is interpreted into Finnish Sign Language.
Dissertation: 10.12.2016. M.A.(Psych) Helena Päivinen (Faculty of Social Sciences, Psychology) Dec 02, 2016
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.
Dissertation: 10.12.2016 New models for visual education using journalistic photographs (Kędra) Dec 01, 2016
MA Joanna Kędra defends her doctoral dissertation in Journalism ”Interpretation of journalistic photographs as an instrument of visual literacy education”. Opponent Professor Emeritus Terence Wright (Ulster University, United Kingdom) and custos Professor Epp Lauk (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in English.
Dissertation: 2 Dec 2016: The role of ethical organizational culture in preventing sickness absence and turnover in organizations (Kangas) Nov 24, 2016
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).
Dissertation: 25.11.2016 Stability and Variability in Parents` Causal Attributions for Their Child`s Academic Success and Failure (Enlund) Nov 21, 2016
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).
Dissertation: 28.1.2017 M.A. Outi Kallionpää (Faculty of Humanities, Creative Writing) Nov 18, 2016
M.A. Outi Kallionpää defends her doctoral dissertation in Creative Writing ”Uuden kirjoittamisen opetus – osallistavaa luovuutta verkossa”. Opponent professori Sirkku Kotilainen (University of Tampere) and custos University Researcher Risto Niemi-Pynttäri (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.
Dissertation: 21.12.2016 OTK Jussi Kivinen (Faculty of Humanities, Economic History) Nov 16, 2016
OTK Jussi Kivinen his doctoral dissertation in Economic History ”Sisävesien mikrotonnisto. Pienet höyrylaivat Suomen ja erityisesti Kainuun sisävesiliikenteessä 1870-luvulta 1960-luvulle” . Opponent Adjunct Professor Ph.D. Tapio Bergholm (SAK / University of Helsinki) and custos Professor Ilkka Nummela (University of Jyväskylä). The doctoral dissertation is held in Finnish.