Congratulations to our newest PhD graduates!
Earning a PhD is an outstanding achievement that reflects dedication and countless hours of work, from attending classes and conducting research to teaching and writing papers. The work done by PhD graduates from the Faculty of Arts demonstrates that their studies aren't confined to books; they're geared towards making a difference in society.
The Faculty of Arts is proud to have supported them along their journey, and we are excited to see the impact they continue to make as they enter this new chapter.
Join us in celebrating our newest PhD graduates!
Investigating the challenges faced by disabled university students during the pandemic era, analyzing systemic inadequacies, and proposing "mad-positive" facilitation techniques for more inclusive and responsive Universal Design for Learning environments.
Exploring the role of shared reality in relationships and its impact on individual success, emphasizing the connection between successful individuals and their partners' perspectives.
Combining science, technology, and society studies with the philosophy of science to challenge conventional beliefs about science advising.
Exploring the impact of social pain on individuals with high trait social anxiety and how their unique sensitivities to social threats and rewards influence their reactions to exclusion and affiliation.
Analyzing why the Chinese and Nepalese governments equate ethnic minorities' self-determination claims with secession, considering political regimes, anti-colonial interpretations, and foreign interventions.
Examining the impact of social behaviours like criticism and accommodation on the treatment attitudes of anxiety sufferers and their close ones, emphasizing the intertwined nature of social norms and treatment perspectives in influencing therapeutic outcomes.
Investigating the factors that lead to employee overwork, focusing on the role of subjectivity in performance evaluation and the strength of group identity.
Analyzing the parallels between fandom and religion and why fans employ religious language to describe their experiences.
Exploring the memorability of graphic symbols and logos in contrast to words and demonstrating that symbols are more memorable than their word counterparts.
Examining the motivations and strategies behind peer pressure leading to deviant behaviours.
Analyzing the key features of the Idle No More Movement, highlight the challenges faced by Indigenous women, and critiquing the limitations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
Evaluating how euphemistic terms influence perceptions of actions and events and revealing the careful linguistic choices can sway public opinion without backlash of deception.
Highlighting that an individual's perception of their body can vary across close relationships based on the perceived characteristics of the other person.