Dissertation Defense Notice: Jen Fry

Wed, March 30, 2022 12:00 PM at Virtual

Jen FryJen Fry will defend her doctoral dissertation on the following date and time: 

Title: “Black, Set, Spike” The Racial Experiences of Professional Black Volleyball Players in Europe

Day and Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Time: 12:00-2:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Webinar

If you would like a copy of her dissertation, please email Jen at jenfry@msu.edu.

The defense will consist of two stages:

First stage In-person or by Webinar (30-60 minute uninterrupted presentation by the student summarizing the dissertation research):

Anyone, including faculty, students and staff, is welcome to attend the presentation and to participate in the initial portion of the question session, which will be moderated by the Advisor.

Second stage In-person or by Zoom (Advisor and Guidance Committee will ask questions):

Faculty are welcome to stay for this stage. Graduate students and other non-committee members (e.g., family and friends) CANNOT attend the second questioning stage.

Successful completion of the defense and approval of the dissertation will be determined by a majority vote of the dissertation committee.

Dissertation Committee:

  • Kyle Evered, Co-chair​
  • Akilah Carter-Francique, Co-chair - San Jose State University
  • Alan Arbogast
  • Billy Hawkins - University of Houston