Proposal Defense Notice: Donald Akanga

Mon, April 4, 2022 1:00 PM at Virtual

Donald AkangaPh.D. student Donald Akanga will defend his dissertation proposal as follows:

Title: Interconnections between land cover change, climate variability, and livelihoods in the Greater Mau Forest Complex, Kenya

Day and Date: Monday, April 4, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Location: Webinar

Those who would like to obtain a copy of the dissertation being proposed, please write to

The defense will consist of two steps:

​First step

Members of the Department (including faculty, students and staff) are invited to join an uninterrupted presentation by the student summarizing the dissertation proposal, and a subsequent questioning session. The session will be moderated by the advisor.

Second step

The Advisor and Guidance Committee will ask questions in the second stage of this session.

Faculty, graduate students and other non-committee members (e.g., family and friends) CANNOT attend the second questioning stage.

​Guidance Committee:

  • Kyla Dahlin - Chair
  • Nathan Moore
  • Leo Zulu
  • Robert Richardson