Thesis Defense Notice: Clayton Sigmann

Fri, April 28, 2023 4:00 PM at Geography Building, Rm. 120 and Zoom

A master's thesis defense is scheduled for Clayton Sigmann on the following date and time:

Title: "Perceptions of Climate Risk and Efforts to Adapt to Climate Change: Tourism Industries of the Northwestern Region of Michigan USA"

Day and Date: Friday, April 28, 2023

Time: 4:00 p.m. in Room 120 Geography Building and via ZOOM

The defense will consist of two steps:

(1) a 30-60 minute uninterrupted presentation by the student summarizing the thesis research followed by a questioning session

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.

(2) a subsequent questioning session

​The Advisor and Guidance Committee will ask questions in the second stage of this session. Graduate students and other non-committee members (e.g., family and friends) are not permitted during the second questioning; it is closed.

A copy of the thesis can be obtained by emailing Clayton at


  • Leo Zulu (chair)
  • Julie Winker
  • Gail Vander Stoep (Dept. of Community Sustainability)