Dissertation Defense Notice: Gabriela Shirkey

Tue, May 2, 2023 at Hybrid: GEO Rm 105 or Zoom

Gabriela ShirkeyA doctoral dissertation is scheduled for Gabriela Shirkey for the following date and time: 

Title: "Spatiotemporal changes in carbon and anthropogenic contributions in an agricultural-forest watershed"

Day and Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Time: 1:00-5:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Room 105 Geography Building and via Webinar (see instructions below)

A copy of Gabriela's dissertation can be obtained by emailing shirkeyg@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:

  • Jiquan Chen (Chair)
  • Kyla Dahlin
  • Ashton Shortridge
  • Annick Anctil (Civil Engineering)