Graduate Defence Listings

Joseph Raymond's Master of Science Defence

We are pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Joseph Raymond.  This will take place on Monday, August 12, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of Joseph's presentation is:  "Financial Constraints, Innovation, and Productivity".

 

Examination Committee

Tongzhe Li (Chair)

Yu Na Lee (External)

Getu Hailu (Advisory Committee Member)

Alfons Weersink (Advisory Committee Member)

 

Advisory Committee

Getu Hailu (Advisor)

Alfons Weersink (Advisory Committee Member)

John Cranfield (Advisory Committee Member)

 

Jamie Westover's Master of Science Defence

I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Jamie Westover.  It will take place on Thursday, July 4, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of Jamie's presentation is:  "Incentives for the Adoption of Blockchains in Ontario's Agri-Food Sector: The Role of Risk and Information".

 

Examination Committee

Yu Na Lee (chair)

Alfons Weersink (external)

Getu Hailu (advisor)

Andreas Boecker (advisory committee member)

 

Advisory Committee

Getu Hailu (advisor)

Andreas Boecker (advisory committee member)

John Cranfield (advisory committee member)

Jamie Naylor's Master of Science Defence

I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Jamie Naylor.  This will take place on Monday, June 24, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of Jamie's presentation is:  "Assessing the Effect of Food Retail Subsidies on the Price of Food in Remote Indigenous Communities:  A Case Study of the Nutrition North Canada Subsidy Program".

 

Examination Committee

Getu Hailu (Chair)

Alfons Weersink (External)

Brady Deaton (Advisory Committee Member)

Alan Ker (Advisory Committee Member)

 

Advisory Committee

Brady Deaton (Advisor)

Alan Ker (Advisory Committee Member)

 

Danielle Mayer's Master of Science Defence

 

 I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Danielle Mayer.  It will take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of her presentation is:  "The Impacts of Cover Crops on Yield and Profits in Ontario".

 Examination Committee

Kwaku Afesorgbor (chair)

Alan Ker (external)

Richard Vyn (advisor)

Laura Van Eerd (advisory committee member)

 

Advisory Committee

Richard Vyn (advisor)

Alfons Weersink (advisory committee member)

Laura Van Eerd (advisory committee member)

 

Horlick Ng's Master of Science Defence

 

I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Horlick Ng.  It will take place on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of his presentation is:  "On the Technological Change and Volatility in Canadian Agriculture".                                         

Examination Committee

Alfons Weersink (Chair)

Getu Hailu (External Examiner)

Alan Ker (Advisory committee)

Yu Na Lee (Advisory committee)

Advisory Commitee

Alan Ker (Advisor)

Yu Na Lee (Committee member)

Brianne Chan's Master of Science Defence

Brianne Chan’s Master of Science Defence will take place on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at 10:30 am, in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of her thesis is:  "The Effect of Family Food Skills and Purchases on Household-Level Food Waste”.  Click on candidate name for attached announcement.

Advisory Committee
Mike von Massow (advisor)
John Cranfield (advisory cmt)
Kate Parizeau (advisory cmt)

Jess Haines (advisory cmt)

 

Examination Committee
Sylvanus Kwaku Afesorgbor (chair)
Yu Na Lee (external)
Mike von Massow (advisory cmt)
John Cranfield (advisory cmt)

Angela Sweeney's Master of Science Defence

Angela Sweeney’s Master of Science Defence will take place on Monday, April 23rd, 2018  at 2:30 pm, in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of her thesis is:  "An Economic Analysis of Food Bank Use in Toronto, Canada”.  Click on candidate name for attached announcement.

Advisory Committee
Rakhal Sarker (advisor)
John Cranfield (advisory cmt)
Glenn Fox (advisory cmt)

Examination Committee
Yu Na Lee (chair)
Brady Deaton (external)
Rakhal Sarker (advisory cmt)
Glenn Fox (advisory cmt)

 

Alexander Scholz's Master of Science Defence

Alexander Scholtz’s Master of Science Defence will take place on Monday, April 23rd, 2018  at 9:00 am, in Room 107, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  The title of his thesis is:  "Intensity and Spatial Variation of Food Insecurity in Ontario: Implications for Policy”.   Click on candidate name for attached announcement.

Advisory Committee
Brady Deaton (advisor)
John Cranfield (advisory cmt)
Yu Na Lee (advisory cmt)

Examination Committee
Andreas Boecker (chair)
Getu Hailu (external)
Brady Deaton (advisory cmt)
Yu Na Lee (advisory cmt)

 

Yuxi (Joy) Li's Master of Science Defence

I am pleased to announce the upcoming Master of Science defence for Yuxi (Joy) Li. It will take place on Friday, January 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm in Room 101, JD McLN Building. The title of her presentation is “Destination-Specific Export Competitivesness of the Hog & Cattle Sectors in Ontario and in Canada”.

Examination Committee

Yu Na Lee (Chair)

Andreas Boecker (External)

Rakahl Sarker (Advisory Committee)

Bram Cadsby (Advisory Committee)

 

Advisory Committee

Rakhal Sarker (Advisor)

Bram Cadsby (Committee Member)

John Cranfield (Committee Member)

Lin Yang 's Master of Science Defence

Lin Yang's Master of Science Defence will take place on Friday, September 9th, 2016 at 2:30 pm, in Room 101, J.D. MacLachlan Building.  She is presenting her thesis on "An Economic Analysis of Potential Benefits of Livestock Traceability Systems for Trade Embargo Scenarios that are Linked to Animal Disease Outbreak Durations".

Advisory Committee -
Andreas Boecker (advisor)
Alfons Weersink (advisory cmt)
Alan Ker (advisory cmt)

Examination Committee -
John Cranfield (chair)
Rakhal Sarker (external)
Andreas Boecker (advisory cmt)
Alfons Weersink (advisory cmt)