Katherine Parent, Ph.D. Candidate in History of Christianity, will defend her dissertation, “Claiming Colonialism: White Lutherans and Racism in Minnesota, 1850-1960”. Thesis adviser is Mark Granquist. Thesis readers are Mary Hess, Mary Jane Haemig and Okogyeamon (Herbert) Perkins.
Monday, February 4 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Northwestern Hall 100
What is a Ph.D. oral defense? The oral defense is the final step before graduation for Ph.D. degree candidates. The student has finished all research and is presenting a thesis that is an original contribution to the field of scholarship. A copy of the completed thesis is available prior to the defenses for those in the Luther Seminary community:
The oral examination is a public event open to faculty, students, staff and guests; however, other than the candidate, only faculty members have speaking privileges.
Contact: Jeni Mullenix