This article explores the role of committee members and strategies that advisors, doctoral students, and dissertation committee members can take to ensure that the dissertation process is a collaborative and thoughtful one. Read the article
"Promoting Graduate Students' Development through Graduate School and Beyond", Chris M. Golde. Special presentation for Directors of Graduate Studies at the University of Oregon, January 30, 2011.
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Concerns about the length of time it takes to complete one's PhD are not new, but have become more urgent. Using data from Social Science PhDs—Five+ Years Out, CIRGE’s national survey of graduates 6 to 10 years post-PhD in six disciplines, this CIRGE Spotlight evaluates the association between time-to-degree and participant characteristics, program attributes, career outcomes, and family situation. Read CIRGE Spotlight #3