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Thesis / Dissertation

There are several important steps to successfully completing your thesis or dissertation. Expert Advice provides various tips on the process from experienced professionals such as faculty members, administrators, and authors.

The Advising Relationship

You can help your advisor be the best advisor for you; someone who will allow you to complete your dissertation and flourish as a professional.

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Submitting Your Dissertation

The process of having your dissertation reviewed and approved.

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Defending Your Dissertation

Breaking down the components of solid dissertation defense; the preparation, the defense, and the follow-up.

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Writing Your Dissertation or Thesis

Examine two key strategies for writing a dissertation or thesis more effectively: fast writing and slow revising.

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How to Get it Done

Tips for staying focused and organized while writing your dissertation

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Committee Selection

Learn techniques and strategies to help you select a dissertation committee.

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Thesis Topic Selection

Sonja Foss and William Waters, authors of "Destination Dissertation: A Traveler's Guide to a Done Dissertation," share best practices for selecting a thesis topic.

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