This was my dissertation proposal hearing… [VIDEO]

As many of you know, a couple of months ago I had my dissertation proposal hearing.  For social science dissertations, after one completes their first three chapters, they present it to their committee for approval.  The first three chapters typically include an introduction, a review of literature, and your methodology (how you intend to conduct your study). The proposal hearing, at least in our department, involves a brief 10 minute presentation by the student followed by feedback and Q&A with the committee (typically three faculty members).  This portion lasts as long as… Read More