The first year students shared their draft dissertation prospectuses and received feedback on their work from a panel of faculty members and Jackson School Ph.D. candidates.
This half-day event, hosted by the Jackson School, marks the achievement by first year Ph.D. students in completing their year long research tutorial on research methods.
Provisional dissertation titles and topics, as presented by the students:
- Megan Zebert-Judd: Symbolic Capital, Informal Religion, and Law Enforcement in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands
- Rachel A. Rothenberg: The Cinema, the Household, and the Nation: Formations of Hindu Nationalist Women
- Pinar Ulumaksan: Kurdish Civil Society Movement in Germany – National Opportunities and Transnational Implications
- Allison J. Anderson: Seeing the Invisible Economy Online: Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Middle East
The workshop ends with a festive “Champagne Panel” in which chairs and committee members offer celebratory remarks.
This year faculty also gave praise to the second graduating class of the Jackson School Ph.D. program, which began in 2013.
On June 8, at the Jackson School Convocation, three students will receive their doctorate: