Preparing for the dissertation and final public oral (fpo) the two final requirements for the phd are: a completed dissertation that has been read and approved by at least two readers successfully passing the final public oral (fpo ), an examination of the dissertation material this requirement acts as the dissertation. 3 princeton university department of economics undergraduate program class of 2017 senior thesis calendar 2016-2017 wednesday, september 21, 2016 7:30pm-8:30pm, mccormick 101, meeting for all seniors friday, september 30, 2016 thesis proposal/advisor request. Final public oral and the phd degree in physics when a student has written his/ her thesis and is ready to defend, there are several steps to be followed you need to allow a minimum of 3 faculty members who are at least at the rank of assistant professor at princeton, two of whom have not been readers theorists must. Overview each psychology senior works in close consultation with a faculty advisor to develop, carry out and write a senior thesis students can conduct an experimental thesis, a computational thesis, or a theoretical thesis an experimental thesis should include a comprehensive literature review, findings from at least one. Rank, master's thesis adviser or examination committee, phd general examination committee, phd dissertation adviser, phd dissertation committee, phd dissertation reader, phd fpo dissertation defense examiner princeton faculty member (1), y, y, y, y, y, y emeritus/a faculty member (2), n, but see. At least seven weeks before: confirm fpo date with your fpo committee notify the graduate program administrator who your readers will be, date of the fpo and names of the examiners distribute final draft of your dissertation to readers.
Name, availability, areas of interest achen, christopher, available, voting public opinion american politics historical elections state politics canadian politics taiwan politics irish politics religion and politics ahmed, faisal, available, international relations political economy of development. You should remember that theses are submitted to the department of history and not only to your individual thesis adviser the adviser is just one of the readers who will grade the thesis the final evaluation of your work will be the product of deliberations between your adviser and a second reader (and in some instances,. Welcome to the computer science independent work webpage the goal of undergraduate research and independent work in computer science is to serve as an independent or synthesizing experience in which undergraduates work on significant research or design projects given the broad diversity of intellectual.
Students are expected to develop a carefully reasoned exposition that critically analyzes a problem using basic principles of economics unlike junior independent work, the senior thesis is expected to be more extensive, with a topic of greater scope and, correspondingly broader analysis and interpretation. Grade recommendations from the adviser and second reader are communicated to the senior committee, along with short text descriptions describing and assessing the thesis the letter grade from the oral examination will count for 10 % of the senior thesis grade the following grade descriptions are representative of.
Prepare a thesis outline this should show research and results to date and indicate planned work to complete dissertation select your two thesis readers and your two non-reader faculty members who will attend your final fpo give them and your advisor the thesis outline, and agree on a date for the preliminary fpo. External readers must be of comparable standing in another university or in the research community external readers must be approved by the graduate school prior to dissertation submission each principal reader submits a written and signed dissertation reader report to the department a bound and/or final copy of the.