Dissertation Defense & Beyond

On Wednesday, I defended my dissertation, which is the final evaluation for the PhD. Good news: I passed! And I’m now done with the PhD. All that remains is filing my dissertation with the graduate school. It’s kind of a weird feeling to be done. I’ve been working on this thing for so long now, […]

The General Exam Saga Concludes

Well… I passed the Generals. After nearly a year of active preparation for this exam, I made it through and my committee granted me doctoral candidacy. Yippee!!! And the best part–I didn’t even cry this time. The exam consisted of a 2.5 hour conversation/inquisition with my committee and they pushed me in very productive ways. I […]