GOV 391R • Research Colloquium in Political Science
3:00 PM-6:00 PM
Consent of the Graduate Adviser must be obtained. Offered on the Credit/No credit basis only. This course is organized for graduate students who are working on a thesis prospectus, a doctoral or post-doctoral grant proposal, or the introductory chapter of a dissertation. It is designed to provide a forum for developing well-specified and coherent research projects. The seminar offers its members an opportunity to work through their ideas and test their arguments in a structured and collegial setting. Assigned reading will take up some current and classic debates over research methods and design, so that students can rethink the implications of these for their own research. The course is designed to be useful for students in all sub-fields of Political Science.
All members of the seminar will register on CR/NC basis. You must complete all course requirements to receive credit.