RSIS Roundtable for PhD Students by Professor Sumit Ganguly, Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations and Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, USA
Challenges and Optimal Strategies for Navigating the PhD Process
How does one complete a doctoral program in an optimal time frame? This talk/discussion will focus on preparations for doctoral examinations, for drafting and defending a prospectus, for pursuing field, archival or data based work and for writing completing a dissertation in a timely fashion.
About the Speaker:
Sumit Ganguly is Professor of Political Science, holds the Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations, and is Director of the Center on American and Global Security at Indiana University, Bloomington. He was also the holder of the Ngee Ann Chair in International Politics at the S. Rajaratnam School for International Studies in 2010. He serves on the editorial boards of the American Political Science Review, Asian Affairs, Asian Security, Asian Survey, Current History, Journal of Democracy, Nonproliferation Review, Pacific Affairs, International Security and Security Studies.
A specialist on the contemporary politics of South Asia, Professor Ganguly is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 20 books on the region. His most recent works are India Since 1980 (with Rahul Mukherji; published by Cambridge University Press), Asian Rivalries: Conflict, Escalation and Limitations on Two-Level Games (with William Thompson; published by Stanford University Press); and How Rivalries End (with William Thompson and Karen Rasler; published by the University of Pennsylvania Press). His latest work, Oxford Short Introduction to Indian Foreign Policy (for Oxford University Press) is under review.He is currently at work on two new books, Deadly Impasse: India-Pakistan Relations at the Dawn of a New Century (Cambridge University Press) and India Ascending (with William Thompson; Columbia University Press).
Organised by RSIS Graduate Programmes Office.