Dissertation and Defense

After you have your box checked by your DAC committee, you will sign up for a Packet Meeting with DMS.  This meeting will review all dates and requirements for your defense.
https://dms.hms.harvard.edu/dissertation-and-defense

If you have any questions, please contact dmsphddefense@hms.harvard.edu.

In preparing to defend your dissertation, you must review the University/FAS requirements as outlined in “Form of the Doctoral Dissertation” with guidelines published at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
https://registrar.fas.harvard.edu/files/fas-registrar/files/form_of_dissertation_spring_2015.pdf

Formatting the dissertation: https://gsas.harvard.edu/degree-requirements/dissertations/formatting-your-dissertation