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Welcome to Season Six
Welcome to DR Season 6.
Take our Survey on PhD Advising
Dissertation Reviews is sponsoring a project on PhD advising, and we need your help! We are asking academics (PhD students through full professors) wh...
Gansu-Qinghai’s Social Landscape
Picturing Gansu-Qinghai’s Social Landscape: A Brief Historical Retrospective Based on Recent Chinese Sources This paper explores the diverse human geo...
Introducing “Advisor” – Our Newest Series on DR
We are thrilled to announce the launch of Advisor, the newest series on Dissertation Reviews. Advisor will focus on crucial moments, concerns, and pro...
To Embargo Your Dissertation, or Not?
To Embargo or Not to Embargo? Strategically Disseminating The Dissertation This is the final article of a three-part series on dissertation disseminat...
Andrew Janco Named Senior Managing Editor at DR
With this year’s season of Dissertation Reviews beginning to wind down, it is my great pleasure to share exciting and important news with the DR...
Situating the Deccan Temple Cluster in its “Natural” Habitat
Situating the Deccan Temple Cluster in its “Natural” Habitat My dissertation research has taken me to temple towns across India. Some, like Madurai (T...
Publishing a Revised Dissertation
Defusing the Fear: Publishing A Book Based on a Non-Embargoed Dissertation This is the second article of a three part series on dissertation dissemina...
Open Access and Dissertation Embargoes
Published yet Unpublished: The Dual Rise of Open Access and Dissertation Embargoes This is the first of a three-part series on dissertation disseminat...
Dissertation Embargoes and Publishing Fears
Dissertation Embargoes and Publishing Fears: Introducing A Three-Part Series for Humanities and Social Science Scholars This article lays the groundwo...
Negotiating the Familiar in Unfamiliar Settings
In the Same Boat? Negotiating Affinity and Difference with Fellow Overseas Filipinos When encountering the familiar in an unfamiliar context, how does...
Mapping Labor Unrest in China
Mapping Labor Unrest in China In recent years, political scientists have started to explore the spatial dimension of various social phenomena, such as...