GWC and Contacts

Graduate Work Committee (GWC)

The GWC comprises a group of four to five faculty members, broadly representative of the main academic and research areas within the Department. The Chair and other members of this Committee are appointed on a yearly basis by the Department Chair. The Chair of the Graduate Work Committee is the Department Director of Graduate Studies (DGS). Their general duties are to oversee all aspects of the graduate program in GEO, i.e., everything described in this handbook.

Graduate Work Committee

John A. Higgins, Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), Chair
Committee Members: Jie Deng, JeroenTromp, and Bess Ward

Graduate program administrator:
Sheryl Robas: [email protected]

For Graduate Students

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  • Graduate Student Handbook
    Last Update: 07/31/2023
    This guide comprehensively covers the academic requirements for attaining a Ph.D. in GEO. It focuses on the first and second years, as these have the most requirements. Information pertaining to subsequent years focuses on dissertation research and career services.