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 and Gabriel Vecchi
Graduate program administrator:
Sheryl Robas: [email protected]
For Graduate Students
- Graduate Student Handbook
Last Update: 09/02/2022
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.