Dissertation Fellowship Program Requirements

Mercatus Center Dissertation fellows…

Are required to:

  • actively participate in the weekly Graduate Student Paper Workshop
  • present at least one chapter of their dissertation in the Graduate Student Paper Workshop before the end of the Spring semester
  • ensure that the Director of Graduate Student Programs always has a copy of their current bios and CVs

Are expected to:

  • actively participate in the weekly Workshop in Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • actively participate in the bi-weekly Methodology of the Social Sciences Workshop
  • present quality original research at professional academic conferences
  • submit quality original research to professional academic journals

Are encouraged to:

  • participate in the Mercatus Center’s Social Change Project, Global Prosperity Initiative or Regulatory Studies Program
  • build relationships with Mercatus Center scholars and members of our faculty network
  • attend Mercatus Center brown bags and occasional lectures
  • attend The Center for the Study of Public Choice weekly seminars