Dissertation Fellowship Program Requirements

Mercatus Center Dissertation Fellows are required to:

  • Actively participate in the weekly Graduate Student Paper Workshop
  • Actively participate in the weekly Workshop in Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • Participate in the annual Career Development and Teaching workshops
  • Submit a current bio and resume to Academic & Student Programs each quarter and as requested

Mercatus Center Dissertation Fellows are expected to:

  • Present at least one chapter of their dissertation in the Graduate Student Paper Workshop each semester
  • Present quality original research at professional academic conferences
  • Submit quality original research to professional academic journals
  • Participate in Mercatus Center Academic & Student Programs colloquia, workshops and seminars

Mercatus Center Dissertation Fellows are encouraged to:

  • Build relationships with Mercatus Center Academic & Student Programs Visiting Scholars
  • Build relationships with Mercatus Center scholars and members of our faculty network
  • Attend Mercatus Center brown bags and occasional lectures