Beginning with your major professor or chair of your doctoral committee, trace backwards your academic
genealogy at least five generations. For each individual:
- Give date, title of their dissertation, and the institution granting the degree
- Give the members of their doctoral committee
- Present a review of their dissertation
- Present their biography and bibliography
- Present a listing of their most notable students
- Present documentation of your findings.
- Keep a dated log of your research efforts and findings and bring it to each seminar meeting.
- Present and discuss your findings during seminar meetings.
- Write a paper presenting your findings. The paper is due on the date of the last seminar meeting.
Last revised: 6 January 2005