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Navigating the Post-Candidacy Abyss: Locating the Elusive Dissertation Topic

by Erika Martin, PhD, MPH Congratulations, you have achieved candidacy! Now what? The first couple years of a doctoral studies are arduous but predictable: slogging through tough coursework, learning new theories and methods, juggling academic work with teaching or other responsibilities, attending seminars, and trying to figure out academic culture. After some core milestones (such as coursework, comprehensive exams, candidacy

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