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Dissertations & Theses

What are dissertations and theses?

A dissertation is a book-length work prepared by a graduate student as a requirement for a doctoral degree (usually a Ph.D.)

A thesis is an in-depth essay prepared by a student as part of the requirements for a master's degree (usually M.A.) or for an undergraduate degree. 

American dissertations

International dissertations

Haverford, Swarthmore, and Bryn Mawr Senior Theses