Dissertating (in the wild)

Well, I’m almost done with my dissertation, which means I’m almost done with my Ph. D.  And when I say done, I mean it in both the senses of “finished” and “sick of”.  I have a nearly complete document AND a defense date.  Now all I have to do is put the most important skill I learned in grad school to good use: finding and filling out paperwork.  Anyone can write a 100+ page dissertation filled with original thoughts, but only the best and brightest can jump through all of the bureaucratic hoops to actually complete the degree.

Anyway, I really enjoyed my dissertation topic, which, I hear, is not something that everyone experiences.  I’ll eventually come back to the topic (statistical disclosure limitation), but I really just need some time away from it.   I’ll get my wish as I’ll be starting a post-doc this summer researching statistical genetics, which I am probably a little over excited to start.


Posted on May 20, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Good luck with your presentation. Seriously though, congrats.

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