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William Zumeta

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Dr. William Zumeta joined the Evans School faculty at the University of Washington, Seattle in the fall of 1985. He served as associate dean from 2001-05 and acting dean from March-August in 1988. He previously taught at the University of British Columbia, University of California-Los Angeles, and the Claremont Graduate University. In addition to his faculty appointments, Zumeta is an …

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Globalization and the Internationalization of Graduate Education

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 Since the 1990s, globalization has become a central phenomenon for all of society, including graduate education and particularly doctoral education. Globalization takes place in a context where doctoral education and research capacity are unevenly distributed and where a few research universities, mainly  in wealthy countries, have become powerful social institutions. But all graduate education systems are increasingly part of an international context in which policy-makers …

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The Institution Cares: Berkeley’s Efforts to Support Dissertation Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences

In the humanities and social sciences, the time to finish a doctoral degree, and especially the dissertation-writing stage of the doctoral degree, can be significantly influenced if students work in a collaborative environment; are not left alone in their struggle to progress with their disserations; interact with their advisors frequently; are given information about academic publishing; and have a financial …

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