City and Regional Planning

Doctoral Seminar

This seminar explores how scholars define and answer important research questions and assists you in developing your research agendas, including selecting your dissertation topic and crafting your draft thesis proposal. Through its guest lecturer series, the seminar reviews cutting-edge research in City and Regional Planning. It also affords you the opportunity to discuss your research with your peers and Graduate Group Faculty.

Research Methods


Your dissertation is an original piece of research of publishable quality that focuses on an important, currently unanswered question. Your Dissertation Committee supervises your dissertation from its proposal to its completion.