Your selection of your dissertation committee is key to a successful completion of your dissertation.
1. Do your members have at least surface knowledge about your topic or at least a mild interest?
2. How many other dissertations is he or she reviewing at one time and what other commitments does he or she have in addition to teaching?
3. Are the committee members able to support you in the way needed?
This post is part of our #SADocsofColor series for March. The journey towards obtaining a doctorate degree is long and arduous. This series highlights the stories of those on that journey that identify as men and women of color; stories which aren’t always told and stories that are important.