Watson Institute at Brown University
Development Studies

Key Dates

Declaration of Concentration

Juniors, 2nd semester sophomores: October 9, 2018

Seniors declaring 2nd concentration: December 12, 2018

May 2019 graduates: April 6, 2018 Sophomores must see the DS Program Advisor during the month preceding the final deadline for declaration of concentration. Students are encouraged to seek academic advice from other faculty associated with the concentration, but completed forms must be signed by the Program Advisor. 

Revision of Senior Concentration Forms

December 2018 graduates: Sept. 2018

May 2019 graduates: Feb. 2019

Seniors wishing to make changes to their original concentration plan must see the DS Program Advisor and obtain a signature on a revised concentration declaration prior to this date.

Senior Thesis Due Date

May and mid-year graduates:
First draft due Apr TBD, 2019
Final due April TBD, 2019

April TBD is a firm deadline for the complete, revised thesis.

Senior Thesis Presentations

TBD

Commencement

May 26, 2019