Watson Institute at Brown University
Development Studies

Key Dates

Declaration of Concentration

Juniors, 2nd semester sophomores: October 10, 2017

Seniors declaring 2nd concentration: December 12, 2017

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 2017 graduates: Sept. 2017

May 2018 graduates: Feb. 2018

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 2, 2018
Final due April 18, 2018

April 18 is a firm deadline for the complete, revised thesis.

Senior Thesis Presentations



May 27, 2018