GraduateRoundtable Professional Development: Turning Your Dissertation into a Book

AHA Session 69
Friday, January 6, 2012: 2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Chicago Ballroom VII (Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers)
Aaron W. Marrs, Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State
Timothy J. Gilfoyle, Loyola University Chicago
Laurie Matheson, University of Illinois Press
Thomas J. Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania
D. Bradford Hunt, Roosevelt University

Session Abstract

This panel will help graduate students understand the process of turning their dissertations into publishable books appropriate for today’s book market. Our panelists include distinguished authors, an author who has recently turned his dissertation into a book, and a representative from a university press. Each speaker will discuss his/her personal experience and advice for budding authors, and the balance of the time will be open for questions from the floor.

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