Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Dissertation Writing

Writing a dissertation can be a daunting task, but you don’t have to go through it alone! The Graduate Writing Lab offers advice and resources across all disciplines (Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences) so that you can get the help you need to finish your dissertation.

Below you can find downloadable tutorials related to dissertation writing. The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences guidelines and submission checklist can be found in the Bulletin.

Characteristics of Ideal Advisors and Advisees

Dissertation Writing Process

Writing through Imposter Stress in Academia

Dissertation Writing Tips for Scientists

The Graduate Writing Lab also offers services to support you through the writing process, from prospectus to final draft. You can learn more about receiving feedback through Individual Consultations or Peer-Review Groups. If you are looking for a quiet, yet supportive, venue to focus on your work without distractions, you can sign up for Writing Retreats and Study Halls