Composition of the PhD Thesis Committees

Composition of the PhD supervisory thesis committee*

The PhD supervisory committee for students is comprised of the thesis supervisor (and co-supervisor if applicable), selected from the list of professors pre-approved for supervising feminist theses. The PhD supervisory committee is also comprised of three other members, of which at least one must be selected from the list of professors pre-approved for supervising feminist theses.

Thesis Jury Committee*

The Thesis Jury Committee is comprised of the thesis supervisor (and co-supervisor if applicable) and three members of the committee and one external examiner** outside of the university.

*All committee members must be members of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

**The external examiner is chosen by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies after the final submission of the thesis. Neither the student nor any member of the committee may communicate with the external examiner prior to submission of his or her final report to the FGPS.

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