Thursday, January 13, 2011
Mr. Rochester successfully defended his thesis today! Hooray! We're both so happy he's finished with it. Last semester was really rough on us because he'd already begun his doctoral program and he still had to finish and defend his thesis. Obviously, the thesis went a few weeks into the current semester, but, no matter, it is finished! I'm so so proud of him for finishing his thesis and for doing such a wonderful job on it! The end product ended up being around 150 pages. His advisor on his thesis committee, a renowned historian in the field of southern history, sang Mr. Rochester's praises and said it was one of the top five theses she'd ever chaired. She thinks his thesis is good enough for publication and she listed a few academic conferences where she wants him to present his thesis.