The following are important 2020-2021 dates for Politics concentrators.
NOTE: All deadlines represent Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) or Eastern Standard Time (EST) as indicated.

Monday, 8/31/2020  4:30 pm (EDT) Mandatory Junior Class Meeting
Virtual meeting via Zoom.
Tuesday, 9/1/2020  4:30 pm (EDT) Mandatory Senior Class Meeting 
Virtual meeting via Zoom.
Friday, 9/18/2020  12:00 pm (EDT) Name of Senior Thesis Advisor Due
Seniors must email the name of their Thesis Advisor to Gayle Brodsky, along with a copy to advisor.
Thursday, 10/15/2020  11:59 pm (EDT) Senior Thesis Research Funding Application Deadline - seniors
The application can be accessed online via SAFE.
Wednesday, 11/18/2020

 5:00 pm (EST)

Draft of Fall Research Prospectus Due to Workshop Leader
Advisors are not obligated to give comments on these preliminary drafts if they are submitted after the deadline.
Tuesday, 12/15/2020  4:00 pm (EST) Fall Research Prospectus Due
The paper in PDF format must be submitted online.
Instructions will be sent as the deadline nears.
Monday, 2/1/2021  5:00 pm (EST) Name of Spring Junior Paper Advisor Due
Juniors must email the name of their Spring Junior Paper Advisor to Gayle Brodsky, along with a copy to advisor.
Friday, 3/5/2021
NEW DEADLINE
 
 5:00 pm (EST) Draft of Senior Thesis Due to Advisor
Advisors may not be able to give the same attention to thesis drafts submitted after this deadline.
Friday, 3/26/2021 5:00 pm (EDT) Draft of Spring Junior Paper Due to Advisor
Advisors are not obligated to give comments on these preliminary drafts if they are submitted after the deadline.
Monday, 4/5/2021
NEW DEADLINE
11:59 pm
(EDT)
Senior Thesis Research Funding Application Deadline - juniors
The application can be accessed online via SAFE.
Monday, 4/5/2021 11:59 PM (EDT) Summer Internship Funding Application Deadline - juniors
The application can be accessed online via SAFE.
Monday, 4/12/2021
NEW DEADLINE

 
4:00 pm (EDT) Senior Thesis Due
One electronic copy of the thesis in PDF format must be uploaded online to the Politics Thesis Database in addition to submitting it to University Thesis Central for Mudd Library archiving purposes.
Friday, 4/23/2021
NEW DEADLINE
 12:00 pm (EDT) Deadline to Submit Thesis Poster
The poster in PDF format must be submitted online.
Instructions will be sent as the deadline nears.
Wednesday, 4/28/2021
 
1:30-3:30 pm (EDT) Senior Thesis Poster Session
Virtual format TBA
Friday, 5/7/2021
NEW DEADLINE
 4:00 pm (EDT) Spring Junior Paper Due
The paper in PDF format must be submitted online.
Instructions will be sent as the deadline nears.