- Contrasting the Socialization Experiences of Doctoral Students in High- and Low-Completing Departments: A Qualitative Analysis of Disciplinary Contexts at One Institution
- The Journal of Higher Education
- The Ohio State University Press
- Volume 81, Number 1, January/February 2010
- pp. 61-81
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To better understand how high and low doctoral completion rates affect the socialization process of doctoral students at one institution, 60 doctoral students in 6 disciplines were interviewed. Findings highlight differential socialization experiences between high and low completion departments and among developmental phases of the student experience.