University of Southern California


Perils in the Peer Review Process & What You Can Do About Them

Who Should Attend

Designed for students at all stages of doctoral training.

Course Description

In this workshop we review strategies designed to help students at all stages of doctoral training publish research articles in social, behavioral, and policy science journals. Topics covered include developing an overall game-plan, learning what editors and reviewers are looking for, developing critical skills, avoiding common pitfalls, negotiating co-authorship, and overcoming challenges in multidisciplinary research.


Merril Silverstein, Professor of Longitudinal Studies, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology


One 2 hour session.


PowerPoint Presentation

Next Course

March 21, 2012 | 12:00 – 2:00 PM | Location: Ronald Tutor Hall, RTH 526, UPC

Course Registration

To register, please RSVP at least one week prior to the first class via email, indicating the course(s) you are attending, to

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