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Dissertations and theses

Finding and getting

Finding WU dissertations and theses

Search by author?  Use any tools below; forms of author name may vary.

Search by keyword? Use any tools below.

Search by advisor?  Use Open Scholarship, Dissertations & Theses @ Washington University in St. Louis. For pre-1996 use Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest).

Search by department?

  • In Open Scholarship, choose Academic department, school or college, then the entry which includes theses and/or dissertations OR, for a less precise method, choose Electronic theses and dissertations and keyword search.
  • In Catalog or Primo, department is not searchable for electronic theses and dissertations. For pre-2009, TITLE search beginning with the word "Theses"  Examples:Theses. Bio, Theses. Engin, Theses. English, Theses. Political. NOTE: This indexing is based on what the author put on the title page, so entries are not always consistent. For example, a dissertation done in the Program in Developmental Biology may be under "Theses. Developmental Biology" or "Theses. Biology and Biomedical Sciences," etc.

Submitting Undergraduate theses