Graduate College

FM: Biographical sketch (optional)

Biographical sketch (optional)

  1. Included if common in your discipline, recommended by your committee, or important to you
  2. One single-spaced paragraph; indent per style guide
  3. Double space between heading and text
  4. Present in a professional tone (see figure below); past tense is most commonly used
  5. No bold, italics, underline (used only for species, genre, book titles, musical compositions, or foreign words and phrases)