It's a chance for you to do research and learn interesting facts and opinions about someone.
She received her doctorate from Harvard University in the History of American Civilization, the master's degree from Columbia University's department of English and Comparative Literature, and her bachelor's degree from the City College of New York (CUNY) in English and Creative Writing.
The past recipient of fellowships from the Ford Foundation, the American Antiquarian Society, the Virginia Center for the Humanities, and the Charles Warren Center for American History at Harvard University, she most recently held the Walt Whitman Distinguished Fulbright Chair in American Studies at Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
But before we get to the only thesis statement you’ll ever need, let’s take a look at the basics. These statements provide the reader with an idea about what the essay, dissertation or thesis will discuss, but don’t actually put anything on the line.
There’s nothing at stake, no specific issue to be resolved and absolutely nothing to make the reader want to learn more.