Thursday , June 20 2024

Dr. Dave

Our very own David Hogberg is now a Ph.D.!

    Oh, and what a glorious feeling it is!

    It’s especially nice for me because I made the mistake of letting my dissertation drag out over a number of years. If you’re considering going to graduate school, my first bit of advice is DON’T DO IT! My second bit of advice is that if you do go (you masochist, you) have at least some parts of your dissertation completed by the time you take your comprehensive exams.

    Otherwise, here is how I did it. I made a bet with my dad that I would have the dissertation finished by a certain date, or I would owe him $50, plus $10 a month afterwards for every month it was not finished. I’m not going to tell you how much money I lost. Suffice to say that by the time I lost the bet so much of the dissertation was completed that there was no reason not to finish.

    Anyway, it is all finished now, and I am a Doctor of Philosophy of Political Science with all the rights, privileges, and honors thereto pertaining.

Congrats Dave!!

About Eric Olsen

Career media professional and serial entrepreneur Eric Olsen flung himself into the paranormal world in 2012, creating the America's Most Haunted brand and co-authoring the award-winning America's Most Haunted book, published by Berkley/Penguin in Sept, 2014. Olsen is co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast and Internet radio talk show After Hours AM; his entertaining and informative America's Most Haunted website and social media outlets are must-reads: Twitter@amhaunted,, Pinterest America's Most Haunted. Olsen is also guitarist/singer for popular and wildly eclectic Cleveland cover band The Props.

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