We offer graduate programs that address, political, economic, interpersonal, and organizational forces that shape societies. Working at the intersection of theory and practice, our students develop the skills and insights needed to play an active role in influencing knowledge, policy and practice around the world.
Our mission is to help students develop innovative, multidisciplinary solutions to address local, regional, transnational and global issues. A degree from one of our programs will prepare you to succeed in today’s interconnected world. We invite you to learn more about our internationally-ranked graduate programs and the pioneering research of our faculty, and to find out how you can engage and constructively affect societies both locally and globally.
Fellows engage with leaders in the scientific, policy, and business communities to do meaningful environmental policy work. Read More
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