KEY RESEARCH AREAS
Many students cite the level of flexibility as one of their favorite features of the program. As a student in the public policy PhD program, you are encouraged to define and explore research based on your interests and professional goals. Students may choose to identify a research focus within an established field of study such as:
- Population, Migration, and Public Policy
- American Foreign and National Security Policy
- Economic Policy
- Energy and Environmental Policy
Read more about these fields of study.
Explore Schar School faculty research areas.
Browse course descriptions and learn more about the public policy doctoral program's degree requirements.
Learn more about our current students and their research interests.