Our students come from a variety of academic backgrounds, professional sectors, and personal and civic interests. Strong candidates for this PhD program are:
- Preparing for careers with non-governmental organizations, foundations, government, or university faculty and extension professionals.
- Committed to developing research skills and capacities for communication and knowledge across difference.
- Oriented toward learning, change agency, and meaningful professional endeavors.
Part of broader personal, professional, and civic communities for which they share responsibility, and want to discover and create ways to heighten their impact within those communities.