Welcome to the PhD program at the School of Public Affairs! On this page you’ll find resources to help you succeed as a student and as a professional.
Check out upcoming professional, academic, and social events on the PhD calendar.
The SPA PhD Student Association provides opportunities for professional networking, informational events, and peer advice and support for PhD students at SPA. Contact Jonathan Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Looking for forms and information about PhD program procedures? Click here
We’ve put together this list of recommended readings for our PhD students.
The Workshop on Policy Process Research (WOPPR) provides opportunities for SPA PhD students to learn about the study of the policy process and to present their own research. Visit the WOPPR homepage for more information, or contact Professor Chris Weible.
Interested in attending professional conferences and submitting papers for conferences or journals? Read this overview of conferences, journals, and professional associations in the field of public affairs.
Planning your career? This page has links to helpful career resources as well as a selection of current job postings for PhD graduates in public affairs.