Upload new images. The image library for this site will open in a new window.
Upload new documents. The document library for this site will open in a new window.
Show web part zones on the page. Web parts can be added to display dynamic content such as calendars or photo galleries.
Choose between different arrangements of page sections. Page layouts can be changed even after content has been added.
Open the Navigation Management window, which can be used to view the full current branch of the menu tree, and edit it.
Move this whole section down, swapping places with the section below it.
Check for and fix problems in the body text. Text pasted in from other sources may contain malformed HTML which the code cleaner will remove.
Accordion feature turned off, click to turn on.
Accordion feature turned on, click to turn off.
Change the way the image is cropped for this page layout.
Cycle through size options for this image or video.
Align the media panel to the right/left in this section.
Open the image pane in this body section. Click in the image pane to select an image from the image library.
Open the video pane in this body section. Click in the video pane to embed a video. Click ? for step-by-step instructions.
Remove the image from the media panel. This does not delete the image from the library.
Remove the video from the media panel.
Find the Ph.D. program that is right for you!
Each of the programs in the Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration take an interdisciplinary approach to the education of doctoral students. Drawing upon intellectually diverse faculty and engaging related disciplines across the university and beyond, our programs offer rigorous substantive and methodological training in a collaborative research environment.
As a Biden School doctoral student, you will gain hands-on experience working with faculty on research that addresses the important challenges of our time.
Move this whole section up, swapping places with the section above it.
The doctoral program in disaster science and management is an interdisciplinary degree organized around thematic areas related to the management of, prevention of, and recovery from disasters.
Candidates who successfully complete the ENEP doctoral degree (a STEM program) are prepared for rewarding academic or professional careers in sustainable energy and water development, environmental protection, climate change policy, and green economics.
The education and social policy program offers an interdisciplinary approach to addressing complex education policy and social policy questions with a firm grounding in understanding how these systems work.
The doctoral program in public policy and administration is research-oriented and prepares students to engage in rigorous scholarship that addresses the critical policy and administrative challenges of our times.
The engineering and public policy programs serves students who are interested in using the concepts and methods of policy analysis to understand the broader societal context of technical programs and decisions.
Request More Information
Biden School faculty and staff work on a wide variety of research projects each year, and many interdisciplinary policy areas and research methods are applied when doing this work. For our students, this means that there are a multitude of opportunities for students to get real-world, hands-on experience doing research in an area of interest.
Doctoral programs in the Biden School have long provided cutting-edge research training with excellent faculty leaders from their fields. More than that, though, they also have a long history of serving as agents of change for the University and the larger society. The School’s initial doctoral program was designed to be different, and a half-century later, all of our doctoral programs reflect the values and characteristics that made that program stand out; all are interdisciplinary, translational, and community-engaged. In recent decades, these characteristics have become more highly valued within the overall priorities of research universities, including the University of Delaware. Read about the legacy you could join if you study with us.