Welcome! The Environmental Politics and Policy concentration in the Masters Program in Political Science began in Fall of 2010. The interdisciplinary program provides students opportunities to pursue the study of environmental politics across a variety of fields and disciplines, including in the Department of Government and Justice Studies and the Department of Economics.
The program prepares graduates for careers in the area of Environmental Politics and Policy by providing students with well-rounded curriculum, including opportunities for research and real world experience, either through a thesis track or an internship option. Students in the program come from a variety of backgrounds, including political science, law, public administration, environmental studies/sciences, economics, geography, and biology.
Links Related to the Environmental Politics and Policy Analysis Curriculum
- Appalachian State University Energy Center
- Appalachian State Center for Economic Research and Policy Analysis
- Appalachian State University M.P.A. Program
- Appalachian State Department of Economics
- Dr. Phillip Ardoin (Government and Justice Studies, Chair)
- Dr. Todd Cherry (Economics Faculty)
- Dr. Adam Newmark (Government and Justice Studies Faculty)
- Dr. Michael McKee (Economics Faculty)