Mission and Vision of the Ph.D. Program


The PhD Program in Political and Social Thought envisions becoming an internationally acclaimed teaching and research center that is renown for its commitment to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary education, innovative scholarship, and critical focus. It aims to provide an internationally well-respected program. Within its interdisciplinary framework, the Program aims to foster individual knowledge and the ability for critical analytical thinking. It aims to equip individuals with cutting-edge scholarship and research methods. The Program seeks to develop the ability to relate different applications of politics with sensibilities to pluralism, justice and difference, and to approach contemporary problems critically. It aspires to become an independent, original and pioneering platform for engaged, creative, and socially responsible scholarship.