Doctor of Philosophy in Regional Science

Cornell has conferred more than 70 doctorates (Ph.D.s) in regional science, with well over half of the degrees awarded to students from outside the United States.

Cornell Ph.Ds in regional science have become professors at major academic institutions in the United States including Arizona State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, Ohio State University, University of California Santa Barbara, University of Cincinnati, University of Florida, University of Illinois, University of Pennsylvania, University of West Virginia, and Cornell University. Others are professors at universities in Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Norway, South Korea, and Thailand.

Cornell regional science graduates also hold research positions in international organizations such as the Tokyo Institute of Technology and the Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade. Many work at the highest policy analysis levels in national governments and corporations.

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