Our research has global influence, shaping scholarship that addresses timely and complex issues across our subject areas. Our faculty author leading textbooks and prominent articles, forging new interdisciplinary connections around the world. We also bring leading experts to campus to join our acclaimed faculty.Learn more about SPEA faculty
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We were determined that we were going to have an effect on society. We’re going to make a contribution to improving the common good.—Charles F. “Chuck” Bonser, Dean Emeritus and SPEA’s founding dean in 1972