The Niagara University Ph.D. Program in Leadership and Policy offers an innovative and unique model in preparing established doctorate-level qualified leaders who can implement systemic change to further organizational and community goals. The program focuses on the mission of Niagara University in bringing social justice and empowerment of those most in need to the forefront of research and provides a course of study in which professionals from various disciplines become change agents. The program is designed to prepare scholars to become effective leaders in shaping, implementing and evaluating policy in international, cross-disciplinary and diverse contexts.
- Globe program at St. John’s University and the Vincentian Center for Church and Society.
- Poverty Law Clinic at dePaul University
- Vincentian Center for Social Responsibility (VCSR) at Adamson University.
- Gay, G. Gregory III, C.M. (2008) “Vincentian Higher Education and Poverty Reduction,” Vincentian Heritage Journal: Vol. 28: Iss. 2, Article 26
Can programs like this make a difference? What is the role of interdisciplinary research In reducing poverty?