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English Ph.D. candidate Emma Schneider uses literature to shape the field of environmental humanities. She is the first environmental literature scholar to be chosen as a Switzer Fellow for driving positive environmental change.
As a student in the English Ph.D. program, you will find a collaborative environment between faculty and students that is both rigorous and supportive. Our collective expertise covers a wide range of historical periods, authors, literary and aesthetic movements, and critical discourses.
Economics M.S. candidate Kate Hausdorff came to Tufts with a background in political science and sociology, as well as a passion for the developing world. At Tufts, she combines these skills while working with Professor Kelsey Jack researching the impact of food and cash loans in Zambia.
There are many career opportunities reflecting the flexibility of a Tufts advanced economics degree. Roughly one-third of our graduates use the economics degree to enhance their math and economic skills before applying to Ph.D. programs. The other two-thirds of our graduates get jobs in the public or private sector.
For most graduate students, simply being a student is a full-time job. For Jonathan Diaz, M.A. 2016, it’s been a launch pad to opportunity and a successful career. As a student in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP), his home department has supported every step.
Last year alone, first-year M.A. students in UEP examined community land trusts, developed a community plan for a food hub, examined urban heat island mitigation, and evaluated public transportation on campus as part of the UEP Field Projects course.
There's no shortage of jobs for Ph.D.s in electrical engineering. Recent Tufts grads have been swooped up by some of the biggest names in industry.
Professor Patrick Forber specializes in the philosophy of science, one of nearly a dozen areas of strength in the Tufts Philosophy Dept. Tufts’ top-ranked MA program attracts students from a broad range of undergraduate disciplines and prepares them for the country’s best philosophy Ph.D. programs.
Tufts Philosophy Department has the top-ranked terminal M.A. program in the country.