A distance-learning doctoral model for emerging scholar-leaders
The TLCS program is accessible to students and emerging scholar-leaders from the United States and abroad. The distance-learning model allows students to stay rooted in their home communities and organizations. Each student addresses research questions that are relevant to these complex and uncertain times.
Who Is This For?
- Community-based practitioners and organizational and social movement leaders who are committed to applied scholarship at the intersection of environmental/social issues
- Leaders who want to build a rigorous and collaborative scholarly knowledge production practice across community, organizational and/or social movement settings to address complex challenges from a place of creativity.
- Individuals seeking a career in academia and/or who are committed to bringing these knowledge production practices more fully into their communities and professional spheres.
- Practice-based and relationship-centered
- Rooted in sustainability, decolonization, solidarity, ecological/systems thinking and change, and creativity
- Rigorous, innovative, and applied humanities and social sciences approach
- Rooted in epistemic freedom and multiple ways of knowing
- Distance-learning/online design