Delaware Environmental Institute

Delaware Environmental Institute

Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN)

Research areas: critical zones; water quality; climate; land use; monitoring and forecasting; human impacts

SUMMARY

The mission of the Delaware Environmental Institute (DENIN) is to conduct research and coordinate partnerships that integrate environmental science, engineering, and policy in order to provide solutions and strategies that address environmental challenges. DENIN fosters a culture of scholarship that leverages the combined talents of our affiliates and fellows and adds value to environmental research, education, and outreach efforts through collaborative working groups, joint proposal development, and project resource coordination.



Center for Energy & Environmental Policy

Center for Energy & Environmental Policy

Center for Energy & Environmental Policy

Research areas: climate action planning; environmental justice; sustainable development; renewable energy and energy conservation; polycentric energy and environmental policy

SUMMARY

Established in 1980 at the University of Delaware, the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy (CEEP) is a leading institution for interdisciplinary graduate education, research, and advocacy in energy and environmental policy. The Center is composed of an internationally diverse faculty and research staff with backgrounds in a variety of disciplines including economics, sociology, geography, political science, philosophy, engineering, urban planning and environmental studies. CEEP’s student body is likewise a diverse cultural and intellectual community. Placing a premium on critical thinking and analysis, students at CEEP are addressing a wide spectrum of issues from climate change to energy transformation, environmental justice, indigenous rights, sustainable development and water equity.



Biden Institute

Biden Institute

Biden Institute

Research areas: civil rights; criminal justice reform; environmental sustainability; health care reform; the state of democracy and politics; strengthening the middle class; violence against women

SUMMARY

The Biden Institute, established at the University of Delaware’s School of Public Policy and Administration, is a world-class intellectual center and destination for scholars, activists, policymakers, and national leaders.  The Institute will explore, among others, such issues as economic opportunity for the middle class, income inequality, violence against women, civil rights and LGBT rights, civil liberties and criminal justice reform, health care reform, environmental sustainability, the state of our democracy and politics and political reform.

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