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Community Development and Applied Economics

Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics

How will we change the world?

First step - prepare ourselves. CDAE offers hands-on, transdisciplinary learning and experience that empowers graduates to make professional contributions to their communities and the world.

CDAE supports sustainable local and international community development through interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach that serves the public interest.

Our Students

CDAE students are dynamic, innovative, engaged, tuned-in, ambitious, compassionate, creative. Read stories on the internships, academics, and real-world opportunities that our students have been a part of.

our faculty

Our Faculty

CDAE Faculty are accomplished, collaborative, resourceful, attentive, experts in their individual and transdisciplinary fields.

CDAE faculty represent many academic disciplines, including neoclassical and ecological economics, rural sociology, communication, political science, international affairs, public administration, graphic arts, small business and entrepreneurship, and adult education.

our reach

Our Reach

CDAE maintains long-standing relationships with community partners in Vermont and around the world. Our transdisciplinary experiences bring in students from over 30 UVM majors. Undergraduate- and graduate-level research opportunities available.

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