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Our mission

We enable a multidisciplinary community of Stanford scholars to conduct path-breaking research, shape policy and practice, and train and inspire a diverse new generation of global leaders.

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Where we work

View our interactive map to explore our research areas and learn more about work by King Center affiliates.

Thematic areas

The King Center supports new research from scholars across campus on nine thematic areas. 

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Our impact

The King Center supports research that tests promising innovations and scalable solutions to address poverty in emerging economies.

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Our vision

We accelerate the end of global poverty.

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Opportunities

Predoctoral research fellows program

The King Center has launched a new postbaccalaureate program designed to prepare individuals for academic careers focused on global development.

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Opportunities

Postdoctoral fellows program

The Postdoctoral Fellows Program offers fellowships to new PhDs from a range of disciplines to pursue policy-relevant research on topics related to international development and poverty alleviation.

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