Political Science Department

Political Science Department

Political science is the study of governments, public policies and political processes, systems, and political behavior (APSA).  The department offers courses in four of the subfields of political science: political theory (the history of political thought and normative theory); American government (institutions, political processes and political behavior); international relations(interstate behavior, international organizations international political economy,and transnational actors);and comparative politics (institutions, political processes of other states, political and economic development). 

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Foreign Policy from Eisenhower to Reagan

Event Title: U.S. Foreign Policy from Eisenhower to Reagan: Who Did It Serve, and What Were the Consequences Organization: EI-LEADERSHIP & PUBLIC...

3/16 7pm
Fielding Center Lecture / Jack Goldsmith

Event Title: Can we put guardrails on the presidency to stop another Trump? Organization: EI-LEADERSHIP & PUBLIC AFFAIRS Jack Goldsmith is the Learned Hand...

3/25 7:30pm

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