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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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Masters

Our national conversation about speech and expression on college campuses often centers on a perceived tension between freedom and inclusion. Those who...

1/29 7pm
Masters

For two years, Secretary of Defense James Mattis worked to restore America’s military might during the most chal­lenging and unusual times the military has...

2/5 6:30pm
Masters

Lilliana Mason is associate professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, and author of Uncivil Agreement: How Politics...

2/13 6pm
Masters

Lilliana Mason is associate professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park, and author of Uncivil Agreement: How Politics...

2/13 6pm
College Union

The Fielding Center hosts Tom Ridge, governor of Pennsylvania from 1995-2001. Following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, Ridge became the first...

2/20 7:30pm

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