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  • The Political Science Department at the Johns Hopkins University Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences provides graduate and undergraduate training in American politics and law, comparative politics, international relations, and political theory. Its programs are well suited to students who seek rigorous training, pursue large questions about politics, and aspire to develop strength in more than one field. The department offers a graduate program leading to the PhD, as well as two distinct undergraduate majors: the area major in International Studies, and the major in Political Science.

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  •   Congratulations! 2014-2015
      Dean's Teaching Fellowship Winners

         Meghan Luhman
         Christopher England
         Tim Hanafin
         Allen Stack
         Ayako Hiramatsu
         Casey McNeill
         Karyn Wang

  • Dean's Prize Freshman Seminar Winners
    Ryan Fried
    G. W. Jones
    Anatoli Ignatov
    Kellan Anfinson



Job Opportunities

The Department of Political Science at the Johns Hopkins University invites applicationsfor the following positions:

Comparative Politics – Assistant Professor

The Department of Political Science at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Comparative Politics at the rank of assistant professor. We are especially interested in applications from scholars who work on 1) migration, labor, and citizenship, 2) formal and informal institutions of governance, and/or 3) political economy. Preference will be given to applicants whose area of study encompasses politics in developing countries. The Comparative Politics subfield at Hopkins builds upon one of the distinctive strengths of the Political Science department: fostering innovative research and cross-field synergies that reach beyond the traditional divides of our discipline. Over the last decade, we have developed exciting cross-field collaborations in Comparative and International Political Economy, Parties and Elections, Transnational Politics, and Comparative Racial Politics (in which we offer a certificate program). We are a methodologically diverse and pluralistic department, and we encourage applications from those trained in a variety of research methods.

Applicants should send a current c.v., a writing sample, and three letters of reference to URL or alternatively to: Comparative Politics Search Committee, Department of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21218. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity Employer: women and minorities are especially encouraged to

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