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Democracy Day panel discussion (l-r) Lester Spence, Hahrie Han, and Steven Teles in 2023.


The department's faculty has expertise on American and comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and more.

Graduate students in discussion as part of the course "Postcolonial Political Economy" taught by professor Robbie Shilliam in 2018.

PhD in Political Science

Our PhD program emphasizes training and experience in the research methods essential to developing new knowledge.

Undergraduates listen to lecture in professor Richard Katz class in 2023.

Major in Political Science

The undergraduate program offers a broad range of courses about politics and government at local, state, national, and international levels.

Upcoming Events

External Speaker: Vanessa Baird (Colorado)

Vanessa Baird (Political Science, Colorado University) will provide a talk on innovative pedagogy entitled "TILES (Teaching to identify logical errors systematically): an innovative and equitable approach to teaching"

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PhD Candidate Jessie Croteau awarded WPSA William Connolly Award

PhD Candidate Jessie Croteau was awarded the 2024 WPSA William Connolly Award for her paper titled, “Morbid Materialism: A Lucretian Materiality, Potentiality, and Politics of Decline.” The award recognizes “the […]