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Here is information about the Department of Political Science undergraduate and graduate programs.

Embrace your curiosity, and ask questions. For instance: Is there a genetic basis for political attitudes? Does state building work in countries that experienced widespread human rights abuses? What does it mean to be an American? How do politicians make decisions and when can they change public opinion? How big of a problem is corruption in China?

Our faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students are answering these questions and others across six fields of study. Join us.

Areas of Specialization

American Government and Public Policy examines national, state and local government.

International Relations and Comparative Politics addresses problems arising when nations interact and how countries other than the United States govern themselves.

Biology, Psychology, and Politics explores the role of biology and psychology in people's political attitudes and behaviors.

Human Rights and Security examines the nexus between the search for security and the requirement for and establishment of robust humanitarian standards.

How to Apply

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