The Department of Political Science offers several fields of inquiry for our graduate students, informed by the expertise and research output of our faculty. Students choose a primary and secondary field from specific areas of political science and international studies.
Delve into the complexities of voting behavior and American government institutions.
Employ advanced research methods using quantitative data and computing.
Examine connections between economics and politics in this boundary-crossing discipline.
Study concepts and principles key to understanding political behaviors and institutions.
Gain thorough understanding of the role of law and judicial politics in the U.S. and beyond.
Employ advanced research methods using quantitative data and cutting-edge computing.
Public Policy and Public Administration
Doctoral and graduate students may focus on public policy and public administration to better understand the ethical and practical concerns of serving the public interest in diverse societies.
Students who wish to pursue careers in government or nonprofit sectors may especially benefit from our Master of Public Administration program, which offers several dual degree options.
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