Two students decide to create a moot court team on their own, and take it all the way to nationals.
Douglas Hess ’91, political science, received a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to study effective, low-cost strategies for states to better implement the NVRA.
Jon Cohen ’14 describes the path he took to his independent major in Middle Eastern studies as a happy accident.
DASIL post-baccalaureate Adam Lauretig ’13 is making it easier for others to visualize complex datasets.
Security researcher Mark Gondree discusses the ramifications of big data and global data storage.
Danielle Lussier weighs in on Al Jazeera op-ed, “Are Arabs sexist? The institutions, perhaps, but not the people.”
Prominent Washington, D.C. attorney Jeetander Dulani ’98 discusses wrongful conviction and habeas corpus at Oct. 9 roundtable.
Joseph Wlos ’15 collaborates on a Mentored Advanced Project to offer a plan for protecting habeas corpus in times of conflict.
Political science analyzes the political world, and students prepare for work in a wide array of careers as well as rich, productive lives as citizens. You structure a major marked by breadth and depth, and you complement it with courses from across the curriculum. Yet you move well beyond the classroom, with internships, research projects, and off-campus study. Majors look forward to careers in many different fields – like politics and policy (both domestic and international), law, journalism, business and teaching – or graduate study in a variety of disciplines.