Florin Citu '96, senator in Romania

Political Science

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.

Department News

Dylan Welch '19

Islam and Politics

How one seminar led a student to do insightful political science research.
Max Hill ’20 (left) and Stefanie Ochoa ’20 (right)

Gilman Scholarships Enable Two Students to Study Abroad

Stefanie Ochoa ’20 will study in Shanghai, China, and Max Hill ’20 will explore how cities work on four continents, thanks to the Gilman Scholarships they received to study abroad.
Polling

Results from Inaugural Grinnell College National Poll

The political poll, conducted by nationally-renowned pollster J. Ann Selzer, examines voter attitudes in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections.

Department Information

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United States

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