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

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Intellectual Engagement During a Summer with Fewer Options Than Normal

Concern for the students, especially those who stayed on campus, prompted a professor to volunteer to teach
Helena Gruensteidl and Maximilian Hill

Helena Gruensteidl and Maximilian Hill Receive Thomas J. Watson Fellowships

The Watson Fellowship is a $30,000 one-year grant for purposeful, independent exploration outside the United States.
Doug Hess in front of United States map depicting states he has worked with

Every Vote Counts

Some things that come to mind when you think of the year 1993 might be the release of Jurassic Park, the “Got Milk?” ad campaign, or Whitney Houston topping the billboard charts. But…

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