The Political Science Department offers a program of study that provides students with an opportunity to explore politics and government from multiple vantage points—at the grassroots, the nation-state, and the global community—and from a variety of theoretical, conceptual, comparative, historical, and experiential perspectives.
By Paul-Andre Coulibaly; Image by Benzinga On February 17, 2022, WNBA star Brittney Griner was detained upon landing in Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport for illegal
By Elizabeth Johnson; Image by BBVA Mainstream media coverage of geopolitical events has become increasingly focused on particular leaders. To be clear, this is in
By Luke Mandel; Image by Asbarez The recent conflicts in 2020 and 2022 between Armenia and Azerbaijan have made it abundantly clear that Armenia’s current
By Daniel Mathis; Image by NPR Authors Antonio Calcara, Andrea Gilli, Mauro Gilli, Raffaele Marchetti, and Ivan Zaccagnini argue in a recently published article that
By Jorge Paz Reyes; Image by UPI On November 14, Honduras’ President Xiomara Castro declared a national emergency over growing concerns regarding extortion and organized
Article and Image by Ryan Murphy “We will continue providing Ukraine with advanced weaponry, including Javelin anti-tank missiles, Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, powerful artillery and precision
By Giangnan Lu; Image by Foreign Policy After a fire in Urumqi took ten people’s lives on November 24, protests broke out across China. First
By Meinhardt Rentrup ’23; Image by Al-Ansari & Associates Qatar, the small, energy-rich nation located on a peninsula of the Persian Gulf, iscurrently hosting the
This political science class, taught by an alumna who has worked at the Supreme Court, examines the highest court in the U.S. federal judiciary from different perspectives across the social sciences.
By Eli Kravinsky ’24; Image by Politico The America of the near future is invaded and occupied by a relentless and seemingly unstoppable foreign enemy