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.
Emma Schwartz ’24, Naren Roy ’23, and Alexa Horkava ’22 are working with the Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo’s digital archives via a CPGC-sponsored fellowship in the Haverford library this summer.
The political science and religion double major is a human resources intern at Facing History and Ourselves.
The political science major, who also majored in psychology, explored China’s lack of military allies for her thesis.
The political science major explored the forces that affect education reform in her thesis.
The political science major explored the strategy of shaming in public health, building upon her internship work on rural sanitation in Mangochi, Malawi.
By Eliane Nieder Discussion around immigration policy often divides migrants into those who are deserving of staying in the United States and those who are not. Migrant rights activism often centers those who are considered deserving migrants — initially, those who come into the United States through legal methods, and
By Natasha Bansal ’23; Image by Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press In 2012, Barack Obama signed an executive order for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) which granted eligible undocumented youth a renewable two year stay in the US, as well as a temporary work permit. DACA was enacted
This piece was published by Professor Susanna D. Wing in The Washington Post as a “Monkey Cage Analysis” on May 28, 2021 By Prof. Susanna D. Wing Mali appears to have had yet another coup d’etat. Since 1960, when Mali gained independence from France, there have been five coups — and
By Alex Millones ’24; Image by Loren Elliott / Reuters Illegal immigration is a hot button issue in the United States. Anyone would be hard pressed to find a politician who doesn’t speak about the issue or even an American without thoughts on illegal immigration. The conversation around illegal immigration
By Sophia Kaplan ’23; Image by Andrew Harnik/Pool photo/Getty Images All quotations used below are from Migration Encounters records. For the purpose of the interviewee’s continued safety and privacy, names have been omitted from the following blog post. The holiness of the Pledge of Allegiance, the inviolability of the U.S.