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.
Check out this fascinating article written by Jacob Lowy '14 who discusses the lessons he learned from his Haverford Political Science courses and how he has applied them as a medical student at the University of Michigan. He also reflects on the gravity of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on both medical education and the broader American healthcare system.
Dear Haverford Community: We, as faculty members of the Haverford College Political Science Department, write to support and honor the work of students who have joined together to demand change at Haverford and beyond. We recognize the work of Black students and other students of color (particularly Women of Color
By Chris Conrad 21′ Dear Publius, I am not here to call you evil. I am simply here to ask you a question: Whose side are you on? You say that you support the struggle for racial justice. But it seems like you support the police more than you support
By DisruptHaverford The post below is a response submitted by a student who requested to appear under the moniker DisruptHaverford on behalf of the student and a group of peers. The post is structured as a response to to the post ‘Why I Oppose the Strike.’ The original letter is
By Publius An article was submitted by a Haverford student going by the pseudonym “Publius” to the Clerk and Bi-Co News over the weekend, which made an argument against the current strike on Haverford’s campus. The Bi-Co News stated that they were unwilling to publish the article for the duration
By Chris Galebinge Over the past few decades, China’s perception of American politicians has been based on the clear-cut difference between the two parties’ positions: the Democrats are more concerned with topics within the ideological realm such as democracy and human rights, while the Republicans are more concerned with free
By Yvonne Yan ’21 Americans are not the only group of citizens rattled by the approaching election. On the other end of the globe, Chinese citizens are just paying as close of an attention as their American pals. The primary reason is to make derogatory memes out of Donald Trump,
By Riley Sobel ’24; Image: Philly Voice Demonstrators confront Philadelphia police regarding the killing of Walter Wallace Jr. following a rally in Malcolm X Park on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020 * A quick note: I am inherently aware that I am a petite, white woman, and I understand the privilege
By Tom Wymard ’21 Thousands line up at the Lancaster County Airport to await President Trump’s arrival for his rally on Monday, October 26th My home, Pennsylvania’s 11th congressional district, has the most farms in Pennsylvania; over 90% of them are locally owned. In 2016, adjusting for its changed parameters
By L ’21 Anarchists are in the streets and the news. Donald Trump and Joe Biden condemn them. We have witnessed a black rebellion against the police over this summer. With the latest round of rebellions happening recently in West Philadelphia, it is abundantly that a new moment in the