Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science


The University of Wisconsin Political Science Department is one of the nation's oldest and most respected programs. Our department is highly ranked in national surveys, and our award-winning faculty are known for innovative research on the discipline's most current and important questions. Our dedication to teaching is also apparent: we are one of the largest majors on campus, with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate instruction.

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The Effects of Malapportionment in Parliamentary Systems: Subnational Evidence from India
From Reconciliation to Rule of Law: The Shifting Landscape of International Transitional Justice Assistance in Guatemala
Ukrainian nationalist parties and connective action: an analysis of electoral campaigning and social media sentiments
The Founders hated excessive flattery. What would they think about the Trump administration.
Flattery and the History of Political Thought
In a Classroom of their Own: The Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools