Professor Yoshiko Herrera discusses President Trump’s ties to Russia on Deutsche Welle.
Focuses on how specific schools of feminist thought redefine the political, spanning historical and contemporary feminist political theory.
An overview of the central disciplinary approaches to interpreting, teaching, and writing about philosophical texts.
In-depth examination of selected topics on American politics and governmental institutions. This semester will feature the demise of the once-solid South, the rise of participatory politics, and the coming of partisan polarization.
An intensive study of policy-making processes involved in the formulation of public policies. This course is crosslisted with Public Affairs and Urban & Regional Planning.
Compares the conceptual, statistical, and ethical issues of experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental designs for program evaluation. Definitions of outcomes, sample size issues, statistical biases in measuring causal effects of programs, and the reliability of findings …
Analysis of the major theories on the functioning of the international political system and the behavior of nations within it.
A broad introduction to the field of comparative politics. It combines a theory-driven approach with a problem-driven approach to analyze key themes in comparative politics. Four paradigms in comparative politics–structural, cultural, rational-choice and institutional–will be …
Comparative analysis of nationalism, national identity, and ethnicity and their impact on domestic and international conflict. Examines relationship between nationality, citizenship, and minority rights; territoriality and identity, contemporary religious nationalism; relationship between globalization and nationalism.