About Us

Welcome to the Department of Political Science

Our department is home to more than 33 regular and 21 active emeritus faculty members who represent a wide variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of politics, while sharing a strong interest in explaining empirical regularities in contemporary political life. The department also offers extensive opportunities for training in research methods and statistics, one of the nation's leading programs in political psychology, a strong program in political economy, a developing presence in formal theory and political theory, and a new program in race, ethnicity, and gender. To learn more about us, please explore the links above.