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New: Poverty, Human Rights and Health Fund.  Donors to this fund will provide a scholarship opportunity for students participating in this unique experiential learning opportunity.  This study abroad program, led by Profs. Kullberg and Stahler-Sholk, in past years has involved travel to El Salvador, Cuba, and Guatemala, and plans are underway for a Russia trip.  Former student Cindy Bedrosian who took the course in 2008 and graduated in 2011 will be leading this fundraising effort.  Please click here to donate

Summer 2017 Schedules:         Undergraduate Graduate

Fall 2017 Schedules:                Undergraduate Graduate

Syllabi:                                                              Fall 2017                                                Summer 2017         

previous semesters

Future Course Offerings      

2016-2018 undergraduate

2016-2019 graduate                                   

Who We Are

Faculty: 14

Full-time lecturers: 2

Part-time lecturers: 9


Undergraduate majors (winter 2016)

  • Political Science: 183
  • International Affairs: 63
  • Pre-law undeclared: 27
  • Public & Nonprofit Administration: 26
  • Public Safety Administration: 43


NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration program

Award-winning Mock Trial, Moot Court, and Model United Nations teams

More than 2,000 alumni in 48 states and 18 foreign countries



  • Class of 2016:law school on scholarship at Michigan, Virginia, and Cincinnati.
  • Class of 2015: MPA, Syracuse University; MPP and Pickering Fellow, Ford School at the U. of Michigan; law school at Pantheon-Assas (Melun, France).

Department Head: Dr. David Klein

MPA Interim Director: Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein

MPA Coordinator:  Rose Soliven

                                                                                                     Senior Secretary: Doreen Mendelssohn

Department Secretary: Connie VanAtta

The Department of Political Science is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344