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Please Welcome Dr. David Klein, our new department head starting July 5th.  He comes to us from the University of Virginia where he served four years as Associate Chair of the Department of Politics. 

Summer undergraduate advising is available by appointment on Wednesdays and Thursdays with Dr. Fleischmann.  For an appointment, contact Doreen or Connie at 734-487-3113.
Summer MPA advising is available with Dr. Bernstein.  Please email him at jeffrey.bernstein@emich.edu for an appointment.

Fall 2016 Schedules:

Undergraduate Graduate


Fall 2016     

previous semesters

 Future Course Offerings      

2016-2018 undergraduate

2015-2019 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