School of Politics and Global Studies

The fundamental mission of the School of Politics and Global Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is to generate and diffuse knowledge that contributes to society’s understanding of politics and governance at local, national and global levels.

Our students pursue internships and customized experiences reflecting their own unique interests, research and study abroad, and work with world-class faculty to develop innovative approaches to major emerging challenges in areas such as: 

  • violence, conflict and human rights
  • urban, economic development, migration and environmental issues
  • campaigns and elections
  • women, minorities and politics.