Faculty News

A new representative survey of 1,000 Americans, conducted in early Sept., 2017, explores how the public views the role of women's rights in US foreign policy. The survey team was led by Professor Richard Eichenberg in the Political Science Department and Dr. Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg, who is Director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) in the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life. Read more >

Music composer Katherine Balch named Vickie Sullivan, Professor of Political Theory, as one of her mentors, equally as important as her music teachers.
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Dennis Rasmussen, Associate Professor of Political Theory, has a new book, The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought (Princeton University Press) and it was just named Book of the Week by Times Higher Education! Learn more about Professor Rasmussen's amazing new book and read an interview with the author.

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Upcoming Events

Statehouse Strategy: Finding Common Ground for the Commonwealth
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 | 12noon
Tisch College
Join Tisch College of Civic Life for their final Civic Life Lunch of the semester with Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg and House Speaker Robert DeLeo. Learn more >

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The Department of Political Science at Tufts University ranks among the leading undergraduate political science departments in the country. We are committed to enhancing the understanding of our domestic and international political landscape through the four subfields of American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory and Philosophy. Learn more >

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