Faculty News

Deborah Schildkraut, Professor of American Politics and Chair of the Department, wrote a feature in Tufts Now on the past and present nature of exclusion versus inclusion in America.
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Natalie Masuoka, Associate Professor of American Politics, was featured in Tufts Now for her Fall '16 course, Mapping Politics, which had students perform on-the-ground research using a survey app they created to gain insight into voting patterns.
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Kelly Greenhill, Associate Professor of Political Science and recipient of the 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, was featured in the Tufts Daily for her accomplishment and upcoming book Extra-Factual Sources of Threat Conception and Proliferation in International Politics. Read More >

Department News

  • Majors' Newsletter: March 2017
  • Alumni Newsletter: AY2016-2017
  • Summer Session registration begins March 6th!
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Upcoming Events

Lecture: Hobbes on Contracts in the State of Nature: The Case of the Amazons
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 6pm
Cabot 703
A Colcord Talk by Susanne Sreedhar, Professor of Philosophy at BU
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Suitcase Stories
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 8pm
Hotung Café, Mayer Campus Center
A live storytelling event celebrating refugees and immigrants
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2017 Senior Honors Thesis Exchange Symposium
Friday, April 28, 2017 | 8:30am-2:30pm
Chase Center
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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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