Courses

Fall 2017 Course Offerings

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Course # Course Title and Syllabus Instructor
PS 002 First Year Tutorial in Comparative Politics: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Conflict in Eurasia Oxana Shevel
PS 003 First Year Tutorial on American Government: Nonprofits and Civil Society Jeffrey Berry
PS 011 Introduction to American Politics James Glaser
PS 015 Sophomore Seminar: Politics in the City (M) Jeffrey Berry
PS 021 Introduction to Comparative Politics David Art
PS 041 Western Political Thought I Ioannis Evrigenis
PS 061 Introduction to International Relations Richard Eichenberg
PS 099 Fieldwork in Politics: Fieldwork in Local Government Shinju Fujihira
PS 101 Presidency and the Executive Branch Aaron Weinstein
PS 103 Political Science Research Methods (M) Deborah Schildkraut
PS 118-01 Topics in American Politics: U.S. Elections: Rules, Strategies and Outcomes Eitan Hersh
PS 118-02 Topics in American Politics: Information, Technology, and Political Power Eitan Hersh
PS 118-03 Topics in American Politics: Massachusetts State Government Stan Rosenberg
PS 121 Seminar: Political Culture in Comparative Perspective (*) Consuelo Cruz
PS 122 Soviet, Russian, and Post-Soviet Politics Oxana Shevel
PS 127 Latin American Politics Consuelo Cruz
PS 129 African Politics Pearl Robinson
PS 138-01 Topics in Comparative Politics: Politics of Oil and Energy Nimah Mazaheri
PS 138-02 Topics in Comparative Politics: International Political Economy Nimah Mazaheri
PS 147 Seminar: Political Philosophy of Nietzsche (*) Robert Devigne
PS 149 Contemporary Political Theory Dennis Rasmussen
PS 157 Markets, Morals, and Religion: The Political Theory of David Hume and Adam Smith (*) Dennis Rasmussen
PS 158-01 Topics in Political Thought: Rise and Decay of the West Robert Devigne
PS 188-01 Topics in International Relations: Human Rights and American Foreign Policy Katrina Swett
PS 188-02 Topics in International Relations: Chinese Foreign Policy Michael Beckley
PS 188-04 Topics in International Relations: Race, Ethnicity, and US-African Foreign Policy Pearl Robinson
PS 188-05 Topics in International Relations: Peace Through Entrepreneurship Steven Koltai
PS 188-06 Topics in International Relations: Gender and Conflict in International Relations Phoebe Grace Donnelly
PS 189-01 Seminar in IR: International Relations of East Asia (*) Shinju Fujihira
PS 189-03 Seminar in IR: American Primacy (*) Michael Beckley
PS 198 Senior Honors Thesis Richard Eichenberg


(M) = Methodologically focused course
(*) = Advanced seminar