Courses

Fall 2011 Course Offerings

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Course # Course Title and Syllabus Day/Time Instructor Room
PS 11 Introduction to American Politics
Syllabus >
G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Masuoka Tisch 316
  Recitation TA Time    
  A EF F 10:30-11:20   Braker 113
  B FF F 12:00-12:50   Braker 118
PS 13 Soph Sem: Race and Class in American Politics
Syllabus >
2
W 9:00-11:30
Glaser Packard Conference Room
PS 21 Introduction to Comparative Politics I+
MW 3:00-4:15
Art Pearson 104
PS 41 Western Political Thought I
Co-List PHIL 41, CLS 45
Syllabus >
E+
MW 10:30-11:45
Sullivan Braker 001
Room change:
Cabot Auditorium
PS 61 Introduction to International Relations
Syllabus >
D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Eichenberg Barnum 008
  Recitation TA Time    
  A FT T 12:00-12:50   Eaton 203
  B FR R 12:00-12:50   Eaton 204
  C GF F 12:00-12:50   Aidekman 13
  D GF F 1:30-2:20   Anderson 313
  E HF F 2:30-3:20   Braker 118
  F IF F 10:30-11:20   Anderson 306
  I EF F 1:30-2:20   East 16
  J FF F 12:00-12:50   Braker 223
PS 99-01 Fieldwork in Politics Arranged Gleason  
PS 99-02 Beacon Hill Internship Arranged Levine  
PS 101 President and the Executive Branch
Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing
Syllabus >
G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Berry Pearson 106
PS 103 Political Science Research Methods (M)
Prerequisite: Foundational PS Course
Syllabus >
D
M 9:30-10:20; TR 10:30-11:20
Schildkraut Eaton 208
PS 111 Political Psychology (M)
Syllabus >
J+
TR 3:00-4:15
Schildkraut Terrace Room
PS 118 Sem: New Media, New Politics
Prerequisite: Junior Standing
Syllabus >
0
M 9-11:30
Berry Packard Conference Room
PS 119-02 Sem: Politics of US Immigration
Co-List AMER 194-03
12
W 6:30-9:00pm
Masuoka East 015
PS 121 Political Culture In Comparative Perspectives
Syllabus >
10
M 6:30-9:00
Cruz Packard Conference Room
PS 122 Soviet, Russian and Post-Soviet Politics
Syllabus >
F+
TR 12:00-1:15
Shevel Terrace Room
PS 124 Sem: Pol Economy of Advanced Industrial Democracies (M)
Syllabus >
10
M 6:30-9:00
Fujihira Aidekman 009
PS 126 Chinese Politics
Syllabus >
E+
MW 10:30-11:45
Remick Terrace Room
PS 127 Latin American Politics
Syllabus >
I+
MW 3:00-4:15
Cruz Eaton 206
PS 129 African Policy
Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing
G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Robinson Eaton 333
PS 132 Comparative Politics of Post-Communism
Prerequisite: Any Comparative Course or Consent
Syllabus >
7
W 1:30-4:00
Shevel Tisch 310
PS 135 Comparative Revolutions (M) G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Remick Terrace Room
PS 138-06 Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe E+
MW 10:30-11:45
Art East 016
PS 138-08 Conflict and Natural Resources
Syllabus >
D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Gleason Eaton 206
PS 138-09 The Political Economy of Developing Countries
Syllabus >
H+
TR 1:30-2:45pm
Mazaheri Braker 222
PS 138-10 The Politics of Oil and Energy
Syllabus >
N+
TR 6:00-7:15
Mazaheri Eaton 202
PS 147 Sem: Political Philosophy of Nietzsche
Prerequisite: PS/PHIL 41 or 42
13
R 6:30-9:00
Devigne Packard Conference Room
PS 148 Sem: Political Thought of Montesquieu
Prerequisite: PS/PHIL 41 or 42 or Consent
Syllabus >
7
W 1:30-4:00
Sullivan Packard Conference Room
PS 154 Romanticism and Revolution: The Political Philosophy of Rousseau J+
TR 3:00-4:15
Devigne Crane Room
PS 160 Force, Strategy and Arms Control (M)
Prerequisite: PS 61
Syllabus >
D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Taliaferro Tisch 316
PS 166 Causes of Modern War (M)
Prerequisites: PS 61; Senior Standing
Syllabus >
12+
W 6:30-9:00
Greenhill Packard Hall Conference Room
PS 170 Understanding Civil Wars
Prerequisite: PS 61
Syllabus >
E+
MW 10:30-11:45
Greenhill Miner 112
PS 172 US Foreign Policy in the Middle East
Syllabus >
G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Mufti Eaton 201
PS 188-06 Global Environmental Policy
Syllabus >
H+
TR 1:30-2:45
Gleason East 15
PS 188-19 Human Rights and American Foreign Policy 8
R 1:30-4:00
Swett Barnum 114
PS 188-23 Race, Ethnicity and US African Policy F+
TR 12:00-1:15
Robinson Eaton 333
PS 188-25 Wilson to Obama
Syllabus >
D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Smith Eaton 201
PS 189-04 World Wars and the Nation State
Prerequisites: PS 61; Junior/Senior Standing
Syllabus >
6
T 1:30-4:00
Taliaferro Packard Conference Room
PS 189-05 Turkish Foreign Policy
Syllabus >
2
W 9:00-11:30
Mufti Eaton 209
PS 189-06 Sem: Making the World Safe for Democracy
Syllabus >
7
W 1:30-4:00
Smith Eaton 123
PS 194 Politics of Environmental Policy in US
Syllabus >
H+
TR 1:30-2:45
Portney Tisch 304
PS 198 Seminar: Senior Honors Thesis (M)
Co-List INTR 197-01
Syllabus >
5
M 1:30-4:00
Eichenberg Packard Conference Room


(M) = Methodologically focused course