Courses

Spring 2012 Course Offerings

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Course # Course Title and Syllabus Day/Time Instructor Room
PS 15 Sophomore Seminar:
Politics in the City (M)
Prerequisite: Sophomore standing
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Block 5
M 1:30-4:00
Berry Packard Hall Conference Room
PS 21 Introduction to Comparative Politics
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E+
MW 10:30-11:45
Shevel Cabot Auditorium
  Recitation TA Time    
  Recitation A   W 6:00-6:50   Eaton 203
  Recitation B   R 6:00-6:50   Braker 225
  Recitation C
*Cancelled
  F 6:00-6:50    
  Recitation D   F 12:00-12:50   East 016
PS 42 Western Political Thought II
Co-List PHIL 42
I+
MW 3:00-4:15
Devigne Barnum 008
PS 61 Introduction to International Relations D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Eichenberg Pearson 104
  Recitation TA Time    
  Recitation A   T 12:00-12:50   Terrace Room
  Recitation B   R 12:00-12:50   Terrace Room
  Recitation C   F 1:30-2:20   Eaton 203
  Recitation D   T 5:30-6:20   Eaton 204
  Recitation E   T 4:30-5:20   Eaton 204
  Recitation F   W 3:00-3:50   Eaton 333
  Recitation G   T 5:30-6:20   Miner 224
  Recitation H   F 12:00-12:50   Miner 112
  Recitation I   F 10:30-11:20   Eaton 206
PS 99-01 Fieldwork in Politics Arranged Gleason Arranged
PS 99-02 Fieldwork in Politics
Beacon Hill Internship Program
  Levine Arranged
PS 102 Congress, Bureaucracy, and Public Policy
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E+
MW 10:30-11:45
Berry Eaton 206
PS 103-02 Sophomore Seminar:
Political Science Research Methods (M)
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing only; and any intro political science class

*This course is limited to sophomores only: Upper-Class Students will not be allowed in this class. Please do not register for it, as you will be required to drop it.
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G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Masuoka Eaton 208
PS 118-02 Political Participation and Mass Behavior in the US (M)
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K+
MW 4:30-5:45
Masuoka Barnum 104
PS 120 Seminar: Power and Politics in China
Prerequisite(s): PS 126 or History 41, or consent
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Block 7
W 1:30-4:00
Remick Packard Hall Conference Room
PS 128 Gender, Work, and Politics in East Asia
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing
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D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Remick Packard Hall Conference Room
PS 130 Seminar: African Political Economy (M)
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above
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Block 6+
T 1:20-4:20
Robinson Eaton 207
PS 131 Democracy and Capitalism in Japan P+
MW 7:30-8:45
Fujihara Braker 001
PS 134 Comparative Politics of the Middle East
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or permission of instructor
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F+
TR 12:00-1:15
Mufti Tisch 304
PS 136 Contemporary European Politics G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Art Terrace Room
PS 138-01 Seminar: Authoritarianism in Comparative Perspective Block 2
W 9:00-11:30
Art Packard Hall Conference Room
PS 138-02 Political Violence in State and Society
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I+
MW 3:00-4:15
Cruz Terrace Room
PS 138-03 Culture, Politics, and Environment
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D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Gleason Eaton 206
PS 138-11 Political Economy of India
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N+
TR 6:00-7:15
Mazaheri Barnum 114
PS 139-04 Seminar: Governement, Business, and Public Policy
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Block 3
R 9:00-11:30
Mazaheri Braker 226
PS 167 Studies of War and Empire
Prerequisite(s): PS 61
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Block D+
R 12:30-2:00, F 10:00-12:30
Mufti Eaton 203
PS 168 International Law
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Arranged
R 12:00-2:30
Fletcher Crane Room
PS 174 Rise and Fall of Great Powers (M)
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Block D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Taliaferro Robinson 153
PS 176 Migration, Refugees, and Citizenship in a Globalized World
Prerequisite(s): PS 21 or PS 61
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G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Greenhill & Shevel Braker 001
PS 180 Regionalism in African International Relations
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above
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G+
MW 1:30-2:45
Robinson Eaton 333
PS 188-03 Gender Issues in World Politics
Prerequisite(s): PS 61 recommended
J+
TR 3:00-4:15
Eichenberg Anderson 212
PS 188-19 Human Rights & American Foreign Policy
Block 8: R 1:30-4:00
  Swett Eaton 202
PS 188-20 International Environmental Negotiations
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H+
TR 1:30-2:45
Gleason Anderson 309
PS 188-24 Financial Turbulences & Crises D+
TR 10:30-11:45
Psalidopoulos Jackson 6
PS 188-25 Criminal Groups as Challenges to International Security K+
MW 4:30-5:45
Chindea Bromfield-Pearson 07
PS 189-07 Seminar: Role of Rumors and Myths in International Relations
Prerequisite(s): PS 61; junior or senior standing
Block 12
W 6:30-9:00
Greenhill Packard Hall Conference Room
PS 189-09 Seminar: Realism and US Strategy
Prerequisite(s): PS 61 and sophomore standing; open enrollment to juniors and seniors majoring in PS and IR
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Block 6
T 1:30-4:00
Taliaferro Packard Conference Room
PS 195 Seminar: Politics of Sustainable Communities (M)
Prerequisite(s): PS 11 or consent
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Block 6
T 1:30-4:00
Portney Rabb Room
PS 199 Senior Honors Thesis (M)
Arranged
  Eichenberg Arranged


(M) = Methodologically focused course