Courses

Spring 2017 Course Offerings

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Course # Course Title and Syllabus Instructor
PS 042 Western Political Thought II Dennis Rasmussen
PS 061 Introduction to International Relations Michael Beckley
PS 099 Fieldwork in Politics Shinju Fujihira
PS 102 Congress, Bureaucracy and Public Policy Jeffrey Berry
PS 103 Political Science Research Methods (M) Nimah Mazaheri
PS 104 Seminar: New Media, New Politics (M)(*) Jeffrey Berry,
Robin Liss
PS 105 Constitutional Law Michael Zuckerman
PS 108 Public Opinion and US Democracy (M) Deborah Schildkraut
PS 118-01 Immigration Policy and American Politics Natalie Masuoka
PS 118-02 Organizing for Social Change Danny LeBlanc,
Kenneth Galdston
PS 118-03 Massachusetts State Government: Learning While Doing Benjamin Downing
PS 118-04 Courts and Social Policy Steven Young
PS 118-05 How Campaigns, Communications, and Organizing Can Impact Our World Doug Rubin
PS 119-01 Seminar in American Racial Politics (*) Natalie Masuoka
PS 120 Seminar: Power and Politics in China (*) Elizabeth Remick
PS 124 Seminar: Comparative Political Economy of Advanced Industrial Democracies (M)(*) Shin Fujihira
PS 125 Building the European Union David Art
PS 128 Gender, Work and Politics in East Asia Elizabeth Remick
PS 130 Seminar in African Political Economy (M)(*) Pearl Robinson
PS 138-01 Political Violence in State and Society Consuelo Cruz
PS 138-02 Making States: Theory and Practice Consuelo Cruz
PS 138-03 Policing in the US and Europe David Art
PS 139-02 States, Nations, and the Politics of Citizenship Rules (*) Oxana Shevel
PS 139-03 Poverty and Public Policy (*) Nimah Mazaheri
PS 139-04 Islam and Democracy in the Modern Middle East (*) Andrew March
PS 144 The Meaning of America Dennis Rasmussen
PS 151 The Political Philosophy of Hobbes (*) Ioannis Evrigenis
PS 158-01 Origins of Modern Republicanism Vickie Sullivan
PS 158-02 Origins of Islamic Political Thought Malik Mufti
PS 160 Force, Strategy, Arms Control (M) Jeffrey Taliaferro
PS 167 Studies in War and Empire Malik Mufti
PS 168 International Law Seth Turner
PS 188-01 Human Rights and American Foreign Policy Katrina Swett
PS 188-02 Cybersecurity and Cyberwar Jeffrey Taliaferro,
Ming Chow
PS 188-03 Political Foundations of Economic Prosperity Daniel Drezner
PS 188-04 Gender Issues in World Politics Richard Eichenberg
PS 188-05 Quantitative Research Methods (M) Richard Eichenberg
PS 188-06 Race and US Africa Policy Pearl Robinson
PS 189-01 American Primacy (*) Michael Beckley
PS 199 Senior Honors Thesis (M) ARR


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