Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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GOVT 1101

This First-Year Writing Seminar is devoted to the study of political power and the interaction of citizens and governments and provides the opportunity to write extensively about these issues. Topics vary ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:PWR:POL:Utopia

  • 18277GOVT 1101  SEM 101

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  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:PWR/POL:Social Inquiry

  • 18278GOVT 1101  SEM 102

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  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Politics and Drama

  • 18279GOVT 1101  SEM 103

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  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:The Role of Courts in International Politics

  • 18280GOVT 1101  SEM 104

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  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Modeling International Security

  • 18281GOVT 1101  SEM 105

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  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Debates on Democracy in America

  • 18282GOVT 1101  SEM 106

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  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Designing & Implementing Social Policy

  • 18463GOVT 1101  SEM 107

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  • For more information about First-year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

GOVT 1111

A policy-centered approach to the study of government in the American experience.  Considers the American Founding and how it influenced the structure of government;  how national institutions operate ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1115

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8047GOVT 1111  LEC 001

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  •  9221GOVT 1111  DIS 201

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  •  9222GOVT 1111  DIS 202

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  •  9226GOVT 1111  DIS 206

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  •  9227GOVT 1111  DIS 207

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  •  9228GOVT 1111  DIS 208

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GOVT 1503

this course introduces its registrants to Africana Studies, primarily those who propose to major in it and, secondarily, all those who are interested in broadening their horizons regarding the place of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 1500ASRC 1500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9586GOVT 1503  LEC 001

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GOVT 1817

An introduction to the basic concepts and practice of international politics with an emphasis on learning critical thinking.  The course is divided into two parts. In the first half, we will learn about ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7871GOVT 1817  LEC 001

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  •  9247GOVT 1817  DIS 201

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  •  9248GOVT 1817  DIS 202

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  •  9249GOVT 1817  DIS 203

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  •  9250GOVT 1817  DIS 204

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  •  9251GOVT 1817  DIS 205

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  •  9252GOVT 1817  DIS 206

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  •  9253GOVT 1817  DIS 207

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  •  9254GOVT 1817  DIS 208

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  •  9255GOVT 1817  DIS 209

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  •  9256GOVT 1817  DIS 210

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  •  9257GOVT 1817  DIS 211

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GOVT 1827

Special, writing-intensive section of GOVT 1817, designed to provide a small number of students the opportunity to practice and improve their writing skills as they learn about world politics. Students ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  7948GOVT 1827  SEM 101

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GOVT 2225

In recent years, poverty and inequality have become increasingly common topics of public debate, as academics, journalists, and politicians attempt to come to terms with growing income inequality, with ... view course details

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  •  8726GOVT 2225  LEC 001

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GOVT 2432

The course concerns the principles and philosophical arguments underlying conflicts and moral dilemmas of central and ongoing concern to society as they arise within legal contexts. We consider questions ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LAW 6303PHIL 2430

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18086GOVT 2432  LEC 001

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GOVT 2583

Centrally located between two continents; the Middle East is drawn by nature to many environmental challenges that are related to its unequal distribution of natural resources associated with its geological ... view course details

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  • 17709GOVT 2583  LEC 001

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GOVT 2716

This course provides a survey of Europe's 20th-century history with special emphasis on violence and its interpretation. Types of violence to be considered include warfare, terrorism, genocide, uprisings, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2711JWST 2711

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9037GOVT 2716  LEC 001

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  •  9038GOVT 2716  DIS 201

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  •  9040GOVT 2716  DIS 203

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  •  9041GOVT 2716  DIS 204

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  •  9042GOVT 2716  DIS 205

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  •  9043GOVT 2716  DIS 206

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  •  9044GOVT 2716  DIS 207

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  •  9045GOVT 2716  DIS 208

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GOVT 2747

This course examines major trends in the evolution of the Middle East in the modern era. Focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries and ending with the  "Arab Spring," we will consider Middle East history ... view course details

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  •  8952GOVT 2747  LEC 001

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  •  9175GOVT 2747  DIS 201

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  •  9176GOVT 2747  DIS 202

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  •  9177GOVT 2747  DIS 203

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  •  9937GOVT 2747  DIS 205

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  • 10016GOVT 2747  DIS 206

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GOVT 3001

Constitutional Law provides the setting for some of the most contentious disputes in American life. Decisions by the Supreme Court about the meaning of the Constitution can change the country in dramatic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: AMST 3001

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9325GOVT 3001  LEC 001

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GOVT 3012

Poverty is a phenomenon of enduring importance with significant implications for democratic governance. This course explores contemporary poverty in America, with a particular emphasis on its political ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3012

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9326GOVT 3012  LEC 001

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  •  9399GOVT 3012  DIS 201

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  •  9400GOVT 3012  DIS 202

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GOVT 3082

This course focuses on political campaigns, a central feature of American democracy. We will examine how they work and the conditions under which they affect citizens' decisions. The course looks at campaign ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3082

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16206GOVT 3082  LEC 001

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  • 16237GOVT 3082  DIS 201

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  • 16238GOVT 3082  DIS 202

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  • 16239GOVT 3082  DIS 203

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  • 16240GOVT 3082  DIS 204

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GOVT 3091

This course reviews the changing political relations between science, technology, and the state in America from 1960 to the present. It focuses on policy choices involving science and technology in different ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3911STS 3911

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17211GOVT 3091  LEC 001

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GOVT 3161

This course will explore and seek explanations for the performance of the 20-21st century presidency, focusing on its institutional and political development, recruitment process (nominations and elections), ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3161

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16208GOVT 3161  LEC 001

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  • 16589GOVT 3161  DIS 201

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  • 16590GOVT 3161  DIS 202

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GOVT 3281

This course investigates the United States Supreme Court and its role in politics and government. It traces the development of constitutional doctrine, the growth of the Court's institutional power, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3281LAW 3281

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17186GOVT 3281  LEC 001

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GOVT 3364

This class is designed as a comparative introduction to the governmental systems in Europe, with a concentration on Western European states. Students will gain an introductory knowledge on a selection ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18165GOVT 3364  LEC 001

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GOVT 3401

In 2014, 60,000 children and mothers fled Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, seeking refuge in the U.S. because of gang threats, domestic violence, and child abuse.  The Obama administration responded ... view course details

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  • 17616GOVT 3401  SEM 101

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GOVT 3403

This course provides a broad overview of the evolution of Chinese politics from the early part of the 20th century to the present. It is roughly divided into two sections. The first traces the formation ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3321CAPS 3403

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8599GOVT 3403  LEC 001

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  •  9336GOVT 3403  DIS 201

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  •  9337GOVT 3403  DIS 202

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  •  9338GOVT 3403  DIS 203

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  •  9339GOVT 3403  DIS 204

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GOVT 3547

Do you want to learn the discussion-based case method as taught at the Harvard Business School? Do you want to learn how to write a long research paper? Do you not want to take a final examination? If ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: DSOC 3547ILRIC 3547NBA 5050

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16245GOVT 3547  LEC 001

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  • 16680GOVT 3547  DIS 201

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  • 16681GOVT 3547  DIS 202

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  • 16682GOVT 3547  DIS 203

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  • 16683GOVT 3547  DIS 204

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  • 16684GOVT 3547  DIS 205

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  • 16685GOVT 3547  DIS 206

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GOVT 3625

This course will primarily focus on studying and scrutinizing general conceptions of justice. Topics explored typically include liberty,economic equality, democracy, community, the general welfare, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 3460

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17166GOVT 3625  LEC 001

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GOVT 3636

This course introduces students to Critical Theory, beginning with its roots in the 19th century (i.e., Kant, Hegel, Marx, and Nietzsche) and then focusing on its most prominent manifestation in the 20th ... view course details

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  • 16452GOVT 3636  SEM 101

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GOVT 3655

What is political authority and how is it constituted? How do we judge and act when torn by conflicting obligations? How do political actors in the present negotiate the legacies of past injustice (for ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3655

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16558GOVT 3655  LEC 001

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GOVT 3675

A historical introduction to democratic theory through the writings of its greatest thinkers and their critics. Beginning with a study of the theory and practice of democratic rule in ancient Athens, we ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3678CLASS 3675

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16531GOVT 3675  LEC 001

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  • 16671GOVT 3675  DIS 201

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  • 16672GOVT 3675  DIS 202

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  • 16673GOVT 3675  DIS 203

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GOVT 3687

This seminar examines the history of the United States' involvement with the conflict between Israelis and Arabs, from 1948 to the present. Recently a great deal of attention has been paid to political ... view course details

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  • 17717GOVT 3687  LEC 080

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  • Taught in Washington, DC.

GOVT 3867

This course surveys leading theories of the causes of interstate war-that is, large-scale organized violence between the armed forces of states. Why is war a recurring feature of international politics? ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16972GOVT 3867  LEC 001

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  • 17364GOVT 3867  DIS 201

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  • 17365GOVT 3867  DIS 202

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GOVT 3877

This course addresses contemporary issues of nuclear security. While it reflects on the past, it focuses on the present and future: what are the current proliferation challenges? What are the threats of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18583GOVT 3877  LEC 001

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  • 18584GOVT 3877  DIS 201

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  • 18585GOVT 3877  DIS 202

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GOVT 3967

China is often thought of as being isolated from the outside world.  It is imagined as existing in historic seclusion, and, following the establishment of the People's Republic, as pursuing a path of autarky. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3395CAPS 3967

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16799GOVT 3967  LEC 001

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  • 17007GOVT 3967  DIS 201

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GOVT 3977

This course examines the history of the conflict between two peoples with claims to the same land (Palestine/Israel), from the rise of their national movements at the turn of the 20th century and their ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: JWST 3697NES 3697SOC 3970

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17474GOVT 3977  LEC 001

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  • Open to all students, including freshmen.

  • 17482GOVT 3977  DIS 201

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GOVT 4000

Major seminars in the Government department are small, advanced courses that cover an important theme or topic in contemporary politics in depth. Courses place particular emphasis on careful reading and ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Democracy and Representation

  • 16611GOVT 4000  SEM 101

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  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Anti-Americanism in Comparative Perspective

  • 17835GOVT 4000  SEM 102

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  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Domestic Politics in International Relations

  • 17900GOVT 4000  SEM 103

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  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Campaigning in and for Europe

  • 17976GOVT 4000  SEM 104

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  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4019

The goal of this course is to introduce probability and statistics as fundamental building blocks for quantitative political analysis, with regression modeling as a focal application. We will begin with ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 6019

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9348GOVT 4019  SEM 101

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  • This class does not fulfill the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4264

This course analyzes different types of historical and contemporary social movements in Latin America. It begins with an overview of class-based labor and peasant movements, including their relationships ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 4260

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16574GOVT 4264  SEM 101

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  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4283

This class will examine the history and contemporary role of Latinos as a minority group in the U.S. political system. This course is intended as an overview of the political position of Latinos y Latinas ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LSP 4283

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18136GOVT 4283  SEM 101

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  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4303

Biotechnology is a broad term for the tools used to alter living organisms for human purposes. Genetic engineering (recombinant DNA technology) is one class of methods used in biotechnology. Private sector ... view course details

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  •  8738GOVT 4303  LEC 001

    • TRWarren Hall 401
    • Davidson Evanega, S

      Davies, P

      Herring, R

      Hobbs, P

      Thies, J

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GOVT 4735

This is an introduction to the three 'master thinkers' who have helped determine the discourses of modernity and post-modernity. We consider basic aspects of their work: (a) specific critical and historical ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 4250GERST 4150

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16470GOVT 4735  SEM 101

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GOVT 4867

This seminar will explore the rise of mass incarceration and punitive containment strategies around the globe. Considering prison a threshold that resists outsiders' efforts to comprehend inmate experience, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ANTHR 4071SOC 4860

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16875GOVT 4867  SEM 101

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GOVT 4877

This course focuses primarily on China's evolving role in both Asia and world politics. It does so based on the premise that what China does in Asia may not necessarily be the sole determinant of the type ... view course details

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  • 16577GOVT 4877  SEM 101

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  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4949

This seminar creates a structured environment in which honors students will examine different  research approaches and methods and construct a research design for their own theses—a thesis proposal that ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7875GOVT 4949  IND 601

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GOVT 4999

One-on-one tutorial arranged by the student with a faculty member of his or her choosing. Open to government majors doing superior work, and it is the responsibility of the student to establish the research ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6107GOVT 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bateman, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6948GOVT 4999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bensel, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6949GOVT 4999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Buck-Morss, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6950GOVT 4999  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bunce, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6951GOVT 4999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6952GOVT 4999  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Enns, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6953GOVT 4999  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Evangelista, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6954GOVT 4999  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6955GOVT 4999  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6956GOVT 4999  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Herring, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6957GOVT 4999  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jones-Correa, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6958GOVT 4999  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6959GOVT 4999  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6960GOVT 4999  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Kirshner, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6961GOVT 4999  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Kramnick, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6962GOVT 4999  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kreps, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6963GOVT 4999  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Lowi, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6964GOVT 4999  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Martin, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6967GOVT 4999  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Mertha, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6965GOVT 4999  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Mettler, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6966GOVT 4999  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6975GOVT 4999  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6976GOVT 4999  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Michener, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6977GOVT 4999  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Pepinsky, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6978GOVT 4999  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Roberts, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6979GOVT 4999  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Rubenstein, D

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  •  6980GOVT 4999  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Sanders, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6981GOVT 4999  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Ward, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6982GOVT 4999  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6983GOVT 4999  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Tarrow, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6984GOVT 4999  IND 631

    • TBA
    • van de Walle, N

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6985GOVT 4999  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Way, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6986GOVT 4999  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Weeks, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6987GOVT 4999  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Margulies, J

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GOVT 6019

The goal of this course is to introduce probability and statistics as fundamental building blocks for quantitative political analysis, with regression modeling as a focal application. We will begin with ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 4019

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8051GOVT 6019  SEM 101

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GOVT 6022

This course examines racial and ethnic politics in the United States, highlighting its fundamental and constitutive role in shaping American politics more broadly. We will explore the political origins ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 6022

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17193GOVT 6022  SEM 101

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GOVT 6039

We will gain experience with advanced statistical methods for social scientists--those incorporating complex statistical assumptions as well as those that relate to causality. Students will apply these ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9333GOVT 6039  SEM 101

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GOVT 6067

General survey of the literature and propositions of the international relations field. Criteria are developed for judging theoretical propositions and are applied to the major findings. Participants are ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8598GOVT 6067  SEM 101

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GOVT 6121

This course will survey the literature on American political development from the Founding to the late twentieth century.  The format each week will include a  critical reading of one of the major works ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6121HIST 6121

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16580GOVT 6121  SEM 101

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  • To enroll in this course: Please complete add/drop form and obtain instructor's initials. Then stop by 210 White Hall for Department Stamp.

GOVT 6215

This course will explore the ways in which Michel Foucault's oeuvre transitions from a concern with sovereignty to a preoccupation with biopolitics. Foucault's early work (one understands that there is ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 6212ENGL 6912

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18138GOVT 6215  SEM 101

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GOVT 6242

This course is designed to provide doctoral students in political science with an introduction to experiment and survey design. Students will discuss all major types of experiments (e.g. field, lab, survey, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16588GOVT 6242  SEM 101

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GOVT 6251

The course is intended for graduate students with a major or a minor in the American politics subfield. The course examines the origins and role of the American political parties and the American party ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16594GOVT 6251  SEM 101

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GOVT 6294

Political parties, populism, and social movements are all forms of political representation, but typically they are studied in isolation from one another.  This research seminar will explore ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16599GOVT 6294  SEM 101

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GOVT 6353

This course provides a graduate-level survey of the field of comparative politics, introducing students to classic works as well as recent contributions that build upon those works. Readings will draw ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7090GOVT 6353  SEM 101

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GOVT 6585

This seminar will provide an advanced survey of the history of American political thought, with emphasis placed on four significant periods: Puritan New England, the Revolution and Founding, Abolition ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6585

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16619GOVT 6585  SEM 101

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GOVT 6596

This course will examine the theory and practice of nonviolence from the perspective of its key theorists, practitioners, and critics. Questions we will consider include: Why nonviolence? How should we ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6596

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16763GOVT 6596  SEM 101

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  • Undergraduates may enroll with permission of instructor.

GOVT 6750

The modern or postmodern, and increasingly global, capitalist system rules by overt violence and coercion in tandem with what Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) called the "non-coercive coercion" of "cultural ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6850GERST 6850

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17181GOVT 6750  SEM 101

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GOVT 6806

In this course, we will be attempting to develop an account of neoliberalism through careful consideration of selected works by Marx, Foucault, and contemporary theorists who use one or the other (or, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17988GOVT 6806  SEM 101

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GOVT 6877

This course focuses primarily on China's evolving role in both Asia and world politics. It does so based on the premise that what China does in Asia may not necessarily be the sole determinant of the type ... view course details

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  • 16616GOVT 6877  SEM 101

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GOVT 6897

This course will examine a variety of international relations theories in studying a broad range of security issues, including the causes of war, alliance formation, balance-of-power politics, security ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16630GOVT 6897  SEM 101

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GOVT 7073

This is the first in a two course sequence that introduces graduate students in political science to game theory, a tool for studying strategic interaction that is now used throughout the discipline. In ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8763GOVT 7073  SEM 101

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GOVT 7999

Individualized readings and research for graduate students. Topics, readings, and writing requirements are designed through consultation between the student and the instructor. Graduate students in government ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6109GOVT 7999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Anderson, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7025GOVT 7999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bensel, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7026GOVT 7999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Buck-Morss, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7027GOVT 7999  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bunce, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7028GOVT 7999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7029GOVT 7999  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Enns, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7030GOVT 7999  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Evangelista, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7031GOVT 7999  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7032GOVT 7999  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Lienau, O

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7033GOVT 7999  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Herring, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7034GOVT 7999  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jones-Correa, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7035GOVT 7999  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7036GOVT 7999  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7037GOVT 7999  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Kirshner, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7038GOVT 7999  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Kramnick, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7039GOVT 7999  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kreps, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7040GOVT 7999  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Lowi, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7041GOVT 7999  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7042GOVT 7999  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Mertha, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7043GOVT 7999  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Mettler, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7044GOVT 7999  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7047GOVT 7999  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Morrison, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7048GOVT 7999  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Patel, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7049GOVT 7999  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Pepinsky, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7050GOVT 7999  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Roberts, K

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7051GOVT 7999  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Rubenstein, D

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7052GOVT 7999  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Sanders, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7053GOVT 7999  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Shefter, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7054GOVT 7999  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7055GOVT 7999  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Tarrow, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7056GOVT 7999  IND 631

    • TBA
    • van de Walle, N

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7057GOVT 7999  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Way, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7058GOVT 7999  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Weeks, J

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7107GOVT 7999  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Flores-Macias, G

  •