Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: FWS: Gender,War&Educ.: 3 Classics of 1930s Britain

  • 17463GOVT 1101  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: FWS: Mormon Political Development

  • 17464GOVT 1101  SEM 102

    • MWFWhite Hall 114
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Howard, K

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: FWS:Strategy and World Politics

  • 17465GOVT 1101  SEM 103

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: FWS:Reading & Writing the Identity Politics Debate

  • 17466GOVT 1101  SEM 104

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

GOVT 1313

This course will introduce students to comparative politics—the study of the political institutions, identities, and organized interests in countries around the world. Emphasis is on how to make meaningful ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5297GOVT 1313  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    This course will be offered in collaboration with the Languages Across the Curriculum Program. Students enrolled in GOVT 1313 may enroll in an optional one credit discussion section in French, Spanish, or Mandarin Chinese. Interested students should contact the instructor.

  •  7544GOVT 1313  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  7545GOVT 1313  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  7546GOVT 1313  DIS 203

    • WUris Hall G26
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  7547GOVT 1313  DIS 204

    • WWhite Hall 106
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  7549GOVT 1313  DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  7852GOVT 1313  DIS 209

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8701GOVT 1313  DIS 210

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8702GOVT 1313  DIS 211

    • FWhite Hall 110
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8716GOVT 1313  DIS 212

    • WUris Hall 369
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8717GOVT 1313  DIS 213

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 1503

This course offers an introduction to the study of Africa, the U.S., the Caribbean and other diasporas.  This course will examine, through a range of disciplines, among them literature, history, politics, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 1500ASRC 1500

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9217GOVT 1503  LEC 001

    • MWUris Hall 262
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Boyce Davies, C

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 1615

This course offers a survey of political theory in the West. We will examine some of the persistent dilemmas of politics and the attempts of several canonical political theorists to respond to them: Plato, ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 1920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8822GOVT 1615  LEC 001

    • MWMcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Markell, P

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  9282GOVT 1615  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  9283GOVT 1615  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  9284GOVT 1615  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  9285GOVT 1615  DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 1623

In 1868, samurai revolutionaries and their allies seized the reins of power and established a new capital they called Tokyo.  Against all odds, this fragile regime survived and made Tokyo a center of power ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 2222CAPS 1622HIST 1622

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8681GOVT 1623  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8682GOVT 1623  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8683GOVT 1623  DIS 202

    • WUris Hall 254
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8684GOVT 1623  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8685GOVT 1623  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 16811GOVT 1623  DIS 207

    • WUris Hall 312
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 2041

Factors ranging from the difficulty of registration and costs of voter ID, the purging of voter rolls, a bungled election featuring mis-marked butterfly ballots, concerns about foreign influence or even ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8380GOVT 2041  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8382GOVT 2041  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8383GOVT 2041  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8687GOVT 2041  DIS 203

    • WUris Hall G22
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8688GOVT 2041  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 2169

Data about people's attitudes and behavior play a fundamental role in science, business, and political life. This course will introduce students to survey data and its functions in modern society. Students ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COMM 2179

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16749GOVT 2169  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 2806

This course presents a cultural and historical perspective on ideas of agency, responsibility, and punishment through foundational texts of western law. We will primarily focus on three main areas of law: ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 2806FGSS 2806LAW 6803

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16785GOVT 2806  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 2897

This course examines the impact of war on human rights and the impact of human-rights law and activism on war.  It addresses such topics as genocide and "ethnic cleansing," the role of international law, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16751GOVT 2897  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17345GOVT 2897  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17346GOVT 2897  DIS 203

    • FUris Hall 438
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17347GOVT 2897  DIS 204

    • FUris Hall 494
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17348GOVT 2897  DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17349GOVT 2897  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3042

This course will examine the politics of technology, with an emphasis on dual use technologies such as social media, artificial intelligence, and facial recognition. It will look at political consequences ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16489GOVT 3042  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3044

This course provides students with an analytical framework to understand China's ongoing economic transformation. The courses goals include: 1) to familiarize students with different perspectives on China's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3304CAPS 3049

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18118GOVT 3044  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 18119GOVT 3044  DIS 201

    • FWhite Hall 110
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Wallace, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 18120GOVT 3044  DIS 202

    • FWhite Hall 110
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3071

The US and the global community face a number of complex, interconnected and enduring issues that pose challenges for our political and policy governance institutions and society at large.  Exploring how ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3071

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9551GOVT 3071  LEC 001

    • FWashington, DC
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Silbey, D

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington Program.

GOVT 3072

Since its ratification the U.S. Federal Constitution has been a fixed element of the American experience. And yet the meaning Americans attribute to the document—from its structural and rights provisions ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3072LAW 3920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17313GOVT 3072  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3112

The course will be a lecture course on Congress, introducing them to the political science literature on the topic and the major research questions and approaches. We will examine the development of the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3112

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7369GOVT 3112  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  7732GOVT 3112  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  7733GOVT 3112  DIS 202

    • MUris Hall G26
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  7857GOVT 3112  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  •  8135GOVT 3112  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3131

A general-education course to acquaint students with how our legal system pursues the goals of society. The course introduces students to various perspectives on the nature of law, what functions it ought ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3131LAW 4131

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18023GOVT 3131  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3142

This class is intended to provoke some hard thinking about the relationship of committed "outsiders" and advocates of change to the experience of crime, punishment, and incarceration and to the men we ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3142EDUC 3143

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8104GOVT 3142  SEM 101

    • RWhite Hall 106
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Margulies, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Prerequisite: participation as a Teaching Assistant in the CPEP program in Auburn or Cayuga or work in a juvenile or other correctional facility.

GOVT 3273

This course explores the tensions between political power and economic exchange in contemporary market economies. It provides a conceptual overview of key economic policy problems in contemporary societies, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17297GOVT 3273  LEC 001

    • TRMcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Pepinsky, T

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17298GOVT 3273  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17299GOVT 3273  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3293

This course is designed as an introduction to political, economic, and social issues in 20th century Latin America. Topics are organized chronologically, beginning with the crisis of agro-export economies ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: DSOC 3290LATA 3290

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17350GOVT 3293  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    This course will be offered in collaboration with the Languages Across the Curriculum Program. Students enrolled in GOVT 3293 may enroll in an optional one credit discussion section in Spanish. Interested students should contact the instructor.

  • 17351GOVT 3293  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17353GOVT 3293  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17356GOVT 3293  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17357GOVT 3293  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3333

Put into questions, the aims of this course are as follow: Should anyone worry about China's presence in Africa? Is China's presence part of the recolonizing of the Continent? Alternatively, is China's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 3330

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17035GOVT 3333  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3384

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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  • 17690GOVT 3384  LEC 001

    • MWIves Hall 115
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3683

Corruption, and the perception of corruption, pervades many aspects of society and has become a source of political protest around the world. This course focuses on the similarities and differences between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 3680

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9613GOVT 3683  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3696

What does it mean to live in the aftermath of slavery? How has the human history of slavery contributed to the production of "natural" values that we take for granted—such as community, property, citizenship, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18299GOVT 3696  LEC 001

    • TRWhite Hall 106
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Vaziri, P

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3785

This course examines the political theory of civil disobedience. Do citizens have obligations to obey unjust laws? What makes disobedience civil rather than criminal? How do acts of protest influence public ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3785PHIL 2945

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17263GOVT 3785  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17264GOVT 3785  DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 17265GOVT 3785  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 19107GOVT 3785  DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 19108GOVT 3785  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: JWST 3697NES 3697

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16462GOVT 3977  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 16504GOVT 3977  DIS 201

    • FWhite Hall B06
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 16505GOVT 3977  DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 16506GOVT 3977  DIS 203

    • FWhite Hall B06
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 16507GOVT 3977  DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 18401GOVT 3977  DIS 205

    • FWhite Hall B02
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

  • 18402GOVT 3977  DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 3990

We introduce basic statistical reasoning with an emphasis on problems encountered in social science research. We explore the use of statistical tools to answer scientific research questions, and investigate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16914GOVT 3990  LEC 001

    • MWWhite Hall 110
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Garcia-Rios, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: The Truth About Fake News

  •  7801GOVT 4000  SEM 101

    • WUris Hall G88
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Cirone, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Government Seniors/Juniors given preference. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: American Grand Strategy

  •  7802GOVT 4000  SEM 102

    • WUris Hall 369
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Ward, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Government Seniors/Juniors given preference. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Russian Politics

  • 17322GOVT 4000  SEM 103

    • RUris Hall G22
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Rosenfeld, B

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Preference given to: Government Seniors/Juniors. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Energy Geopolitics

  • 17883GOVT 4000  SEM 104

    • RWhite Hall B06
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Mahmudlu, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Preference given to: Government Seniors/Juniors. This course fulfills the Government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4015

The most intense public encounter between Existentialism and Marxism occurred in immediate post-WWII Europe, its structure remaining alive internationally. Existentialist questions have been traced from ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4251GERST 4210ROMS 4210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17329GOVT 4015  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 4037

This course serves as a survey of major issues within Chinese politics and foreign policy and constitutes the capstone seminar for CAPS students.  is intended to give students an opportunity to explore ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CAPS 4030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17949GOVT 4037  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 4339

This seminar examines the emergence of national identities, nationalist movements, and nation-states in the modern Arab world. First, we will examine various approaches to the question of nationalism, ... view course details

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  • 16454GOVT 4339  SEM 101

    • WWhite Hall B06
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Fahmy, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 4356

As a philosophical approach to culture and society emerging out of European contexts, Critical Theory has traditionally excluded questions about the history of racial difference. Yet Critical Theory's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4353COML 6353GOVT 6356

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18335GOVT 4356  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 4451

This course focuses on what happens when science meet the policy-making world. We will discuss theoretical and empirical studies in Science & Technology Studies that analyze the interactions between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: STS 4451

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9450GOVT 4451  SEM 101

    • F
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 4503

China's prominence in the news cycle and policy discourse reflects the immense and growing tension in China's relations with the United States and other countries around the world. Substantively, there ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CAPS 4502

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8887GOVT 4503  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 4723

This course focuses on issues of conflict, peace, and reconciliation in Israel and the Palestinian Territories as well as Sub-Saharan Africa. Both regions exemplify how issues ranging from nationalism ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  9467GOVT 4723  SEM 101

    • RWashington, DC
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program. Essay required for selective admission to field-trip.

GOVT 4846

This seminar inquires into the interrelations among three meanings of equality that initially appeared in the ancient world: equality before the law, isonomia; equality of voice or participation, isegoria; ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6846

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8967GOVT 4846  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Preference given to: government Seniors and Juniors. This class satisfies the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4959

GOVT 4959 is the second semester of honors thesis research, limited to students who have completed GOVT 4949 - Honors Seminar: Thesis Clarification and Research. There is no formal class meeting. Instead, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5919GOVT 4959  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Garcia-Rios, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5531GOVT 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Bateman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19216GOVT 4999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Abulof, U

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19266GOVT 4999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Bensel, R

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5535GOVT 4999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5536GOVT 4999  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Enns, P

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5537GOVT 4999  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Evangelista, M

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5538GOVT 4999  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5540GOVT 4999  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Karim, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5542GOVT 4999  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Katzenstein, P

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5546GOVT 4999  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Garcia-Rios, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5547GOVT 4999  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Corrigan, B

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8076GOVT 4999  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5552GOVT 4999  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Pepinsky, T

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5553GOVT 4999  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Roberts, K

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5554GOVT 4999  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Rubenstein, D

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5556GOVT 4999  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Silbey, D

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5557GOVT 4999  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Wallace, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5559GOVT 4999  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • van de Walle, N

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5560GOVT 4999  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Way, C

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5561GOVT 4999  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Livingston, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6191GOVT 4999  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Margulies, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8142GOVT 4999  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6029

This course builds upon 6019, covering in detail the interpretation and estimation of multivariate linear regression models. We derive the Ordinary Least Squares estimator and its characteristics using ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5424GOVT 6029  SEM 101

    • MMorrill Hall 110
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Garcia-Rios, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Permission of instructor is required.

GOVT 6045

What can lawyers and judges learn from the study of literature? This course explores the relevance of imaginative literature (novels, drama, poetry, and film) to questions of law and social justice from ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3762ENGL 6710LAW 6710

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16246GOVT 6045  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6053

An in-depth, graduate-level introduction to qualitative and comparative methods of political analysis, with special emphasis on the application of these methods in comparative and international politics. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6275GOVT 6053  SEM 101

    • WUris Hall G26
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Flores-Macias, G

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6079

In this 7-week seminar we elaborate social statistics topics only briefly covered in earlier courses, depending on student research interests. Example broad approaches could include Bayesian or nonparametric ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18035GOVT 6079  SEM 101

GOVT 6344

This course provides an overview of recent advances in historical political economy and experimental methods, and the corresponding methodological tools. Each week presents the foundations of new method ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16877GOVT 6344  SEM 101

    • TWhite Hall 104
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Cirone, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6356

As a philosophical approach to culture and society emerging out of European contexts, Critical Theory has traditionally excluded questions about the history of racial difference. Yet Critical Theory's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4353COML 6353GOVT 4356

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18336GOVT 6356  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6384

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17695GOVT 6384  LEC 001

    • MWIves Hall 115
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6517

After having been reduced to a mere ideological formation of bourgeois origin, aesthetics has recently made a strong comeback in the field of theory. This course probes the reasons for this historical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17304GOVT 6517  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 6585

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16882GOVT 6585  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6593

What sets us apart, and brings us together, as humans – and what are the socio-political implications? Seeking understanding, this course is an odyssey onto the human condition and its politics, honing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18113GOVT 6593  SEM 101

    • MWhite Hall 104
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Abulof, U

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6594

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17537GOVT 6594  SEM 101

    • RUris Hall G22
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Rosenfeld, B

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6706

The terms "Marx" and "Marxisms" have meant different things to different people, beginning with Marx himself and continuing in his legacy today.  As obviously, this legacy remains global (Europe, North ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6631GERST 6100SPAN 6100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17308GOVT 6706  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6846

This seminar inquires into the interrelations among three meanings of equality that initially appeared in the ancient world: equality before the law, isonomia; equality of voice or participation, isegoria; ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4846

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17819GOVT 6846  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 6857

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17546GOVT 6857  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 7274

This course provides a survey of classic and contemporary work on civil war by political scientists.  It begins by exploring the conceptualization of civil wars, including an assessment of how social scientists ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16916GOVT 7274  SEM 101

    • WWhite Hall 114
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Karim, S

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

GOVT 7937

The Proseminar in Peace Studies offers a multidisciplinary review of issues related to peace and conflict at the graduate level. The course is led by the director of the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 7937STS 7937

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8387GOVT 7937  SEM 101

    • R
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Slayton, R

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19512GOVT 7999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Bateman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19267GOVT 7999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Bensel, R

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5565GOVT 7999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5566GOVT 7999  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Enns, P

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5567GOVT 7999  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Evangelista, M

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5568GOVT 7999  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5575GOVT 7999  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5578GOVT 7999  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5579GOVT 7999  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Pepinsky, T

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5580GOVT 7999  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Roberts, K

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5581GOVT 7999  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Rubenstein, D

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5583GOVT 7999  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • van de Walle, N

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5584GOVT 7999  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Way, C

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5585GOVT 7999  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Flores-Macias, G

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7313GOVT 7999  IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Rana, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person