Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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 Graded

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

  • 19667 GOVT 1101   SEM 101

    • MW White Hall B04
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Evangelista, M

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Peacekeeping & Peacebuilding

  • 19668 GOVT 1101   SEM 102

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kriner, M

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Genocide

  • 19669 GOVT 1101   SEM 103

    • TR White Hall B06
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Lasky, J

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Understanding Globalization

  • 19670 GOVT 1101   SEM 104

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Obermeier, N

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

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:No Exit? Choosing Life Amidst Life Sentence

  • 19671 GOVT 1101   SEM 105

    • MW White Hall B06
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Le Penne, S

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  •  3941 GOVT 1313   LEC 001

    • TR Klarman Hall KG70
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van de Walle, N

  • Instruction Mode: 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.

  •  5930 GOVT 1313   DIS 201

    • M McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5931 GOVT 1313   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5932 GOVT 1313   DIS 203

    • M McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5933 GOVT 1313   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6742 GOVT 1313   DIS 205

    • R McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6184 GOVT 1313   DIS 206

    • R McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6741 GOVT 1313   DIS 207

    • R Uris Hall 302
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5934 GOVT 1313   DIS 208

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6729 GOVT 1313   DIS 209

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6728 GOVT 1313   DIS 210

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: 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 Graded

  •  6817 GOVT 1503   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 262
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Taiwo, O

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 1615

This course introduces students to political theory as a distinctive mode of political inquiry. By surveying the wide range of forms through which political theory has been practiced—such as treatises, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 1920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6773 GOVT 1615   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6833 GOVT 1615   DIS 201

    • R McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6834 GOVT 1615   DIS 202

    • R McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6835 GOVT 1615   DIS 203

    • F McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6836 GOVT 1615   DIS 204

    • F McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: 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:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: ASIAN 2222CAPS 1622HIST 1622

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19085 GOVT 1623   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Roebuck, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19086 GOVT 1623   DIS 201

    • T Uris Hall G26
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19087 GOVT 1623   DIS 202

    • R
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19088 GOVT 1623   DIS 203

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19089 GOVT 1623   DIS 204

    • W Uris Hall G22
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19090 GOVT 1623   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19091 GOVT 1623   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19092 GOVT 1623   DIS 207

    • R McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19318 GOVT 1623   DIS 208

    • T McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19319 GOVT 1623   DIS 209

    • R
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 2152

One in ten residents of the United States was born outside the country. These people include international students, temporary workers, refugees, asylees, permanent residents, naturalized U.S. citizens ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2152LSP 2152

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17818 GOVT 2152   LEC 001

    • MW Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Garcia-Rios, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19746 GOVT 2152   DIS 201

    • R White Hall 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19747 GOVT 2152   DIS 202

    • R Ives Hall 109
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19748 GOVT 2152   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19749 GOVT 2152   DIS 204

    • F White Hall 106
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 2605

This course will examine key issues in social and political philosophy. Topics may include the legitimacy of the state, political obligation, the nature and demands of justice, equality, liberty, and autonomy. ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2420

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17996 GOVT 2605   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17997 GOVT 2605   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17998 GOVT 2605   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASRC 2674HIST 2674NES 2674

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18839 GOVT 2747   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 2755

These seminars offer an introduction to the humanities by exploring historical, cultural, social, and political themes. Students will explore themes in critical dialogue with a range of texts and media ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 2750ENGL 2950SHUM 2750

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Energy

  • 18757 GOVT 2755   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment preference will be given to students in the Humanities Scholars Program. See the Humanities Scholars Program website for the specific description of SHUM 2750, SEM 101, "Environmental Justice in Upstate NY." https://as.cornell.edu/research/hsp-core-courses

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 Graded

  • 17831 GOVT 2897   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18521 GOVT 2897   DIS 201

    • T White Hall B02
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18522 GOVT 2897   DIS 202

    • R Uris Hall 260
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18523 GOVT 2897   DIS 203

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18524 GOVT 2897   DIS 204

    • F White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18525 GOVT 2897   DIS 205

    • F White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18526 GOVT 2897   DIS 206

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: 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.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: STS 3042

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6946 GOVT 3042   LEC 001

    • TR Mcgraw Hall 165
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kreps, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  8115 GOVT 3042   DIS 201

    • M White Hall 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  8116 GOVT 3042   DIS 202

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  8393 GOVT 3042   DIS 203

    • F White Hall 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  8491 GOVT 3042   DIS 204

    • F Uris Hall G22
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: 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 Graded

  •  6880 GOVT 3071   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: 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.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3072LAW 3920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17828 GOVT 3072   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18819 GOVT 3072   DIS 201

    • M McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18820 GOVT 3072   DIS 202

    • T McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18821 GOVT 3072   DIS 203

    • R McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18822 GOVT 3072   DIS 204

    • R McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18823 GOVT 3072   DIS 205

    • F McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18824 GOVT 3072   DIS 206

    • F McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18825 GOVT 3072   DIS 207

    • F McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18826 GOVT 3072   DIS 208

    • F McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • McFall, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3087

This course will introduce students to the law and practice of international human rights. Students will think critically about the effectiveness of the international human rights system by examining its ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LAW 4081

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20103 GOVT 3087   LEC 001

    • MW
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Brundige, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3122

The United States has been widely associated with democratic ideals, and yet American democracy has been long in the making, even in recent decades retaining hallmarks of an "unfinished work." It has evolved ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3122

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18411 GOVT 3122   LEC 001

    • MW Ives Hall 115
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Mettler, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18804 GOVT 3122   DIS 201

    • T White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18805 GOVT 3122   DIS 202

    • R White Hall B02
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18806 GOVT 3122   DIS 203

    • F White Hall B02
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18807 GOVT 3122   DIS 204

    • F White Hall B02
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  • 20028 GOVT 3131   LEC 001

    • MW
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Chutkow, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3211

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3401ASRC 3401

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18184 GOVT 3211   SEM 101

    • MW Uris Hall 204
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grovogui, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3242

No description available. view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 19725 GOVT 3242   LEC 001

    • M Malott Hall 207
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Scott, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3253

Since the end of the Cold War a reunited Germany has come to be the European continent's foremost economic and political actor. While its head of government, chancellor Angela Merkel, has increasingly ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7444 GOVT 3253   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18771 GOVT 3253   DIS 201

    • W McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18772 GOVT 3253   DIS 202

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3261

This course approaches the study of the United States' political institutions and social cleavages from the perspective of comparative politics, historical political economy, and historical institutionalism. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3262

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17832 GOVT 3261   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bateman, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19111 GOVT 3261   DIS 201

    • W Uris Hall 262
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 19112 GOVT 3261   DIS 202

    • F White Hall 106
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17887 GOVT 3273   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18576 GOVT 3273   DIS 201

    • W McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18577 GOVT 3273   DIS 202

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18578 GOVT 3273   DIS 203

    • F McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18579 GOVT 3273   DIS 204

    • F McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  • 19308 GOVT 3333   SEM 101

    • MW Uris Hall G26
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Grovogui, S

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  •  6902 GOVT 3683   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 262
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Young, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3686

"What's true of all the evils in the world is true of plague as well. It helps men to rise above themselves," wrote Albert Camus in The Plague. It is not just the current pandemic: climate change, warlike ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Death, Freedom & the Search for Meaning

  • 19397 GOVT 3686   LEC 001

    • T McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Abulof, U

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3726

In 1989, following the anti-Communist revolutions in the Eastern Bloc countries, Francis Fukuyama famously proclaimed "the end of history" and predicted the final global victory of economic and political ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 3626

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18238 GOVT 3726   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18529 GOVT 3726   DIS 201

    • W White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18530 GOVT 3726   DIS 202

    • W McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18531 GOVT 3726   DIS 203

    • F McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18532 GOVT 3726   DIS 204

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3786

When Jean-Jacques Rousseau introduced the concept of the "general will" in his classic text The Social Contract, he made what was then an unprecedented and scandalous claim: that the people as a whole, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3780FREN 3780

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17374 GOVT 3786   SEM 101

    • MW Uris Hall 498
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6223

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Comparative Social Policy

  •  6148 GOVT 4000   SEM 101

    • R White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Perera, I

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Political Identity in the Middle East

  •  6149 GOVT 4000   SEM 102

    • T McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Blackman, A

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6254

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: The End of Regionalism?

  •  7128 GOVT 4000   SEM 103

    • T McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schade, D

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 6304

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Historical Analysis in Comparative Politics

  •  7449 GOVT 4000   SEM 104

    • W White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van de Walle, N

  • Instruction Mode: 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4251GERST 4210ROMS 4210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17226 GOVT 4015   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 4021

American conservative thought rests on assumptions that are strikingly different from those made by mainstream American liberals.  However, conservative thinkers are themselves committed to principles ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4021

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17934 GOVT 4021   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    GOVT seniors and juniors given preference. This class satisfies the government senior seminar requirement.

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: ASIAN 4435CAPS 4030

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7133 GOVT 4037   SEM 101

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 4218

This course will offer students an opportunity to view the process of shaping national debates from the perspective of the United States Senate. The modern Senate will serve as the point of reference for ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4218HIST 4030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6885 GOVT 4218   SEM 101

    • T Washington, DC
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Scott, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC.

GOVT 4279

In recent years literary representations and philosophical discussions of the status of the animal vis-à-vis the human have abounded.  In this course, we will track the literary phenomenology of animality.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4240ENGL 4260GERST 4260

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17224 GOVT 4279   SEM 101

    • W Uris Hall 494
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Gilgen, P

  • Instruction Mode: 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 Graded

  •  6859 GOVT 4451   SEM 101

    • R Washington, DC
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 4494

A topics course related to Southeast Asian Studies. Spring Topic:  Identity Politics and Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar:  The history of post-independence Myanmar has been marked by conflict between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4494ASIAN 6604GOVT 6604

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Identity Politics & Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar

  • 20283 GOVT 4494   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: 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
  •  6864 GOVT 4723   SEM 101

    • R Washington, DC
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Leuenberger, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, DC. This is part of the Cornell in Washington program.

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 Graded

  •  4488 GOVT 4959   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bensel, R

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

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

  •  4152 GOVT 4999   IND 601

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Taught in Washington, DC. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7257 GOVT 4999   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Abulof, U

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7263 GOVT 4999   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bensel, R

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4153 GOVT 4999   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Carlson, A

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4155 GOVT 4999   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Evangelista, M

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4156 GOVT 4999   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Frank, J

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4157 GOVT 4999   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Karim, S

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4158 GOVT 4999   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Garcia-Rios, S

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4159 GOVT 4999   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Pepinsky, T

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4161 GOVT 4999   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Silbey, D

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8522 GOVT 4999   IND 630

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Mettler, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4163 GOVT 4999   IND 631

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van de Walle, N

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4164 GOVT 4999   IND 632

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Way, C

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4165 GOVT 4999   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Livingston, A

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4735 GOVT 4999   IND 634

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Margulies, J

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6327 GOVT 4999   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8532 GOVT 4999   IND 637

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kriner, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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 Graded

  •  4052 GOVT 6029   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: 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 6710

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20234 GOVT 6045   LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Anker, E

  • Instruction Mode: 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 Graded

  •  4817 GOVT 6053   SEM 101

    • W Uris Hall 494
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Flores-Macias, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6202

This course will explore the relationship between popular belief, political action, and the institutional deployment of social power. The class will be roughly divided in three parts, opening with a discussion ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17945 GOVT 6202   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Government Senior and Juniors given preference. This seminar satisfies the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 6223

How a society confronts and shapes socio-economic inequality depends largely on the policy tools at its disposal. A range of remedies – in areas as diverse as employment, education, health care, retirement, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7720 GOVT 6223   SEM 101

    • R White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Perera, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6241

This course examines key features of the American political economy in comparative perspective. The increased academic attention to this subject allows us to investigate, moreover, why and how new research ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17955 GOVT 6241   SEM 101

    • T McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Perera, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6254

Regional organizations and integration mechanisms have been a regular feature of politics in many areas of the world. While the number of such organizations has steadily risen over time, today many of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4000

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7451 GOVT 6254   SEM 101

    • T McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Schade, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6304

This is a graduate seminar in political science on the application of historical analysis in comparative politics. The goals of the course are for students to understand the contemporary application of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 4000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7468 GOVT 6304   SEM 101

    • W White Hall 114
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van de Walle, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6604

A topics course related to Southeast Asian Studies. Spring Topic: Identity Politics and Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar:  The history of post-independence Myanmar has been marked by conflict between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4494ASIAN 6604GOVT 4494

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Identity Politics & Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar

  • 20284 GOVT 6604   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6615

This seminar will survey the field of contemporary political theories of dissent. Beginning with the 'new' civil disobedience debate and the question of whether or not the conceptual framework of civil ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17944 GOVT 6615   SEM 101

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Livingston, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6750

Intertwinement of Gramsci's pre-prison and prison writings with his legacy in subsequent political theory & praxis, philosophy, linguistics, architecture, and cinema. Criticism of his work from the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6850GERST 6850

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17235 GOVT 6750   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Waite, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to Seniors and Graduate Students.

GOVT 6815

How should we understand the relationship between aesthetics and politics, and how has this relationship been conceptualized in seminal works of modern and contemporary political theory? This seminar will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17990 GOVT 6815   SEM 101

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18000 GOVT 6897   SEM 101

    • T McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Ba, O

      Kreps, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 7777

This research seminar has two primary objectives. First, to build on GOVT 6897 by deepening expertise in specific areas of the field of international security. Second, to guide students through the process ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 20218 GOVT 7777   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall 254
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Way, C

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  •  6513 GOVT 7937   SEM 101

    • R
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Slayton, R

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  •  7286 GOVT 7999   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bateman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7264 GOVT 7999   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bensel, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4166 GOVT 7999   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4168 GOVT 7999   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Evangelista, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4169 GOVT 7999   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4171 GOVT 7999   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kreps, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4172 GOVT 7999   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Pepinsky, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4174 GOVT 7999   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4175 GOVT 7999   IND 631

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • van de Walle, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4176 GOVT 7999   IND 632

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Way, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4177 GOVT 7999   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Flores-Macias, G

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5757 GOVT 7999   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rana, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies