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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

GOVT 1101

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Russia

  • 18563 GOVT 1101   SEM 101

    • TR White Hall B02
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rosenfeld, B

  • 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: Politics and Nature

  • 18564 GOVT 1101   SEM 102

    • TR White Hall B04
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Verhaak, S

  • 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: Is Feminism for Everybody?

  • 18565 GOVT 1101   SEM 103

    • TR White Hall B02
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Anderson, E

  • 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

  •  3438 GOVT 1313   LEC 001

  • 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.

  •  5164 GOVT 1313   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5165 GOVT 1313   DIS 202

    • M Uris Hall G88
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5166 GOVT 1313   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5167 GOVT 1313   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5915 GOVT 1313   DIS 205

    • R Uris Hall G20
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5402 GOVT 1313   DIS 206

    • R White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17900 GOVT 1313   DIS 207

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5168 GOVT 1313   DIS 208

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5905 GOVT 1313   DIS 209

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5904 GOVT 1313   DIS 210

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  5962 GOVT 1503   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Grovogui, S

  • 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

  •  5939 GOVT 1615   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5976 GOVT 1615   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5977 GOVT 1615   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5978 GOVT 1615   DIS 203

    • W Sibley Hall 115
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  5979 GOVT 1615   DIS 204

    • W Uris Hall G26
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 2006

The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world. In addition to the more than two million people imprisoned under the criminal justice system, the U.S. government captures even more ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 2009ENGL 2909SHUM 2009

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18400 GOVT 2006   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2430

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17065 GOVT 2432   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17564 GOVT 2432   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17565 GOVT 2432   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17566 GOVT 2432   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 2523

Islamophobia and Judeophobia are ideas and like all ideas they have a history of their own. Although today many might think of Islamophobia or Judeophobia as unchangeable---fear of and hatred for Islam ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COML 2523JWST 2523NES 2523RELST 2523

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17035 GOVT 2523   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17220 GOVT 2523   DIS 201

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17221 GOVT 2523   DIS 202

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17222 GOVT 2523   DIS 203

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17223 GOVT 2523   DIS 204

    • F White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 2553

This course will cover current events in Europe as they unfold during the semester. Each week the two meetings will features a "topic" day in which students learn about a current issue of importance for ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16869 GOVT 2553   LEC 001

    • TR Uris Hall 202
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Way, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17463 GOVT 2553   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17464 GOVT 2553   DIS 202

    • F McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 2635

In this course, we'll consider how some influential political thinkers of the twentieth century made sense of, responded to, and sometimes participated in key events and developments of their era—wars, ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16918 GOVT 2635   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 262
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Markell, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17850 GOVT 2635   DIS 201

    • T McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17851 GOVT 2635   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.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASRC 2674HIST 2674NES 2674

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7353 GOVT 2747   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17137 GOVT 2747   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17138 GOVT 2747   DIS 202

    • F Sibley Hall 211
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17139 GOVT 2747   DIS 203

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17140 GOVT 2747   DIS 204

    • F White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  • 16746 GOVT 2806   SEM 101

    • MWF Morrill Hall 106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Giannella, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3051

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Syllabi: none
  • 18364 GOVT 3051   LEC 080

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, D.C.

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

  •  6016 GOVT 3071   LEC 001

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

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

  •  7674 GOVT 3087   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3092

How is public policy really formed in the United States today? Who are the key actors and decision makers who shape the laws and regulations that impact us at the local, state and federal levels of government? ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18357 GOVT 3092   LEC 080

    • R Wolpe Center 118
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Christie, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, D.C.

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

  • 16917 GOVT 3112   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17855 GOVT 3112   DIS 201

    • M McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17856 GOVT 3112   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17857 GOVT 3112   DIS 203

  • 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

  • 18178 GOVT 3131   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3174

This comparative course explores key approaches to understanding nationalism and how it interacts with questions of identity in contemporary societies. We will first consider different theoretical approaches ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 3170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7743 GOVT 3174   SEM 101

    • TR Uris Hall 438
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Wilmers, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3211

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7162 GOVT 3211   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3221

This course will explore the traditional dynamic and norms of political press coverage in the United States, and the impact of those patterns on both the government and the nation; some of the ways longstanding ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18374 GOVT 3221   LEC 080

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, D.C.

GOVT 3242

The "school-to-prison track" refers to policies and practices that facilitate the transfer of students out of the school system and into the prison system (including juvenile detention, county jail, immigration ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: EDUC 3142GOVT 3242

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7584 GOVT 3242   LEC 001

    • T Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Scott, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7801 GOVT 3242   FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Scott, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: EDUC 3142GOVT 3242

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  7800 GOVT 3242   LEC 002

    • T Warren Hall 113
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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 former 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

  •  6343 GOVT 3253   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 262
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Schade, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7331 GOVT 3253   DIS 201

    • W McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  7332 GOVT 3253   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3282

The advent of computers and the internet have fundamentally changed how most humans conduct their social, political, and everyday lives. Unlike mere decades ago, many of us work, play, learn, communicate ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18069 GOVT 3282   LEC 001

    • TR White Hall 106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Ladd, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3284

This course presents a comparative overview of democracy, trajectories toward or away from it, the prominent roles of populism and polarization, and weakening of democratic support. Many leading scholars ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18242 GOVT 3284   LEC 001

    • MWF McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Friesen, P

  • 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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18700 GOVT 3333   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3443

This course will give students the historical background and theoretical tools to understand the politics of Southeast Asia, one of the world's most diverse and fascinating regions. The first part of the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3334ASIAN 6647GOVT 6443

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16870 GOVT 3443   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 105
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pepinsky, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17916 GOVT 3443   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17917 GOVT 3443   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17918 GOVT 3443   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17919 GOVT 3443   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3583

Why do some countries offer universal health care coverage, free higher education, or personal financial security, while others do not?  What explains the alternative national approaches to similar global ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PAM 3583

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16874 GOVT 3583   LEC 001

    • MW Savage Hall 200
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Perera, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 16875 GOVT 3583   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 16876 GOVT 3583   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3606

This course examines the stories, literary examples, and metaphors at work in elaborating capitalist society and its "hero," the modern economic subject: the so-called "homo oeconomicus." We will examine ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17677 GOVT 3606   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3623

In recent decades the Andean region of Latin America has become a focal point of international debate over alternative models of economic development and their environmental consequences. Windfall revenues ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATA 3623

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 16877 GOVT 3623   LEC 001

    • W White Hall B14
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Roberts, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Students must complete GOVT 3613, GOVT 3614, and GOVT 3623 for a final grade and Arts and Sciences distribution.

GOVT 3715

This course overviews political theories of colonialism and empire, and in doing so, allows us to pose questions about the constitutive elements of our modernity, such as slavery, racism, dependency, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3715

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16879 GOVT 3715   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Adalet, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17954 GOVT 3715   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17955 GOVT 3715   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 3837

During more than four decades following the end of World War II international politics was dominated by a phenomenon known as the Cold War. This class examines the origins, course, and ultimate demise ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 3837

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16880 GOVT 3837   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17967 GOVT 3837   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17968 GOVT 3837   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17969 GOVT 3837   DIS 203

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17970 GOVT 3837   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17971 GOVT 3837   DIS 205

    • F White Hall 114
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17972 GOVT 3837   DIS 206

    • F White Hall 114
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Staff

  • 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 Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Inequality & the Welfare State

  •  5366 GOVT 4000   SEM 101

    • F White Hall B02
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Perera, I

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

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: The End of Regionalism?

  •  6172 GOVT 4000   SEM 103

    • T Uris Hall 494
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Schade, D

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Empire and (Anti)Colonial Violence

  • 16885 GOVT 4000   SEM 105

    • MW Uris Hall 498
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Ba, O

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: War & The State in Comparative Perpsective

  • 18933 GOVT 4000   SEM 106

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Flores-Macias, G

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

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 Graded

  •  7037 GOVT 4021   SEM 101

    • F Olin Library 403
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bensel, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Government Seniors/Juniors given preference. This course fulfills the Government major's 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. It 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

  •  6177 GOVT 4037   SEM 101

    • M Sibley Hall 318
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course fulfills the Government major's seminar requirement.

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

  • 17678 GOVT 4218   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class is taught in Washington DC as part of the Course in Washington program.

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 Graded

  • 16883 GOVT 4503   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course fulfills the Government major's seminar requirement.

GOVT 4769

Spinoza was excommunicated, wrote under death threats, and has remained a scandal to philosophy, psychoanalysis, politics, ethics, literature. "Every philosopher has two philosophies, his own and Spinoza's" ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4090GERST 4290JWST 4790

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17738 GOVT 4769   SEM 101

    • MW White Hall 106
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Waite, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  3960 GOVT 4959   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Blackman, A

      Perera, I

  • 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

  •  3638 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

  •  6268 GOVT 4999   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  3639 GOVT 4999   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  3640 GOVT 4999   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  3641 GOVT 4999   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  7778 GOVT 4999   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kreps, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3643 GOVT 4999   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  3644 GOVT 4999   IND 628

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  6560 GOVT 4999   IND 630

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Mettler, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3645 GOVT 4999   IND 631

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  3646 GOVT 4999   IND 632

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  3647 GOVT 4999   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  4183 GOVT 4999   IND 634

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  5524 GOVT 4999   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7814 GOVT 4999   IND 636

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rosenfeld, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6563 GOVT 4999   IND 637

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  3538 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
  • 18539 GOVT 6045   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6051

The course examines the historical political landscape of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States and the interplay between tribal interests, politics, and the federal government. The ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18365 GOVT 6051   LEC 080

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, D.C.

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

  •  4265 GOVT 6053   SEM 101

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Cirone, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6091

How is public policy really formed in the United States today? Who are the key actors and decision makers who shape the laws and regulations that impact us at the local, state and federal levels of government? ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18358 GOVT 6091   LEC 080

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Washington, D.C.

GOVT 6109

This graduate seminar introduces students to methods currently used by political scientists to develop and test for observable implications of theoretically-derived arguments using data collected away ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16884 GOVT 6109   SEM 101

    • T White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Karim, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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 Stdnt Opt

  •  6385 GOVT 6223   SEM 101

    • F White Hall B02
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • 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

  •  6345 GOVT 6254   SEM 101

    • T Uris Hall 494
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Schade, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6443

This course will give students the historical background and theoretical tools to understand the politics of Southeast Asia, one of the world's most diverse and fascinating regions. The first part of the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3334ASIAN 6647GOVT 3443

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16872 GOVT 6443   LEC 001

    • TR Ives Hall 105
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pepinsky, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6456

Who counts as a full member of the U.S. polity? And how has law structured the benefits of such membership as well as the conditions for exclusion? Moreover, how have these terms changed and remained consistent ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 6457LAW 6457

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18390 GOVT 6456   LEC 001

    • TR
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rana, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6461

This course provides an introduction to the public opinion literature. Special attention will be paid to the determinants of political attitudes and their role in the larger political system. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16886 GOVT 6461   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6575

What is the role of the psyche in revolutionary politics? Can there be social revolution without psychic liberation? This class brings together political theory, intellectual history, and psychoanalysis ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4627SHUM 4677SHUM 6677

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16728 GOVT 6575   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6619

This is a course on networks and text in quantitative social science. The course will cover published research using text and social network data, focusing on health, politics, and everyday life, and it ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 6610INFO 6610SOC 6610

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 18237 GOVT 6619   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 6610INFO 6610SOC 6610

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 19593 GOVT 6619   SEM 131

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous

GOVT 6656

Advanced discussion of a topic in social and political philosophy. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 6656PHIL 6430

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Free Speech

  • 17108 GOVT 6656   SEM 101

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Marmor, A

      Shoemaker, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6817

It is often argued these days that the Liberal International Order is facing serious challenges – or even a crisis – which may likely give rise to a different world order where the US and Western Europe ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18074 GOVT 6817   SEM 101

    • M White Hall 104
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Ba, O

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6857

Exploration into a range of contemporary theories and research topics in the field of international political economy. The seminar covers different theoretical perspectives and a number of substantive ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17270 GOVT 6857   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6865

This seminar is an intensive study of the political thought of W.E.B. Du Bois and Martin Luther King, Jr. Approaching texts in contexts, we will read works including The Souls of Black Folks, Darkwater, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 6865ASRC 6865

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16887 GOVT 6865   SEM 101

    • T McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Livingston, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

GOVT 6875

This seminar will be devoted to the careful reading of a single significant and challenging work of political theory, accompanied by consideration of the author's reception of the work of their predecessors; ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Hobbes's Leviathan

  • 16888 GOVT 6875   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  • 16898 GOVT 7274   SEM 101

  • 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

  •  5700 GOVT 7937   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall G08
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Karim, S

  • 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

  •  6290 GOVT 7999   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bateman, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6269 GOVT 7999   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Bensel, R

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3648 GOVT 7999   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3649 GOVT 7999   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Evangelista, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3650 GOVT 7999   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Frank, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3651 GOVT 7999   IND 623

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Kreps, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3652 GOVT 7999   IND 624

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Pepinsky, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7768 GOVT 7999   IND 625

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Markell, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3653 GOVT 7999   IND 626

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Michener, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3654 GOVT 7999   IND 631

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • van de Walle, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3655 GOVT 7999   IND 632

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Way, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3656 GOVT 7999   IND 633

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Flores-Macias, G

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4999 GOVT 7999   IND 635

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - May 9, 2023
    • Rana, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies