Focuses on the development of the U.S. system of governance and political institutions, the relationship between these institutions and U.S. citizens, and the citizens' attitudes and behaviors.
Investigates the similarities and differences in patterns of politics around the world.
Examines the interaction between states, international law, non-state actors and market forces.
Utilizes deductive, mathematical techniques and statistical methods to form and test theories, investigate political events and discover empirical generalizations.
Understanding social phenomena and individual behavior by combining the perspectives of political science and economics. This cross-disciplinary field uses analytical tools from game theory, microeconomics and statistics to study political
Explores and evaluates ideas of justice, legitimacy and the common good in political life.
The study of the politics of law and courts.
Understanding the role of race, ethnicity and identity in politics.