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.
Explores 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.
Compares and evaluates alternative ideas of justice, legitimacy, and the common good as they apply to the institutions and conduct of domestic and global political life
The study of the politics of law and courts.