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.
Explores and evaluates ideas of justice, legitimacy and the common good in political life.
The study of the politics of law and courts.