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We are one of the largest departments within Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, with over 60 faculty, 90 graduate students, 550 undergraduate major and minors and 5 administrators. Our alumni seek to understand society's political structures by practicing law, working in various governments and non-government organizations, engaging in community activism and researching as academics in higher education and thinktanks. 

In 2015, we celebrated our centenial and we look forward to the next century of researchinquiry and engagement.

New Faculty Members: Fall 2017

Sarah Bouchat

John Bullock

Shmulik Nili

Zekeria Ahmed Salem

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