Dedicated to Understanding and Teaching Politics

Stanford Political Science students balance quantitative and qualitative methods as they engage with issues in political behavior, public policies, governance systems, and institutional design. Our department offers a breadth of courses taught by leading experts in domestic and international politics.

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The mission of the undergraduate program in Political Science is to provide students with a solid grasp of the American political system and other political systems within the context of global forces, international conflicts, social movements, ideological systems and diversity.

Workshops

Date
Thu, May 23, 2024, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Location
Encina Hall West, Room 400
Speaker: Naima Green-Riley, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Date
Tue, May 28, 2024, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Location
Encina Hall West, Room 400
Speaker: Anthony Fowler, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
Date
Thu, May 30, 2024, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Location
Encina Hall West, Room 400
Speaker: Peter Buisseret, Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University

Publications

Robert H. Bates, Avner Greif, Margaret Levi, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, Barry R. Weingast

Daniel Berliner, Anne Regan Greenleaf, Milli Lake, Margaret Levi, Jennifer Noveck