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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Undergraduate Major

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
Fri, Mar 5 2021, 1:15 - 3pm
Speaker: Cynthia Farrar. Independent scholar, democracy ancient and modern. Co-founder, Purple States.
Date
Wed, Mar 10 2021, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Speaker: Tanisha M. Fazal, Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota