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
Tue, Feb 27, 2024, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Location
Encina Hall West, Room 400
Speaker: Volha Charnysh, Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date
Thu, Feb 29, 2024, 12:00 - 1:20pm
Location
Encina Hall West, Room 400
Speaker: Robert Gulotty, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
Date
Fri, Mar 1, 2024, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location
Graham Stuart Lounge - Encina Hall West, Room 400
Speaker: Jennifer Morton - Presidential Penn Compact Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania