Introduction to Political Science
The Political Science Department at the University of Vermont offers courses across the discipline, taught by scholar-teachers with outstanding research records and national reputations. Whether you are interested in American politics, law, women's issues, political theory, international relations or the politics of different world areas, you will find members of the department teaching courses and doing cutting-edge research in your field of interest.
AffordableCollegesOnline.org recently identified the 20 political science programs in the U.S. with the highest return on investment (ROI). UVM is #6 on that list.
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RAKIN FOUNDATION GRANT - 2013
In July the Department of Political Science received a $30,000 grant from the Louis Rakin Foundation to study "The Arab Spring and Global Political Transitions." The purpose of the project, to be realized through teaching and research by UVM faculty and through presentations at UVM by other scholars, is three-fold...
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Why Study Political Science at UVM?
UVM's Political Science Department offers its students the best of both worlds: a department exclusively focused on undergraduates, on the model of a liberal arts college, and a faculty with research and publication records comparable to those found in major research universities.
World-Class Faculty and Programs
From pre-law advising to the departmental honors program to internships in Vermont and Washington to study abroad, the Political Science Department offers its students an array of programs to supplement their course work and get them ready for life after graduation. These programs complement the teaching and research of our distinguished faculty, providing our students with a political science education second to none.
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