University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Political Science

We are pleased to announce that this year's recipient of the Student Life Award "Best New Club" is the department's own Political Science Club! Being recognized earlier this year by SGA, the Political Science Club has hosted numerous events, garnering the support and interest of many students from all majors, faculty members, POLS Club President Marta Plociennik with 2015 Student Life Award

and political figures throughout the state. The Political Science Club aims to rally students who share an interest and passion in all areas of Political Science and will return next Fall with more events and meetings. For more information, contact the Political Science Club at (Pictured is Marta Plociennik, POLS Club President)

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.

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.