An examination of major theories of political life and politics as they pertain to international politics, conflict, and culture. Emphasis will be given to theories of ethics and morality that pertain to international studies, such as human rights.

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    Fall 2015Instructor: James Glass
    Fall 2014Instructor: James GlassView: Syllabus

A study of the major factors underlying international relations, the causes of conflict and cooperation among international actors, the role of international institutions, the interactions of domestic and foreign policies, and major issues in security, economy and the environment.

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    Spring 2018Instructor: Calvert JonesView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Todd AlleeView: Syllabus
    Spring 2017Instructor: Calvert JonesView: Syllabus
    Fall 2016Instructor: Piotr SwistakView: Syllabus
    Fall 2015Instructor: Todd Allee
    Fall 2014Instructor: Ping-Kuei ChenView: Syllabus

Examines some of the salient continuities and breaks between the ancient and modern traditions in Western political philosophy.

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    Spring 2018Instructor: James GlassView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Sujith KumarView: Syllabus
    Fall 2017Instructor: Brandon IvesView: Syllabus
    Spring 2017Instructor: James GlassView: Syllabus
    Winter 2016Instructor: James GlassView: Syllabus
    Fall 2016Instructor: C. Fred AlfordView: Syllabus
    Fall 2015Instructor: Unlisted/TBD
    Winter 2014Instructor: James GlassView: Syllabus
    Fall 2014Instructor: C. Fred AlfordView: Syllabus

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    Spring 2018Instructor: Scott KastnerView: Syllabus
    Fall 2018Instructor: Scott KastnerView: Syllabus
    Spring 2017Instructor: Scott KastnerView: Syllabus
    Fall 2015Instructor: Scott KastnerView: Syllabus
    Fall 2014Instructor: Scott KastnerView: Syllabus

Serves as the gateway course for the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management. Provides an introductory foundation in the theory and practice of international development and conflict management. Introduces the structures, key players, intersections, and main trends in the evolution of the fields. Explores causal factors that drive economic growth, poverty, inequality, and conflict, as well as the resources, methods, and tools available to track and address these issues.

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    Fall 2015Instructor: Stacy J. KoskoView: Syllabus
    Fall 2014Instructor: Stacy J. KoskoView: Syllabus

Serves as one of the two capstone courses for the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management. Focuses on advanced theory and the practice and profession of international development and is designed to provide students an introduction to, and a chance to engage with, a core set of practical skills relevant to the field.

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    Fall 2015Instructor: Stacy J. KoskoView: Syllabus
    Spring 2015Instructor: Stacy J. KoskoView: Syllabus
    Fall 2014Instructor: Stacy J. KoskoView: Syllabus
    Spring 2014Instructor: Stacy J. KoskoView: Syllabus

This class will take place in a seminar-like format.

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    Fall 2014Instructor: Vladimir TismaneanuView: Syllabus

A detailed survey of lawmaking and the legislative process, emphasizing the U.S. Congress, and its members.

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    Fall 2018Instructor: Eric M. UslanerView: Syllabus
    Fall 2017Instructor: Eric M. UslanerView: Syllabus
    Spring 2017Instructor: Frances LeeView: Syllabus
    Fall 2016Instructor: Eric M. UslanerView: Syllabus
    Fall 2015Instructor: Eric M. UslanerView: Syllabus
    Fall 2014Instructor: Eric M. UslanerView: Syllabus

Introduction to quantitiative methods of data analysis, with emphasis on statistical methods and computer usage. Measures of association, probability, correlation, linear regression estimation techniques, introductory analysis of variance, and use of package computer programs.

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    Fall 2015Instructor: David CunninghamView: Syllabus
    Fall 2015Instructor: Patrick C. Wohlfarth
    Fall 2014Instructor: David CunninghamView: Syllabus

A seminar in the methodologies of political science, and their respective applications to different research fields. Interdisciplinary approaches and bibliographical techniques are also reviewed.

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    Fall 2015Instructor: Kanisha Bond
    Fall 2015Instructor: Sarah Croco
    Fall 2014Instructor: Mark LichbachView: Syllabus

Major issues in international political economy including such matters as the monetary system, trade, debt, and development.

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    Fall 2015Instructor: Todd Allee
    Fall 2014Instructor: Virginia HauflerView: Syllabus