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About the Ph.D. Program

The Department of Government and Politics (GVPT) offers a Ph.D. in political science. The program is organized into four primary fields: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory. We also offer...

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About Current Ph.D. Students

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Funding

We offer most incoming Ph.D. students a competitive 5 year funding package that includes tuition remission and benefits. The most outstanding applicants are also eligible for University wide fellowships and/or summer fellowships. Students can...

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Resources for Current Ph.D. Students

Please see the links to the right for important program information.