Political Science

Political Science

Political Science

Delve into the fascinating relationship between people and government. War and peace. Cultural values and public opinion.

The governmental and political systems of the world are informed by much more than just present day politics. Our students are challenged to understand, research and critically assess the intricate relationships between people, cultures, history, domestic governmental and political systems, and the international arena.

The Political Science Department offers students the opportunity to integrate theory and classroom learning with practice, through such experiences as international travel, summer institutes, internships, classroom simulations and participation in Model UN. Our graduates have a profound impact both domestically and internationally, and are involved in a range of issues and movements, such as human rights both at home and abroad, political reform, legal reform and public policy advocacy.



  • Political Science

    Understand, research and assess the intricate relationships between peoples and their governmental and political systems, nationally and internationally.

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Department Highlights

Small classes, big advantages

Emmanuel's Political Science faculty boast expertise in a wide range of topics including international relations, law, public policy, U.S. political parties and institutions, electoral politics and democracy, and their continued scholarship constantly informs and inspires the curriculum.

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Class of 2015: Where We Work

Position Company Major
Brokerage Agent Expeditors Political Science
General Manager of Sales and Marketing San Diego Car Rental Global Studies
Legal Assistant Liberty Mutual Political Science
Project Coordinator Mass Insight Global Partnerships Political Science
Research Assistant BUILD Political Science
Teacher Geovisions Global Studies

Class of 2015: Where We Attend Grad School

Degree Institution Major
J.D. Indiana University Political Science
J.D. New England Law School Political Science
J.D. Suffolk University School of Law Political Science
J.D. University of Missouri - Kansas City Political Science


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