Our faculty is known nationally and internationally for their cutting-edge research, scholastic achievements and expertise in diverse areas of political science.
Our Ph.D. program in Political Science is ranked #72 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Tenured and tenure-track scholars in International Relations and Comparative Politics. Twelve tenured and tenure-track Americanist scholars, five of whom also specialize in Judicial Politics/Public Law.
Full-time lecturers who lead award-winning academic teams connect our students to the broader community and the world beyond the classroom.
Specialize in Pre-law or International Affairs.
Student Opportunities: Internships, Study Abroad and Exchange Programs, Model UN, Arab League and Mock Trial Teams.
Political Science faculty is active in research centers around campus, including the Asian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Human Rights and Democracy and Middle East Studies centers.
Over ten different degrees and concentrations at the undergraduate and graduate level.
- Diverse offerings: Our 29 full-time faculty members cover every region of the globe and every subfield in political science
- Mentorship and professional socialization: Our faculty members are active scholars and researchers who frequently coauthor with students on papers and participate in numerous events and colloquia.
- Strong placement for grad students: Our M.A. graduates work at places like the Georgia Legislature and the Carter Center. New Ph.D.'s routinely secure tenure-track positions or high-level analyst positions.