POLS 612: International Security

POLS 612: International Security All states face the problem of achieving security in an anarchic international system haunted by the ever-present threat of violent conflict. This course is designed to familiarize graduate students with the core literature on how...

POLS 632: The American Presidency

POLS 632: The American Presidency This course will explore the theoretical, historical, and contemporary forces that combine to shape the modern presidency. The process of decision-making at national level by the executive branch will be highlighted examining the...

POLS 615: Western Political Theory

POLS 615: Western Political Theory Selection of key theories and ideas in the Western political tradition, with emphasis on how political theory enables deeper thinking about contemporary security challenges, including international, national, human, environmental,...

POLS 611: International Political Economy

POLS 611: International Political Economy Trade and investment in the international economy are not shaped and directed by market forces alone. Politics both within and between states dramatically alter flows of goods, services, labor, and capital across borders. The...

POLS 610: Issues in International Relations

POLS 610: Issues in International Relations This course examines important theoretical questions confronting students of international relations as a basis for examining current issues that are changing the nature of global and regional relationships. For Summer 2021...