Building on its historical strength, Yale is a leader in research and teaching in contemporary Political Science. The Department is home to around 45 faculty, whose scholarship and teaching span across the subfields of Political Science and the countries of the world. The undergraduate major is among the largest on campus, and the graduate program produces Ph.D. students who have taken leadership positions in the discipline. 

Many Political Science faculty also play active roles in related programs at Yale, such as the Program in Ethics, Politics, and Economics; Directed Studies; the Institution for Social And Policy Studies; and the MacMillian Center. The Department also sponsors numerous seminars, lectures, and conferences that are open to all members of the Yale community.


Robert A. Dahl and David Mayhew
David Mayhew has written an ode to his friend and former colleague Robert A. Dahl.  Soon to be published in Journal of Political Power, you can read it now.
The War in Ukraine: An Update. March 3, 2015, 4:00 p.m. Luce Hall Auditorium 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New haven, CT with Professor David Cameron:  Yale University, Department of...
Friday, February 6, 2015, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. 110 Wall Street, Bass Library, Room L01 A&B The East Asia Library presents a book talk: Professor Jessica Weiss discusses her...