Introduction

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.

News

The Department of Political Science at Yale University is proud to announce the launch of your Graduate Placement Page! On this page you will find a continually growing list...
Yale professors Laurie Santos and Paul Bracken were presented Howard R. Lamar Awards for Service to Alumni on April 25 at a luncheon hosted by the Association of Yale Alumni...
Caliphate of Law:  ISIS’ Ground Rules. Foreign Affairs Magazine An article focusing on ISIS written by Professor Andrew March and Mara Revkin is available on Foreign Affairs...