Academics

Yale’s Political Science department offers both an undergraduate (BA) degree in Political Science and a graduate (PhD) in Political Science. (Please note: The department does not offer a stand-alone MA in Political Science. For information about the MA in International Relations/Global Affairs, please click here.)

The Director of Undergraduate Studies is Professor David Simon (email: david.simon@yale.edu). The Undergraduate Registrar is Laura Rotter (email: undergrad.polisci@yale.edu).

The Director of Graduate Studies is Professor Elisabeth Wood (email: dgs.polisci@yale.edu). The Graduate program registrar is Colleen Amaro (email:colleen.amaro@yale.edu). Current graduate students may sign up for DGS office hours on the signup sheet on Professor Wood’s office door, RKZ 234. All others should email dgs.polisci@yale.edu to arrange an appointment.