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

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Senior Lecturer Dawn Brancati has a new article in the American Political Science Review entitled  “Locking Down Violence: The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Non-State Actor...
Joanne Lipman, Lecturer in Political Science, has a new publication coming out on March 21, 2023 entitled “Next!  The Power of Reinvention in Life and Work.” Abstract: The...
Lecturer Joanne Lipman has an article in Time Magazine entitled “Schools Shouldn’t Ban Access to ChatGPT.” Abstract: When the artificial intelligence platform ChatGPT...
Associate Professor of Political Science Ana De La O Torres has an article in Science Direct entitled “Voluntary audits: Experimental evidence on a new approach to monitoring...
Assistant Professor Salma Mousa was interviewed on a recent episode of Discovery, an ongoing series via The Conversation Weekly, in a podcast entitled “How celebrity...
Assistant Professor Salma Mousa  was recently part of a discussion on the BBC radio 4 show Positive Thinking discussing  “A solution to polarization?“   The podcast includes...