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

Professor Gregory Huber and Albert Fang have a new article in the journal American Politics Research entitled “Perceptions of Deservingness and the Politicization of Social...
Bonnie Weir
“The CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) Web site contains information and source material on ‘the Troubles’ and politics in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the present....
Graduate Student Stephen Herzog
Graduate student Stephen Herzog has published an article in the Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament entitled “The Nuclear Fuel Cycle and the Proliferation “Danger Zone...