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

Assistant Professor Didac Queralt has a new publication available through Princeton University Press entitled “Pawned States: State Building in the Era of International...
Assistant Professor Joshua Kalla has an intervirew in the Yale News entitled “Data and politics: persuasion, prejudice, and decision making.” Abstract: Politics has...
Dean Acheson Professor of Political Science and Global Affairs and FAS Dean of Social Science Kenneth Scheve has a new article in the American Political Science Review...
Joshua Kalla
Joshua Kalla has been awarded the Arthur Greer Memorial Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication or Research for 2021-2022. The Arthur Greer Memorial Prize for Outstanding...
Daniel Hirschel-Burns and Drew Stommes
The U.S. Institute of Peace announced the new cohort of its Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellows in July and among them are two Yalies: Daniel Hirschel-Burns and Drew Stommes....
Professor Alan Gerber
Alan Gerber, a pathbreaking scholar whose research has pioneered the application of experimental methods to political behavior, has been appointed Sterling Professor of...