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

Frances McCall Rosenbluth
Political Economy section of the American Political Science Association Call for Proposals: Frances McCall Rosenbluth Junior Research Workshop Deadline for applications is...
Alan Gerber, Gregory Huber and Joshua Kalla
Faculty experts at Yale have partnered with Made to Save, a national campaign working to increase vaccinations in communities of color, to develop a new training video that...
Elisabeth Wood
Professor Elisabeth Wood has an article in the journal of Political Science and Politics entitled “Implications of Wedeen’s Ambiguities of Domination for the Analysis of...
Bonnie Weir
Senior Lecturer in Political Science Bonnie Weir has an article on the Irish Central website entitled “Frankie Quinn: from revolutionary to Irish poet.” Abstract: “Perhaps...
Akhil Rajan
Akhil Rajan, Class of 2021, has been awarded one of 40 Marshall Scholarships for 2022. Akhil studies spatial inequality in the context of both political and economic divides...
Professor Frances Rosenbluth
Former Yale Political Science graduate students Rafaela Dancygier, Tarek Masoud, Tom Pepinsky and Dawn Teele posted a dedication to Professor Frances Rosenbluth in the...