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, visit the programs website.)

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 Alexandre Debs (alexandre.debs@yale.edu). The Graduate program registrar is Colleen Amaro (colleen.amaro@yale.edu).  Current graduate students may book one on one meetings with Professor Debs during his office hours on Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-5pm, via Calendly here.  Drop in office hours are also available on Fridays, 4-4.30pm via Zoom here).