Courses

The following courses and seminars are planned for the next two academic years. This is a tentative list. Course and seminar offerings are contingent on the availability of instructors and on sufficient enrollment.

Spring 2015 | Fall 2015 | Spring 2016 | Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

Spring 2015

Professors Halpern and Reeves expected to be on leave

Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
002 American Politics (Javian)
003 Comparative Politics (Malekzadeh)
004 International Politics (Kaya)
10F FYS: When Disaster Strikes (White)
012 Modern Political Theory (Berger)
018 Race and American Political Development (Valelly)
020 Public Opinion in American Politics (Javian)
050 Government and Politics in South Asia (Schneider)
057 Latin American Politics (Sharpe)
067 Great Power Rivalry in the 21st Century (Kaya)(pre-req Pols 4)
075 Causes of War (Tierney)
076 Challenges for Developing Democracies (Schneider)
077 Practical Wisdom (Sharpe)
078 Iran, Islam and the Last Great Revolution (Malekzadeh)
092 Senior Comprehensives (Tierney)
Honors Program
Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
101 Modern Poliitical Theory (Berger)
103 Culture, Identity and Power (Malekzadeh)
104 American Political System (Valelly)
105 Constitutional Law (Nackenoff)
109 Latin American Politics (Sharpe)

Fall 2015

Professors Kaya and Nackenoff expected to be on leave

Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
001 Political Theory (Halpern)(W)
002 American Politics (Reeves) (Valelly)
003 Comparative Politics (Malekzadeh)
004 International Politics (Tierney - 2 sec)(Levin - 2 sec)
011 Ancient Political Theory (Halpern)
019 Democratic Theory and Practice (Berger)
023 Statehouse and City Hall:Where the Action Is (Javian)
030 Citizenship and Migration (Dobbs)
43B Environmental Justice (DiChiro)
046 Lesbians and Gays in American Politics (Valelly)
048 Politics of Population (White)
052 International Conflict Resolution: Prospects and Pitfalls (Levin)
058 Contemporary Chinese Politics (White)
074 Cold War Cinema (Malekzadeh) .5 credit
79B Revolutions (Malekzadeh)
081 Strategy-Nov-Violent Struggle (Smithey)
083 Where's the Science in Political Science?:Applied Research Methods (Javian)
Honors Program
Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
100 Ancient Political Theory (Sharpe)
108 Comparative Politics: East Asia (White)
109 Comparative Politics: Latin America (Sharpe)
113 International Politics: War, Peace and Security (Tierney)

Spring 2016

Professors Kaya, Nackenoff and Sharpe expected to be on leave

Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
003 Comparative Politics (White)
012 Modern Political Theory (Berger)
015 Ethics and Public Policy (Halpern)
041 The Presidential Election, Then and Now (Valelly)
042 Why Congress?  (Valelly)
044 Deep Ecology of Mind and World (Halpern)
045 Disaster Politics and Policies (White)
051 Postwar European Politics (Dobbs)
061 American Foreign Policy (Tierney)
70B Politics of Punishment (Reeves)
078 Iran, Islam and the Last Great Revolution (Malekzadeh)
092 Senior Comprehensives (Tierney)
Honors Program
Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
101 Modern Politial Theory (Halpern)
103 Power, Identity and Culture (Malekzadeh)
104 American Political System (Valelly)
106 The Urban Underclass and Public Policy (Reeves)

Fall 2016

Professors Berger, Tierney and Valelly expected to be on leave

Courses # Course Name (Taught By)001
001 Political Theory (Halpern)(W)
002 American Politics (Reeves)
004 International Politics (Paddon - 2 sec)
011 Ancient Political Theory (Halpern)
022 American Elections (Nackenoff)
043 Environmental Politics and Policy (Nackenoff)
048 Politics of Population (White)
056 Patterns of Asian Development (White)
057 Latin American Politics (Sharpe)
058 Contemporary Chinese Politics (White)
68A Globalization:Politics,Economics,Environment,Health and Security(Kaya)
(Pre-req POLS 4) FULL YEAR COURSE / MUST TAKE BOTH SECTIONS A AND B
Honors Program
Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
100 Ancient Political Theory (Sharpe)
108 Comparative Politics: East Asia (White)
109 Latin American Politics (Sharpe)
116 International Political Economy (Kaya)

Spring 2017

Professors Berger, Tierney and Valelly expected to be on leave

Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
003 Comparative Politics (White)
004 International Politics (Kaya)
015 Ethics and Public Policy (Halpern)
024 American Constitutional Law (Nackenoff)
044 Deep Ecology of Mind and World (Halpern)
045 Disaster Politics and Policies (White)
062 The Politics and Practice of Humanitarianism (Paddon)
063 The Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa (Paddon)
067 Great Power Rivalry in the 21st Century (Kaya)
68B

Globalization:Politics,Economics,Environment,Health and Security (Kaya) (Pre-req POLS 4)

FULL YEAR COURSE / MUST TAKE BOTH SECTIONS A AND B

70B Politics of Punishment (Reeves)
092 Senior Comprehensives 
Honors Program
Courses # Course Name (Taught By)
101 Modern Political Theory (Halpern)
105 Constitutional Law (Nackenoff)
106 The Urban Underclass and Public Policy (Reeves)
115 The Politics and Practice of Humanitarianism (Paddon)