The political economy major is both more and less than either economics or political science in eleven courses, it obviously cannot match the breadth or depth of coverage of two majors totaling eighteen. Political science at rwu, you'll sharpen your thinking, writing and debate skills in classes such as american politics, international relations, comparative politics, political theory and public administration. The degree with honors due to the special demands of this interdisciplinary major, the only route to honors in political economy is the thesis seniors may pursue the honors thesis course (political economy 493-w31) during the fall semester and winter study period. The department of political science at northwestern offers exceptional resources for the advanced study of politics in its various forms committed to excellence in research and teaching, methodological diversity, and interdisciplinary collaborations, the department offers a stimulating intellectual community that is committed to diversity and. Political science is above all the study of power: how it is created, exercised, justified, and challenged as a social science, political science focuses on group power, the 'how' and 'why' of collective decision-making.
All seniors majoring in political science at carthage are required to write a senior thesis here is a look at past senior theses, to give prospective studen. This will include, for example: the total number of units completed, overall gpa, a list of all courses completed for the major, including grades, major gpa, any non-political science courses relevant to your thesis topic that you have already taken, and a two-page statement describing your honors thesis proposal. Our master's program in political science the master of arts (ma) in political science was established in 1969 currently the program enrolls 10 to 15 full-time students on campus each year, and approximately 60-70 off-campus in the on-line master of arts in political science program (olma/psci.
Within the context of the williams college liberal arts experience, the biology curriculum creates a potent intellectual mix that equips our majors for success in many different areas after graduation. Williams college students have been conducting research and writing student theses since the late 1930s the college archives curates the theses collection and makes them available in both print and electronic format. Williams » political science » the major » honors » senior honors theses bound copies of these works are available through the williams college libraries abel, jason 1998. About this directory wso facebook log in the people directory is provided for the benefit of the williams community the use of images from the directory is prohibited, as is the compilation or redistribution of all or portions of its contents. Capital structure and corporate performance in late imperial russia (with amanda gregg) european review of economic history, forthcoming collective action and representation in autocracies: evidence from russia's great reforms (with paul dower, evgeny finkel and scott gelbach), american political science review 1121 (2018): 125-147.
The benefits of writing a thesis are derived from the writing, not from the honors that might be awarded as a result examine your motivation for writing a thesis it is best to embark on this sort of project because the project itself challenges you, not because you want to add a line to your resume. Science is a central part of a liberal arts education at williams, we are devoted equally to teaching science and conducting research with undergraduates.
Areas of study on their way to a bachelor of arts degree, williams students major in a core area of study (like chinese or environmental policy) instead of academic minors, we have concentrations , which are groupings of courses around certain topics that pull from many departments and disciplines (like cognitive science, which has elements of. Go to williams college home search williams search box associate professor of africana studies and faculty affiliate in political science williams college. Political economy 250 examines major theoretical texts in political economy and analyzes economic liberalism and critiques of economic liberalism in the context of current policy issues political economy 401 examines contemporary issues in political economy in their domestic, comparative and international contexts. By submitting your photo, you give williams college permission to share and publicize it on the college website, social media and other publications you agree that you have the rights to this photo and, if applicable, have received permission to submit it from those featured in the photo.
The major in political science is designed to help students obtain the following learning objectives: understand the central importance of power in all facets of politics and government apply theoretical perspectives from political science to current domestic and international issues. He received a ba in political science and astronomy from williams college in 2006 and a mba with concentrations in finance and management at columbia business school in 2008.