Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science is dedicated to the creation and transmission of knowledge about politics and political science. The Department promotes original research, creative teaching, and public service in public life and the discipline of political science. It expects that all faculty members will be actively engaged in all three areas of the Department's mission. The Department values distinguished disciplinary and interdisciplinary research, teaching, advising, publicly engaged scholarship, and civic education that disseminate knowledge and skills about politics and political science to widely diverse audiences.

Focus: 
Community and Economic Development
Diversity & Inclusion
Education (including Equity, Access, & Student Success)
Environment/Environmental Justice/Sustainability
GLBT & Identities
Health
Immigration
International/Globalization
Public Policy
Youth
Campus and College: 
Twin Cities
Liberal Arts
Geographic Scope: 
Local
State
National
International
Type of Engagement: 
Public Service or Outreach
Research
Teaching