About the Department

Our department consists of 16 regular faculty members, 3 visiting assistant professors, 4 full-time lecturers and 3 instructors. Our faculty rank high in terms of scholarly productivity, exceeding the national median for both article and book publications. Faculty members have appeared frequently in the top journals and presses in the fields of political science and public administration.


Our undergraduate program is home to about 350 political science majors and 90 minors. In addition to the bachelor's degree, we offer a master's degree in public administration. Our faculty also participates in the International Studies M.A. and Ph.D. programs.