Welcome to the Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon. The department offers a broad range of courses in political theory, United States politics, international relations, comparative politics, and methods of social science research. To add depth and context to academic offerings, the department sponsors an annual series of distinguished speakers—experts in fields such as foreign policy, political theory, and international relations. This level of contact with political leaders makes the UO political science department a unique place to learn and prepare for a variety of careers.
Events and Announcements
• Brussels Bound: Candidate Selection in European Elections, featuring William Bernhard, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, May 10, 2013, 11:00 a.m.
Clinical Services Building, Room 250
• Assistant Professor Alison Gash's forthcoming article, Under the Gaydar: How gays won the right to raise children without conservatives even noticing, recently made a "best of" list produced by The Atlantic and prompted invitations to talk on several public radio talk shows. Congratulations Professor Gash!
• The Vorpal Sword - a new informational tool for undergraduate students
The Political Science Peer Advising program has developed a Blackboard site where we have gathered and organized information on internship and employment opportunities, graduate school options, financial aid, academic assistance and related topics.
Visit POLISCI: Vorpal Sword
• Need Advising?
For general advising, schedule an appointment with Academic Advising. They can help with schedule planning, graduation and exceptions to university requirements.