About the Department
From the very beginning, the Department of Political Science at the University of Chicago has been a pioneer in the development of social scientific understandings of government and politics. Harold Gosnell, Harold Lasswell, Grant McConnell, Duncan MacRae, Charles Merriam, Hans Morgenthau, Herbert Storing, and Quincy Wright all taught at Chicago.
Politics @ UChicago News
Professor John Mearsheimer weighs in on America's options in Ukraine on PBS NewsHour. Watch it here.
Professor John Mearsheimer evaluates the future of Taiwan. Read the article in The National Interest.
PhD Candidate John Stevenson argues against foreign intervention in the South Sudan crisis. Read it here.
Professor Cathy Cohen provides insight on campus diversity, community commitments, and her role as chair of the department in an interview with Grey City. Read it here.
Political Science News
The Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Political Science Association will take place in Chicago from August 29 through September 1, 2013.