While most people associate Political Science with the study of governments and other political actors, as a field of study it is varied and diverse.
As a student of politics, you will examine some of the most fundamental concepts of human existence, such as power, conflict, citizenship, economic relationships, culture, law and policy, ethics, justice, freedom, equality, legitimacy, representation, civil disobedience, and resistance. You will analyze the political impact of social issues such as war, poverty, crime, education, the environment, race, gender, class, and globalization.
Commitment to service leadership is one of the defining characteristics of Eric Batch ’97. As a Southwestern student, Batch was active on campus and in the Georgetown community. His Southwestern Experience was more than just life on campus; it was about applying his education to improve the community in which he lived.
Senior Elizabeth Bell is the 2015 recipient of the James Robert Andrews Endowed Fellowship
Eric Selbin will become one of Southwestern’s six Brown Chair holders