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Tentative Course Offerings 2016-2019

(Please note: this schedule is our best estimate as of January 7, 2016, and may change. Please contact your academic advisor or the department chair with specific questions).

 

Fall 2016:

Comparative Politics (Selbin) (Comparative)

American Politics (Sydnor) (American)

International Politics (Writing Attentive) (Snyder) (International) 

Introduction to Political Theory (Writing Attentive) (Mariotti) (Theory)

Middle Eastern Politics (Snyder) (Comparative)

Film, Lit, and Cold War (Snyder) (IR)

American Politics course TBA (Sydnor)

Legislative Politics (500-600) (O’Neill) (American)

Chinese Cultural Revolution (500-600) (Comparative) (Gaunder) 

Capstone (Mariotti)

 

Spring 2017: Professor Selbin scheduled for sabbatical and may not be on campus to teach the two italicized courses below.

Comparative Politics (Selbin) (Comparative)

Latin American Politics at 300 level (Selbin) (Comparative)

American Politics (American) (O’Neill)

Introduction to Political Theory (Writing Attentive) (Theory) (Mariotti)

an American Politics course TBA (Sydnor)

an American Politics course TBA (Sydnor)

an American Politics course TBA (Sydnor)

US Foreign Policy (International) (Snyder)

Capstone (Snyder)

A European Politics course TBA

An East Asia course TBA

Representing Gender Paideia seminar: Mariotti

 

Fall 2017

Comparative Politics (Gaunder)

Introduction to Political Theory (Writing Attentive) (Theory) (Mariotti) 

International Politics (Writing Attentive) (Snyder) (International)

The Politics of American Transcendentalism (500-600) (Theory) (Mariotti) 

Middle-Eastern Politics (Comparative) (Snyder)

Japanese Politics (Comparative) (Gaunder)

US Foreign Policy (Snyder) (500-600) (International)

an American Politics course TBA (Sydnor)

an American Politics course TBA (Sydnor)

an American Politics course TBA (Sydnor)

Capstone: Selbin

Representing Gender Paideia Seminar: Gaunder

 

Spring 2018 

Comparative Politics (Comparative) (Gaunder)

American Politics (American) (O’Neill) 

Gender Politics (Theory) (Mariotti) 

International Politics (Writing Attentive) (Snyder) (International)

Introduction to Political Theory (Writing Attentive) (Theory) (Mariotti) 

Ideologies (Selbin) (Theory)

US Foreign Policy (500-600) (International) (Snyder)

Modern Political Theory (500-600) (Theory) (American)

Politics of Latin America (Selbin) (Comparative)

American Politics TBA (Sydnor)

American Politics TBA (Sydnor)

Capstone: Gaunder

 

Fall 2018

Comparative Politics (Comparative) (Gaunder)

Comparative Politics (Comparative) (Gaunder)

Women and Politics (Comparative) (Gaunder)

Gender Politics (Theory) (Mariotti)

International Politics (International) (Snyder)

Introduction to Political Theory (Theory) (Mariotti)

Japanese Politics (Comparative) (Gaunder)

Contentious Politics (500-600) (Comparative) (Selbin)

Politics of Latin America (Comparative) (Selbin)

Middle-Eastern Politics (Comparative) (Snyder)

Modern Political Theory (500-600) (Theory) (Mariotti)

Capstone

 

Spring 2019

Comparative Politics (Comparative) (Gaunder)

Introduction to Political Theory (Writing Attentive) (Theory) (Mariotti)

International Politics (Writing Attentive) (International) (Snyder)

Ideologies (Theory) (Selbin)

US Foreign Policy (500-600) (International) (Snyder)

Chinese Cultural Revolution (500-600) (Comparative) (Gaunder)

Politics of Latin America (Comparative) (Selbin)

Capstone: Mariotti