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GOVT-096
Selected Topics:Non-Recurring
OPEN
001
Contemporary American Politics
00.00
Wright,M
Books
M
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Contemporary American Politics (3) This seminar focuses on new, cutting edge research pertaining to political behavior and political institutions. Students critique and analyze the theoretical underpinnings of the work read and the void in the literature it fills, as well as the evidence produced and the methodological approach leveraged. Restriction: PhD program. Meets with GOVT-710 003.
(Meets with GOVT 710 003)
GOVT-099
Maintain Matriculation
OPEN
001
00.00
Books
GOVT-105 FA2
Indiv Freedom vs Auth
OPEN
001
03.00
Janow,J
Books
TF
12:55PM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
002
03.00
Janow,J
Books
TF
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
003
03.00
Levine,A
Books
MTH
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
004
03.00
Houser,S
Books
TF
09:45AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
005
03.00
Levine,A
Books
MTH
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
008
03.00
Flanagan,G
Books
TF
09:45AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
009
03.00
Jackson,B
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
010
03.00
French,C
Books
TF
08:10AM
09:25AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-110 FA4
Politics in the U.S.
CLOSED
001
04.00
Guthrie,S
Books
MTH
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
W
09:45AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: SPA majors.
CLOSED
002
04.00
Bachiyska,K
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
W
09:45AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: SPA majors.
OPEN
003
03.00
Siegel,M
Books
M
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
004
04.00
Suhay,E
Books
MTH
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
W
09:45AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: SPA majors.
OPEN
006
03.00
Crouch,J
Books
MTH
12:55PM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: Washington Mentorship Program.
OPEN
008
04.00
Taylor,S
Books
MTH
09:45AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
W
09:45AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: SPA majors.
OPEN
009
03.00
Crouch,J
Books
MTH
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: Washington Mentorship Program.
CLOSED
010
04.00
Lublin,D
Books
TF
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
W
09:45AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: SPA majors.
CANCELLED
011
04.00
O'Connor,K
Books
T
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
W
09:45AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
CANCELLED
015
04.00
Guthrie,S
Books
TF
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
W
09:45AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Restriction: SPA Majors.
OPEN
016
03.00
Fritz,M
Books
W
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: AU Gap Program.
OPEN
017
03.00
Guthrie,S
Books
MTH
08:10AM
09:25AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: Washington Mentorship Program.
CLOSED
018
03.00
O'Connor,K
Books
W
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-130 FA3
Comparative Politics
OPEN
001
03.00
Lupfer,J
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
002
03.00
Newman,S
Books
MTH
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
003
03.00
Lupfer,J
Books
MTH
12:55PM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CANCELLED
004
03.00
Lublin,D
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
OPEN
005
03.00
Cowell-Meyers,K
Books
MTH
09:45AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: AU Scholars.
CANCELLED
006
03.00
Cowell-Meyers,K
Books
MTH
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
WAIT-1
007
03.00
Grundy,H
Books
W
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
008
03.00
Grundy,H
Books
W
08:10AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
009
03.00
Stevens Leon,L
Books
TF
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
010
03.00
Lupfer,J
Books
TF
08:10AM
09:25AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-205
Political Theory: Issues/Texts
Prerequisite: GOVT-105. Permission: instructor.
OPEN
001
01.00
Houser,S
Books
TF
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-210 FA4
Pol Power & Am Pub Policy
CLOSED
001
03.00
Sherman,E
Books
MTH
12:55PM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
002
03.00
Carroll,R
Books
W
08:10AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
003
03.00
Pemrick,K
Books
MTH
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
004
03.00
Mandel,M
Books
T
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
005
03.00
Lukoff,R
Books
W
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
006
03.00
Burnam,J
Books
TF
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-226
Const, Pres Power, War on Terror
CLOSED
001
Const, Pres Power, War on Terr
03.00
Edelson,C
Books
TF
09:45AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-231
Politics in Developing World
Prerequisite: GOVT-130.
OPEN
001
03.00
Glover,S
Books
MTH
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-233
Communism/Capitalism in E.Asia
Prerequisite: GOVT-130.
OPEN
001
03.00
Lu,J
Books
TH
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with ASIA 296 001)
GOVT-235 FA3
Political Conflict
OPEN
002
03.00
Bachiyska,K
Books
TF
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
003
03.00
Bachiyska,K
Books
TF
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-240
Metropolitan Politics
CLOSED
001
03.00
Taylor,S
Books
MTH
08:10AM
09:25AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-282
Intro to Women and Politics
OPEN
002
01.00
Lawless,J; Morella,C
Books
SSU
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
09/09/17
09/10/17
GOVT-310
Intro to Political Research
Prerequisite: GOVT-110 and STAT-202 or STAT-203. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Moore,R
Books
MTH
12:55PM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
002
03.00
Barker,D
Books
MTH
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
003
03.00
Moore,R
Books
MTH
09:45AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
004
03.00
Quirk,J
Books
TF
09:45AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Restriction: Politics, Policy and Law Scholars.
CLOSED
005
03.00
Leighley,J
Books
TF
12:55PM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-315
Elections and Voting Behavior
Prerequisite: GOVT-110. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Nelson,C
Books
TF
12:55PM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
002
03.00
Elving,R
Books
TF
08:10AM
09:25AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-320
The Presidency
Prerequisite: GOVT-110. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Sykes,P
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-321
Congress& Legislative Behavior
Prerequisite: GOVT-110. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Oleszek,M
Books
W
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
002
03.00
Lane,J
Books
M
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-322
American Political Parties
Prerequisite: GOVT-110. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Quirk,J
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-325
Minority Politics in the U.S.
Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
WAIT-2
001
Racial Religious & Ethic Gr
03.00
Taylor,S
Books
W
08:10AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Racial, Religious, and Ethnic Groups (3) This course explores the political development of various minority communities in the United States, and these groups' impact upon the political development of the United States as a whole. The students look at racial, ethnic, and religious minorities in the United States.
GOVT-333
Government and Politics of EU
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Sheridan,J
Books
(Meets with SISA 383 001)
GOVT-335
Democratization: Theory/Pract
Prerequisite: GOVT-130. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Glover,S
Books
MTH
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-391
Internship
Prerequisite: junior standing. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA. Permission: department.
OPEN
001
Congress
01.00-06.00
Diehl,G
Books
W
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
CLOSED
002
Exec Branch & NGOs
01.00-06.00
Shields,W
Books
W
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-403
Ancient Political Thought
Prerequisite: GOVT-105. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Flanagan,G
Books
W
11:20AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 603 001)
GOVT-406
American Political Thought
Prerequisite: GOVT-105. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Levine,A
Books
W
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 606 001)
GOVT-410
Wash Sem/Amer Gov & Pol Sem I
Restriction: Washington Semester Program.
OPEN
001
04.00
Semiatin,R
Books
T
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
002
04.00
Murray,P
Books
TH
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-411
Wash Sem/Amer Gov& Pol Sem II
Restriction: Washington Semester Program.
OPEN
002
04.00
Murray,P
Books
TF
09:45AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
003
04.00
Semiatin,R
Books
TH
08:10AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-412
Wash Sem/Am Gov & Pol Res Proj
Restriction: Washington Semester Program.
OPEN
001
04.00
Lowenthal,D
Books
T
06:55PM
08:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
002
04.00
Sherman,M
Books
TH
06:55PM
08:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-416
Wash Sem/Amer Gov & Pol Intern
Restriction: Washington Semester Program.
OPEN
001
04.00
Semiatin,R
Books
TH
04:05PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
002
04.00
Murray,P
Books
F
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-423
Advanced Studies in Pub Policy
Prerequisite: GOVT-210. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
Latino Comm of DC Metro Area
03.00
Campos,M
Books
T
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Latino Community in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area (3) This course takes an in-depth look at the Latino community, numbering about 13 percent of the population in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Students examine the historical and political factors that brought a massive migration of Central Americans to the DC area in the 1980s and bring it forward to the current period when unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Central America who reached the US/Mexico border are being reunited with family members in this region. The violence they fled, their journeys, and the challenges faced locally are explored. Students analyze and research the critical issues that affect Latinos today, such as immigration status, affordable housing, educational access, employment, cultural identity and mental health issues. Through community-based learning (also known as service-learning) with local nonprofit community agencies, students deepen their learning of these issues. A neighborhood visit to Mt Pleasant, guest speakers, interviews with community members, films, and cultural events further bring course content and class readings to life. As a part of this course, students will engage with a nonprofit agency or school in the D.C. area to apply their course knowledge. Meets with AMST-340 001.
(Meets with AMST 340 001)
OPEN
002
Southern Civil Rights Movement
03.00
Ivers,G
Books
M
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
The Southern Civil Rights Movement (3) This course explores in considerable depth the African American Civil Rights Movement that emerged in the American South after World War II. Topics covered include how charismatic leadership, grass-roots activism, novel philosophical approaches to social change, generational shifts, organizational politics, religious mobilization, technological innovation, and the Cold War shaped the Civil Rights Movement.
GOVT-426
U.S. Intelligence Community
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Beyoghlow,K
Books
T
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 626 001)
GOVT-430
Homeland Security
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Beyoghlow,K
Books
TH
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 630 001)
GOVT-431
Watergate: Constitutnl Crisis
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Fulsom,D
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 631 001)
GOVT-432
Pol Inst& Process in Sel Count
Prerequisite: GOVT-130 or GOVT-231 or GOVT-232. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
Politics/Pub Policy in Israel
03.00
Arbell,D
Books
W
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Politics and Public Policy in Israel (3) Israel's parliamentary democracy is a mosaic in which ethnic, class, religious, national and migration considerations play a dynamic part in the intricacies of the political system. This course provides an overview of the geopolitical history of Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict from the pre-state era until the present, and also an introduction to the principles that guide Israel's political system and the cleavages in Israeli society which greatly affect developments and trends in politics and policy.
OPEN
002
Africa
03.00
Glover,S
Books
MTH
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Africa (3) This course does not cover every aspect of African politics, but instead focuses on a few of the more challenging problems and possibilities found on the continent. How did a continent whose kingdoms and states once dominated vast trading networks stretching to northern Europe and China become the economic equivalent of a giant on its knees? Questions explored include the aspects of Africa's history have shaped its present political and economic situation, what hold democracy can hope to have on countries known for their oppressive one-party governments, unequal gender relations and ethnic stratification, and how HIV/AIDS and globalization are changing Africa's future today.
GOVT-440
Minority Rep & Ethnic Conflict
Prerequisite: GOVT-130. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
002
03.00
Lublin,D
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-443
Applied Political Writing
Prerequisite: 6 credit hours of GOVT/SPA coursework at or above the 300-level. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Giddins,C
Books
T
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 643 001)
GOVT-444
Political Speechwriting
Prerequisite: 6 credit hours of GOVT/SPA coursework at the 300-level or above. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Shosky,J
Books
W
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 644 001)
GOVT-464
Politics/Policy in Digital Age
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
WAIT-3
002
03.00
Brayton,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with GOVT 664 002)
GOVT-465
Politics and the Internet
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Lawlor,K
Books
M
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 665 001)
GOVT-480
Honors Senior Sem Pol Sci I
Prerequisite: GOVT-310. Permission: instructor. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CANCELLED
001
03.00
Cowell-Meyers,K
Books
MTH
12:55PM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
GOVT-482
Women and Politics
Prerequisite: GOVT-110. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
CLOSED
001
03.00
Sherman,E
Books
T
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 682 001)
GOVT-484
Women & Political Leadership
Prerequisite: GOVT-110. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Lawless,J
Books
M
08:10AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 684 001)
GOVT-485
Topics in Women and Politics
Prerequisite: GOVT-110. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
WAIT-1
001
Women, Politics and the Media
01.00
Miller,A
Books
SSU
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
09/16/17
09/17/17
Women, Politics and the Media (1) This class acquaints students with important issues dealing with women, politics, and the media. Women make up only 19 percent of Congress and only 24.8 percent of state legislators nationwide. Women are also underrepresented on the campaign trail as political journalists. Critics argue that news stories about women candidates, elected officials, and women's issues often fail to generate news coverage, and when they are covered by media, they receive distinctly different coverage. Students in this class weigh the evidence surrounding these assertions by investigating the academic research, hearing first-hand accounts from experts in the field, and looking at real-life examples to examine the differences in political coverage. Meets with GOVT-685 001.
(Meets with GOVT 685 001)
CANCELLED
002
Women, Law & Litigtng Soc Chng
03.00
O'Connor,K
Books
T
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Women, the Law, and Litigating for Social Change (3) This course provides an understanding and overview of the historical efforts of women to participate fully in the legal process as well as their impact on that process. Students gain an understanding of the day-to-day constraints faced by, as well as contributions made by, women lawyers and judges, and think critically about the impact of how women in the legal process are portrayed in the media. The course consists of class lectures and insights from women who have participated in the legal system in a variety of roles from the state and local to the national level. Meets with GOVT-685 002.
(Meets with GOVT 685 002)
OPEN
003
The States of Women in Pol
01.00
Lawless,J; Gettman,L
Books
SSU
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
09/23/17
09/24/17
The States of Women in Politics (1) State legislatures and statewide offices are vital locations of political leadership and launch pads for higher office. In the current climate of a reduced federal role, states are more important than ever. This course explore the status of women legislators, governors, lieutenant governors, and attorney generals and how to increase their numbers. Meets with GOVT-685 003.
(Meets with GOVT 685 003)
CANCELLED
004
Advancing Women's Rights
01.00
O'Connor,K
Books
SSU
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Advancing Women's Rights (1) This course examines the Women's March on Washington and its affects by comparing it to the efficacy of various forms of political action. Meets with GOVT-685 004.
(Meets with GOVT 685 004)
GOVT-486
Feminist Political Theory
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Houser,S
Books
W
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 686 001)
GOVT-489
CLEG Seminar
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00
Titus,T
Books
M
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-490
Ind Study Project in Govern
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA. Permission: instructor and department chair.
CLOSED
001
American Socio-Pol. Conflict
01.00-06.00
Bachiyska,K
Books
CLOSED
002
Development Management
01.00-06.00
Keilson,J
Books
CLOSED
003
Kosovo-Serbia Border
01.00-06.00
Glover,S
Books
CLOSED
004
Regulating BitCoin
01.00-06.00
Quirk,J
Books
CLOSED
005
Nonviolent Resistance
01.00-06.00
Ivers,G
Books
CLOSED
006
U.S. Religion and Politics
01.00-06.00
Quirk,J
Books
GOVT-492
Seminar for Teaching Assistant
Prerequisite: permission of instructor, and minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
03.00-04.00
Harder,W
Books
M
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-496
Selected Topics:Non-Recurring
Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
001
Intersect Business/Gov in Econ
03.00
Quirk,J
Books
W
11:20AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
The Intersection of Business and Government in the Nation's Economy (3) This course explores the complex relationship between business and government sectors that converge in the U.S. domestic and globalized economy. The course reviews the political, governmental, and judicial policies that create the current environment for business, and examines the respective roles played by the Congress, the executive branch, and the courts. There are also general comparisons between U.S. behaviors and institutions and those in Germany, the European Union, and China. Meets with GOVT-696 001.
(Meets with GOVT 696 001)
OPEN
002
Political Opinion in the U.S.
03.00
Suhay,E
Books
M
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Political Opinion in the U.S. (3) This course examines Americans' political beliefs and attitudes as well as the reasons why they hold the views they do. Topics include party identification and ideology; political knowledge and rationality; historical trends; and social and media influences on opinion. Students also design, implement, and analyze an opinion survey. Recommendation: familiarity with basic statistical analysis, especially regression analysis. Meets with GOVT-696 002.
(Meets with GOVT 696 002)
OPEN
003
Politics of Peace in N Ireland
03.00
Cowell-Meyers,K
Books
MTH
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Politics of Peace in Northern Ireland (3) The Troubles in Northern Ireland claimed more than 3,000 lives between 1969 and 1995 and ruined many thousands more. This course considers the reasons for the conflict, the dynamics and processes that led to peace in the 1990s, and the likelihood of continued conflict. The course also assesses the problems of terrorism, the role of women in politics, the challenges of reforming the state in Northern Ireland, and the prospects for reconciliation. Meets with GOVT-696 003.
(Meets with GOVT 696 003)
CANCELLED
004
Ind, Nation-Sts & Climate Chng
03.00
Eisenstadt,T
Books
TF
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Individuals, Nation-States, and International Climate Change (3) This course considers climate change as a problem for ethics, philosophy, environmental studies, economics, comparative politics, and international relations. It frames specific policy debates in philosophical terms by considering assumptions about relations between humanity and nature implied in climate change discussions and in evolving policy objectives of mitigation versus adaptation. Students gain a fundamental understanding of climate change policy (and its obstacles) across a range of nations. Meets with GOVT-696 003.
(Meets with GOVT 696 004)
GOVT-521
Topics in Campaign Management
Prerequisite: GOVT-110 or GOVT-620. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
002
GOTV & Field Organization
01.00
Nelson,C
Books
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
10/28/17
11/11/17
GOTV and Field Organization (1) This course focuses on building a field organization, designing a voter contact plan, and creating a GOTV program. The campaign techniques and strategies necessary to engage in field organizing for political campaigns are covered in the course. Students are equipped with the necessary tools and knowledge to develop a winning grassroots strategy at every level.
GOVT-524
Topics in Pub Affairs/Advocacy
Prerequisite: GOVT-110 or GOVT-620. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.
OPEN
003
Internet in Advocacy Campaigns
01.00
Rosenblatt,A
Books
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
09/09/17
09/16/17
The Use of Internet in Advocacy Campaigns (1) This course is designed to cover strategies and tactics for using the internet and other network technologies to influence the formation of public policy. Students explore how to incorporate these technologies into campaigns to educate the public on current policy initiatives, mobilize grassroots action, and directly engage policy influencers (policymakers, press, policy professionals, bloggers, online organizers, and social network influencers). Students produce a group campaign plan to present to the class.
OPEN
004
Managing Advocacy Campaigns
01.00
Griffin,P
Books
S
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
10/07/17
10/14/17
Managing Advocacy Campaigns (1) Successful campaigns can no longer rely merely on the most connected lobbyist with the most resources. Winning campaigns increasingly require leaders who motivate stakeholders, generate needed resources, manage the moving parts, and execute strategies and tactics with judgment, precision, and accountability. Students learn successful tactics from practitioners in the field, culminating in a written assignment.
GOVT-603
Ancient Political Thought
OPEN
001
03.00
Flanagan,G
Books
W
11:20AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 403 001)
GOVT-606
American Political Thought
CLOSED
001
03.00
Levine,A
Books
W
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 406 001)
GOVT-615
Research Design
Restriction: PhD program.
OPEN
001
03.00
Wright,M
Books
TH
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-620
Appl Politics & Am Pub Policy
Restriction: Political Science (MA) or Political Communication (MA).
OPEN
001
03.00
Thurber,J
Books
W
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
OPEN
002
03.00
Wright,M
Books
M
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-626
U.S. Intelligence Community
OPEN
001
03.00
Beyoghlow,K
Books
T
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 426 001)
GOVT-628
Proseminar in Political Comm
Restriction: Political Communication (MA). Grading: Pass/Fail only.
OPEN
003
01.00
Nelson,C
Books
S
10:00AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
09/23/17
09/23/17
S
10:00AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
10/28/17
10/28/17
S
10:00AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
11/18/17
11/18/17
(Meets with COMM 628 003)
GOVT-630
Homeland Security
CLOSED
001
03.00
Beyoghlow,K
Books
TH
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 430 001)
GOVT-631
Watergate: Constitutnl Crisis
OPEN
001
03.00
Fulsom,D
Books
TF
02:30PM
03:45PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 431 001)
GOVT-643
Applied Political Writing
CLOSED
001
03.00
Giddins,C
Books
T
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 443 001)
GOVT-644
Political Speechwriting
CLOSED
001
03.00
Shosky,J
Books
W
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 444 001)
GOVT-650
Political Analysis
OPEN
001
03.00
Lu,J
Books
TH
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-652
Presidency & Executive Branch
OPEN
001
03.00
Sykes,P
Books
T
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-656
Voting Behav,Electns& Campgns
OPEN
001
03.00
Sherman,E
Books
TH
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-664
Politics/Policy in Digital Age
OPEN
002
03.00
Brayton,J
Books
Instructional Method: Online.
(Meets with GOVT 464 002)
GOVT-665
Politics and the Internet
CLOSED
001
03.00
Lawlor,K
Books
M
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 465 001)
GOVT-682
Women and Politics
OPEN
001
03.00
Sherman,E
Books
T
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 482 001)
GOVT-684
Women & Political Leadership
OPEN
001
03.00
Lawless,J
Books
M
08:10AM
11:00AM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 484 001)
GOVT-685
Topics in Women and Politics
OPEN
001
Women, Politics and the Media
01.00
Miller,A
Books
SSU
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
09/16/17
09/17/17
Women, Politics and the Media (1) This class acquaints students with important issues dealing with women, politics, and the media. Women make up only 19 percent of Congress and only 24.8 percent of state legislators nationwide. Women are also underrepresented on the campaign trail as political journalists. Critics argue that news stories about women candidates, elected officials, and women's issues often fail to generate news coverage, and when they are covered by media, they receive distinctly different coverage. Students in this class weigh the evidence surrounding these assertions by investigating the academic research, hearing first-hand accounts from experts in the field, and looking at real-life examples to examine the differences in political coverage. Meets with GOVT-485 001.
(Meets with GOVT 485 001)
CANCELLED
002
Women, Law & Litigtng Soc Chng
03.00
O'Connor,K
Books
T
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Women, the Law, and Litigating for Social Change (3) This course provides an understanding and overview of the historical efforts of women to participate fully in the legal process as well as their impact on that process. Students gain an understanding of the day-to-day constraints faced by, as well as contributions made by, women lawyers and judges, and think critically about the impact of how women in the legal process are portrayed in the media. The course consists of class lectures and insights from women who have participated in the legal system in a variety of roles from the state and local to the national level. Meets with GOVT-485 002.
(Meets with GOVT 485 002)
OPEN
003
The States of Women in Pol
01.00
Lawless,J; Gettman,L
Books
SSU
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
09/23/17
09/24/17
The States of Women in Politics (1) State legislatures and statewide offices are vital locations of political leadership and launch pads for higher office. In the current climate of a reduced federal role, states are more important than ever. This course explore the status of women legislators, governors, lieutenant governors, and attorney generals and how to increase their numbers. Meets with GOVT-485 003.
(Meets with GOVT 485 003)
CANCELLED
004
Advancing Women's Rights
01.00
O'Connor,K
Books
SSU
09:00AM
05:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Advancing Women's Rights (1) This course examines the Women's March on Washington and its affects by comparing it to the efficacy of various forms of political action. Meets with GOVT-485 004.
(Meets with GOVT 485 004)
GOVT-686
Feminist Political Theory
OPEN
001
03.00
Houser,S
Books
W
02:30PM
05:20PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
(Meets with GOVT 486 001)
GOVT-689
Seminar in U.S. Politics & Pol
Restriction: Graduate Professional Studies. Permission: department.
CANCELLED
001
03.00
Books
W
11:20AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
GOVT-690
Ind Study in Gov & Polit Sci
Permission: instructor and department chair.
CLOSED
001
Nonprofit and Gov. Advocacy
01.00-06.00
Schwartz,L
Books
CLOSED
002
Bayesian Methods
01.00-06.00
Gill,J
Books
GOVT-696
Selected Topics:Non-Recurring
OPEN
001
Intersect Business/Gov in Econ
03.00
Quirk,J
Books
W
11:20AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
The Intersection of Business and Government in the Nation's Economy (3) This course explores the complex relationship between business and government sectors that converge in the U.S. domestic and globalized economy. The course reviews the political, governmental, and judicial policies that create the current environment for business, and examines the respective roles played by the Congress, the executive branch, and the courts. There are also general comparisons between U.S. behaviors and institutions and those in Germany, the European Union, and China. Meets with GOVT-496 001.
(Meets with GOVT 496 001)
OPEN
002
Political Opinion in the U.S.
03.00
Suhay,E
Books
M
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Political Opinion in the U.S. (3) This course examines Americans' political beliefs and attitudes as well as the reasons why they hold the views they do. Topics include party identification and ideology; political knowledge and rationality; historical trends; and social and media influences on opinion. Students also design, implement, and analyze an opinion survey. Recommendation: familiarity with basic statistical analysis, especially regression analysis. Meets with GOVT-496 002.
(Meets with GOVT 496 002)
OPEN
003
Politics of Peace in N Ireland
03.00
Cowell-Meyers,K
Books
MTH
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Politics of Peace in Northern Ireland (3) The Troubles in Northern Ireland claimed more than 3,000 lives between 1969 and 1995 and ruined many thousands more. This course considers the reasons for the conflict, the dynamics and processes that led to peace in the 1990s, and the likelihood of continued conflict. The course also assesses the problems of terrorism, the role of women in politics, the challenges of reforming the state in Northern Ireland, and the prospects for reconciliation. Meets with GOVT-496 003.
(Meets with GOVT 496 003)
CANCELLED
004
Ind, Nation-Sts & Climate Chng
03.00
Eisenstadt,T
Books
TF
11:20AM
12:35PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Individuals, Nation-States, and International Climate Change (3) This course considers climate change as a problem for ethics, philosophy, environmental studies, economics, comparative politics, and international relations. It frames specific policy debates in philosophical terms by considering assumptions about relations between humanity and nature implied in climate change discussions and in evolving policy objectives of mitigation versus adaptation. Students gain a fundamental understanding of climate change policy (and its obstacles) across a range of nations. Meets with GOVT-496 004.
(Meets with GOVT 496 004)
GOVT-710
Seminar in American Politics
Restriction: PhD program.
CANCELLED
001
Contemporary American Politics
03.00
Wright,M
Books
M
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
CANCELLED
Contemporary American Politics (3) This seminar focuses on new, cutting edge research pertaining to political behavior and political institutions. Students critique and analyze the theoretical underpinnings of the work read and the void in the literature it fills, as well as the evidence produced and the methodological approach leveraged.
OPEN
002
Proseminar
03.00
Leighley,J
Books
W
11:20AM
02:10PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Proseminar (3) This seminar serves as an introduction to the study of American political behavior and institutions. It addresses the fundamental theories and questions that have informed, and continue to inform, the study of American politics, with an eye to both the classics and recent research. Students develop the skills that are critical to success in the profession, including the ability to distill and synthesize topical literatures; critique scholars' arguments; develop testable hypotheses; and articulate arguments both verbally and in writing.
OPEN
003
Contemporary American Politics
03.00
Wright,M
Books
M
08:20PM
10:50PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
Contemporary American Politics (3) This seminar focuses on new, cutting edge research pertaining to political behavior and political institutions. Students critique and analyze the theoretical underpinnings of the work read and the void in the literature it fills, as well as the evidence produced and the methodological approach leveraged.
(Meets with GOVT 096 001)
GOVT-734
Democratization/Democrtc Inst
Prerequisite: GOVT-730 or GOVT-732.
OPEN
001
03.00
Eisenstadt,T
Books
W
05:30PM
08:00PM
TBA
TBA
08/28/17
12/16/17
GOVT-898
Doctoral Continuing Enrollment
Restriction: PhD students. Permission: program director.
OPEN
001
01.00-09.00
Books
OPEN
002
01.00-09.00
Wright,M
Books
OPEN
003
01.00-09.00
Eisenstadt,T
Books
OPEN
004
01.00-09.00
Suhay,E
Books
GOVT-899
Doctoral Dissertation
Restriction: doctoral students who have advanced to candidacy. Permission: program director.
OPEN
001
01.00-09.00
Books
OPEN
002
01.00-09.00
Hershberg,E
Books
OPEN
003
01.00-09.00
Eisenstadt,T
Books
CLOSED
004
01.00-09.00
Lawless,J
Books
OPEN
005
01.00-09.00
Singerman,D
Books