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⭐️ Applications are now being accepted for an Assistant Professor in American Politics ⭐️

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Dr. Bryan MarshallWelcome to the Department of Political Science website! We are a large and growing department with over 1,000 declared majors, minors, and graduate students. With 25+ full time faculty and staff, we offer our students a wide variety of courses and opportunities. Prospective students can find information about majors and what you might study as a Political Science student at Miami University. Current students can find information about your professors, office hours, major and minor requirements, internships, fellowships, jobs, and upcoming current events. Alumni can find information about what other alumni are doing and learn how you might be able to Make a Difference.

We are very proud of our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Please feel free to look around and you will understand why.

Dr. Bryan Marshall, Chair

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Janus Forum...March 11

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We are excited to announce that our Spring Forum will be on Wednesday, March 11th at 6:30PM in Wilks Theater, titled “Let’s Be Blunt: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?” featuring Julian Castro and Dr. Bertha Madras.

Finch Lecture...March 12

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Finch Lecture: Latin America’s ‘Oasis’ Revolts:  The Chilean Uprising of 2019-2020 in Comparative Perspective  Jenny Pribble  Associate Professor Department of Political Science University of Richmond  Thursday, March 12, 2020,  6:30 pm, 304 Harrison Hall

Summer 2020 POL Courses

All are 100% online, and you can register through Banner now.

course descriptions

  • POL 221W–Comparative Politics
  • POL 241–American Political System
  • POL 261–Public Administration
  • POL 303W–Modern Political Philosophy
  • POL 307–Public Opinion Laboratory
  • POL 343–American Presidency
  • POL 370A–Cyber & World Politics
updated: 02/17/2020