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Why Study Political Science?

Political science students explore the nature and history of American politics and international affairs to become more conscientious global citizens and to prepare for successful careers or graduate study. You’ll examine different government structures across states, countries and regions, and learn how to synthesize complex issues.

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Political science students explore the nature and history of American politics and international affairs to become more conscientious global citizens and to prepare for successful careers or graduate study.

Political Science News

Emily Farris Sheds Light on Sheriff Bias
Reposted from TCU Magazine By Trisha Spence In a turbulent political environment, Emily Farris attempts to make sense of one understudied piece of gov...
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Department of Political Science Offers Opportunities for Undergraduate Research
Reposted from TCU 360 By Abbey Block A select group of political science majors will get the opportunity to work on graduate level research as part of...
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Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science
Assistant Professor Finds Sheriffs to be Enthusiastic About Enforcing U.S. Immigration Law
Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science, co-authored with Mirya Holman (Tulane U...
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Emily Farris, assistant professor of political science
Political Participation and Community
In an era of historically low participation in American politics, what prompts civic engagement in marginalized groups? Emily Farris, assistant profes...
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Politics 101
Students Appraise the Political Landscape   As a contentious campaign season marched toward Election Day, TCU’s Scharbauer Hall hummed with ene...
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