Guy Grossman has been selected to join an ad hoc National Academy of Science Evidence committee entitled "Advance Reform in the Global Security and…Read More
Political Science PhD Candidate Hajer Al-Faham has recently published a peer-reviewed article “Researching American Muslims: A Case Study of…Read More
Ashley Gorham (PhD, 2019), a recent graduate of the theory program and currently on a post-doctoral fellowship at Princeton, has received yesterday a…Read More
Tulia G. Falleti publishes “Invisible to Political Science: Indigenous Rights and Demands in a World in Flux,” in the Journal of Politics encouraging…Read More
The Political Science department is offering a new Penn Global Seminar in the spring focused on Indigenous communities in Latin America despite COVID…Read More
Dawn Teele's article, "To Emerge? Breadwinning, Motherhood, and Women's Decisions to Run for Office", has been published in American Political…Read More
University of Pennsylvania Political Science Department Statement on the Police Killing of Walter Wallace in West Philadelphia, on October 26, 2020
October 29, 2020 Our political science department and community is deeply troubled by the killing of Walter Wallace Jr. at the hands of the…Read More
Penn’s Political Science Department is experiencing a renaissance. Over the past decade, our faculty has grown by 50%, an increase in quantity that has been matched by gains in quality. The strength of our faculty in each of four major subfields is being built with an eye to excellence embracing a variety of approaches and methodologies.
To govern in a democracy, political leaders have to compromise. When they do not, the result is political paralysis―dramatically demonstrated by the gridlock in Congress in recent years.
The Diffusion of Military Power examines how the financial and organizational challenges of adopting new methods of fighting wars can influence the international balance of power.
Lawmaking is crucial to American democracy because it completely defines and regulates the public life of the nation.
In this sequel to his prize-winning book, The Eyes of the People, Jeffrey Edward Green draws on philosophy, history, social science, and literature to ask what democracy can mean in a worl
For centuries it has been assumed that democracy must refer to the empowerment of the People's voice.