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Political Science Department
Dept. 3197
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6484
Fax: (307) 766-6771
Email: pols.info@uwyo.edu

THE POLITICAL SCIENCE FIELD

Political science explores the formal and informal institutions/processes of social regulation. Areas of focus are: analysis of government structures, the decision-making processes, policy content, and philosophical traditions.  Political scientists examine how governments mediate conflict of competing social, economic, and political values. Of interest also are the political and legal relationships among world nations.  

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The Political Science Discipline

Political scientists examine how governments mediate conflicts of competing social, economic, and political values. Of interest also are the political and legal relationships among world nations.

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UW to Host International Wind Energy Conference Oct. 7-9

UW to Host International Wind Energy Conference Oct. 7-9

September 25, 2013 — Even though the generation of electricity through wind power has increased nationally and worldwide, many challenges -- including reliability, overall wind farm performance and offshore wind -- still exist.

‘Generational Equity Tour’ Plans Stop at UW

‘Generational Equity Tour’ Plans Stop at UW

September 20, 2013 — While Washington policymakers continue to battle over the federal budget, members of the millennial generation will come together Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the University of Wyoming to hear a presentation by former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson to learn about the nation's growing debt and how to pressure leaders for solutions.

Wyoming Conservation Corps Projects Under Way Across Wyoming

Wyoming Conservation Corps Projects Under Way Across Wyoming

June 12, 2013 — Packing shovels, chainsaws and assorted other tools and equipment, University of Wyoming students are gaining valuable leadership and outdoor skills this summer working on 36 Wyoming Conservation Corps projects.

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Wallop Fund Student Stipend Award

Students interested in democracy and independent research are encouraged to apply for this research award by March 31st.

Pistol Pete Visits Constitutional Law

Professor McConnell had a visit from Pistol Pete who delivered free game tickets for proudly wearing Gold on game day Fridays.

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