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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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Mock Berlin Wall to Be Built and Torn Down at UW

Mock Berlin Wall to Be Built and Torn Down at UW

September 5, 2014 — The Berlin Wall, perhaps the most iconic symbol of the Cold War, will tumble again, 25 years after it was torn down amid the jubilation of thousands of revelers who celebrated freedom and the reunification of Europe.

Expert to Discuss Iran, Syria and the Challenges of Middle East Strategy at UW

Expert to Discuss Iran, Syria and the Challenges of Middle East Strategy at UW

February 5, 2014 — Changes taking place across the Middle East and the challenges they pose for United States’ strategies will be the topic of a talk Monday, Feb. 17, at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Berry Center auditorium.

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