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Political Science Department
Dept. 3197 | A&S 136
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-6484
Fax: (307) 766-6771
Email: pols.info@uwyo.edu
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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 Law Center Helps with Human Rights Victory in Uganda

December 3, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Center for International Human Rights Law and Advocacy recently shared in a major legal victory for human rights in Uganda.

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Buffalo, Powell Students to Lead UW Student Body

April 23, 2015 — University of Wyoming students have elected Brian Schueler, an international studies major from Buffalo, as the president of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW).

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Building Community Across Difference: Lessons from Northern Ireland

Dr. Tom Frawley and the Reverend John Dunlop, civil leaders in Northern Ireland, share their stories and perspective with Nevin Aiken. Dr Aiken is an assistant professor of Political Science and Global & Area Studies at University of Wyoming.

Kautzsch Is Pickering Fellowship Finalist

Political Science Major, Tiffany Kautzsch, is a finalist for the Pickering Fellowship, a partnership between the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and the U.S. State Department.

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