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Political Science Department
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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 Visiting Scholar Brings Expertise on Middle East, Africa

February 13, 2015 — A longtime United Nations peacemaker who most recently worked with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon is the new Senior Visiting Scholar in Global Studies at the University of Wyoming.

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.

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