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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 Debaters Seek National Title

March 26, 2015 — While fans statewide cheered on the University of Wyoming’s men’s basketball team during its recent conference tournament championship and berth in the NCAA tournament, another UW team has qualified for and is preparing for a national championship run of its own.

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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.

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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.

Button Speaks About Speechwriting

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Case Button, recently visited with students about an insider's perspective with speechwriting, campaigning and the State Department with Hillary Clinton.

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