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Welcome to KU Political Science

Political Science advances our understanding of politics, power, governance and public policy in the U.S. & across the globe, the relationship between the government and people, how decisions are made and how conflicts are resolved.

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Why should you choose political science?

Almost every part of your life is affected by politics and public policy. Studying political science at KU provides a strong foundation for a professional and academic future.

Why Political Science

Intelligence

Intelligence & National Security Studies, Certificate or Minor!
ICCAE students have awareness of, and preparation for entering, intelligence careers.

On the Market

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Defenses
 

Kyunghwan Jung’s Dissertation Defense

The Public’s Different Perspectives about the External Threat: Comparing Republic of China (ROC) and Republic of Korea (ROK)

Advisor: John Kennedy

May 25, 11 am, Zoom

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