Department of Political Science

What is Political Science?

Political science is the study of constitutions, law, and government, at the local, national, and international levels, and of those things that influence the exercise of political power, such as individual interests and attitudes, norms, institutions, and culture.

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November 22, 2022
On Thursday, November 17th, nearly 300 students, staff, and faculty attended a lecture event presented by Discourse in Democracy. The speaker was Dr. Justin Dyer,…

November 15, 2022
On Wednesday, November 6th, Dr. David Levy spoke to an Inklings gathering about his years in public service. Entitled “Reflections on Public Service: My Years…

November 11, 2022
On November 3rd, 30 Texas State students had the opportunity to attend a book presentation by Dr. Mark Pomar, a senior fellow at scholar at…

November 9, 2022
From November 3rd through the 5th, Texas State Students participated in the 26th Annual Eugene Scassa Mock Organization of American States (ESMOAS) competition at Baylor University. The…

November 9, 2022
On Monday, November 7th, Dr. Caleb Henry of Seattle Pacific University spoke to Dr. Casey Wheatland’s Basic Political Ideas class on the subject of religion and politics.…

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Department Publications

The Department of Political Science houses two academic journals, an international mediation newsletter, and two program magazines - Political Science's Alumni NewsWire and Public Administration's Public Matters.