Welcome to the Department of Political Science of Case Western Reserve University.

This year the Department of Political Science welcomes a new Visiting Assistant Professor, Matthew Hodgetts, enters the second decade of the Wellman Hill Public Service Internship Program, and honors our alumna Margaret Clossey (FSM ’68, BA POSC) , who will be recognized with the Distinguished Service Alumni Award  during Homecoming.

We have a range of events planned for the Department this year, and we continue to offer excellent courses, funded programs that provide research and career opportunities, and a range of internships and internship support.  We invite you to explore the Department’s webpages to learn about our plans, our degree programs, our courses, our world-class faculty, and our recent accomplishments.

Please see Flora Stone Mather Professor Karen Beckwith’s Letter from the Chair.  Professor Beckwith welcomes comments and insights from our students, alumni, colleagues, and friends from around the world.  She can be reached by email at karen.beckwith@case.edu.

News

Adjunct Professor Jonathan Entin discusses how Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became a pop culture icon on BYU Radio

Jonathan Entin, David L. Brennan Professor Emeritus of Law and Adjunct Professor of Political Science, discussed how and why Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka the Notorious RBG, became a pop culture icon on "Top of Mind with Julie Rose" on BYU Radio. Justice Ginsburg was appointed to the U.S. Supreme...

Professor Juscelino F. Colares discusses economic slowdown in USA Today op-ed

via The Daily: In an op-ed for USA Today, Juscelino F. Colares, the Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Business Law and Professor of Political Science, cited reasons why the United States’ strong economy is likely slowing. His article was titled “Hey, Fed, the economy is slowing down.” Colares wrote about why the...

Juscelino Colares, Professor of Political Science, Discusses Impact of Legal Cases on U.S.-China Trade Negotiations

Juscelino Colares, Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Business Law, Professor of Political Science, and Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, was interviewed for an article in The Washington Times, in which he discussed the impact of two legal cases on trade negotiations between the United States and...

December 17, 2018 Newsletter

Opportunities and Announcements for the Week of December 17, 2018   Spring Courses.  As the semester comes to its successful close, students are completing final coursework; faculty are grading papers and exams; senior capstone work is coming to its conclusion; and final committee meetings will be held next week. There is time to...