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

This year the Department of Political Science has a range of events planned for our undergraduate political science majors in this US election year, and we continue to offer outstanding 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 excellent faculty, and our recent accomplishments.

Flora Stone Mather Professor Karen Beckwith continues as Department Chair.  Please see her 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





Kevin Reuning ’10 Talk
March 29, 12:45-2:00p.m. (Political Protest Talk)
      Thwing 302
March 29, 4:30-5:30p.m. (Graduate School Talk and Q&A)
      Mather House 100

Senior Capstone Presentations and Dinner
April 19, 5:00-8:00p.m.
      TVUC Senior Classroom


CWRU is home to a wide array of public affairs programming that may be of interest to the public and to students of political science.

For schedules of some of those events, please see the Affiliated Web Sites linked above.


Page last modified: March 21, 2017