Courses - 2018

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Winter 2018

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details)sort descending SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 501 A Advanced Political Research Design And Analysis 19484 Jeffrey B Arnold T
POL S 405 A Advanced Seminar In American Politics: Right-Wing Movements 19458 Christopher Sebastian Parker TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 447 A Advanced Seminar In Comparative Politics: Emotions and Politics 19466 Ellis Goldberg MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 402 A Advanced Seminar In Human Rights: Freedom of Religion and Speech 19456 Jamie Mayerfeld MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 403 A Advanced Seminar In International Relations: Climate Politics and Governance 19457 Aseem Prakash MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 246 A African American Politics 19406 Christopher Sebastian Parker TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 477 A African Politcal Development 19472 James D. Long TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 321 A American Foreign Policy 19418 Elizabeth Kier MW 12:00pm - 1:20pm
POL S 550 A American Politics Core 19488 Sophia Jordán Wallace W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 430 A Civil-Military Relations In Democracies 19461 Elizabeth Kier MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 451 A Communication Technology And Politics 19467 Kyle F Kubler MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 566 A Comparative Law And Politics 22599 Rachel A. Cichowski T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 480 A Comparative Politics And Korea Studies 19474 Yong-Chool Ha TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 580 A Comparative Politics And Korea Studies 19496 Yong-Chool Ha TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 413 A Contemporary Political Theory 19459 Christine DiStefano TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 583 A Economic Theories Of Politics 19497 Anthony Gill W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 436 A Ethnic Politics And Nationalism In Multi-Ethnic Societies 19463 Denis Basic TTh 11:30am - 1:20pm
POL S 371 A Global Crime And Corruption 21986 James D. Long TTh 8:30am - 9:50am
POL S 328 A International Organizations 19424 Geoffrey Wallace MW 8:30am - 10:20am
POL S 539 A International Relations Of Northeast Asia 19487 Donald Hellmann T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 202 A Introduction To American Politics 19379 Megan Ming Francis MW 9:00am - 10:20am
POL S 204 A Introduction To Comparative Politics 19399 Susan H. Whiting TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 203 A Introduction To International Relations 19390 David Balaam MWF 12:30pm - 1:20pm
POL S 249 A Introduction To Labor Studies 19407 Michael Beyea Reagan TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 201 A Introduction To Political Theory 19372 Jack Turner III TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 360 A Introduction To United States Constitutional Law 22044 Scott Lemieux TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 561 A Law And Politics 19491 Rachel A. Cichowski T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 461 B Mass Media Law 19469 Richard B Kielbowicz MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 497 B Political Internship In State Government 19478 John D. Wilkerson to be arranged
POL S 497 A Political Internship In State Government 19477 John D. Wilkerson to be arranged
POL S 437 A Politics In Scandinavia 19464 Christine Ingebritsen MTWTh 2:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 475 A Public Choice 19471 Anthony Gill MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 575 A Public Policy Processes 19494 Craig W. Thomas T 9:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 514 A Selected Topics In Political Theory: Critical Race Studies 19485 Jack Turner III Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 520 A Seminar On Russian Foreign Policy 22105 Scott B. Radnitz MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 420 A Soviet And Russian Foreign Policy 22104 Scott B. Radnitz MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 527 A Special Topics In International Relations Research 19486 Jonathan Mercer M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 552 A Special Topics In Political Communication 19489 W. Lance Bennett Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 559 A Special Topics In Political Methodology 19490 John D. Wilkerson Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 565 A Special Topics In Public Law 19492 Megan Ming Francis M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 349 A Strategy And War 19451 Jonathan Mercer MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 355 A The American Presidency 22054 Scott Lemieux TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 310 A The Western Tradition Of Political Thought, Modern 19414 Christine DiStefano TTh 8:30am - 10:20am
POL S 496 A Undergraduate Internship 19476 Caitlin Ainsley to be arranged
POL S 499 D Undergraduate Readings And Research 19483 John D. Wilkerson to be arranged

Spring 2018

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details)sort descending SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 503 A Advanced Quantitative Political Methodology 18836 Jeffrey B Arnold MW 4:30pm - 5:50pm,F 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 405 A Advanced Seminar In American Politics 18810 W. Lance Bennett TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 401 A Advanced Seminar In Political Theory 18809 Jamie Mayerfeld TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 430 A Civil-Military Relations In Democracies 18819 Elizabeth Kier MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 451 A Communication Technology And Politics 18822 Kyle F Kubler TTh 9:30am - 11:20am
POL S 468 A Comparative Media Systems 18827 Matthew J Powers MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 505 A Comparative Politics Core 18837 James D. Long Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 474 A Government And The Economy 18829 Caitlin Ainsley TTh 8:30am - 10:20am
POL S 407 A International Conflict 18811 Elizabeth Kier MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 522 A International Political Economy 18839 James A. Caporaso T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 202 A Introduction To American Politics 18739 Scott Lemieux MWF 11:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 204 A Introduction To Comparative Politics 18759 James D. Long TTh 8:30am - 9:50am
POL S 203 A Introduction To International Relations 18748 Jonathan Mercer MWF 10:30am - 11:20am
POL S 201 A Introduction To Political Theory 18734 Jack Turner III TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 435 A Japanese Government And Politics 18820 Robert J Pekkanen TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 363 A Law In Society 18797 Scott Lemieux MW 2:30pm - 3:50pm
POL S 461 A Mass Media Law 18823 Richard B Kielbowicz MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 306 A Media, Society, And Political Identity 18778 W. Lance Bennett TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 212 A Philosophy Of Feminism 18768 Alyssa Hellrung MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 385 A Political Ecology Of The World Food System 18803 Karen Litfin TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 425 A Political Psychology And War 18817 Jonathan Mercer MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 326 A Scandinavia In World Affairs 18789 Christine Ingebritsen MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 511 A Seminar In Ethical And Political Theory 18838 Jamie Mayerfeld TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 542 A Seminar: State And Society 18840 Joel S Migdal Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 588 A Special Topics In Comparative Political Economy 18842 Victor Menaldo W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 213 A The Korean Peninsula And World Politics 18775 Yong-Chool Ha TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 512 A Time Series And Panel Data For The Social Sciences 21975 Christopher Adolph TTh 4:30pm - 5:50pm,F 1:00pm - 2:20pm
POL S 335 A Topics In Political Economy 18790 Victor Menaldo TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 335 B Topics In Political Economy 21828 James D. Long WF 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 353 A United States Congress 18792 John D. Wilkerson MWF 12:30pm - 1:20pm
POL S 419 A United States-China Relations 18816 David M Bachman MW 11:30am - 1:20pm
POL S 426 A World Politics 18818 Aseem Prakash MW 1:00pm - 2:50pm

Autumn 2018

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details)sort descending SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 447 A Advanced Seminar In Comparative Politics 23029 Dean Larue MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 403 B Advanced Seminar In International Relations 23610 Karen Litfin T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 403 A Advanced Seminar In International Relations 20338 Aseem Prakash MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 246 B African American Politics 20289 Christopher Sebastian Parker TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 555 A American Politics Topics 20361 Christopher Sebastian Parker T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 595 A College Teaching Of Political Science 20363 Chelsea Moore F 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 367 A Comparative Law And Courts 20316 Rachel A. Cichowski TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 597 A Directed Readings 20364 to be arranged
POL S 800 A Doctoral Dissertation 20368 Victor Menaldo to be arranged
POL S 384 A Global Environmental Politics 20332 Karen Litfin TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 442 A Government And Politics Of China 20342 Susan H. Whiting TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 488 A Honors Thesis Design 20351 Jamie Mayerfeld MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 600 A Independent Study Or Research 20366 to be arranged
POL S 600 B Independent Study Or Research 20367 to be arranged
POL S 598 A Independent Writing I 20365 Aseem Prakash to be arranged
POL S 456 A Institutional Failure 20344 Rebecca U. Thorpe MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 521 A International Relations Core 20359 Geoffrey Wallace Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 424 A International Relations Of Japan 20340 Saadia M. Pekkanen MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 535 A International Relations Of Modern China 20360 David M Bachman T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 202 A Introduction To American Politics 20264 Rebecca U. Thorpe MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 204 A Introduction To Comparative Politics 20282 Victor Menaldo TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 203 A Introduction To International Relations 20273 Geoffrey Wallace TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 201 A Introduction To Political Theory 20257 Jack Turner III MW 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 461 A Mass Media Law 20345 Richard B Kielbowicz MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 510 A Maximum Likelihood Methods For The Social Sciences 20358 Christopher Adolph TTh 4:30pm - 5:50pm,F 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 500 A Political Research Design And Analysis 20357 Caitlin Ainsley M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 356 A Society And Politics 23379 Ann Frost TTh 8:30am - 10:20am
POL S 527 A Special Topics In International Relations Research 23609 Karen Litfin T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 589 A Special Topics In Political Economy 20362 Anthony Gill W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 351 A The American Democracy 23732 Scott Lemieux MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 368 A The Politics And Law Of International Human Rights 20323 Jamie Mayerfeld MWF 9:30am - 10:20am
POL S 317 A The Politics Of Race And Ethnicity In The United States 20297 Sophia Jordán Wallace TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 462 A The Supreme Court In American Politics 23733 Scott Lemieux MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 462 A The Supreme Court In American Politics 23733 Scott Lemieux MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 334 A Topics In American Politics 23292 Mark Alan Smith MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 359 A U.s. Latino Politics 20311 Sophia Jordán Wallace TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 496 A Undergraduate Internship 20352 Megan Ming Francis to be arranged
POL S 499 A Undergraduate Readings And Research 20353 to be arranged
POL S 499 B Undergraduate Readings And Research 20354 to be arranged
POL S 499 C Undergraduate Readings And Research 20355 to be arranged
POL S 499 D Undergraduate Readings And Research 20356 Rebecca U. Thorpe T 3:30pm - 4:20pm,T 7:00pm - 7:50pm
POL S 409 A Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy 20339 Anthony Gill MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 409 B Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy 23393 Victor Menaldo MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 327 A Women's Rights As Human Rights 20306 Rachel A. Cichowski TTh 8:30am - 9:50am

Summer 2018 Full-term

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details)sort descending SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 321 A American Foreign Policy 13155 Robin Datta to be arranged
POL S 321 A American Foreign Policy 13155 Robin Datta to be arranged
POL S 367 A Comparative Law And Courts 14486 Jonathan Beck MW 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 597 A Directed Readings 13184 to be arranged
POL S 800 A Doctoral Dissertation 13188 Jack Turner III to be arranged
POL S 600 A Independent Study Or Research 13186 to be arranged
POL S 600 B Independent Study Or Research 13187 Geoffrey Wallace to be arranged
POL S 598 A Independent Writing I 13185 to be arranged
POL S 202 A Introduction To American Politics 13143 Stephanie Stanley TTh 2:20pm - 4:30pm
POL S 201 A Introduction To Political Theory 13142 Emily Christensen TTh 9:40am - 11:50am
POL S 212 A Philosophy Of Feminism 13146 Sean C. Jarvis MW 1:10pm - 3:20pm
POL S 325 A The Arab-Israeli Conflict 13157 Yoav H. Duman MW 9:40am - 11:50am
POL S 496 B Undergraduate Internship 13177 Rachel A. Cichowski to be arranged
POL S 496 A Undergraduate Internship 13176 Caitlin Ainsley to be arranged
POL S 499 B Undergraduate Readings And Research
Contact Prof. Cichowski at rcichows@uw to arrange for credit.
13179 to be arranged
POL S 499 A Undergraduate Readings And Research 13178 John D. Wilkerson to be arranged
POL S 361 A United States Courts And Civil Liberty 13160 Scott Lemieux TTh 12:00pm - 2:10pm

Summer 2018 A-term

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details)sort descending SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 436 A Ethnic Politics And Nationalism In Multi-Ethnic Societies 13167 Denis Basic MTWTh 9:10am - 11:50am
POL S 328 A International Organizations 14476 Geoffrey Wallace MTWThF 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 434 A International Relations Of South Asia 14607 Deep Pal MTWThF 1:10pm - 3:20pm
POL S 204 A Introduction To Comparative Politics 13145 Yusri Supiyan MTWThF 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 203 A Introduction To International Relations 13144 Travis Nelson MTWTh 2:20pm - 5:00pm
POL S 270 A Introduction To Political Economy 13149 Nora Williams MTWThF 9:40am - 11:50am
POL S 273 A The Concept Of Political Power 13150 Sean Butorac MTWThF 9:40am - 11:50am
POL S 499 C Undergraduate Readings And Research 13180 to be arranged
POL S 499 D Undergraduate Readings And Research 13181 to be arranged

Summer 2018 B-term

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details)sort descending SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 384 A Global Environmental Politics 14474 Mathieu Dubeau MTWThF 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 442 A Government And Politics Of China 13168 Susan H. Whiting MTWTh 2:20pm - 5:00pm
POL S 249 A Introduction To Labor Studies 13148 Lawrence J. Cushnie MTWThF 9:40am - 11:50am
POL S 363 A Law In Society 13161 Michael W. McCann MTWThF 2:20pm - 4:30pm
POL S 461 A Mass Media Law 13173 Richard B Kielbowicz MTWTh 8:30am - 10:40am
POL S 499 E Undergraduate Readings And Research 13182 to be arranged
POL S 499 F Undergraduate Readings And Research 13183 to be arranged
POL S 409 A Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy
Topic: Political Economy of Africa
14477 Sarah Dreier MTWThF 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 419 A United States-China Relations 13166 David M Bachman MTWThF 9:40am - 11:50am