Courses - 2021

Listings for future quarters are tentative and subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please consult the UW Time Schedule. For a listing of all courses potentially offered, see the Course Catalog.

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Winter 2021

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details) SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 201 A Introduction To Political Theory 19273 Jack Turner III TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 202 A Introduction To American Politics 19280 Megan Ming Francis MW 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 203 A Introduction To International Relations 19289 Geoffrey Wallace to be arranged
POL S 204 A Introduction To Comparative Politics 19298 Susan H. Whiting TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 249 A Introduction To Labor Studies 19305 Jake Grumbach MW 1:00pm - 2:20pm
POL S 285 A Political Science As A Social Science 21639 Mark Alan Smith TTh 3:00pm - 4:20pm
POL S 307 A Religion And World Politics 19312 Anthony Gill to be arranged
POL S 310 A The Western Tradition Of Political Thought, Modern 19319 Noga Rotem MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 315 A Black Identities And Political Power 19320 Brukab Sisay MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 316 A African-American Political And Social Thought 19321 Christopher Sebastian Parker to be arranged
POL S 321 A American Foreign Policy 19322 Elizabeth Kier MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 326 A Scandinavia In World Affairs 19327 Christine Ingebritsen MTWTh 12:30pm - 1:20pm
POL S 327 A Women's Rights As Human Rights 19328 Rachel A. Cichowski to be arranged
POL S 328 A International Organizations 19333 Geoffrey Wallace to be arranged
POL S 349 A Strategy And War 19338 Jonathan Mercer MW 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 355 A The American Presidency 19343 Scott Lemieux TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 360 A Introduction To United States Constitutional Law 19344 Scott Lemieux TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 401 A Advanced Seminar In Political Theory 22033 Karen Litfin TTh 11:30am - 1:20pm
POL S 401 B Advanced Seminar In Political Theory 22152 Noga Rotem T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 405 A Advanced Seminar In American Politics 19351 Christopher Sebastian Parker TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 409 A Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy 19353 Anthony Gill MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 426 A World Politics 19354 Aseem Prakash TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 430 A Civil-Military Relations In Democracies 19355 Elizabeth Kier MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 432 B Political Islam And Islamic Fundamentalism 19356 Cabeiri Debergh Robinson MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 436 A Ethnic Politics And Nationalism In Multi-Ethnic Societies 19357 Jonathan W Warren TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 447 A Advanced Seminar In Comparative Politics 19358 Niko Benjamin Switek TTh 8:30am - 10:20am
POL S 447 B Advanced Seminar In Comparative Politics 19359 Rachel A. Cichowski T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 461 A Mass Media Law 19360 Caley K Cook MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 472 A Electoral Systems 19365 Robert J Pekkanen W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 474 A Government And The Economy 19366 Caitlin Ainsley TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 476 A Strategy In Politics 19367 Caitlin Ainsley W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 480 A Comparative Politics And Korea Studies 19368 Yong-Chool Ha TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 489 A Honors Thesis Writing 19369 Andrea Gevurtz Arai to be arranged
POL S 496 A Undergraduate Internship 19370 Scott Lemieux to be arranged
POL S 497 A Political Internship In State Government 19371 Grace Reinke to be arranged
POL S 497 B Political Internship In State Government 19372 Grace Reinke to be arranged
POL S 499 A Undergraduate Readings And Research 19374 Robert J Pekkanen to be arranged
POL S 499 B Undergraduate Readings And Research 19375 Caitlin Ainsley to be arranged
POL S 499 C Undergraduate Readings And Research 19376 to be arranged
POL S 499 D Undergraduate Readings And Research 19377 Rebecca U. Thorpe to be arranged
POL S 501 A Advanced Political Research Design And Analysis 19378 Jake Grumbach W 4:30pm - 7:20pm,F 3:00pm - 4:50pm
POL S 509 A Political Theory Core 19379 Noga Rotem T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 524 A International Security 19380 Jonathan Mercer M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 527 A Special Topics In International Relations Research: Planetary Politics: Perspectives on Governance in the Anthropocene 19381 Karen Litfin W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 555 A American Politics Topics 19382 Rebecca U. Thorpe M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 555 B American Politics Topics 19383 Sophia Jordán Wallace Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 580 A Comparative Politics And Korea Studies 19384 Yang Won Ha TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 589 A Special Topics In Political Economy 19385 Caitlin Ainsley W 1:30pm - 4:20pm

Spring 2021

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details) SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 201 A Introduction To Political Theory 18861 Noga Rotem TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 202 A Introduction To American Politics 18866 Scott Lemieux to be arranged
POL S 203 A Introduction To International Relations 18871 Jonathan Mercer MWF 10:30am - 11:20am
POL S 204 A Introduction To Comparative Politics 18880 James D. Long MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 213 A The Korean Peninsula And World Politics 18889 Yong-Chool Ha MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 217 A Issues Of Global Justice 18890 William J Talbott TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 299 A Special Topics In Political Science
Modern Political Campaigns
21534 Cathy Allen TTh 4:30pm - 5:50pm
POL S 302 A Free Will, Nature, And Nurture In Politics And Society 18897 Mark Alan Smith MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 303 A Public Policy Formation In The United States 21259 Laura Elizabeth Evans TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 317 A The Politics Of Race And Ethnicity In The United States 18899 Sophia Jordán Wallace TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 318 A American Political Thought From The Colonial Era To The Civil War 18908 Jack Turner III MW 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 332 A Topics In Comparative Politics
"Europe Today"
18909 Sabine Lang MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 334 A Topics In American Politics
"Violence, Exploitation and Exclusion in U.S. Labor Markets"
18910 Rebecca U. Thorpe TTh 1:00pm - 2:20pm
POL S 351 A The American Democracy 18913 Scott Lemieux TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 363 A Law In Society 18914 Michael W. McCann MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 368 A The Politics And Law Of International Human Rights 18919 Jonathan Beck TTh 8:30am - 9:50am
POL S 371 A Global Crime And Corruption 18924 James D. Long MW 8:30am - 9:50am
POL S 382 A State Government 18933 Jake Grumbach MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 385 A Political Ecology Of The World Food System 18934 Karen Litfin TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 401 A Advanced Seminar In Political Theory
"Politics, Emotions, and Feminist Theory"
18940 Noga Rotem M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 405 A Advanced Seminar In American Politics
“The Politics of Funding the Black Lives Matter Movement”
18942 Megan Ming Francis TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 407 A International Conflict 18943 Elizabeth Kier MW 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 409 A Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy: Topic: Political Economy from the Great Recession to the Pandemic
"Political Economy from the Great Recession to the Pandemic"
18948 Christopher Adolph TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 409 B Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy
"Political Economy of Property Rights, Regulation & Innovation"
18949 Victor Menaldo TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 419 A United States-China Relations 18950 David M Bachman MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 425 A Political Psychology And War 18951 Jonathan Mercer MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 429 A Political Parties In Japan And East Asia 18952 Robert J Pekkanen W 3:30pm - 6:20pm
POL S 430 A Civil-Military Relations In Democracies 18953 Elizabeth Kier MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 437 A Politics In Scandinavia 18954 Christine Ingebritsen TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 448 A Politics Of The European Union 18955 Niko Benjamin Switek TTh 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 461 A Mass Media Law 18956 Caley K Cook MW 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 469 A Law And Rights In Authoritarian Regimes 21481 Susan H. Whiting TTh 1:30pm - 3:20pm
POL S 487 A Political Science Honors Seminar 18961 Jack Turner III TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 496 A Undergraduate Internship 18962 Scott Lemieux to be arranged
POL S 499 A Undergraduate Readings And Research 18964 Aseem Prakash to be arranged
POL S 499 B Undergraduate Readings And Research 18965 Dean Larue to be arranged
POL S 499 C Undergraduate Readings And Research 18966 to be arranged
POL S 499 D Undergraduate Readings And Research 18967 Rebecca U. Thorpe to be arranged
POL S 503 A Advanced Quantitative Political Methodology 18968 Jake Grumbach W 4:30pm - 7:20pm,F 3:00pm - 4:50pm
POL S 513 A Issues In Feminist Theory 21697 Noga Rotem M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 521 A International Relations Core 18970 Aseem Prakash T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 535 A International Relations Of Modern China 18971 David M Bachman T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 559 A Special Topics In Political Methodology
"Text As Data"
18973 John D. Wilkerson Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 559 B Special Topics In Political Methodology
"Qualitative & Mixed Methods"
18974 Geoffrey Wallace T 4:30pm - 7:20pm
POL S 564 A Law And The Politics Of Social Change 18977 Michael W. McCann W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 584 A Comparative Political Economy 18978 Victor Menaldo W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 591 A Applied Game Theory For Political Economy Research 21751 Caitlin Ainsley M 1:30pm - 4:20pm

Summer 2021 A-term

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details) SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 101 A Introduction To Politics 14521 Allison Rose Jansen T 2:20pm - 4:50pm
POL S 203 A Introduction To International Relations 13235 Jonathan Mercer Th 9:40am - 11:50am
POL S 304 A The Press And Politics In The United States 13242 Meg Spratt to be arranged
POL S 317 A The Politics Of Race And Ethnicity In The United States 13245 Carolyn Dapper MTWThF 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 452 A Mass Media And Public Opinion 13263 Patricia Moy MTWTh 8:30am - 10:40am
POL S 461 A Mass Media Law 13265 Caley K Cook to be arranged
POL S 461 B Mass Media Law 13266 Caley K Cook to be arranged

Summer 2021 B-term

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details) SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 249 A Introduction To Labor Studies 13239 Lawrence J. Cushnie to be arranged
POL S 447 A Advanced Seminar In Comparative Politics
Topic: Causes and Consequences of European Far-Right Politics
13260 Sebastian Mayer MTWThF 12:00pm - 2:10pm

Summer 2021 Full-term

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details) SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 201 A Introduction To Political Theory 13231 Gregg Miller MW 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 202 A Introduction To American Politics 13233 Chelsea Moore TTh 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 204 A Introduction To Comparative Politics 13236 Yusri Supiyan to be arranged
POL S 212 A Philosophy Of Feminism 13237 Mediha Pinar Sorma MW 1:10pm - 3:20pm
POL S 270 A Introduction To Political Economy 13240 Travis Nelson to be arranged
POL S 273 A The Concept Of Political Power 13241 Rutger Ceballos MW 2:20pm - 4:30pm
POL S 304 C The Press And Politics In The United States 14494 Meg Spratt to be arranged
POL S 313 A Women In Politics 14519 Grace Reinke TTh 9:40am - 11:50am
POL S 321 A American Foreign Policy 13246 Robin Datta to be arranged
POL S 325 A The Arab-Israeli Conflict 14489 Yoav H. Duman to be arranged
POL S 333 A Topics In International Relations
Global Justice Activism & NGO's
13250 Jason Frederick Lambacher W 9:40am - 11:50am
POL S 361 A United States Courts And Civil Liberty 14515 Scott Lemieux TTh 2:20pm - 4:30pm
POL S 368 A The Politics And Law Of International Human Rights 14517 Jonathan Beck MW 2:20pm - 4:30pm
POL S 384 A Global Environmental Politics 13254 Mathieu Dubeau TTh 12:00pm - 2:10pm
POL S 496 A Undergraduate Internship 13267 to be arranged
POL S 496 B Undergraduate Internship 13268 Mark Alan Smith to be arranged

Autumn 2021

Political Science (POL S) Courses

Course Course Title (click for details) SLN Instructor Meeting Time
POL S 201 A Introduction To Political Theory 20480 Noga Rotem TTh 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 202 A Introduction To American Politics 20489 Scott Lemieux MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 203 A Introduction To International Relations 20498 Jonathan Mercer MWF 10:30am - 11:20am
POL S 204 A Introduction To Comparative Politics 20507 James D. Long TTh 8:30am - 9:50am
POL S 217 A Issues Of Global Justice 20516 Gregg Miller MWF 10:30am - 11:20am
POL S 270 A Introduction To Political Economy 20528 Anthony Gill TTh 10:00am - 11:20am
POL S 308 A The Western Tradition Of Political Thought, Ancient And Medieval 20543 Jamie Mayerfeld MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 321 A American Foreign Policy 23236 Elizabeth Kier MW 11:30am - 12:50pm
POL S 334 A Topics In American Politics
Seeking Truth in an Age of Misinformation, Cynicism, and Political Polarization
20544 Mark Alan Smith TTh 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 335 A Topics In Political Economy
THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF CAPITALISM, DICTATORSHIP & DEMOCRACY.
20549 Victor Menaldo TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 368 A The Politics And Law Of International Human Rights 20550 Jamie Mayerfeld MWF 9:30am - 10:20am
POL S 401 A Advanced Seminar In Political Theory
THE POLITICS OF PARANOIA
20559 Noga Rotem M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 401 B Advanced Seminar In Political Theory
POLITICAL ECOLOGY OF DEATH IN THE ANTHROPOCENE
23244 Karen Litfin T 10:30am - 12:20pm,Th 10:30am - 12:20pm
POL S 405 A Advanced Seminar In American Politics
CITIZENSHIP, EXCLUSION & POLITICAL VIOLENCE
20561 Rebecca U. Thorpe Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 409 A Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy
ADAM SMITH AND THE WEALTH OF NATIONS
20562 Anthony Gill TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 409 B Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF PROPERTY RIGHTS, REGULATION & INNOVATION
20563 Victor Menaldo MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 409 C Undergraduate Seminar In Political Economy
POLITICS OF ECONOMIC INEQUALITY
23729 Asli Cansunar MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 424 A International Relations Of Japan 20564 Saadia M. Pekkanen MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 425 A Political Psychology And War 23208 Jonathan Mercer MW 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 429 A Political Parties In Japan And East Asia 20565 Robert J Pekkanen W 10:30am - 1:20pm
POL S 430 A Civil-Military Relations In Democracies 23340 Elizabeth Kier MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 442 A Government And Politics Of China 20567 Susan H. Whiting MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 447 A Advanced Seminar In Comparative Politics
INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATION SIMULATION
20568 Dean Larue MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 462 A The Supreme Court In American Politics 20571 Scott Lemieux MW 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 474 A Politics Of Economic Policy 20573 Caitlin Ainsley TTh 2:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 476 A Introduction To Game Theory For Political Economy Research 20574 Caitlin Ainsley W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 488 A Honors Thesis Design 20575 Susan H. Whiting TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
POL S 496 A Undergraduate Internship 20576 Aseem Prakash to be arranged
POL S 499 A Undergraduate Readings And Research 20577 Scott Lemieux to be arranged
POL S 499 B Undergraduate Readings And Research 20578 to be arranged
POL S 499 C Undergraduate Readings And Research 20579 to be arranged
POL S 499 D Undergraduate Readings And Research 20580 Rebecca U. Thorpe W 2:30pm - 3:20pm,W 3:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 505 A Comparative Politics Core 20581 James D. Long T 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 510 A Maximum Likelihood Methods For The Social Sciences 20582 Christopher Adolph TTh 4:30pm - 5:50pm,F 3:30pm - 5:20pm
POL S 514 A Selected Topics In Political Theory
THE POLITICS OF PARANOIA
20583 Noga Rotem M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 522 A International Political Economy 20584 Aseem Prakash M 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 544 A Problems In Comparative Government
POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY
20585 Asli Cansunar W 4:30pm - 7:20pm
POL S 555 A American Politics Topics
CITIZENSHIP, EXCLUSION & POLITICAL VIOLENCE
20586 Rebecca U. Thorpe Th 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 576 A Introduction To Game Theory For Political Economy Research 23203 Caitlin Ainsley W 1:30pm - 4:20pm
POL S 595 A College Teaching Of Political Science 20588 Bree Bang-Jensen F 1:30pm - 3:20pm