Department of Political Science

Political Science

Understanding the systems that make the world spin

Every day, political decisions are made that affect our lives. Will the legislature increase taxes? How will the courts interpret our most basic freedoms? Choose the College of Social Sciences’ Political Science program and you’ll get a full understanding of how to analyze individual and group motivation and behavior, think through working systems and institutions, and conduct research into how systems and institutions work.

student Achievements + Research

Political Science major, Tiyanna Lords, serves as president of REACH, a new Loyola student organization

Political Science major, Tiyanna Lords, currently serves as president of REACH. The goal of the REACH organization is to mentor and inspire teenagers from 8th to 12th grade by instilling in them the importance of higher education.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Dr. Young Soo Kim, Assistant Professor of Political Science, publishes article in Comparative European Politics

Dr. Young Soo Kim recently published an article entitled: “International Norms and Distinctive Policy Choices in Global AIDS Funding: Comparative Case Studies of Norway and Belgium,” Comparative European Politics, 12(3) (2014): 319-342

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alumni Achievements + Research

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