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, A'niya Robinson, serves as President of Loyola's Wolfpack Diversity Team

The purpose of the Loyola University Wolfpack Diversity Team is to enrich and broaden the minds of Loyola University’s students through solidarity and understanding of the many diverse cultures and races that make up our campus.

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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

Political Science alum, David Zoller, is currently District Director for Louisiana State Representative Julie Stokes

David Zoller, SS'10, currently the District Director for Louisiana State Representative Julie Stokes for the 79th district.

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