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, Sonia Odom, does Study Abroad in South Africa

Sonia Odom studied at the University of Cape Town in South Africa this summer. Sonia will return to Loyola for the fall semester as a senior.

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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 alumna, Tracy Osborn, currently teaching as an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa

Tracy Osborn, Ph.D., '98 magna cum laude, is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on women and politics in U.S. State Legislatures, Congress, and political behavior.

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