Cornell’s department of government is devoted to the study of political power, political institutions, public policy, public opinion and participation, political economy, interactions between citizens and governments, and the international system.
The field of Government is divided into four subfields:American Politics(the political behavior, policies, and institutions of the United States) Comparative Politics(the political institutions and processes of countries around the world) International Relations(transactions between states, international organizations and transnational actors) Political Theory & Philosophy(normative theories of politics and history of political thought)
Malaysia’s long history of financial scandals (Thomas Pepinsky) August 24th, 2015 Fining the Family When All Else Fails (Mary Katzenstein) August 3rd, 2015 Is China’s Reform Era Over and, If So, What’s Next? (Jeremy Wallace) July 28th, 2015 Cruz’s opinion on ruling is ‘out of step’ (Peter Enns) July 20th, 2015 The Tragedy of Kalief Browder is Still Overshadowed by the Willie Horton Effect (Joseph Margulies) June 22nd, 2015
Celebrating Isaac Kramnick Saturday, May 30th, 2015 Political Theory Workshop (See schedule) Politics, Sandwiches, and Comments (PSAC) Scheduled Fridays, 2014-2015 International Law/International Relations Colloquium