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)
Wars, States and Contention (Sid Tarrow) September 18th, 2015 China to cut 300,000 soldiers, speed up military modernization (Jessica Chen Weiss) September 3rd, 2015 Mary Katzenstein wins Frank J. Goodnow Award September 3rd, 2015 Danielle Thomsen wins E.E. Schattschneider Award September 1st, 2015 Alexis Walker receives William Anderson Award August 28th, 2015
Political Theory Workshop (See schedule) Politics, Sandwiches, and Comments (PSAC) Scheduled Fridays, 2014-2015 International Law/International Relations Colloquium