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Faculty, students interact on the South 40

Through becoming involved in residential life on the South 40, Faculty Associates and Faculty Fellows extend their interactions with students outside the classroom.

Spotlight on Faculty:

Professor Hayward’s research focuses on questions that are central to understanding and to evaluating political life.

D.C. Semester Program

Offering students interaction with key policymakers.

Share Our Stuff program benefits the community and environment

Students moving out at the end of the year donate useful items to Share Our Stuff (SOS). This program helped those in need in the St. Louis region and helped the environment by reducing waste.

About the Department

The Department of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis strives to be one of the best in the world. We are widely recognized for our strengths in theory, methods, and the rigorous combination of the two. The members of our faculty are leading scholars in their fields. The Ph.D. students we train go on to be some of the most productive in the discipline. The undergraduate student body at WashU is among the tops in the country, and our majors have their choice of careers, graduate programs, and professional schools.The Department is nationally and internationally recognized as one of the leading departments in the discipline. 

Upcoming Events

Apr
18
"Judges on Patrol: Compliance Monitoring in the Latin American amparo" by Jeffrey Staton
Seigle Hall, Room 248 @ 2:30 pm
Apr
25
April 25, 2014
Conference is located at the Carlson School of Management on the campus of the University of Minnesota 
Apr
25
"Can Institutions Cure Clientelism? Assessing the Impact of the Australian Ballot in Brazil", by Daniel Gingerich
Seigle Hall, Room 248 @ 2:30 pm

Faculty Books

Leadership or Chaos: The Heart and Soul of Politics

By Norman Schofield and Maria Gallego

Advances in Political Economy

Norman Schofield, Gonzalo Caballero, and Daniel Kselman (Eds.)

Political Economy of Institutions, Democracy and Voting

Norman Schofield and Gonzalo Caballero (Eds.)