News & Events

Recent News

The Department of Political Science Spring 2017 Newsletter is here!


Recent Publications

More Faculty Publications
More Graduate Student Publications

Recent Awards

  • Eric Kramon, Rachel Stein, and Adam Ziegfeld have been chosen as GWIPP Policy Research Scholars.
  • The International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association has chosen Caitlin Talmadge's The Dictator's Army as co-winner of its 2017 Best Book Award.
  • Sam Frantz was awarded an American Institute for Indian Studies (AIIS) Junior Fellowship for his upcoming research in India.

More Faculty Awards

More Graduate Student Awards

Department Rankings

GW Political Science Program Ranked in the Top 10

American Politics Subfield Excels in U.S. News Rankings

In the most recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of graduate programs, the Department was ranked 16th in the American Politics subfield rankings. The rankings are a potent indicator of the American Politics faculty's excellent reputation in the discipline.