This political science course integrates diverse disciplinary approaches—legal, political, sociological and anthropological—to explore the causes of migration, the dynamics of assimilation and incorporation of migrants in the U.S., and the process and impacts of deportation and (re)incorporation in Mexico and Central America.
This political science course helps students develop a deeper understand of how public policy is made.
The political science major studied the prosecutorial reform movement as a way of exploring the various reasons why politicians and political candidates take up reform-minded stances that deviate from their party’s standard stances.
The political science major studied the ways in which educational policies that group students by performance can lead to a type of intra-district segregation along racial and socioeconomic lines.
Political science major and Spanish minor Nico Kaplan ’19 is exploring the relationship between political and cultural projects by working with documentary distribution company Argot Pictures to reach Spanish-speaking audiences and organizations that stand committed to supporting immigrant communities in NYC.