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UNC’s Department of Political Science and International Affairs houses two bachelor of arts degrees: Political Science and International Affairs. In addition, we offer minors in Political Science, Legal Studies and Public Policy.

Our faculty have received numerous teaching awards and are active scholars, receiving prestigious grants from such agencies as the Ford Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. We bring this expertise to all of our classes. 

News and Announcements

Political Science & International Affairs CLub Received Award

The Political Science and International Affairs Club were awarded "Organization of the Year" at the annual Clubs and Organizations Award Ceremony this year.

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Political Science students at a final exam study session

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UNC political science professor featured on Bear in Mind podcast

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Dr. Gregory Williams is featured on the first episode of new UNC podcast, Bear in Mind. Dr. Williams talks about President Trump’s first few weeks in office, his campaign promises, and the power of the U.S. presidency.

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