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Study Diverse Global Issues

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

Summer 2018: STudy Abroad in Berlin

berlin germany

Professor Christiane Olivo (far right) with her students in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany for the study abroad course, German Politics and Society: Then and Now.

Political Science & International Affairs Students Recognized

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The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Political Science and International Affairs Department recognized outstanding undergraduates on April 8, 2018.

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professor featured on podcast

 bear in mind

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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