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Peace and Conflict

This track examines the origins of international and civil armed conflict and persistent dilemmas in international cooperation. Students gain the historical background and analytic tools necessary to understand global events. Course offerings span the topics of war, foreign policy, and international organizations, as well as emerging problems in human security such as terrorism and transnational migration.

  • PSC/IR 102 Introduction to International Political Economy
  • PSC/IR 106 Introduction to International Relations
  • IR 231 Cold War
  • IR 241 Polish Foreign Policy After Communism, 1989-2019
  • IR 246 Religious Nationalism
  • IR 247 Zionism and Its Discontents
  • IR 249 Israel/Palestine
  • PSC/IR 252 Ethnic Politics
  • PSC/IR 254 The U.S. in the Middle East
  • PSC/IR 256 Theories of Comparative Politics
  • PSC/IR 259 Order, Violence, and the State
  • PSC/IR 265 Civil War and the International System
  • PSC/IR 268 International Organization
  • PSC/IR 269 Migration, Economic Change, and Conflict
  • PSC/IR 270 Mechanisms of International Relations
  • PSC/IR 272 Theories of International Relations
  • PSC/IR 273 The Politics of Terrorism
  • PSC/IR 276 The Politics of Insurgency
  • PSC/IR 278 Foundations of Modern International Politics
  • PSC/IR 279 War and the Nation State
  • PSC/IR 373 Territory and Group Conflict
  • ANT 230 War, Genocide, and Justice
  • ANT 256 American Empire
  • ANT 264 Islam and Global Politics (REL 248)
  • CLT 160 The New Europe: Formations and Transformations
  • HIS 103 The West and the World since 1492
  • HIS 128 Postwar Europe
  • HIS 174 American Military History
  • HIS 198 Stalin and His Legacy in Eastern Europe, 1939-1991
  • HIS 204 History of International and Global Health
  • HIS 205 Islam and the Third World (REL 247)
  • HIS 208 Comparative Modern Revolutions: France, Japan, Mexico, Russia
  • HIS 225 Europe and the Great War, 1914-1918
  • HIS 228 North Africa and the Middle East since 1838
  • HIS 232 Modern France
  • HIS 245 Tibet: History and Myth
  • HIS 247 The Korean War
  • HIS 303 International Human Rights
  • HIS 337 George Orwell and the Twentieth Century
  • HIS 361 America and the World since 1865
  • REL 229 Religion and Violence