Majors & Minors
Pursue a degree or take courses in political science or international relations.
Discover notable individuals with Rochester degrees in political science or international relations.
Our PhD program is one of the most rigorous and successful programs in the nation.
In the News
- PhD alumnus Arthur Spirling receives emerging scholar award
- Prof. Helmke maintains Bright Line Watch to assess health of democracy
- PhD alumnus Daniel Gillion named 2018 Carnegie Fellow
- Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson receive 2017 William H. Riker Prize
PhD Placements, 2017-18
Rochester alumni can be found in a range of fields, from law to business to education to government to sports. Explore the alumni network to make a connection!
Meet our Alumni
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