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Specialized Tracks in International Relations (Old)

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Track A – Global Security

Only active courses are shown below. To see archived courses also, click here.
For History Department courses, old course numbers appear in brackets.

  • PSCI/INTR 106 Introduction to International Relations
  • PSCI 161 Introduction to International Politics
  • PSCI 167 Politics of the Middle East
  • INTR 222 Preventive Wars
  • INTR 224 Domestic Politics and International Relations
  • INTR 226 America's 21st Century Wars
  • INTR 227 Peace and War
  • INTR 228 International Security
  • INTR 229 Terrorism
  • INTR 230 American Foreign Policy
  • INTR 231 Counterinsurgency in Theory and Practice
  • INTR 231 Cold War
  • INTR 233 Internal Conflict and International Intervention
  • PSCI/INTR 239 International Environmental Law
  • INTR 241 Polish Foreign Policy After Communism, 1989-2019
  • INTR 246 Religious Nationalism
  • INTR 247 Zionism and Its Discontents
  • PSCI/INTR 248 Politics of the Middle East
  • INTR 248 The Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • INTR 249 Israel/Palestine
  • PSCI/INTR 254 The U.S. in the Middle East
  • PSCI/INTR 259 Order, Violence, and the State
  • PSCI/INTR 260 The Cold War: Europe between the US and the USSR
  • PSCI/INTR 265 Civil War and the International System
  • PSCI/INTR 268 International Organization
  • PSCI/INTR 270 Mechanisms of International Relations
  • PSCI/INTR 271 Russia and Eastern Europe: Politics and International Relations
  • PSCI/INTR 271 Territory and Group Conflict
  • PSCI/INTR 272 Theories of International Relations
  • PSCI/INTR 273 The Politics of Terrorism
  • PSCI/INTR 275 American Foreign Policy
  • PSCI/INTR 276 The Politics of Insurgency
  • PSCI/INTR 277 International Security
  • PSCI/INTR 278 War and Political Violence
  • PSCI/INTR 278 Foundations of Modern International Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 279 War and the Nation State
  • INTR 280 Communism and Democracy in Eastern Europe
  • PSCI/INTR 372 International Politics Field Seminar
  • PSCI/INTR 373 Territory and Group Conflict
  • PSCI 465 Civil War and the International System
  • ANTH 229 War and Migration
  • ANTH 264 Islam and Global Politics (RELC 248)
  • CLTR 160 The New Europe: Formations and Transformations
  • HIST 103 The West and the World since 1492
  • HIST 139 History of India
  • HIST 174 [173] American Military History
  • HIST 204 [287] History of International and Global Health
  • HIST 205 [244] Islam and the Third World (RELC 247)
  • HIST 225 [214] Europe and the Great War, 1914-1919
  • HIST 226 [205] Europe since 1945
  • HIST 234 [225] Germany and Austria, 1800-1914
  • HIST 235 [226] Hitler's Germany, 1914-1945
  • HIST 236 [206] The Holocaust
  • HIST 240 [238] History of British India
  • HIST 244 [280] China-U.S. Relations
  • HIST 247 [285] The Korean War
  • HIST 303W [314] International Human Rights
  • HIST 323W [310] World War II: The Eastern Front
  • HIST 330W [360] War, Money, and Ordinary People
  • HIST 333W [330] Russia in East Asia
  • HIST 334W [331] The Soviet Union and the Cold War
  • HIST 360W [333] America and the World to 1865
  • HIST 361W [334] America and the World since 1865
  • HIST 381W [345] Just and Unjust Wars
  • PHIL 116Q Philosophy, History, and Practice of Non-Violence
  • PHIL 301 Selected Topics in the Ethics of Non-Violence
  • PHIL 308 Morality and War
  • RELC 247 Islam and the Third World (HIST 205)
  • RELC 248 Islam and Global Politics (ANTH 264)

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Track B – Political Economy and Development

Only active courses are shown below. To see archived courses also, click here.
For History Department courses, old course numbers appear in brackets.

  • PSCI/INTR 102 Introduction to International Political Economy
  • PSCI/INTR 108 Introduction to Political Economy
  • PSCI 151 Political Economy of Developing Countries
  • PSCI 162 Business and Foreign Policy
  • INTR 205 Global Sustainable Development
  • INTR 211 Political Economy of Africa
  • INTR 213 Political and Economic Development in Post-Colonial Societies
  • INTR 216 Political Economy of Post-Communism
  • PSCI/INTR 217 How Countries Become Rich
  • INTR 218 China & Asia: Politics and Economics
  • INTR 220 Non-State Actors in World Politics
  • INTR 221 International Politics of Development
  • INTR 225 Politics & Policymaking in the Developing World
  • INTR 229 International Political Economy
  • INTR 232 Political Economy of Europe
  • INTR 237 Gender and Development
  • INTR 238 Political Economy of International Migration
  • INTR 239 Women, Men, Gender and Development
  • INTR 240 Human Rights, Minorities and Migration in Europe
  • PSCI 244K Politics and Markets: Innovation and The Global Business Environment
  • PSCI/INTR 251 Political Economy of Development
  • PSCI/INTR 255 Poverty and Development
  • PSCI/INTR 257 The Origins of the Modern World
  • PSCI/INTR 262 Globalization Past and Present
  • PSCI/INTR 266 Politics of the European Union
  • PSCI/INTR 268 International Organization
  • PSCI/INTR 268 Economics and Elections
  • PSCI/INTR 269 Russian Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 271 Russia and Eastern Europe: Politics and International Relations
  • PSCI/INTR 273 Political Economy of East Asia
  • PSCI/INTR 274 International Political Economy
  • INTR 280 The Politics and Economy of China
  • INTR 281 Business and Politics in Eastern and Central Europe
  • INTR 282 Eastern Europe: Philosophy and Reform
  • INTR 286 Political Economy of Developing Countries
  • PSCI/INTR 289 The Role of the State in Global Historical Perspective
  • PSCI 290 Unequal Development and State Policy: Brazil, the U.S., and Nigeria
  • PSCI/INTR 356 Political Economy of Reform
  • PSCI/INTR 364 Comparative Political Economy
  • PSCI/INTR 372 International Politics Field Seminar
  • PSCI/INTR 374 International Political Economy
  • ANTH 104 Contemporary Issues and Anthropology
  • ANTH 224 Anthropology of Development
  • ANTH 244 Marriage, Families, and Communities in a Global Perspective
  • ANTH 249 Global Masculinities
  • ANTH 266 Global Culture
  • ANTH 278 Birth and Death II: Making Populations Healthy
  • ECON 192Q Population Growth
  • ECON 226 Economic Development of the North Atlantic
  • ECON 252 Economies and Societies of Latin America (HIST 250)
  • ECON 255 Africa's Sleeping Giant: Nigeria since the Islamic Revolution of 1805 (HIS 212)
  • ECON 268 Economics of Globalization
  • ECON 269 International Economics
  • ECON 270 International Finance
  • ECON 272 International Political Economy (PSCI 274)
  • ECON 273 Economic Growth and Development
  • ECON 291 Political Economy of Economic Development
  • ECON 293 Politics and Economics of Post-Communist Transformation
  • ECON 294 Economic Development in a Global Perspective
  • ECON 371 Evolution of the World Economic Order since the Sixteenth Century (HIST 306W)
  • ECON 385 The Atlantic Slave Trade and Africa, 1650-1850 (HIST 356)
  • HIST 201 The Third World
  • HIST 204 [287] History of International and Global Health
  • HIST 209 [257] Corruption of the Global Economy: A Historical Perspective
  • HIST 210 Africa Welcomes China in a New Global Economy
  • HIST 212 [272] Africa's Sleeping Giant: Nigeria since the Islamic Revolution of 1805 (ECON 255)
  • HIST 226 [205] Europe since 1945
  • HIST 250 [203] Economies and Societies of Latin America and the Caribbean since 1493
  • HIST 306W [357] Evolution of the World Economic Order from 1500 (ECON 371)
  • HIST 307W Socioeconomic Development of the Atlantic World
  • HIST 310W [347] The Political Economy of Food in Africa

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Track C – Governance of Nations

Only active courses are shown below. To see archived courses also, click here.
For History Department courses, old course numbers appear in brackets.

  • PSCI/INTR 101 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • PSCI 115 Intro to Comparative Politics
  • PSCI 152 Politics in Developing Nations
  • PSCI 160 Campaigns & Elections: A Global Perspective
  • PSCI 164 Politics of Authoritarian Regimes
  • PSCI 167 Politics of the Middle East
  • PSCI 167M Democracy: Past and Present
  • PSCI 169 Politics of New Europe
  • INTR 200 Politics of Authoritarian Regimes
  • INTR 201 Comparative Legislatures and Executives
  • INTR 202 India, Pakistan, and the Politics of South Asia
  • INTR 204 Dictatorship and Democracy
  • INTR 210 Russian Politics
  • INTR 211 Political Economy of Africa
  • INTR 212 Democratization in Non-Western Societies
  • INTR 213 Political and Economic Development in Post-Colonial Societies
  • INTR 214 Political Violence in Comparative Perspective
  • INTR 215 Corruption and Good Governance
  • INTR 215 Populism in 21st Century Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 217 How Countries Become Rich
  • INTR 218 China & Asia: Politics and Economics
  • INTR 219 Democracy in Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico
  • INTR 220 Elections, Parties and Coalitions in Comparative Perspective
  • INTR 221 European Nationalism
  • INTR 222 Politics of New Europe
  • INTR 223 Opposition in an Authoritarian State: Poland, 1945-1989
  • INTR 224 Domestic Politics and International Relations
  • INTR 225 Politics & Policymaking in the Developing World
  • INTR 232 Political Economy of Europe
  • INTR 234 Comparative Authoritarianism
  • INTR 235 Elections under Democracy and Dictatorship
  • INTR 236 Contentious Politics and Social Movements
  • PSCI/INTR 239 International Environmental Law
  • INTR 240 Human Rights, Minorities and Migration in Europe
  • INTR 246 Religious Nationalism
  • INTR 247 Zionism and Its Discontents
  • PSCI/INTR 248 Politics of the Middle East
  • INTR 249 Israel/Palestine
  • PSCI/INTR 250 Comparative Democratic Representation
  • PSCI/INTR 250 Conflict in Democracies
  • PSCI/INTR 251 Politics of Authoritarian Regimes
  • PSCI/INTR 252 Ethnic Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 253 Comparative Political Parties
  • PSCI/INTR 256 Theories of Comparative Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 257 The Origins of the Modern World
  • PSCI/INTR 257 Poland in the New Europe
  • PSCI/INTR 258 Democratic Regimes
  • PSCI/INTR 259 Order, Violence, and the State
  • PSCI/INTR 260 Contemporary African Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 260W Democratic Erosion
  • PSCI/INTR 261 Latin American Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 262 Globalization Past and Present
  • PSCI/INTR 262 Elections in Developing Countries
  • PSCI/INTR 263 Comparative Law and Courts
  • PSCI/INTR 264 Comparative Political Institutions
  • PSCI/INTR 265 Civil War and the International System
  • PSCI/INTR 266 Politics of the European Union
  • PSCI/INTR 266 The Politics of India and Pakistan
  • PSCI/INTR 267 Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism
  • PSCI/INTR 268 Economics and Elections
  • PSCI/INTR 269 Russian Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 271 Territory and Group Conflict
  • PSCI/INTR 271 Russia and Eastern Europe: Politics and International Relations
  • PSCI/INTR 276 The Politics of Insurgency
  • INTR 280 The Politics and Economy of China
  • INTR 280 Communism and Democracy in Eastern Europe
  • INTR 281 Business and Politics in Eastern and Central Europe
  • INTR 282 Eastern Europe: Philosophy and Reform
  • INTR 283 Politics in the European Union
  • PSCI/INTR 350 Comparative Politics Field Seminar
  • PSCI/INTR 351 Western European Politics
  • PSCI/INTR 355 Democratic Political Processes
  • PSCI/INTR 356 Political Economy of Reform
  • PSCI/INTR 364 Comparative Political Economy
  • PSCI/INTR 373 Territory and Group Conflict
  • PSCI/INTR 394A European Political Internship
  • PSCI 394B European Political Internship: Belgium
  • PSCI 394G European Political Internship: Bonn, Germany
  • PSCI 394L UK Politics Internship London
  • PSCI 397F UK Politics Internship
  • PSCI 465 Civil War and the International System
  • AAAS 247 Black Paris
  • ANTH 239 Latin American Immigration
  • ANTH 248 Colonial and Contemporary Africa
  • ANTH 255 Perspectives on Modern Middle East
  • ANTH 264 Islam and Global Politics (RELC 248)
  • ANTH 266 Global Culture
  • CLTR 160 The New Europe, Formations and Transformations
  • ECON 255 Africa's Sleeping Giant: Nigeria since the Islamic Revolution of 1805 (HIST 212)
  • HIST 110 [106] Colonial and Contemporary Africa
  • HIST 111 The African Diaspora
  • HIST 112 Introduction to African Religions of the Diaspora
  • HIST 124 Modern Europe
  • HIST 126 Hitler's Germany, 1914-1945
  • HIST 130 [150] Russian Civilization
  • HIST 133 [152] The Russian Revolutions from Lenin to Putin
  • HIST 134 [154] Russia Now
  • HIST 137 [116] History of Poland
  • HIST 139 History of India
  • HIST 141 [186] East Asia after 1600
  • HIST 142 [108] Traditional China
  • HIST 143 [183] Modern China, 1600-Present
  • HIST 144 [105] Traditional Japan
  • HIST 145 [184] Modern Japan
  • HIST 147 Issues in Contemporary Japanese Culture
  • HIST 150 [130] Colonial Latin America
  • HIST 151 Modern Latin America
  • HIST 152 History of Mexico
  • HIST 153 [126] History of Brazil, 1500-2009
  • HIST 154 History of Latin America through Soccer
  • HIST 183 [118] History of Christianity
  • HIST 184 [117] History of Islam
  • HIST 201 The Third World
  • HIST 205 [244] Islam and the Third World (RELC 247)
  • HIST 206 [243] Dangerous Texts: Literature and Politics in Russia
  • HIST 208 [240] Comparative Modern Revolutions: France, Japan, Mexico, Russia
  • HIST 211 [274] Guns, War, and Revolution in Southern Africa
  • HIST 212 [272] Africa's Sleeping Giant: Nigeria since the Islamic Revolution of 1805 (ECON 255)
  • HIST 214 Modern Turkish History (CLTR 285)
  • HIST 226 [205] Europe since 1945
  • HIST 227 [289] History of European Exploration
  • HIST 229 [237] England and Ireland since 1800
  • HIST 231 [232] The French Revolutions
  • HIST 232 [223] Modern France
  • HIST 233 [228] In Arezzo (Study Abroad): Modern Italy, 1796-1948
  • HIST 234 [225] Germany and Austria, 1800-1914
  • HIST 235 [226] Hitler's Germany, 1914-1945
  • HIST 236 [206] The Holocaust
  • HIST 237 [224] Modern Germany, 1945-Present
  • HIST 238 [288] Secret Nation: Russia's Hidden Past
  • HIST 239 [292] Totalitarianism and Everyday Life
  • HIST 240 [238] History of British India
  • HIST 243 [281] Chinese Revolution
  • HIST 248 African Diaspora in Latin America, 1804-2009
  • HIST 251 [210] African Diaspora in Latin America, 1441-1804
  • HIST 283 [241] Politics of Identity: Russians, Poles, Jews, and Communists
  • HIST 295 [202] Jews in Italy: History, Society, and Culture
  • HIST 308W [325] The Global City
  • HIST 332W [323] Stalinism
  • HIST 342W Rich China, Poor China
  • RELC 103 History of Judaism
  • RELC 104 History of Christianity
  • RELC 105 The Asian Search for Self
  • RELC 106 From Confucius to Zen
  • RELC 107 History of Islam
  • RELC 108 An Introduction to Hinduism
  • RELC 149 The Arab Revolutions
  • RELC 231 Christian History I
  • RELC 232 Christian History II
  • RELC 234 Cry Freedom
  • RELC 235 Religion and Society in Latin America
  • RELC 240 Muhammad & the Qur'an
  • RELC 247 Islam and the Third World (HIST 205)

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