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The Department of Political Science supports a comprehensive teaching and research program in service of a global community concerned with good governance, peace, security, and human welfare.

We are committed to theoretically guided, rigorous empirical scholarship that responds to important questions concerning the ways in which political communities function.

We seek to develop globally engaged citizens, innovative members of the workforce and the next generation of inspiring teachers in higher education.

Join Us for First Fridays at 4



Emory College and the James Weldon Johnson Institute Presents...

First Fridays at 4: Emory Faculty on Race
Friday, May 7, 2021 - 4pm

"Do Our Votes Count?"
Race and Political Inequality
American Democracy

Dr. Bernard Fraga
Associate Professor of
Political Science

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Election 2020

2020 Election Analysis from Emory Experts

Visit the Decision 2020 page to explore how Political Science Department election experts react to the 2020 election results.

Celebrating the Class of 2020

We are so proud of our graduating seniors. Check out their accomplishments here.

Academic Placement News

Find out more about our 2019-2020 PhD placements.
Placement News

Political Science in the News

  • Emory Designated a “Voter Friendly CampusEmory University is one of over 231 campuses nationwide to be honored with the title “Voter Friendly Campus.”