The Department is home to over 350 undergraduate majors and over 50 graduate students. They study with 25 faculty who are well known scholars in a wide variety of fields and who are amongst the most honored teachers at this university. We provide a vibrant place to study and a perfect place to prepare for an active role in politics.
Wayne Parent, Chair
Dean Haynie presents Cecil Eubanks with award for fifty years of service and LSU Foundation Distinguished Faculty Award for Graduate Teaching at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences spring awards ceremony.
Professor Nichole Bauer has been awarded the 2017-2018 Gender and Political Psychology Early Career Research Award.
American Government & Politics
Comparative Government & Politics
International Politics & Law
Law & Legal Systems
Political Data Analysis
Race & Politics