Welcome to the Department of Political Science

For more than half a century, the Department of Political Science at UC Santa Barbara has been home to top scholars engaged in cutting edge research. The Department prides itself on first-rate teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

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Awards and Announcements

Professor Leah Stokes weighs In on buildings, bikes, SoCalGas, and communicating climate policy...

Political Science Graduate Student, Rajkamal Singh, publishes on op-ed in The Print discussing...

M. Kent Jennings Receives the 2020 Frank J. Goodnow Award

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In Evidence, Politics, and Education Policy, political scientists Lorraine M. McDonnell...

Events

Comparative Politics & Political Economy Webinar Series presents:

Foreign...

  1. December 3, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm