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

The Department of Political Science offers several scholarships throughout the academic school...

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Events

ALISON BRYSK
Global Studies, UCSB

Thursday, February 20, 2020
4:00 - 5:30 p...

  1. February 20, 2020 - 4:00pm

ERIC HELLEINER
Political Science, University of Waterloo

Thursday, February 27,...

  1. February 27, 2020 - 12:30pm