Politics
Contact
Department Chair:
Marc Blecher

Administrative Assistant:
Tracy Tucker

Department Email:


Phone: (440) 775-8487
Fax: (440) 775-8898

Location:
Rice Hall, Room 216
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Syllabi

Syllabi
SPRING 2015
POLT 100 Intro to America Politics (Parkin)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Mani)
POLT 122 Colloq: Israel-Palestine Conflict (B Schiff)
POLT 130 Political Theory and Action (Popa)
POLT 209 Public Policy in America (Dawson)
POLT 216 Political Economy of Advanced Capitalism (Howell)
POLT 226 International Law (B Schiff)
POLT 232 European Political Theory: Rousseau & After (Popa)
POLT 239 Marxist Theory (Blecher)
POLT 241 Global & Regional Governance (Zahnd)
POLT 242 Latin America & the Caribbean: Regional Responses to Humanitarian (Zahnd)
POLT 260 Post-Soviet Politics (Crowley)
POLT 271 Gender, Sexuality & Law (Hirsch)
POLT 305 The Presidency (Dawson)
POLT 309 Justice (Hirsch)
POLT 313 Transition to Capitalism in China (Blecher)
POLT 328 Non-state Actors International Pol (Mani)
POLT 329 Globalization (Crowley)
POLT 336 Queering the Liberal Subject (Popa)
POLT 404 Senior Honors (Mani)
POLT 409 Public Education, Policy/Law (Krislov)
POLT 414 International Program Planning (Zahnd)
POLT 421 Studies in Electoral Politics (Blecher)
FALL 2014
FYSP 94 Das Kapital (Blecher)
FYSP 139 Political Leadership (Dawson)
POLT 105 American Government: Congressional Elections 2014 (Dawson)
POLT 110 Revolution, Socialism and Reform in China (Blecher)
POLT 119 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (Crowley)
POLT 120 Introduction to International Politics (Florea)
POLT 132 Explaining Social Power: Classical and Contemporary Theories (Kruks)
POLT 202 American Constitutional Law (Kahn)
POLT 205 Political Research and Analysis (Parkin)
POLT 206 The Politics of sexual Minority Communities (Hirsch)
POLT 210 Latin American Politics (Mani)
POLT 214 Social and Political Change in Eastern Europe (Crowley)
POLT 219 Work, Workers and Trade Unions in Advanced Capitalist Societies (Howell)
POLT 227 War, Weapons & Arms Control (Schiff)
POLT 231 European Political Theory: From Plato to Rousseau (Wilson)
POLT 252 The Politics of Indigeneity (Rodriguez-Cervantes)
POLT 268 Democracy in Comparative Perspective: Issues, Problems, and Prospects (Fuchs)
POLT 272 The Elections of 2014 (Krislov)
POLT 275 Criminal Law (Hirsch)
POLT 301 Constitutional Law: First Amendment (Kahn)
POLT 304 Topics in Political Psychology (Parkin)
POLT 317 The Transformation of the Welfare State (Howell)
POLT 321 International Politics (Schiff)
POLT 331 Modernity and Postmodernity in Contemporary Political Theory (Kruks)
POLT 403 Senior Honors (Mani/Schiff, J)
POLT 422 Projects in Electoral Politics (Parkin)
SPRING 2014
POLT 100 Intro to American Politics (Parkin)
POLT 114 Political Change in Western Europe (Howell)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Mani)
POLT 122 Colloquium: Israel-Palestine Conflict (B Schiff)
POLT 130 Political Theory and Action (J Schiff)
POLT 200 Mass Politics in a Media Age (Parkin)
POLT 202 American Constitutional Law (Kahn)
POLT 209 Public Policy in America (Dawson)
POLT 211 Revolutions (Crowley)
POLT 212 Political Economy of Development in Asia (Blecher)
POLT 216 Political Economy of Advanced Capitalism (Howell)
POLT 226 International Law (B Schiff)
POLT 232 European Political Theory: Hobbes to Marx (J Schiff)
POLT 237 Environmental Political Theory (Wilson)
POLT 238 Modern American Political Thought (Hirsch)
POLT 271 Gender, Sexuality & Law (Hirsch)
POLT 305 The Presidency (Dawson)
POLT 308 Constitutional Interpretation (Kahn)
POLT 313 Transition to Capitalism in China (Blecher)
POLT 319 The Military in Latin America (Mani)
POLT 322 Failed States (Sandberg)
POLT 329 Globalization (Crowley)
POLT 334 Theories of Justice & Democracy in Contemporary America (Wilson)
POLT 404 Honors
POLT 409 Public Education, Policy/Law (Krislov)
POLT 411 Practicum in Applied Research (Sandberg)
POLT 413 Street Law & Community Development Practicum (Wu)
POLT 421 Studies in Electoral Politics (Parkin)
POLT 430 Legal Advocacy (Vodrey)
FALL 2013
FYSP 12 Socialism: Real & Imagined (Howell)
FYSP 94 Das Kapital (Blecher)
POLT 100 Intro to American Politics (Parkin)
POLT 110 Revolution, Socialism & Reform in China (Blecher)
FYSP 119 1st Amendment and the Internet (Kahn)
POLT 119 Intro to Peace & Conflict (Crowley/Mayer)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Sandberg)
POLT 132 Explaining Social Power (Kruks)
POLT 210 Latin American Politics (Mani)
POLT 214 Social & Political Change in Eastern Europe (Crowley/Vujacic)
POLT 227 War, Weapons & Arms Control (Schiff)
POLT 228 US Foreign Policy Making (Sandberg)
POLT 231 European Political Theory: Plato to Machiavelli (J Schiff)
POLT 235 Debating Democracy (Kruks)
POLT 268 Democracy in Comparative Perspective (Fuchs)
POLT 269 Latin American Past/Present thru Film (Mani)
POLT 309 Justice (Hirsch)
POLT 315 Future of Organized Labor (Howell)
POLT 321 International Politics (B Schiff)
POLT 330 Political Disaster (J Schiff)
POLT 402 American Democracy: Law & Policy (Krislov)
POLT 403 Honors (Howell/J Schiff)
POLT 422 Projects in Electoral Politics (Parkin)
SPRING 2013
FYSP 94 Das Kapital (Blecher)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Mani)
POLT 132 Explaining Social Power (Kruks)
POLT 205 Political Research and Analysis (DeSante)
POLT 209 Public Policy in America (Dawson)
POLT 211 Revolutions (Crowley)
POLT 215 Politics of South Asia (Pathak)
POLT 216 Political Economy of Advance Capitalism (Howell)
POLT 219 Work, Workers & Trade Unions (Howell)
POLT 220 US Security in a Globalizing World (Imerman)
POLT 232 European Political Theory: Hobbes to Marx (Schiff J.)
POLT 238 Modern American Political Thought (Hirsch)
POLT 240 Identity Politics (Imerman)
POLT 251 Political Responsibility (Schiff J.)
POLT 271 Gender, Sexuality & Law (Hirsch)
POLT 274 Public Opinion in America (DeSante)
POLT 302 Parties and Ideology in America (DeSante)
POLT 305 The Presidency (Dawson)
POLT 313 Transition to Capitalism in China (Blecher)
POLT 317 Transformation of the Welfare State (Howell)
POLT 319 The Military in Latin America (Mani)
POLT 320 Evolution & Reform of United Nations System (Imerman)
POLt 322 Failed States (Sandberg)
POLT 329 Globalization (Crowley)
POLT 331 Modernity & Postmodernity (Kruks)
POLT 409 Public Education, Policy & Law (Krislov)
POLT 411 Practicum in Applied Research (Sandberg)
POLT 413 Advanced Street Law & Community Development (Wu)
POLT 421 Studies in Electoral Politics (Sandberg)
FALL 2012
POLT 105 American Government: Election 2012 (Dawson)
POLT 108 Making Sense of Politics: An Introduction to Political Inquiry (DeSante)
POLT 110 Revolution, Socialism & Reform in China (Blecher)
POLT 119 Intro to Peace & Conflict (Crowley/Mayer)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Imerman)
POLT 130 Political Theory & Action (J Schiff)
FYSP 139 Political Leadership (Dawson)
FYSP 149 International and Domestic Non-Profits & Democratization (Sandberg)
POLT 202 American Constitutional Law (Kahn)
POLT 204 Political Psychology of Democratic Citizenship (DeSante)
POLT 206 The Politics of Sexual Minority Communities (Hirsch)
POLT 210 Latin American Politics (Mani)
POLT 228 US Foreign Policy Making (Sandberg)
POLT 234 European Political Theory: After Marx (Wilson)
POLT 239 Marxian Theory (Blecher/Wilson)
POLT 260 Post-Soviet Politics (Crowley)
POLT 268 Deomocracy in Comparative Perspective (Fuchs)
POLt 269 Latin American Politics Past/Pres thru Film (Mani) 2nd MODULE
POLT 301 Constitutional Law 1st Amendment (Kahn)
POLT 309 Justics (Hirsch)
POLT 324 Natural Resources & Conflict (Pathak)
POLT 328 Non-state Actors International Politics (Mani)
POLT 330 Political Disasters (J Schiff)
POLT 412 Street Law & Community Development (Wu)
POLT 422 Projects in Electoral Politics (Parkin)
SPRING 2012
POLT 100 Intro to American Politics (Parkin)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Pathak)
POLT 131 Problems of Political Theory (Wilson)
POLT 198 Revolutions in MENA (Milligan)
POLT 202 American Constitutional Law (Kahn)
POLT 209 Public Policy in America (Dawson)
POLT 217 Democracy & the Welfare State (Dixon)
POLT 226 International Law (Schiff)
POLT 232 European Political Theory: Hobbes to Marx (Wilson)
POLT 238 Modern American Political Thought (Hirsch)
POLT 260 Post-Soviet Politics (Crowley)
POLT 264 Issues of Democratization MENA (Milligan)
POLT 267 Classics of Political Economy (Dixon)
POLT 268 Dem in Comparative Perspective (Fuchs)
POLT 303 Equal Protection & Implied Fundamental Rights (Kahn)
POLT 305 The Presidency (Dawson)
POLT 311 Politics of Pluralism in MENA (Milligan)
POLT 322 Failed States (Sandberg)
POLT 329 Globalization (Crowley)
POLT 332 Marx, Capitalism & Time (Dixon)
POLT 409 Public Education, Policy & Law (Krislov)
POLT 411 Practicum in Applied Research (Sandberg)
POLT 413 Advanced Street Law (Wu)
POLT 421 Studies in Electoral Politics (Parkin)
FALL 2011
FYSP 12 Socialism: Real and Imagined (Howell)
FYSP 94 Das Kapital (Blecher)
FYSP 119 First Amendment & the Internet (Kahn)
FYSP 139 Political Leadership (Dawson)
POLT 105 American Government: Politics & Policy (Dawson)
POLT 114 Polt Change in Western Europe (Howell)
POLT 119 Intro to Peace & Conflict (Crowley)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Sandberg)
POLT 135 intro to Democracy (Dixon)
POLT 200 Mass Politics in a Media Age (Parkin)
POLT 203 The First Amendment (Hirsch)
POLT 214 Social & Political Change in E Europe (Crowley)
POLT 218 Marxian Analysis of Society & Politics (Blecher)
POLT 221 Democracy, Devpl & Security in Indus Countries (Sandberg)
POLT 223 International Environmental Politics (Pathak)
POLT 227 War, Weapons & Arms Control (Schiff)
POLT 231 European Political Theory: Plato-Machveli (Dixon)
POLT 304 Topics in Political Psychology (Parkin)
POLT 315 Future of Organized Labor (Howell)
POLT 318 Power & Resistance in Latin American (Mani)
POLT 321 International Politics (Schiff)
POLT 422 Projects in Electoral Politics (Parkin)
SPRING 2011
POLT 100 Intro to American Politics (Parkin)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Mani)
POLT 122 Colloquium: Israel-Palestine Conflict (Schiff)
POLT 206 Politics of Sexual Minority Communities (Hirsch)
POLT 209 Public Policy in America (Dawson)
POLT 211 Revolutions (Crowley)
POLT 212 Political Economy of Development in Asia (Blecher)
POLT 216 Political Economy of Advanced Capitalism (Howell)
POLT 219 Work, Workers & Trade Unions (Howell)
POLT 225 International Organization (Schiff)
POLT 233 American Political Thought (Gritter)
POLT 271 Gender, Sexuality & Law (Gritter)
POLT 305 The Presidency (Dawson)
POLT 306 Current Controversies in Immigration (Gritter)
POLT 313 Transition to Capitalism in China (Blecher)
POLT 318 Power Resistance in Latin America (Mani)
POLT 329 Globalization (Crowley)
POLT 421 Studies in Electoral Politics (Parkin)
FALL 2010
FYSP 12 Socialism: Real & Imagined (Howell)
FYSP 94 Das Kapital (Blecher)
POLT 105 American Government: Mid-Term Elections (Dawson)
POLT 109 Ethnicity & American Politics System (Gritter)
POLT 110 Revolution/Socialism Reform in China (Blecher)
POLT 120 Intro to International Politics (Sandberg)
FYSP 139 Political Leadership (Dawson)
FYSP 169 Campaign & Elections (Parkin)
POLT 201 Constitutional Interpretation (Hirsch)
POLT 210 Latin American Politics (Mani)
POLT 221 Third World Political Economy (Sandberg)
POLT 227 War, Weapons & Arms Control (Schiff)
POLT 239 Marxian Theory (Blecher /Wilson)
POLT 273 American Political Development (Gritter)
POLT 317 The Transformation of Welfare State (Howell)
POLT 321 International Politics(Schiff)
POLT 422 Projects in Electoral Politics (Parkin)
 
SPRING 2010  
POLT 115 Post-Soviet Politics (Crowley)
POLT 121 Intro to International Relations (Mani)
POLT 122 Colloquium: Israel-Palestine Conflit (Schiff)
POLT 202 American Constitutional Law (Kahn)
POLT 203 The First Amendment (Hirsch)
POLT 209 Public Policy (Dawson)
POLT 216 The Political Economy of Advanced Capitalism (Howell)
POLT 218 Marxist Anaylsis (Blecher)
POLT 224 Topics in Contemporary African Affairs (Sandberg)
POLT 226 International Law (Schiff)
POLT 228 US Foreign Policy Making (Sandberg)
POLT 233 American Political Thought (Hirsch)
POLT 305 The Presidency (Dawson)
POLT 308 Constitutional Interpretation and Individual Rights (Kahn)
POLT 313 Transition to Capitalism in China (Blecher)
POLT 328 Pirates, Priests & Protestors: Non-state Actors in International Politics (Mani)
POLT 329 Globalization (Crowley)
POLT 421 Studies in Electoral Politics (Parkin)