Timeroom: Fall 2021

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POLT 897C (01) - Seminar in Comparative Politics

Seminar/Comparative Politics

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   7  
CRN: 16830
Advanced analysis focusing on government and politics in foreign nations or regions. Areas of interest may include: constitutional structures, political parties and interest groups, legislatures, bureaucracy, and public policy. Topics address such concerns as: religion and politics, patterns of economic development, ethnic strife, and political leadership.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Mary Fran Malone
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 T 4:10pm - 6:00pm KING N129
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POLT 897E (01) - Seminar in International Politics

Seminar/Technology & War

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   7  
CRN: 16185
Advanced analysis focusing on problems of theory and contemporary issues in international politics. Areas of interest may include: democratic norms in international relations, NATO expansion and European security, the peace process in the Middle East, etc. See department listings for semester offerings.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Jen Spindel
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 W 3:10pm - 6:00pm HORT 327
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Technology and War

How does weapons technology affect how states fight and the ways in which international politics work? This course considers the relationship between technology and war by considering three key questions: in what context did different weapons develop? have any weapons had a revolutionary effect on war? how have different war strategies changed the conduct of international politics? We will consider the development and effects of weapons including gunpowder, tanks, submarines, nuclear weapons, and drones.

POLT 899 (01) - Master's Thesis

Master's Thesis

Credits: 3.0 to 6.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term* (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Graduate Credit/Fail grading
CRN: 10358
Each student carries out original research that culminates in a master's thesis. Permission required. Cr/F.
Section Comments: Students must contact instructor for correct section and course reference number.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 Hours Arranged TBA

POLT 900 (01) - Political Science Pro-Seminar

Pro-Seminar

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14810
Familiarizes students with political science as a profession. Briefly surveys the scope of the discipline in terms of the substantive fields and methodological approaches. Examines the logic of research design and explores diverse methods of inquiry (e.g., archival, experimental, case study, comparative analysis, field study, survey, etc.), including the process of generating a presentable research paper.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): POLT 910
Instructors: Elizabeth Carter
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 T 2:10pm - 4:00pm HORT 310

POLT 995 (01) - Independent Study

Independent Study

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
CRN: 12093
A) American Politics; B) Comparative Politics; C) International Politics; D) Political Thought; E) Public Administration; F) Public Policy. The graduate student engages in independent study under the direction of one of the faculty members of the department. Permission required.
Equivalent(s): PA 995
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 Hours Arranged TBA

POLT 995 (24) - Independent Study

Independent Study

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 17007
A) American Politics; B) Comparative Politics; C) International Politics; D) Political Thought; E) Public Administration; F) Public Policy. The graduate student engages in independent study under the direction of one of the faculty members of the department. Permission required.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PA 995
Instructors: Emily Baer-Bositis
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 Hours Arranged TBA
Durham   Graduate School :: Public Policy

PPOL 806 (01) - Fundamentals of Policy Analysis

Fundamentals of PolicyAnalysis

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14444
An introduction to public policy analysis and the role of rigorous research in the policymaking process. Fundamentals of the policymaking process; evaluation and design of research to inform policy decisions; effective team work to analyze issues and make policy recommendations; writing and speaking effectively to policymakers; analysis of research briefs and articles to evaluate the validity of their designs, conclusions, and potential use to policymakers.
Section Comments: Non MPP students may enroll with permission.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PPOL 906
Only listed majors in section: PUBLIC POLCY AN, PUBLIC POLICY
Instructors: Carolyn Arcand
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 M 3:10pm - 6:00pm NESM 140
Durham   Graduate School :: Public Policy

PPOL 812 (01) - Strategies for Policy Impact

Strategies for Policy Impact

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   17  
CRN: 14446
How to develop and implement strategies that drive policy change. Students will learn how to analyze approaches to changing policy and then evaluate the most viable option for specific circumstances. Students will review different influence models, discuss which ones work best in varying situations and identify how influence models connect to policy campaigns. Students will review current campaigns, learn central elements of a successful campaign to change public policy, and create their own campaign plans.
Section Comments: Non MPP students may enroll with permission.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): PPOL 912
Only listed majors in section: PUBLIC POLCY AN, PUBLIC POLICY
Instructors: Kristen Grimm
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 T 12:10pm - 3:00pm HUDD G11
Durham   Graduate School :: Public Policy

PPOL 904 (01) - Economics for Public Policy

Economics for Public Policy

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 13385
Provides an overview of how economics can be used to analyze and design public policy. Basic analytical skills used in economic modeling, and supplication to specify policy areas and problems. At the end of the course, students will be able to use basic economic models to analyze policy problems. They will also be able to understand how market mechanisms work, when free markets perform well and when government intervention may improve outcomes.
Section Comments: Non MPP students may enroll with permission.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Only listed majors in section: PUBLIC POLCY AN, PUBLIC POLICY
Instructors: Bryce Stanley
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 4:10pm - 6:00pm KEND 205
Durham   Graduate School :: Public Policy

PPOL 908 (01) - Quantitative Methods for Policy Research

Quant Methods Policy Research

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 12867
Provides an overview of basic quantitative analysis techniques that are common in public policy analysis. Students will be trained to design high quality research and conduct statistical analyses. By the end of the course, students will be able to carry out basic statistical analyses, evaluate the statistical analyses in research reports and journal articles, and communicate clearly the results of analyses to both professional and general audiences.
Section Comments: Non MPP students enroll by permission.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Instructors: Jess Carson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 W 12:10pm - 3:00pm HORT 304