Welcome to Virginia Tech's Department of Political Science, which also houses the Program in International Studies. The Department offers two distinct degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. On this website we provide information about the department, including course listings, faculty biographies, and details about the graduate and undergraduate programs (both majors and minors), including our award-winning Online M.A. Program.
Congratulations to Christian Matheis and Elizabeth "Eli" Jamison! Read the full story...
Dr. Zanotti, with help from colleagues in the Pamplin College of Business and the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, facilitated an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the University of Fondwa in Haiti in order to assist Fondwa student Junior Beauvais with enrollment as a student at Virginia Tech. Junior was recently awarded a 15,000 Euro grant by Italian food company Barilla, which he will use to establish a seed bank.
Dr. Stivachtis spoke on issues pertaining to food and water security. Read the article here.
PSCI majors who demonstrate leadership skills in their campus and/or community at an exemplary level are invited to apply for two $500 scholarships.
Celebrate Cesar Chavez at a free showing of the 2014 film Cesar Chavez, directed by Diego Luna, on Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the GLC Auditorium. A facilitated discussion will follow.
Urban Affairs and Planning professor Dr. David Bieri will present on "Conceptualizing Financial Resilience: Monetary Disequilibrium, Financial Instability and Regional Imbalances" as part of the 2015 GFURR Spring Seminar Series on Thursday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m. in the Global Forum Conference Room (Suite 312) at Kent Square.