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Department of Political Science
Political Science

Contact

Rick Enkeboll

Rick Enkeboll

Advisor

Economics (A-Z), Law and Justice (A-G), Political Science (A-G), Public Administration (A-G), Philosophy (A-Z)

enkebre@auburn.edu
Sarah Henry

Sarah Henry

Advisor

Communication (A-Z), Law and Justice (H-Mc), Political Science (H-Mc), Public Administration (H-Mc)

slh0017@auburn.edu
April Foti

April Foti

Advisor

Health Services Administration (A-Z), Law and Justice (Me-Z), Political Science (Me-Z), Public Administration (Me-Z)

vaughal@auburn.edu

What is political science?

Political science is the study of governments, public policies, political processes and systems, and political behavior. It includes a number of related sub-fields, including:

  • Political theory
  • Political philosophy
  • Political ideology
  • Political economy
  • Policy studies and analysis
  • Comparative politics
  • International relations

Why study political science?

Are you interested in American politics? International affairs? Critical issues such as health, the environment, civil rights? If so, then a degree in political science may be for you. As a political science major, you’ll examine the processes, systems and dynamics of countries and regions all across the world.

Political science students gain a versatile set of skills that can be applied in a wide range of exciting careers in federal, state and local governments, law, business, international organizations, nonprofit associations and organizations and more.

Auburn University offers both a major and a minor in Political Science. The department has over 500 majors and 19 full-time faculty members and several part-time, visiting and adjunct faculty from the Auburn community.

Contact

Rick Enkeboll

Rick Enkeboll

Advisor

Economics (A-Z), Law and Justice (A-G), Political Science (A-G), Public Administration (A-G), Philosophy (A-Z)

enkebre@auburn.edu
Sarah Henry

Sarah Henry

Advisor

Communication (A-Z), Law and Justice (H-Mc), Political Science (H-Mc), Public Administration (H-Mc)

slh0017@auburn.edu
April Foti

April Foti

Advisor

Health Services Administration (A-Z), Law and Justice (Me-Z), Political Science (Me-Z), Public Administration (Me-Z)

vaughal@auburn.edu