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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A Word from the Chair

Last updated: March 18, 2020

The global...

Power Grab

Political Survival through Extractive Resource ...

Each year Grist searches high and low for the most inspiring innovators and do-ers working on...

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