Political Science

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Whether you are interested in American politics, comparative politics, international relations or political thought, here you'll find active and engaged faculty who are widely respected and devoted to teaching. You’ll gain the knowledge base, and communication and analytic skills, to pursue careers in public service, law, business, nonprofits, education and a large number of contemporary careers that require analytic thinking.

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Baer Discusses Democratic Study Group (The Hill)

Baer Discusses Democratic Study Group (The Hill)

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Freedom of Speech and the Constitution

Freedom of Speech and the Constitution

UNH professor looks back on an important decision...

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UNH's Allison Lehoux '18

One Summer, Seven Scholarships

One Summer, Seven Scholarships

UNH undergraduates heading abroad as Gilman Scholars...

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  • Political Science Major | Analyst at JP Morgan
    Please tell us a about yourself and where you are now today. I'm a 2015 graduate of UNH's COLA school. I've been living in NYC for the past 2.5 years post-graduation and working in the financial services industry. Did you have another major and/or minor at UNH? What impact did studying a language...
    Political Science Major | Analyst at JP Morgan
    Please tell us a about yourself and where you are now today. I'm a 2015 graduate of UNH's COLA school. I've been living in NYC for the past 2.5 years post-graduation and working in the financial services industry. Did you have another major and/or minor at UNH? What impact did studying a language...
  • Political Science Major | Leading the SocialGov Program at the Office of Innovative Technologies at GSA
    Read more about how Justin Herman is using his Political Science major.
    Political Science Major | Leading the SocialGov Program at the Office of Innovative Technologies at GSA
    Read more about how Justin Herman is using his Political Science major.
  • Political Science Major | Manager of Policy at Google’s EMEA
    Read more about how Ethan Gauvin is using his Political Science major.
    Political Science Major | Manager of Policy at Google’s EMEA
    Read more about how Ethan Gauvin is using his Political Science major.
  • Political Science and Justice Studies Majors | Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision
    Please tell us a about yourself (can be brief) and where you are now today.   I graduated from UNH in May 2013, and am now working in my dream job as the Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision, a nonprofit...
    Political Science and Justice Studies Majors | Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision
    Please tell us a about yourself (can be brief) and where you are now today.   I graduated from UNH in May 2013, and am now working in my dream job as the Manager of Institutional Partnerships at Just Vision, a nonprofit...
  • History and Political Science Majors | 8th Grade American History Teacher
    Read more about how Matthew Barry is using his Political Science and History majors.
    History and Political Science Majors | 8th Grade American History Teacher
    Read more about how Matthew Barry is using his Political Science and History majors.

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