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 communication and analytic skills and the knowledge base you need 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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President Trump speaking with press

UNH Hosts Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Maggie Haberman Oct. 22

UNH Hosts Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Maggie Haberman Oct. 22

The evening will focus on President Trump and his relationship with the press...

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New Hampshire Gets Spotlight as Campaign Enters New Phase (New York Times)

New Hampshire Gets Spotlight as Campaign Enters New Phase (New York Times)

UNH's Dante Scala weighs in on Primary politics...

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Alexander Hamilton's Legacy

Alexander Hamilton's Legacy

UNH professor reflects on implications of early legal case...

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  • Political Science and Justice Studies Majors
    Cameron Brusko grew up in the football rich community of Bethlehem, Pa. However, when it came time to choose a university to attend (and play football), he chose to bring his talents to UNH and Sean “Coach Mac” McDonnell ’78. As a justice studies and political science dual major and Wildcat...
    Political Science and Justice Studies Majors
    Cameron Brusko grew up in the football rich community of Bethlehem, Pa. However, when it came time to choose a university to attend (and play football), he chose to bring his talents to UNH and Sean “Coach Mac” McDonnell ’78. As a justice studies and political science dual major and Wildcat...
  • Political Science Major | Government Affairs Coordinator, National Association of Chemical Distributors
    Describe what you are currently doing for work and the path you took to get to this point? My current role is as the coordinator of government affairs for the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). In this role, I split my time evenly between legislative and regulatory affairs. At...
    Political Science Major | Government Affairs Coordinator, National Association of Chemical Distributors
    Describe what you are currently doing for work and the path you took to get to this point? My current role is as the coordinator of government affairs for the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD). In this role, I split my time evenly between legislative and regulatory affairs. At...
  • 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.