Political Science

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Explore the Department of Political Science

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.

 

Budapest in the Spotlight

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Political science majors Alaina Zambrowski and Kendall Bush attend a traditional "Goodbye to Winter" festival in the Hungarian city of Munkacs with their peers in the Study Abroad UNH-in-Budapest Program, which is actively recruiting for the spring 2023 trip!
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    Why did you choose UNH? I picked UNH because immediately stepping on campus it felt like home. At the time I had absolutely no idea where I wanted to go to school let alone what I wanted to do, and there was just something so special about campus that let me know UNH was where I was meant to me....
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    What are some of your strongest memories of UNH? I have so many great memories from my time at UNH, but my involvement with the UNH College Democrats really sticks out in my mind. By getting involved with the College Dems, I made lifelong friendships with other students and faculty and was able to...
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