DPI-329: Contemporary Issues in American Elections

Semester: Fall

Credit: 4.0

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus


Day Time Location
Term Start Date 8/31
Meet Day M 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM Littauer Bldg 140 (HKS)


This course is designed to provide students with a deep understanding of the forces behind modern American politics. Always offered in election years, it will provide students with knowledge and historical context for those forces that affect all American elections. Each topic will be approached historically and empirically -- drawing from the best history and political science available. In addition to extensive reading, students will be required to attend a few additional lectures by visitors brought in for the class.

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