The Science of Politics
Why do countries go to war? How can we explain problems such as poverty, inequality, and pollution? What can be done to improve political representation in the United States and other countries? We will use scientific methods to answer these and other fundamental questions about politics.
Introduction to International Relations
(Formerly POLISCI 1) Approaches to the study of conflict and cooperation in world affairs. Applications to war, terrorism, trade policy, the environment, and world poverty. Debates about the ethics of war and the global distribution of wealth.
Pranav Rajpurkar aspires to be the next caricature on the wall of CoHo. He enjoys concocting and drinking smoothies, and loves taking photos.
Brad Girardeau studies computer science at Stanford. When not thinking about cryptography, he can be found playing violin or running the dish.