We offer the undergraduate major in political science, a Masters of Public Affairs (MPA) program, and two certificate programs – one in Nonprofit Management and one in Urban and Economic Development. We are committed to connecting to our students in ways that assist them in developing their intellectual and career aspirations.
Most of our courses are taught in sections of 40 or fewer students, we encourage our majors to be involved in student organizations in the department, and our undergraduate faculty advisors meet each semester individually with students as they plan their schedules.
Professor Carisa Showden, whose research focuses on political theory and feminist theory, recently published Choices Women Make, with The University of Minnesota Press. Choices Women Make looks at the political, economic, and social forces affecting how different groups of women, in a variety of situations, exercise agency...
Justin Outling '05
Justin Outling is a 2005 graduate of the Political Science Department and an active alumnus. While at UNCG, Justin was an active member of student government and was selected for the Department’s “Outstanding Senior” award. Justin is currently an attorney in Greensboro, practicing in business litigation and arbitration as an associate at the Brooks Pierce law