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Political Science

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Political Science Department is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected programs. We are one of the top 15 political science departments in the nation and one of the largest undergraduate majors on campus. Our department is highly ranked in national surveys, and our award-winning faculty are known for innovative research on the discipline’s most current and important questions. We are proud of our dedication to teaching as well — over a dozen faculty members have won teaching awards. Your support helps us continue our commitments to outstanding teaching and research.  

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