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Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at Trinity College, University of Dublin, is one of the top Political Science departments in Europe. It is a vibrant, outward-looking department that combines intensive research activity with the strongest commitment to high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching..

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News

  • New Staff Member: Dr Xin Sun
    The Department of Political Science is pleased to welcome Assistant Professor in Political Science (Chinese Studies), Xin Sun. Dr Sun joins the Department from Northwestern University in Chicago, and his specialist research area is comparative politics, examining the political economy of authoritarian regimes and Chinese Politics.
  • New Staff Member: Dr Constantine Boussalis
    The Department of Political Science is pleased to welcome Assistant Professor in International Relations, Constantine Boussalis. Dr Boussalis joins the Department from Harvard Law School, and his research examines how political and social institutions influence prosperity, public health and sustainable government.in how government capacity and social capital help societies mitigate the effects of economic and environmental threats.
  • New Staff Member: Dr Thomas Chadefaux
    The Department of Political Science is pleased to welcome Assistant Professor in International Relations, Thomas Chadefaux. Dr Chadefaux joins the Department from ETH Zurich, the Federal Institute in Technology in Switzerland, and his research examines the causes of interstate conflict and their prediction.

In The Spotlight

Postgraduate Open DayWelcome to all new students!

The Department is delighted to welcome all of our new Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Visiting students for the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

We wish you all the very best in your studies and we hope you enjoy your time in Trinity College.

Political Science & Geography Course - Orientation Meeting Updated

Please note that the start time for this meeting has now been changed to 10am on Thursday the 18th September in the Haughton Lecture Theatre.

 

 


Last updated 16 September 2014 polsci@tcd.ie.