Joint Orientation 2023

          Political Science                   Public Policy and Political Economy

Karl Ho

Welcome to the Joint Orientation 2023

Political Science

Jessi DeFusco

Public Policy and Political Economy

Program

Dr. Jennifer Holmes

Dean

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Inauguration

Dr. Thomas Brunell

Program Head

Political Science & Public Policy and Policy Economy

Welcome  

Jessi DeFusco

  • Teaching expectations
  • Professionalism

Karl Ho

  • Working Paper Series (WPS)
  • Journey of research
  • Our languages
    • R, Stata, Python
  • Labs
    • Arlington Lab
    • Tyler Lab
    • Dallas Lab

Conferences

  • American Political Science Association (~September)
  • International Studies Association
  • Midwest Political Science Association
  • Southern Political Science Association

Law and Courts

Banks
Miller

Sivaram
Cheruvu

  • PSCI 6343 Law and the Policy Process
  • PSCI 6347 Proseminar in Political Institutions and American Politics 
  • PSCI 6321.001 Proseminar in Comparative Politics 
  • PSCI 6342.001 Comparative Courts and Law

International Relations

Clint
Peinhardt

Lauren Pinson

  • PSCI 6309 International Political Economy
  • PSCI 6316 International Organizations 
  • PSCI 6319 Proseminar in International Relations 
  • PPPE 6301 Political-Economic Theories

Comparative Politics

Marianne
Stewart

Karl
Ho

Rebecca
Cordell

  • PSCI 6335 Institutions and Development
  • PSCI 7350 Institutions and Citizen Behavior
  • PSCI 6374 U S Global Security and Public Opinion
  • PPPE 6361 Civil Conflict
  • PSCI 6306  Human Rights and International Law
  • EPPS 6355 Machine Learning for Social Text Data
  • EPPS 6302 Methods of Data Collection and Production 
  • EPPS 6356 Data Visualization
  • EPPS 6323 Knowledge Mining
  • EPPS 6354 Information Management
  • PSCI 6338 Politics and Policy in China

Robert
Lowry

Thomas
Brunell

Thomas
Gray

Political Institutions and American Politics

  • PSCI 7381 Energy Policy and Regulation
  • PSCI 6333 Political and Civic Organizations
  • PSCI 6324 Local and State Government and Politics
  • PSCI 6339 Election Law and Electoral Systems
  • PSCI 6347 Proseminar in Political Institutions and American Politics 
  • PSCI 6331 Executives Legislatures and Public Policy

New faculty highlight

Curtis
Bram

  • EPPS 7386 Survey Research 

Richard
Scotch

Jessi
DeFusco

Natalia
Lamberova

Public Policy and
Political Economy

  • PPPE 6340 Domestic Social Policy
  • PPPE 6341 Health Policy
  • PPPE 6329 Ethics Culture and Public Policy  
  • PPPE 6329 Ethics Culture and Public Policy 
  • PPPE 6392 Practice of International Development 
  • PPPE 6365 The Innovation Economy 
  • PPPE 6342 Research Design II 

Anton
Sobolev

Pengfei
Zhang

Public Policy and
Political Economy

  • PPPE 6302 Political Violence and Conflict in Cyberspace
  • PPPE 6303 Cyber Security Policy
  • EPPS 6313 Introduction to Quantitative Methods 

New faculty highlight

Jonathan Pinckney

Elías Cisneros

  • PSCI 4334 Approaches to Peace

Jonathan Pinckney

New faculty highlight

Elías Cisneros

  • IPEC 3349 World Resources and Development

Research Methods

Patrick
Brandt

Timothy
Bray

  • PSCI 6350 Logic Methodology and Scope of Political Science
  • EPPS 7370 Time Series Analysis I
  • EPPS 7316 Regression and Multivariate Analysis
  • EPPS 7390 Bayesian Analysis for Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • EPPS 6313 Introduction to Quantitative Methods 

Our Administrator

  • Facilities
  • Forms
    • Degree plan
    • Milestone
  • Travel
  • Graduation

Manager of Academic Computing

  • Labs
  • Software
  • Liaison with UTD Information Resources 

Process

Core Courses:

Major/Minor Field Courses

1

Qualifying Exam
Field Paper Exam

2

Dissertation

Elective Courses

Dissertation Proposal

Oral Defense

3

1

Core courses

PSCI 6350

EPPS 6313/7313

EPPS 6316/7316

3

Field Courses

Comparative Politics

International Relations

Law and Courts

Political Institutions and American Politics

5

Field paper Examination

2

Proseminars

Comparative Politics

International Relations

Law and Courts

Political Institutions and American Politics

4

Qualifying Examination

Fall: CP, LC

Spring: IR, PIAP

Breakout sessions

Life in UTD and EPPS

  • Min Shi

Political Science Public Policy and Political Economy Joint Orientation 2023

By Karl Ho

Political Science Public Policy and Political Economy Joint Orientation 2023

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