Master of Public Policy Program Celebrates 13 Graduating Students

Last Friday, May 5, the Master of Public Policy program celebrated 13 graduating students with a luncheon and commencement ceremony Read More »

Joshua Sapotichne

Dr. Josh Sapotichne Presented a 2017 Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Award

Dr. Josh Sapotichne was presented with the 2017 Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Award from the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Read More »

MSU Political Science Scholars

On April 19, 2017 Michigan Governor Snyder addressed the MSU Political Science Scholars during their “Day at the Capitol.”


October 30 Congressman John Lewis Speaker Blanchard Public Service Forum

Congressman John Lewis will be the featured speaker at the Blanchard Public Service Forum on October 30, 2017.  Please click Read More »

October 18 Political Science Open House

Join current students, faculty and alumni at the Fall 2017 Department of Political Science Open House on October 18, 2017 Read More »

October 6 Julia Gray Workshop on Conflict Lecture

  Julia Gray, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania, will present her work in the Workshop on Conflict organized by MSU’s Read More »



The MSU Political Science Department hosts the Editorial Offices of the American Journal of Political Science, with Professor William Jacoby serving as Editor. The AJPS is the official journal of the Midwest Political Science Association and it publishes groundbreaking research across all subfields of political science. Under Professor Jacoby’s editorship, the AJPS has taken the lead in promoting the principles of data access and research transparency. The Journal is recognized throughout the scientific research community for its rigorous Replication and Verification Policy. The AJPS currently is rated the top journal in the political science discipline, according to the Thompson-Reuters Two-Year Impact Factor and the Google Scholar h5-index. The presence of the AJPS at MSU clearly attests to the high quality of the scholarly environment within the Political Science Department.