Independent learning experience
in politics & international relations

Students majoring in Politics or International Relations complete an Independent Learning Experiences of their choice. Recent projects have focused on such

  • free speech
  • Islam and democracy
  • Human rights in developing countries.

Some students have opted to do independent research projects with a faculty member on such topics as

  • child soldiers
  • just war theory
  • Third World debt
  • The European Parliament.

Students regularly present their work at research conferences.