Political Science and International Relations

Understanding and shaping the forces of society

Do you desire to analyze and address complex social and political issues? Do you aspire to engage society and confront injustice? Our political science department will equip you with the academic understanding you need to think critically about the world while also strengthening and widening your cultural, faith and personal perspectives.

Political science isn’t just for future politicians. It is for anyone who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of the forces affecting and changing society. Taylor’s political science and international relations department, housed in the Reade Liberal Arts Center, offers a holistic approach to this challenging discipline. You will engage with thoughtful peers, be sharpened and encouraged by highly qualified and caring faculty, and be given the opportunity to learn on campus, in the surrounding community, and through study abroad programs.

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Watch Dr. Nicholas Kerton-Johnson, Associate Professor of Political Science, explain how a Political Science degree will prepare you to fulfill your passions and advance God's kingdom.

Dr. Stephen M King describes the world of possibilities available to you as a political science major.,Dr. Stephen M. King, Professor of Political Science, describes the world of possibilities available to you as a political science major.

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Constitution Day Speaker Examines American Constitution, the Bible

Published: September 15, 2015

Constitutional scholar Dr. Daniel Dreisbach will be the featured speaker at Taylor University’s Constitution Day observance. His comments, titled The Bible and the American Constitutional Tradition, will be presented at 7:00 p.m., September 16, in Room 109 of the Euler Science Complex on the Taylor campus. The public is invited.

Taylor students to observe Court of Appeals oral argument

Published: April 22, 2015

Indiana’s second highest court will conduct an oral argument at Taylor University in Upland on Friday, April 24 at 1 p.m. The argument, which will last about one hour, will be in Room 215 Ayres Building.

Taylor Students Present Research at Butler Conference

Published: April 17, 2015

Eleven students from Taylor University's Departments of History and Political Science traveled to Butler University Friday, April 10, to participate in the Undergraduate Research Conference. Each student presented significant research and scholarship at the conference either individually or in a group.

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