Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs (PPPA)

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About PPPA - Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs division of the School of IAS

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences division of Politics, Philosophy and Public Affairs (PPPA) offers innovative majors and minors which explore the ways societies solve social challenges. Our majors include Law and Policy (TLAWPL) and Politics, Philosophy and Economics (TPPE). Our minors include Asian Studies, Economics, Human Rights, Law and Policy, Politics and Religious Studies.

Our curriculum combines theory and practice, making our majors and minors an excellent choice if you are interested in current events, public affairs, politics, ethics, human rights, economics, international studies, law and social philosophy.

Our faculty is committed to our students and to active scholarship. Through small classes, extracurricular activities and individualized internships, there are many opportunities to work closely with faculty and the community.


To request changes or updates to this page, please contact Brittany Hale at: bhale030@uw.edu.