In the Division of Politics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs (PPPA), we offer innovative majors and minors with exciting curricular and extracurricular opportunities. Our majors are excellent for students interested in current events, public affairs, politics, ethics, human rights, economics, international studies, law, philosophy, and more. Our faculty are committed to students and active scholarship.
In our Law and Policy major, students examine issues related to law and public policy from both domestic and global perspectives.
PPPA faculty strive to connect the classroom to the community, and design learning objectives for real-world applications. We also play active roles in our scholarly community, researching and publishing in a variety of fields.
Faculty research expertise spans human rights, security studies, labor history, religious thought, gender and sexual politics, developmental economics, carceral studies, education policy. Learn more about the classes we teach here.