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A general guide tor resources for your research in Political Science.

Political Science Department

Rockefeller Hall, 110
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Phone: 845-437-5560
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Researching in Political Science

At Vassar, political science courses are offered in topics that fall within the four major subfields of the discipline:

  • American politics
  • comparative politics
  • international politics
  • political theory

As such, your research will, too,  so the resources in this guide will help you with your work in these areas. 

This is not a comprehensive guide but it does highlight some of our most useful materials and it's a great place to start to help you identify and navigate some of the excellent resources we have here at the library in the field. 

Key Resources

American Political Science Association (APSA)

The American Political Science Association is the professional organization for political science. 

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