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Notes for Graduate Students

Continuation Class Please refer to the University Bulletin for specific details regarding registration. Students who should register for CONT 500a Full-time Graduate Research should use sage class #7140; students who should register for CONT 450a Part-time Graduate Research should use sage class #7108; students who should register for Extended Master's Research should print out the add/drop form, from http://www.brandeis.edu/registrar/forms/docs/forms/add_drop.pdf, use sage class #8468, obtain the program administrator's signature, and submit to the Registrar's Office Kutz 121. To view course description, please click on the course # link.

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
9063 POL 101A 1
Syllabus
Parties, Interest Groups, and Public Opinion
[ ss ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr212
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Barlow, Leanna View Books
4546 POL 105A 1
Syllabus
Elections in America
[ ss ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr216
Open
34 / 999 / 0
Mapps, Mingus Ulysses View Books
4440 POL 111A 1
Syllabus
The American Congress
[ ss ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Open
6 / 999 / 0
Oliver, Alexander James View Books
8205 POL 121B 1
Syllabus
Political Partisanship, Policymaking and Coalition Building
[ ss ]
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
19 / 999 / 0
La Rochelle, Ryan View Books
8470 POL 132A 1 Religion, Nationalism, and Violence in Comparative Perspective
[ ss ]
The instructor of this course has been awarded a University Prize Instructorship (UPI). These prestigious awards give exceptional doctoral students from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences the opportunity to design and teach an upper-division course in their field of research. Enrollment in this course is open to undergraduate students only.
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center103
Open
16 / 20 / 0
Isaacs, Matthew D. View Books
8207 POL 133A 1 Contemporary Politics in the Middle East
[ nw ss ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Open
51 / 999 / 0
Bellin, Eva R. View Books
4822 POL 144B 1 Latin American Politics II
[ nw ss ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Hindley, Donald View Books
8209 POL 146B 1 Seminar: Topics in Revolutions in the Third World
[ nw ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr104
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Hindley, Donald View Books
3538 POL 148A 1
Syllabus
Seminar: Contemporary Chinese Politics
[ nw ss ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center375
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Thaxton, Ralph View Books
8211 POL 166B 1 Seminar: The Middle East in International Relations
[ ss ]
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Open
9 / 999 / 0
Feldman, Shai
Snow, Jonathan Lev
View Books
3850 POL 168B 1 American Foreign Policy
[ ss ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
21 / 999 / 0
Art, Robert J View Books
4614 POL 171B 1 National Intelligence: Theory, Practice, and Cinematic
[ ss ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
Open
28 / 999 / 0
Burg, Steven L. View Books
4756 POL 179A 1
Syllabus
China's Global Rise: The Challenge to Democratic Order
[ ss ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr112
Open
12 / 999 / 0
Thaxton, Ralph View Books
8457 POL 192B 1 Seminar: Topics in Law and Political Theory
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Topic for spring 2014: Constitutional Theory and Design
Constitutional Theory & Design:
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr212
Open
21 / 999 / 0
Lenowitz, Jeffrey A. View Books
9431 POL 193B 1
Syllabus
Track-II Diplomacy: Theory and Practice
[ ss ]
Instructor's Signature Required
Block S4
Th 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Heller School 163
Open
Consent Req.

17 / 999 / 0
Feldman, Shai
Lempereur, Alain
View Books
4458 POL 194A 1
Syllabus
Politics and the Novel
[ ss ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Open
13 / 999 / 0
Smith, Adam View Books
 

(200 and above) Primarily for Graduate Students

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
9023 POL 200B 1
Syllabus
Quantitative Methods for Social Science
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Goldfarb Library 230
Open
11 / 30 / 0
Wise, Tess View Books
9043 POL 214B 1 Graduate Seminar: Selected Topics in World Politics
Topic for spring 2014: The United States and the War in Bosnia: US Secret Intelligence and White House Decision Making on Intervention: 1991-1995
Open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students. Signature of Instructor Required (to be obtained by interview with Professor Burg; contact at “burg@brandeis.edu”)
U.S.&the War in Bosnia:1991-95:
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Open
Consent Req.

9 / 25 / 0
Burg, Steven L. View Books
7218 POL 340D 1 Proseminar
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block S5
F 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Golding Judaica Center107
Open
14 / 999 / 0
Chase, Kerry A View Books
 

Cross-Listed in Politics: American Politics

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8200 HIST 160B 1
Syllabus
American Legal History II
[ ss ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Golding Judaica Center101
Open
34 / 999 / 0
Willrich, Michael View Books
8458 LGLS 116B 1 Civil Liberties: Constitutional Debates
[ ss ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Open
46 / 999 / 0
Breen, Daniel View Books
 

Cross-Listed in Politics: Comparative Politics

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
3542 SOC 155B 1
Syllabus
Protest, Politics, and Change: Social Movements
[ ss ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Schwartz Hall 106
Open
81 / 999 / 0
Cunningham, David View Books
 

Cross-Listed in Politics: Political Theory & Methods

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
8409 FREN 111A 1
Syllabus
The Republic
[ fl hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr122
Closed
23 / 15 / 0
Randall, Michael View Books
8966 PHIL 121A 1 Normative Questions of the Welfare State
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
33 / 45 / 0
Smiley, Marion View Books
 

Additional Cross-Listed Courses in Politics

Class # Course # Course Title Time
Location
Enrl / Lim / Wait Instructor(s) View Books
4258 AMST 185B 1
Syllabus
The Culture of the Cold War
[ ss ]
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Brown Social Science Center316
Open
22 / 999 / 0
Whitfield, Stephen J View Books
8434 SOC 123B 1
Syllabus
The Welfare State and Nonprofit America
[ ss ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Open
27 / 999 / 0
Sirianni, Carmen View Books