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Political Science Courses - Current Semester

Spring 2017

An introduction to politics, with emphasis on the ways people can understand their own political systems and those of others. (Students who have already had courses in political science may not count 110 toward a major.) Concurrent enrollment in 110L mandatory. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 1113). {Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00129837

MW 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Education 104

F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Social Sciences 1111

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu32
00236526

MW 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Education 104

F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 130

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu32
CANCELLED
003
36527Lecture Staff 32
CANCELLED
004
36528Lecture Staff 33
00544345

MW 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Education 104

F 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu328
00644346

MW 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Education 104

W 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu329

Survey of American politics, including political behavior of the American electorate, the theory of democracy, the structure and function of American political institutions, and contemporary issues. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 1123). {Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00129838

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 122

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Michael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu3 Section Full
00237743

M 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 217

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Brittany L Ortiz - bholt@unm.edu334
00337967

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 327

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Timothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu315

Designed to give students the ability to understand and evaluate political regimes by focusing on the political history, socioeconomic structure and contemporary political institutions and behavior. Includes consideration of European and developing systems. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
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00129840

MW 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 102

F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 211

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Mala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu31
00237096

MW 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 102

F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Social Sciences 1111

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Mala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu312
CANCELLED
003
37097Web Enhanced - Lecture Staff 3 Section Full
CANCELLED
004
37099Web Enhanced - Lecture Staff 32

(Also offered as PCST 240) Analyzes significant factors in world politics, including nationalism, 'national interest,' ideology, international conflict and collaboration, balance of power, deterrence, international law and international organization. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
CANCELLED
001
29843Lecture Staff 346
00235708

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 122

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Yury Bosin - ybosin@unm.edu3 Section Full
CANCELLED
003
37744Lecture Staff 313
CANCELLED
005
44351Lecture Staff 365
00644352

TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 202

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Lucio Lanucara - llanucara@unm.edu3 Section Full

Introduces many of the enduring political issues in descriptive, analytical and normative terms. Will include discussion of both classical and contemporary political ideas and ideologies. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
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00129844

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 230

Lecture
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu314

Introduces public policy and bureaucracy, including decision-making and implementation. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
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00142968

MWF 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Dane Smith Hall 226

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Melina D Juarez - mdjuarez@unm.edu311

Discovery of causal patterns in political behavior, evaluation of the effectiveness of political reforms and campaign techniques, analysis of the logic of scientific research and related topics. No knowledge of statistics, computers or research methods assumed. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
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00135709

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $25
00238077

MW 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jessica L Jones - jljones8@salud.unm.edu34
Fees: $25

Provides supervised work experience in the practical application of political science skills. POLS major or minor students are limited to no more than 3 credit hours. Additional/excess hours above these limits may be counted as A&S electives. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: permission of instructor and department chairperson. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134124Web Enhanced - Practice ExperienceTimothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu1 TO 325
00239886


Practice Experience
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu1 TO 322

Special topics of political science which relate contemporary issues to the discipline. Precise topics will be noted in appropriate class schedules prepared for registration. No limits on repetitions if topics vary.

Sections
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T: Comparative Health Policy
00135203

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 233

Web Enhanced - Topics
Deborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Congress and the President
00234913TopicsFred R Harris - fharris@unm.edu35
T: Congressional Processes
00336801


Topics
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Evaluation Lab II
00440335

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Economics 1004

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Economics 1052

Topics
Melissa Binder - mbinder@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Green Political Theory
00542154

MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 333

Topics
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu34
T: Pol of Violence through Flm
00642164

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 229

Web Enhanced - Topics
Cassy Dorff - cdorff@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Race and the Law
00836808

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 220

Web Enhanced - Topics
Leon F Howard - lfh@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Black Pol Theory
00935713

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 216

Topics
Admasu Shunkuri - ashunku@unm.edu3 Section Full

(Also offered as AMST 303) Introduction to the role of law, legal actors and institutions in politics and society. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
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00129859

T 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mitchell Hall 220

Lecture
Nicholas J Ganjei - nganjei@unm.edu3 Section Full

The recruitment, formal and informal procedure and power structure of legislative bodies; their place in contemporary American government. Prerequisite: 200.

Sections
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00133547LectureFred R Harris - fharris@unm.edu3 Section Full

The constitutional base of the office, its roles and responsibilities and its relations with other political institutions. Prerequisite: 200.

Sections
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CANCELLED
001
42155Lecture Staff 345

(Also offered as WMST 314) This course looks at the intersection of sex and law. Topics include Social Contract Theory as a sexual and domestic labor contract, NM rape laws, legal definitions of pornography, and sexual torture: consensual or criminal. Prerequisite: 303.

Sections
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00138994

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 232

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Adriana Ramirez de Arellano - arap@unm.edu3 Section Full

Judicial interpretations of incorporation of Bill of Rights, civil liberties (religion, speech, assembly, association, press, expression, privacy) and rights of criminally accused. Prerequisite: 200.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134125

MW 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 329

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu323

Judicial interpretations of the constitutional and statutory bases of equal protection under the law. Also considers the implementation of policies designed to implement equal protection in areas such as voting and representation, education, employment, public accommodations and housing rights. Prerequisite: 200.

Sections
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00135044

TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 225

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu32

Topics will be noted in appropriate class schedules. No limits on repetitions if topics vary.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Soc. Sci. Res. Methd.
00142158

MWF 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Dane Smith Hall 234

Web Enhanced - Topics
Kendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Pol of Global Development
00241322

MW 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 230

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu32

Selected problems of international politics. No limits on repetitions if topics vary. Prerequisite: 240.

Sections
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T: European Union Politics
00139336

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 327

Web Enhanced - Topics
Lucio Lanucara - llanucara@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: US Policy & Strategy
00240702

W 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Dane Smith Hall 232

Web Enhanced - Topics
Alexander S Cochran - cochran1@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Pol of Gend in the Mid East
00340909

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Humanities 428

Web Enhanced - Topics
Amina U Tawasil - atawasil@unm.edu3 Section Full

Surveys the political science literature on theories of conflict and cooperation. Prerequisite: 240.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00142156

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 229

Lecture
Kathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu3 Section Full

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00140580

TR 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Dane Smith Hall 334

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Sara J Niedzwiecki - saran@unm.edu310

Analysis of the politics of health care in the U.S. and the development of public health policies.

Sections
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00139889

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Education 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Deborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu3 Section Full

Special advanced topics of political science which relate contemporary issues to the discipline. Precise topics will be noted in appropriate class schedules prepared for registration. No limits on repetitions if topics vary.

Sections
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Adv T: WMD & Non Proliferatn
00143616

MW 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Centennial Engineering Center 1032

Topics
Farajollah Ghanbari - fghanbar@unm.edu32

(Also offered as COMP, HIST, PHIL, RELG 453) Supervised research in one or more disciplines leading to an undergraduate thesis for the major in Asian Studies.

Sections
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00137331


Independent Study
Lorna Brau - lbrau@unm.edu310

Provides supervised work experience in the practical application of political science skills. POLS major students are limited to 6 credit hours, minor students to 3 credit hours in aggregate. Additional/excess hours above these limits may be counted as A&S electives. Offered on a CR/NC basis only. Restriction: permission of instructor. {Fall, Spring}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134127Web Enhanced - Practice ExperienceTimothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu1 TO 315
00238585

Dane Smith Hall 233

Practice Experience
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu1 TO 38

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134133

R 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Social Sciences 2065

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Christopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu34

One section of this course is offered in conjunction with each graduate pro-seminar (510, 520, 525, 540, 560, 570). Open to undergraduate majors with 3.30 GPA and others with permission of instructor. No limits on repetitions if topics vary. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
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Sem: Game Theory Seminar
00143421

W 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Christopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu34
Sem: American Politics
00243818


Web Enhanced - Seminar
Michael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu3 Section Full

Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00130053


Independent Study
Lonna R Atkeson - atkeson@unm.edu325
00230054


Independent Study
Christopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu324
00330055


Independent Study
Jessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu325
00433548


Independent Study
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu325
00533549


Independent Study
Wendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu324
00633550


Independent Study
Mala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu325
00733551


Independent Study
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu325
00833553


Independent Study
Kendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu325
00933554


Independent Study
Timothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu325
01033555


Independent Study
Deborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu325
01133556


Independent Study
Sara J Niedzwiecki - saran@unm.edu325
01233557


Independent Study
Jami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu324
01333558


Independent Study
Mark J Peceny - markpec@unm.edu325
01434563


Independent Study
Kathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu325
01535380


Independent Study
Michael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu325
01636071


Independent Study
Gabriel R Sanchez - sanchezg@unm.edu323
01737107


Independent Study
William D Stanley - wstanley@unm.edu325

Open to majors and minors with 3.30 GPA and permission of instructor. POLS major students are limited to 6 credit hours, minor students to 3 credit hours in aggregate. Additional/excess hours above these limits may be counted as A & S electives. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00130056Independent StudyLonna R Atkeson - atkeson@unm.edu1 TO 325
00230057Independent StudyChristopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu1 TO 325
00330058Independent StudyJessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu1 TO 325
00430059Independent StudyEllen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu1 TO 325
00530060Independent StudyWendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu1 TO 325
00630062Independent StudyMala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu1 TO 325
00730064Independent StudyPeter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu1 TO 325
00830066Independent StudyKendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu1 TO 325
00930068Independent StudyTimothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu1 TO 325
01030069Independent StudyDeborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu1 TO 324
01133559Independent StudySara J Niedzwiecki - saran@unm.edu1 TO 325
01233560Independent StudyJami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu1 TO 324
01333561Independent StudyMark J Peceny - markpec@unm.edu1 TO 325
01433562Independent StudyKathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu1 TO 325
01534564Independent StudyMichael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu1 TO 322
01635444


Independent Study
Gabriel R Sanchez - sanchezg@unm.edu1 TO 325
01736905


Independent Study
William D Stanley - wstanley@unm.edu1 TO 325

{Offered upon demand}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
SEM: Political Communication
00142157

T 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Jessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu312

No limits on repetitions if topics vary.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Qualitative Research Mthds
00142159

M 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Topics
Kendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu31
T: Evaluation Lab II
00241270

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Economics 1004

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Economics 1052

Topics
Melissa Binder - mbinder@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Civilians in Civil Conflict
00342161

T 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Topics
Cassy Dorff - cdorff@unm.edu38
T: Power, Ethics, Politics
CANCELLED
004
42670Topics Staff 3 Section Full

No limits on repetitions if topics vary.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134139Independent StudyLonna R Atkeson - atkeson@unm.edu1 TO 325
00234140Independent StudyChristopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu1 TO 325
00334141Independent StudyJessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu1 TO 325
00434142Independent StudyWendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu1 TO 325
00534143Independent StudyMala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu1 TO 324
00634144Independent StudyKendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu1 TO 325
00734145Independent StudyTimothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu1 TO 325
00834146Independent StudyDeborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu1 TO 324
00934147Independent StudySara J Niedzwiecki - saran@unm.edu1 TO 325
01034148Independent StudyJami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu1 TO 324
01134149Independent StudyMark J Peceny - markpec@unm.edu1 TO 325
01234150Independent StudyKathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu1 TO 323
01334565Independent StudyMichael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu1 TO 324
01435534Independent StudyGabriel R Sanchez - sanchezg@unm.edu1 TO 323
01836367


Independent Study
William D Stanley - wstanley@unm.edu1 TO 324

Provides an introduction to game theory, its basic solution concepts, and its use and applicability throughout the discipline. Covers expected utility theory, Nash equilibria, Nash bargaining, subgame perfection, incomplete information, repeated games, and spatial modeling.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00142160

W 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Christopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu312

No limits on repetitions if topics vary. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00130088ThesisLonna R Atkeson - atkeson@unm.edu1 TO 625
00230089ThesisChristopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu1 TO 625
00330091ThesisJessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu1 TO 625
00430093ThesisWendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu1 TO 625
00533563ThesisMala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu1 TO 625
00633564ThesisKendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu1 TO 625
00733565ThesisTimothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu1 TO 625
00833566ThesisDeborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu1 TO 625
00933567ThesisSara J Niedzwiecki - saran@unm.edu1 TO 625
01033568ThesisJami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu1 TO 625
01133569ThesisMark J Peceny - markpec@unm.edu1 TO 625
01233570ThesisKathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu1 TO 625
01333571ThesisMichael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu1 TO 625
01435535ThesisGabriel R Sanchez - sanchezg@unm.edu1 TO 625
01537108


Thesis
William D Stanley - wstanley@unm.edu1 TO 625

Focuses on a variety of advanced econometric methods. Beginning with a review of matrix algebra and math for the social sciences, the course provides an in-depth examination of multiple regression and more advanced econometric models. Required for Ph.D. students. Prerequisite: 581 or equivalent. {Spring}

Sections
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00143422

R 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu34

Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00130094DissertationLonna R Atkeson - atkeson@unm.edu3 TO 1224
00230095DissertationChristopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu3 TO 1222
00330096DissertationJessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu3 TO 1225
00430098DissertationWendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu3 TO 1225
00530099DissertationMala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu3 TO 1223
00630100DissertationKendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu3 TO 1225
00730101DissertationTimothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu3 TO 1225
00830103DissertationDeborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu3 TO 1225
00933572DissertationSara J Niedzwiecki - saran@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01033573DissertationJami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01133574DissertationMark J Peceny - markpec@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01233575DissertationKathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu3 TO 1224
01333576DissertationMichael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu3 TO 1224
01435536DissertationGabriel R Sanchez - sanchezg@unm.edu3 TO 1224
01537109


Dissertation
William D Stanley - wstanley@unm.edu3 TO 1223