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Political Science Courses - Current Semester

Spring 2019

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
00148239

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 136

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu311
00446368

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Northrop Hall (Earth&Plan Sci) 122

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Michael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu345

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 101

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 101

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Mala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu316
00346849

MW 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 101

F 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Mitchell Hall 202

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Mala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu340

(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
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00235708

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 120

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Colin M Henry - cmhenry@unm.edu3 Section Full
00345589

TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 136

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Lucio Lanucara - llanucara@unm.edu39

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

MW 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 55

Lecture
Matthew C Simpson - msimpson2@unm.edu326

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

Sections
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00142968

TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 127

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Eric G Griego - ericgriego66@unm.edu334
00246344

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Education 101

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Maria B Livaudais - mlivaudais@unm.edu35

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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00147551

MW 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Lecture
John K Wagner - jkwagner@unm.edu310
00247846

MW 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu32

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 323
00239886


Web Enhanced - Practice Experience
Michael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu1 TO 323

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
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Politics of Ethnic Groups
00148241

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 333

Web Enhanced - Topics
Barbara Gomez Aguinaga - barbarag@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Political Communication
00244885

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 202

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Congressional Processes
00336801


Topics
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Congress & the President
00447545


Topics
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu32
T: Intro to (Im)migration
00545981

M 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mitchell Hall 121

Web Enhanced - Topics
Rebecca M Schreiber - rschreib@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Politics Urban Management
CANCELLED
006
47546Topics Staff 345
T: Transitional Justice
00747547

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Social Sciences 1111

Web Enhanced - Topics
Kathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu35
T: Politics Urban Management
00849406

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 325

Web Enhanced - Topics
Timothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu324

(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

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

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
CANCELLED
001
48442Lecture Staff 327
00248750

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 328

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu3 Section Full

(Also offered as AFST 309) Focus will be on political actions and thoughts of Black America.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
CANCELLED
001
49848Lecture Staff 33

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00144882


Lecture
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu33
00247552

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Education 101

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

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134125

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 227

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu35

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00135044

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Peter S Kierst - pkierst@unm.edu34

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

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Politics of the Middle East
00347548

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 120

Web Enhanced - Topics
Annamarie E Calasanti-Laws - acalasanti@unm.edu35

This class aims to explore variation in poverty and development by examining different theories of change, including institutions, geography, culture, and the role of the West.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00144874

MW 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 330

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu34

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00148238

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 326

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Kendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu3 Section Full

Goals are to give students new analytic tools which they can apply to other courses, increase their capacity to pose and answer research questions by themselves, and to give them hands-on experience conducting qualitative research.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
CANCELLED
001
48869Lecture Staff 38

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Central America inthe World
00149444

TR 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 328

Web Enhanced - Topics
Lean Sweeney - lean8689@unm.edu3 Section Full

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

Sections
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00148237

TR 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Dane Smith Hall 123

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Deborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu36

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
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
Adv T: WMD & Non Proliferatn
00146524

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

Topics
Farajollah Ghanbari - fghanbar@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Globl Trends & Ntnl Securty
00247558

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Dane Smith Hall 328

Web Enhanced - Topics
Deborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu32
T: Networks and Behavior
CANCELLED
004
47850Topics Staff 34

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
00145746


Web Enhanced - Practice Experience
Timothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu1 TO 617
00245747


Practice Experience
Ellen Grigsby - egrigsby@unm.edu1 TO 6 Section Full
00345748


Web Enhanced - Practice Experience
Michael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu1 TO 68

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00134133

R 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Social Sciences 2065

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Christopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu33

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: HonorsSem: Intl Relations
CANCELLED
001
48242Seminar Staff 33
Sem: Honors Game Theory
CANCELLED
002
48243Web Enhanced - Seminar Staff 3 Section Full
Sem: American Politics
00346702


Web Enhanced - Seminar
Michael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu3 Section Full
Sem: Honors Comp Pol of Dev
00448244

T 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Jami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu37
Sem: QualitativeResearchMthds
00548246

R 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Social Sciences 2069

Seminar
Kendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu310
Sem: Pro-Sem in Intl Relations
00649639

TR 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Christopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu323

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.edu325
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.edu325
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
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.edu324
01636071


Independent Study
Gabriel R Sanchez - sanchezg@unm.edu325
01737107


Independent Study
William D Stanley - wstanley@unm.edu325

Open to majors and minors with 3.30 GPA and permission of instructor. Political Science major students are limited to 6 credit hours, minor students to 3 credit hours in aggregate. Additional or excess credit hours above these limits may be counted as Arts and Sciences electives. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00130056Independent StudyLonna R Atkeson - atkeson@unm.edu1 TO 324
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 325
01233560Independent StudyJami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu1 TO 325
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 323
01635444


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


Independent Study
William D Stanley - wstanley@unm.edu1 TO 325
01847054


Independent Study
Jami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu1 TO 325

{Offered upon demand}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
Sem: Health Policy & Politics
00148236

TR 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Dane Smith Hall 123

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Deborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu343

No limits on repetitions if topics vary.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Globl Trends & Ntnl Securty
00147559

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Dane Smith Hall 328

Web Enhanced - Topics
Deborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu323
T: Qualitative Research Mthds
00247853

R 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Topics
Kendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu314
T: Civilians in Civil Conflict
00949571

W 1:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Topics
Cassy Dorff - cdorff@unm.edu318

{Offered upon demand}

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
Sem: Comp Politics of Dev
00147854

T 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Jami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu318

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Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
CANCELLED
001
47852Seminar Staff 325
00249572

TR 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Social Sciences 2069

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Christopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu318

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 324
00434142Independent StudyWendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu1 TO 325
00534143Independent StudyMala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu1 TO 325
00634144Independent StudyKendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu1 TO 323
00734145Independent StudyTimothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu1 TO 325
00834146Independent StudyDeborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu1 TO 324
01034148Independent StudyJami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu1 TO 325
01134149Independent StudyMark J Peceny - markpec@unm.edu1 TO 325
01234150Independent StudyKathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu1 TO 324
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 323
01947025


Independent Study
Eric G Griego - ericgriego66@unm.edu1 TO 325

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
CANCELLED
001
47851Web Enhanced - Lecture Staff 31

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
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
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00143422

M 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Social Sciences 2069

W 11:00 AM - 1:30 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
Fees: $150
00230095DissertationChristopher K Butler - ckbutler@unm.edu3 TO 1223
Fees: $150
00330096DissertationJessica T Feezell - jfeezell@unm.edu3 TO 1223
Fees: $150
00430098DissertationWendy L Hansen - wlhansen@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $150
00530099DissertationMala N Htun - malahtun@unm.edu3 TO 1224
Fees: $150
00630100DissertationKendra Koivu - klkoivu@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $150
00730101DissertationTimothy B Krebs - tbkrebs@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $150
00830103DissertationDeborah R McFarlane - dmcf@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $150
00949674


Dissertation
Cassy Dorff - cdorff@unm.edu3 TO 1223
Fees: $150
01033573DissertationJami G Nunez - jaminunez@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $150
01133574DissertationMark J Peceny - markpec@unm.edu3 TO 1225
Fees: $150
01233575DissertationKathy L Powers - kpowers1@unm.edu3 TO 1224
Fees: $150
01333576DissertationMichael S Rocca - msrocca@unm.edu3 TO 1224
Fees: $150
01435536DissertationGabriel R Sanchez - sanchezg@unm.edu3 TO 1221
Fees: $150
01537109


Dissertation
William D Stanley - wstanley@unm.edu3 TO 1223
Fees: $150