Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
INST 170-01 International Relations
Instructor: Kristine Mitchell
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POST 170-01.
1030:MWF   DENNY 313
INST 170-02 International Relations
Instructor: Robert Musgrave
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 170-02.
0930:MWF   DENNY 110
INST 170-03 International Relations
Instructor: Robert Nation
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 170-03.
1330:R   DENNY 313
INST 277-01 International Politics of the Middle East
Instructor: Edward Webb
Course Description:
Cross-listed with MEST 266-01 and POSC 277-01.
1500:MR   DENNY 204
INST 280-01 American Foreign Policy
Instructor: Douglas Stuart
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 280-01.
0900:TR   ALTHSE 109
INST 280-02 American Foreign Policy
Instructor: Robert Musgrave
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 280-02.
1130:MWF   DENNY 212
INST 281-01 American National Security Policy
Instructor: Douglas Stuart
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 281-01.
1030:TR   ALTHSE 109
INST 281-02 American National Security Policy
Instructor: Marybeth Ulrich
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 281-02.
1030:TR   BOSLER 208
INST 290-01 Intelligence and National Security Policy
Instructor: Anthony Williams
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 290-04. This course is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of the organization, activities, limitations, and capabilities of the U.S. national intelligence community, and the role of intelligence in National Security Policy. The course provides a brief historical overview of US intelligence operations, an understanding of the organization and operations of the U.S. Intelligence Community, definitions and descriptions of the various intelligence disciplines their management, uses, limitations, methods, costs, and significance for strategic analysts, policymakers, and planners. The course also addresses the legal basis of U.S. intelligence, intelligence analysis and dissemination and the uses of finished intelligence in the making and execution of national security policy. The course continues with lessons on counterintelligence and deception, and intelligence-related activities at the strategic level, such as "special activities." There will be lessons that will cover the role of the Intelligence Community in the interagency policymaking process, interface with the policymaker and Congressional oversight. The course concludes with a lesson devoted to the future of U.S. intelligence. This course will also include several writing assignments of varying length, all focused on the writing genres currently in use in the intelligence and security fields.
1500:MR   DENNY 103
Courses Offered in MEST
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
MEST 233-01 U.S. Public Diplomacy in the Arab World
Instructor: Magda Siekert
Course Description:
This course introduces the students to the theory and practice of U.S. public diplomacy in the Arab world from a historical and a comparative perspective, looking at past challenges, successes and failures. The course examines the role of public diplomacy in the context of U.S. strategic interests in the region, U.S. efforts to promote democratic governance in the Arab world through the use of public diplomacy tools including traditional and new media, cultural exchanges, and educational programs. Students will debate whether public diplomacy should be integrated into the policy-making process, and how it could complement traditional diplomacy and advance political, military, and economic policies.This course fulfills the DIV II social sciences distribution requirement.
1330:T   DENNY 103
MEST 266-01 International Politics of the Middle East
Instructor: Edward Webb
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 277-01 and POSC 277-01.
1500:MR   DENNY 204
Courses Offered in POSC
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
POSC 170-01 International Relations
Instructor: Kristine Mitchell
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 170-01.
1030:MWF   DENNY 313
POSC 170-02 International Relations
Instructor: Robert Musgrave
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 170-02.
0930:MWF   DENNY 110
POSC 170-03 International Relations
Instructor: Robert Nation
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 170-03.
1330:R   DENNY 313
POSC 277-01 International Politics of the Middle East
Instructor: Edward Webb
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 277-01 and MEST 266-01.
1500:MR   DENNY 204
POSC 280-01 American Foreign Policy
Instructor: Douglas Stuart
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 280-01.
0900:TR   ALTHSE 109
POSC 280-02 American Foreign Policy
Instructor: Robert Musgrave
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 280-02.
1130:MWF   DENNY 212
POSC 281-01 American National Security Policy
Instructor: Douglas Stuart
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 281-01.
1030:TR   ALTHSE 109
POSC 281-02 American National Security Policy
Instructor: Marybeth Ulrich
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 281-02.
1030:TR   BOSLER 208
POSC 290-04 Intelligence and National Security Policy
Instructor: Anthony Williams
Course Description:
Cross-listed with INST 290-01. This course is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of the organization, activities, limitations, and capabilities of the U.S. national intelligence community, and the role of intelligence in National Security Policy. The course provides a brief historical overview of US intelligence operations, an understanding of the organization and operations of the U.S. Intelligence Community, definitions and descriptions of the various intelligence disciplines their management, uses, limitations, methods, costs, and significance for strategic analysts, policymakers, and planners. The course also addresses the legal basis of U.S. intelligence, intelligence analysis and dissemination and the uses of finished intelligence in the making and execution of national security policy. The course continues with lessons on counterintelligence and deception, and intelligence-related activities at the strategic level, such as "special activities." There will be lessons that will cover the role of the Intelligence Community in the interagency policymaking process, interface with the policymaker and Congressional oversight. The course concludes with a lesson devoted to the future of U.S. intelligence. This course will also include several writing assignments of varying length, all focused on the writing genres currently in use in the intelligence and security fields.
1500:MR   DENNY 103
POSC 390-01 International Relations in a Multipolar World
Instructor: Kristine Mitchell
Course Description:
With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United States was left as the worlds sole superpower. In this senior research seminar, we will explore what has happened to American power in the two decades since the international system became unipolar and consider what is likely to happen to it in the future. Students will examine the scholarly debate about U.S. power, the nature of unipolarity, the challenges that the U.S. faces in maintaining a dominant international position, and the conduct of international relations in an increasingly multipolar world.
1330:R   WESTC 1