The International Women’s March, January 21, 2017, London. Photo credit: Marc Blecher
Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

The Department of Politics explores many dimensions of political life, ranging from small groups to citizens’ organizations, to cities, countries, and the international system, and involves examination of broad issues of power, conflict, peace, citizenship, representation, and justice.

Program Director

Marc Blecher

James Monroe Professor of Politics
Department Affiliation

Tracy Tucker

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8487

Why Study Politics at Oberlin?

Department Faculty
Annual Department Awards
Study Away Programs

Sample Courses

  • POLT 100 - Introduction to American Politics 4 credits
  • POLT 264 - Urban Politics in Developing Cities 4 credits
  • POLT 306 - Gender and Migration 4 credits
  • POLT 409 - Public Education, Policy and Law 4 credits

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