Gov 97: The Sophomore Tutorial in Government

In Spring 2022, the Government Sophomore Tutorial will take an innovative approach to introducing sophomores to research in political science. Students will choose their topic of interest while building on a common curriculum of learning how to research and write a research paper.

The topics for Gov 97 in Spring 2022 are as follows: 

  1. Political Representation in Theory and Practice
  2. Partisan Polarization in the United States
  3. The Politics of Organized Crime
  4. American Local Politics
  5. Technocracy and the Politics of China
  6. The Roots of Power: Early Modern Theories of Authority
  7. Grand Strategy in International Relations and U.S. Foreign Policy
  8. Social Influences on Political Behavior
  9. Anxiety and Restlessness in Democratic Times: From Plato to Tocqueville and Modern America
  10. Political Development in South East Asia

Further information about Gov 97 can be found on the course Canvas page