PPS 301.01 – POLITICAL ANAYLSIS FOR PUBLIC POLICY-MAKING

This course will teach you the tools of political analysis through the lens of public policy. Like other public policy courses, this one will teach you both generalizable concepts and practical skills. These skills include how to identify key actors and understand their resources and motives; how to explain political processes and outcomes; and how

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HST 470S.01 – LEADERSHIP IN AMERICAN HISTORY

The seminar will focus on political, social, business, and artistic leaders in American history and problems which have called for leadership. In addition to selected short readings, students will examine closely the following: James MacGregor Burns’ “Leadership”; Walter Clark’s “Ox Bow Incident”; Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince”; May and R. Neustadt’s “Thinking in Time”; Robert Penn

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HST 130D.001 – AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

What does it mean to be an “American?” A French political scientist said, “To be a Frenchman is a fact; to be an American is an ideal.” What commonly shared ideals, ideas, “myths” define us as “Americans?” This course examines the role of some commonly shared myths as “rags to riches,” the “agrarian way of

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PPS 590S.08 – THE REPUBLICAN PARTY AND ITS FUTURE

For 35 years Marty Morris worked in Republican politics, as a statewide campaign manager, consultant to a presidential campaign, and Chief of Staff for Senator Dick Lugar. In this course, students will look at the evolution of the party of Lincoln and investigate the forces that now make up the Republican Party. Students will explore

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PPS 415.01 – ADAPTIVE LEADERSHIP

Capstone seminar for students completing community-based research (CBR) projects through the Service Opportunities in Leadership program. Involves critical reflection on summer projects, exploration of leadership, politics, and policy design concepts. With students’ experiences, questions, and insights as a starting point, this course explores how lives of commitment to the common good are formed and sustained.

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PPS271.S.01 – SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ACTION

Social Entrepreneurship in Action is a leadership course in applied social innovation. The central goal of the course is to provide students with an academic opportunity to leverage their experiences and interests to create social innovation initiatives. More than a traditional social entrepreneurship education course, the course design is based on the principle that significant

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