PPS 270.01 – POLITICAL PARTICIPATION & LEADERSHIP

This is the gateway course for the Political Engagement Pilot Project (PEPP), a collaboration between the Hart Leadership Program and POLIS: the Center on Politics, Leadership, Innovation and Service. PEPP will include three steps: this spring seminar on politics, policy and leadership, a summer internship grant for political projects with partner organizations, and a capstone

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PPS 263.01 – BORDER CROSSING: LEADERSHIP, VALUE CONFLICTS & PUBLIC LIFE

Border Crossing is a preparation course for students who plan to conduct community-based research projects or other service projects for community partner organizations in the U.S. or abroad.   The course is designed to provide students with theoretical knowledge and critical reflection skills for entering diverse cultures and communities. Students will receive training in basic research

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PPS 302D – POLICY CHOICE AS VALUE CONFLICT

This course will look at the moral and ethical challenges posed by inequality in the United States from European settlement to the present. The goal is to understand the roots of the many inequities we see in our society today. We will investigate the topic through the lenses of housing, education, healthcare, municipal services, employment,

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PPS 590S.09 – 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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HISTORY 130D – AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

This seminar will examine the role of such myths as “rags to riches,” “beacon to the world,” the “frontier” and the “foreign devil” in defining the American character and determining the hopes, fears, dreams and actions of people throughout American History. Also, attention is given to the surface consistency of these myths as accepted by

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