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Political Science Student, Zachary Ackerman Elected to Ann Arbor's City Council

“I was a nerdy kid at Pioneer [High School], and I realized that I had a passion for the city.” Read more at LSA Today

Anna Kirkland featured in Fall Issue of LSA Magazine

Anna Kirkland is Associate Professor of Women's Studies and holds a courtesy appointment in Political Science.

The University of Michigan’s Department of Political Science has long been recognized as one of the very best departments in the United States.  Our faculty’s accomplishments in research and teaching are recognized internationally.  

Graduate students benefit from our commitment to collaboration and our strong job placement record. Undergraduate students prepare for active citizenship by becoming astute observers of their own government and political systems around the world.

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