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Studying politics at The Catholic University of America is an opportunity to be immersed in a rewarding, exciting, and relevant major in the most prominent political city in the world, on the largest university campus in the city, in one of the largest departments of the University. The Department of Politics at CUA offers a dynamic and rigorous educational experience that considers the cultural, historical, ethical, and theoretical foundations of political order.



Thies book'Why NATO Endures' 

Politics Professor Wallace Thies worked in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs in the U.S. Department of State as an International Affairs Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations 1979 and 1980 and in 1989 he was a NATO research fellow. "Why NATO Endures," published by Cambridge University Press, examines military alliances and their role in international relations.

News and Events

CUA Salutes Chinese Human Rights Activist
Catholic University's Institute for Policy Research, Lantos Foundation, and Witherspoon Institute Applaud New Memoir by Chen Guangcheng.

Roundtable: Who is Charlie?
The Certificate in European Studies Program hosts a roundtable discussion on freedom of expression, democracy, faith, and violence.

'Je suis Charlie'?
John Garvey, University President, published an op-ed on the Charlie Hebdo killings in Catholic News Service.

Governor Discusses 'An Economy with a Human Purpose'
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley gave a presentation on the economy as part of a National Policy Forum organized by the Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies.

Newspaper Quotes Matthew Green on Election
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in an op-ed in the Pekin Daily Times on the midterm election.

Professor Kromkowski on poverty and politics
John Kromkowski, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a story on poverty and politics.

CUA Professor Talks about D.C. Mayoral Election
Matthew Green, associate professor of politics, was quoted in a Nov. 6 GW Hatchet article about Muriel Bowser’s election as the next mayor of Washington, D.C.

Student Named Marshall Scholarship Finalist

Senior politics major Sarah Hendley has been selected as a finalist for the Marshall Scholarship.

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