Examination of election politics, personalities, and career patterns of congressional members, the organization and structure of Congress, and the role of Congress in policy leadership and representation of the public.
This course examines the gendered constitution of race in the U.S., from 18th century naturalism and 19th century scientific racism, to 20th and 21st century eugenics, multiculturalism, neoliberalism, and "color blindness".
This course is dedicated to the examination of Latinos within the U.S. political system.This course is designed to place Latino ethnicity within the U.S. socio-political context. We will cover multiple relevant topics related to Latino politics. We will also cover policy arenas that are significant to Latinos in the U.S., such as immigration, affirmative action, and social welfare policies.