Watson Institute at Brown University
International and Public Affairs

Courses

Fall 2020 - Spring 2021

This list is subject to change.
Check courses in Courses@Brown for availability and meeting times.



GATEWAY

Fall
POLS 1435 The Politics of Climate Change

Spring
IAPA xxxx The American Tax State in Comparative Perspective
IAPA xxxx Power, Knowledge, and Justice in Global Social Change
POLS 1020 Politics of the Ilicit Global Economy
Summer
IAPA 0300 Costs of War
IAPA xxxx Nationalism, Race, and Identity

TRACK FOUNDATIONAL
(Must correspond with track)

Fall
IAPA 1200 Foundations of Security
IAPA 1600 Foundations of Policy
Spring
IAPA 0200 Foundations of Development


TRACK ELECTIVES

Development Track Electives

Policy and Governance Track Electives

Security Track Electives


QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

Fall
TBD
Spring
IAPA 1500 Methods in Development Research


QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

Fall
APMA 1650 Statistical Inference
CSCI 0030 Intro to Computation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
CSCI 0111 Computing Foundations: Data
ECON 1620 Introduction to Econometrics
SOC 1100 Intro Statistics For Social Research

Spring
APMA 1650 Statistical Inference
ECON 1620 Introduction to Econometrics
SOC 1100 Intro Statistics for Social Research


SEMINARS
(These seminars fulfill the junior seminar requirement for IAPA juniors graduating in 2022.)

Fall

IAPA 1403 Development's Digital Imaginaries
IAPA 1804F The Politics of Crime and Violence in Lat Am
IAPA 1816A Thesis Seminar [IR]
IAPA 1804D Legal Methods for Public Policy
IAPA 1804 Diplomacy, Crisis, and War in the Modern Era
IAPA 1804G History of the CIA
IAPA 1850 Thesis Seminar [PLCY]
IAPA 1050 Punishment and Social Discipline
IAPA 1804G Deterrence and Compellence
IAPA 1803 Humanitarian Response in Modern Conflict
IAPA 1804B Megaprojects in the Global South

Spring
IAPA 1810A Democratization as Metaphor
IAPA xxxx Debates in Middle Eastern History
IAPA xxxx Critical Study of Development
IAPA 1804A Iran and the Islamic Revolution

Spring offerings will include an additional 4-6 Jr seminars. TBD.
Summer
IAPA 1805 Inequality, Sustainability: 2 Billion Cars