Watson Institute at Brown University
International and Public Affairs

COURSES 2021-2022

This is a tentative list and subject to change.

Always double-check course schedule in Courses@Brown.

GATEWAY

Fall
IAPA 0700 Political Economy of Hard Policy Problems (Blyth)
IAPA 0600 Governance & the City in Comparative Perspective (Weir)

Spring

INTL 0900 How We Compete (Steinfeld)
IAPA XXXX The Tax State in Comparative Perspective (Levitas)
SOC 1490 Power, Knowledge, and Justice (Kennedy)

TRACK FOUNDATIONAL
Fall

IAPA 0110 Foundations of Policy (Hackey)
IAPA 0200 Foundations of Development (Varshney)

Spring
IAPA 1200 Foundations of Security (Arreguín-Toft)
TRACK ELECTIVES
Fall
View list of track electives

Spring
View list of track electives
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS
Fall
TBD

Spring
TBD

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

Fall
TBD

Spring
TBD

JUNIOR SEMINARS
Fall

IAPA 1701B Cybersecurity (Arreguin-Toft)
IAPA 1701A Tech and Dev (Chorev)
SOC 1871Z Martial Arts, Culture, and Society (Kennedy)
IAPA 1821M War in Film and Literature (McDermott)
IAPA 1701 Drug War Politics (Andreass)
IAPA 1701C Muslim World in the Social Sciences (Koehler-Derrick)
IAPA 1804Q French Colonialism in Global Perspective, 19th-20th centuries (Woker)

Spring

ANTH XXXX Gender Sexuality in Mid East (Al-Ali)
IAPA 1403/DEVL 1874 Development's Visual Imaginaries (Augusto)
IAPA XXXX Financing Green Transitions (Blyth)
POLS 1822I Geopolitics of Energy (Colgan)
IAPA 1840N Democracy and Capitalism (Heller)
IAPA 1804L Colonization in Comparative Perspective (Koehler-Derrick)
HIST 1969C Debates in Middle Eastern History (Mitter)
IAPA 1804G Coercion: Deterrence and Compellence (Pauly)
IAPA 1804 Megaprojects in the Global South (Schrank)

SENIOR SEMINARS
Fall

IAPA 1803 Humanitarian Response in Modern Conflict (Polatty)
IAPA 1804D Legal Methods for Public Policy (Gabinet)
IAPA 1814A Roots of Crisis in Central America (Kinzer)
IAPA 1702 Sex and War (Arreguín-Toft)
IAPA 1801 Science and Tech Policy in the Global South (Augusto)

Spring
IAPA XXXX Rwanda Yesterday and Today (Kinzer)
IAPA 1810 Democratization as Metaphor (Elliott)
IAPA 1804M Overcoming Threats to Human Security (Polatty)
IAPA 1804E Health Policy Challenges (Hackey)

THESIS SEMINARS
IAPA 1816A Senior Thesis Semiar (Elliott)
IAPA 1850 Senior Thesis Seminar (Levitas)

IAPA 1817A Senior Honors Thesis Independent Study (Various)
IAPA 1851 Senior Honors Thesis Independent Study (Various)