Watson Institute at Brown University
International and Public Affairs

COURSES FALL 2022 - SPRING 2023

FALL 2022

GATEWAY (chosen from below)

ECON 1000

Using Big Data to Solve Economic and Social Problems

Friedman

POLS 1435

Politics of Climate Change

Colgan

TRACKS

Foundational

IAPA 0110

Intro to Public Policy

Hackey

IAPA 0200

Foundations of Development

Varshney

Electives

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RESEARCH METHODS

Qualitative

ANTH 1940

Ethnographic Research Methods

BIOL 1575

Evaluation of Health Information Systems

SOC 1260

Market Research in Public and Private Sectors

SOC 1340

Principles and Methods of Geographic Information Systems

SOC 1117

Focus Groups for Market and Social Research

Quantitative

APMA 1650

Statistical Inference I

CLPS 0900

Statistical Methods

CSCI 0111

Computing Foundations: Data

ECON 1620

Introduction to Econometrics

EDUC 1230

Applied Statistics for Ed Research and Policy Analysis

IAPA 1401A

Public Opinion Survey Research

Chiebub

SOC 1100

Introductory Statistics for Social Research

JR SEMINARS (Jr. seminars cannot be substituted)

IAPA 1701G

Cultures of Surveillance

Hashmi

IAPA 1701H

Is World Peace Possible?

Grinberg

IAPA 1701K

Geography of Uneven Development

Banerji

IAPA 1701L

Politics of Risk

Lichtenstein

IAPA 1701M

Justice, Gender, and Markets

Pingle

IAPA 1720

Slavery, Democracy, and Racial Violence in The Americas

Ferraro

IAPA 1801B

Diplomacy, an Art That Isn’t Lost (Remote)

Atwood

SAST 0750

Understanding the Indian Economy

Subramanian

SENIOR SEMINARS (choose 1 from either a Thesis Seminar or a Capstone Seminar)

Senior Thesis Seminar (If pursuing Honors in IAPA)

IAPA 1816A

Senior Thesis Seminar

Elliott

IAPA 1850

Senior Thesis Seminar

Levitas 

Capstone Seminar (capstone seminars cannot be substituted)

IAPA 1801 

Science and Tech Policy in the Global South

Augusto

IAPA 1803

Humanitarian Response in Modern Conflict

Polatty

IAPA 1804A

Iran and the Islamic Revolution

Kinzer

IAPA 1804D

Legal Methods for Public policy

Gabinet

MPA 2226

Race and Public Policy

Blanding

POLS 1822B

Foundations of Political Economy

Blyth

POLS 1822I

Geopolitics of Oil and Energy

Colgan

POLS 1823Z

Gender and Public Policy

Moffitt

POLS 1824K

The American Welfare State

Weir



SPRING 2023

GATEWAY

IAPA 0400

Fiscal Plumbing

Levitas

IAPA 0500

Nationalism, Ethnicity, and the State

Singh

SOC 1490

Power, Knowledge, and Justice in Global Social Change

Kennedy

FOUNDATIONAL

IAPA 0110

Intro to Public Policy

Hackey

IAPA 0200

Foundations of Security

Pauly

JR SEMINARS

IAPA 1701E

Gender and Capitalism

Tudor

IAPA 1804B

Megaprojects in the Global South

Schrank

SR CAPSTONE SEMINARS

IAPA 1810

Democratization and Autocratization

 Elliott

IAPA XXXX

Politics & Journalism: A Practical Guide to How We Got Here and Where We’re Going

Dovere

IAPA 1400

Economic Development of India and China

 

IAPA 1700

Law and Public Policy

 

POLS 1825Q

The Politics of Democracy and Integration in Europe

Zeigler

THESIS SEMINARS

IAPA 1816A

Senior Thesis Seminar

 

IAPA 1850

Senior Thesis Seminar