Watson Institute at Brown University
International and Public Affairs

COURSES 2020-2021

COURSES 2021-2022

Scroll down to see Summer '21 offerings

This is a tentative list and subject to change.

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GATEWAY

Fall
POLS 1435 The Politics of Climate Change (Colgan)
IAPA 0300 Costs of War (Lutz)

Spring
POLS 1020 Politics of the Illicit Global Economy (Andreas)
IAPA 0400 The American Tax State in Comparative Perspective (Levitas)
SOC 1490 Power, Knowledge, and Justice in Global Social Change (Kennedy)
TRACK FOUNDATIONAL
Fall
IAPA 1200 Foundations of Security (Arreguin-Toft)
IAPA 1600 Foundations of Policy (Hackey)
Spring
IAPA 0200 Foundations of Development (Varshney)
TRACK ELECTIVES
Fall
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Spring
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QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

Fall
TBD

Spring
TBD

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

Fall
APMA 1650 Statistical Inference
CSCI 0300 Intro to Computation for Humanities & Social Sciences 
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

JUNIOR/SENIOR SEMINARS
Fall
IAPA 1050 Punishment and Social Discipline (Offut-Chaney)
IAPA 1021 Experiments on Race, Class, and Gender (Owens)
IAPA 1201 Cybersecurity (Arreguin-Toft)
IAPA 1403 Development's Digital Imageries (Augusto)
IAPA 1803 Humanitarian Response in Modern Conflict (Polatty)
IAPA 1804 Diplomacy, Crisis, and War in the Modern Era (Jost)
IAPA 1804A Iran and the Islamic Revolution (Kinzer)
IAPA 1804B Megaprojects (Schrank)
IAPA 1804G Deterrence and Compellence (Pauly)
IAPA 1805 Inequality, Sustainability: 2 Billion Cars (Lutz)


Spring
IAPA 1020/INTL 1020 Pathologies of the Rich (Foster)
IAPA 1804A/INTL 1802Q Iran and the Islamic Revolution (Kinzer)
IAPA 1804E Health Policy Challenges (Hackey)
IAPA 1804I National Security Decision Making (Jost)
IAPA 1804J Policing in Global Perspective (Boutros)
IAPA 1804K Political Violence (Breslawski)
IAPA 1804L Africa’s Colonization in Comparative Perspective (Koehler-Derrick)
IAPA 1804M Overcoming Threats to Human Security (Polatty)
IAPA 1804N Democracy and Capitalism in the Post-colonial World (Heller)
IAPA 1804O Life and Violence (Sadruddin)
IAPA 1804P/UNIV 1701 Discrimination and Public Policy (Owens)
IAPA 1804Q French Colonialism in Global Perspective, 19th-20th centuries (Woker)
IAPA 1804S Critical Study of Development (Schrank)
IAPA 1810/INTL 1810A Democratization as Metaphor (Elliott)
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)

Summer 2021

GATEWAY

IAPA 0300 Costs of War (Lutz)
IAPA 0500 Nationalism, Ethnicity, and the State (Singh)

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS
APMA 1650 Statistical Inference I
ECON 1620 Introduction to Econometrics
POLS 1600 Political Research Methods
SEMINARS

IAPA 1804T Rethinking Development's Archive (Augusto)
IAPA 1805 Two Billion Cars (Lutz)