The Political Science Department at UMass Lowell provides students with the knowledge and skills to engage in the complex realm of national and international politics.
Our graduates go on to various careers in public service, including government, law, journalism, military, teaching, campaign politics, social movement advocacy, and international organizations.
Meet Our Students
My Political Science professors went out of their way to make sure I got the education I needed.
Rick Violette Jr. is forever grateful to the UMass Lowell faculty for incredible success in a field he is most passionate about.
Sarit Yishai-Levi, an Israeli journalist and best-selling novelist, warned students about threats to media freedom in Israel and elsewhere.
Latest UMass Lowell/7News poll shows Clinton and Trump in a dead heat and U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races in New Hampshire are also close.
Polling expert Marjorie Connelly and political scientist Jeffrey Berry say the 2016 presidential race presents unique challenges for pollsters, the parties and the voters.
Many students are casting their first presidential ballots this year, an act they’ll remember for years to come. Their participation, and that of the entire university community, whether through voting, scholarship or activism, ensure an informed, engaged electorate.