Department of Political Science

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  • Welcome

    Learn more about our department, which includes one of the largest majors in the College of Liberal Arts. 

  • New Faces: Dan Lee

    As a political scientist who studies elections, Dan Lee is finding 2016 a particularly interesting year.

  • Judging the Judges

    Political science professor Rebecca Gill is examining the ways we evaluate judge performance and how gender or racial bias influence the results.


Welcome to the political science website. The department has a strong commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service. Several faculty members have received awards for distinguished teaching and service. In addition, the research published by our faculty has increased the national and international visibility of UNLV.

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