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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Summer 2009

GOV S360N • American and International Institutions

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
84678 MTWThF
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
WEL 2.304

Course Description

This course investigates how and why the United States interacts with and participates in international institutions. The course draws on political science theory and data as well as contemporary policy debates examining U.S. activity and participation in international security, economic, and environmental regimes. The course also examines policies of democracy promotion and humanitarian intervention.

Grading Policy

Grading will consist of one 3-5 page paper (25% each), two exams (25% each) and attendance and biweekly quizzes (25%).


All readings will be available electronically over blackboard or through the library website.


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