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

About the Department 

The Department of Government is distinguished by the breadth and quality of its faculty, students, and curriculum.

Through some 200 courses each year, the Department offers undergraduate and graduate studies in an array of fields: American Political Institutions and Processes, Comparative Politics, Formal Theory, International Relations, Methodology, Political Theory, Public Law, and Public Policy. The Department also houses the Policy Agendas Project and the Irma Rangel Public Policy Institute research units.

Graduates go on to careers in virtually every profession and have become leaders in politics and diplomacy, education, law, business, medicine, the military, the arts, and in a great many governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations.


Three Government Professors Win Teaching Awards

Albertson, Hunter, and Pangle recognized for teaching excellence

Tom Pangle Named Outstanding Graduate Teacher

University-wide award for distinguished teacing

Gregg Wins COLA Humanities Research Award

Grant will support research for new book

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New book exposes relative ease of anonymous incorporation

Shaw Lends Hand to Presidential Commission

National survey used as basis for commission recommendations

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