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In light of the Covid-19 situation,  all UC Davis Spring 2020 course will move to virtual instruction.  As a result, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions until further notice.  At this time, the preferred method of contact for departmental staff members is e-mail; please visit our administrative staff contact page for further information.

US News Graduate Program Ranking in Comparative Politics and Political Methodology

As of 2012, US News & World Report magazine has ranked the UC Davis Department of Political Science Graduate Program 15th in the nation in each of two categories: "comparative politics" and "political methodology." The magazine's esteemed ranking in the "comparative politics" category encompasses programs in which graduate students examine different countries through research and methodologies.