2020 Courses

  • Winter Session 2020 course rosters will be available in late September.
  • Summer Session 2020 course rosters will be available in November.

Course description

The US and the global community face a number of complex, interconnected and enduring issues that pose challenges for our political and policy governance institutions and society at large. Exploring how the US and the world conceive of the challenges and take action on them is fundamental to understanding them. This course investigates such issues, especially ones that fit into the critically important areas of sustainability, social justice, technology, public health and globalization, security and conflict, among others. Students will engage with these areas and issues and the challenges they pose, using multiple frameworks and approaches, through weekly class discussions and lectures.

Offered in Cornell in Washington Program.


Summer 2019:

Section ID:GOVT 3071 001-LEC
Program:Cornell in Washington Summer Program
Class dates:June 3-July 26, 2019
Days/times:MW 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM
Instructor:Ayorinde, S. (sa959)
Denker, E. (ed63)
Silbey, D. (ds90)
Max. enroll:30
Restrictions:Open only to those students enrolled in the Summer in Washington program.
Related:Cross-listed with AMST 3071 001-LEC

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