Political Science Department | Troy University

Political Science

Department of Political Science

Welcome to the Troy University Department of Political Science.  We are a vibrant department composed of three different programs.  We offer a Bachelor's in Political Science Degree, a Master's in International Relations Degree (MSIR), and a Master's in Public Administration Degree (MPA).

 Our faculty are specialists in many different areas, and are extremely well-published.  Many of our faculty members are consulted by media when they need experts.  For example, our faculty have been interviewed by the BBC, ABC News, NBC News, CNN, and by many other media outlets.

 Our programs here are very unique.  We offer degrees both online and on campus as well as at many other site locations.  We are dedicated to student success, and offer classes that meet their needs.  Alumni of our programs have gone on to rewarding careers in law, the military, government, and many other different careers.  

 For more information on our department and our programs, please contact us by phone at (334) 670-5926 or by email at polsci@troy.edu.

Undergraduate Programs:

Card Image Alt Text 2

Minors

Options:

  • Political Science
  • American Politics
  • International Relations

 

Graduate Programs:

Card Image Alt Text 1

Public Administration

 

 

 

MPA

AWAC IR Image

International Relations

Concentrations:

  • Global Affairs
  • National Security Policy
  • Regional Affairs

 MSIR

 

Contacts

Melissa Dean

Departmental Secretary

Troy University Department Of Political Science
Troy University
 331 McCall Hall (MSCX) 
Troy, AL 36082
mndean@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-670-5926

Richard Ledet, Ph.D.

Associate Chair/ Associate Professor

Troy University
331C McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
rledet@troy.edu 
Telephone: 1-334-670-5926

Michael Guo-Brennan, Ph.D

MPA Director / Associate Professor

Troy University
331BMcCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
mbrennan@troy.edu 
Telephone: 1-334-670-6387

G. Doug Davis, Ph.D. 

MSIR Director / Associate Professor

Troy University 
331A McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
gddavis@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-808-6280

Michael O. Slobodchikoff, Ph.D

Chair / Associate Professor

Troy University 
331 McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
mslobodchikoff@troy.edu
Telephone: 1-334-670-5926 
Dr. Slobodchikoff's Webpage
Interviews with Dr. Slobodchikoff