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POLS 492 - Capstone Seminar

  • 3 credits
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An examination of the current status of democracy in the U.S.,  contributing factors, and current challenges to sustaining democracy in the United States. Topics include American democracy in comparative perspective; the role of political culture; economics and inequality; racial issues; the information landscape; constitutional features and American institutions. 



POLS 101 (American Government and Politics (GT-SS1))


Marni Berg

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I have a bachelor's degree in international affairs from University of Colorado in Boulder, a multidisciplinary degree (political science, history, economics, French, etc.). I started my master's degree in the School of International Service at the American University in Washington D.C. and interned at the Brookings Institution in Russian foreign economic policy. I finished my M.A. in political science at the University of Colorado at Boulder with an emphasis on international relations and wrote my thesis on international law and the effects of perestroika in the Soviet Union. I earned my Ph.D. from Colorado State University in political science with an emphasis on international environmental politics, comparative Central and Eastern European politics, and international relations.