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  • The mission of the Department of Government is to educate students in the areas of government, politics, and international affairs, and by this means to foster more knowledgeable, informed, and active citizenship, as well as more enlightened future political leadership, in the communities to which they belong.

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  • Dr. James Otteson
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  • February 27, 2014,Thursday, 6:00pm, UWF Bldg 51/Room 152There will

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  • Ours are liberal arts programs, challenging students to think about timeless questions pertaining to the governance of human societies, such as the origin and evolution of law and justice, the workings of political institutions and processes, the exercise of political leadership, the comparative performance of regimes, problems of war and peace, and contemporary political issues.

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  • Summer 2014 Course Offerings Available

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  • Dates To Remember

    • Dr. James Otteson Lecture Feb 27th
    • Spring Break Mar 10th - 14th
    • Advanced Registration for SUMMER 2014 Mar 31st - April 6th
  • Dates To Remember

    • Dr. William Ruger Lecture Apr 10th
    • Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Banquet Apr 12th
    • Finals Week for Spring Apr 28th - May 5th
    • Spring 2014 Commencement May 3rd
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  • Online M.A. Political Science Program Coming Summer 2013

  • Political Science MA

  • Graduate Catalog for M.A. Political Science

  • Online Civics Educator Certificate Coming Fall 2013

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  • Office Location: Building 50, Room 119
    Department phone: (850) 474-2929
    Fax: (850) 473-7001

  • Mailing Address

  • Department of Government
    University of West Florida
    11000 University Parkway
    Building 50
    Pensacola, FL 32514

  • Dr. Jocelyn Evans, Chair
    (850) 474-2660

  • Sheila Freeman, Office Administrator
    (850) 474-2337

  • 11000 University Pkwy, Pensacola, FL 32514
  • 850-474-2000

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    Dr. Alfred G. Cuzán

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    Dr. Alfred G. Cuzán

    Professor and Chairman
    Department of Government
    University of West Florida
    11000 University Pkwy. 50/121
    Pensacola, FL 32514