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Matthew C. Nowlin

Assistant professor of political science at the College of Charleston

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Capstone: Information and Policymaking

Taught: Spring 2015; Spring 2017


Course Description: The capstone seminar in Political Science is designed to be a culminating experience. Therefore, you will be expected to draw upon the ideas and skills you have gained thus far to explore a new topic within the field of Political Science. The major focus of the course is on the development of an original research project centered around questions of information use in the policymaking process. The readings in this course are designed to provide you the theoretical and conceptual background needed to develop a project in this area.


Syllabus (most recent):   pdf