900 University Avenue
Riverside, CA 92521
Phone: (951) 827-5312
Fax: (951) 827-3933

Welcome to the Department of Political Science at UCR.


Here, you will find everything you need to know about our department, including our faculty, graduate program, seminars and events. Also, in our In Depth section, we highlight areas of interest to several faculty members.

The UCR political science department was ranked 36th nationally in the most recent National Research Council's "S" rankings, which are based on performance, and not on reputation. Among the UCs, our department ranked 4th out of 7. In terms of average number of publications per faculty, our department was tied for second nationally.

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.