Combining scholarly research and practical experience to generate new knowledge in government and politics.
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Scholars Shaping Politics And International Relations
Through study and academic research in USC POIR, scholars are ready to face challenges in the political and policy sectors.
Through continued research, faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students ask questions that get to the root of political issues.
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With support from donors and alumni alike, USC POIR can invest in solving tomorrow’s societal hurdles and educate curious minds to help shape the future of American politics.
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