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Political Science Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate research is an integral part of the Fordham educational experience. To advance students’ methodological training, political science majors are expected to gain familiarity with political science theories and methods in the introductory-level course Introduction to Politics, strengthen their research skills by taking a methods intensive course, and complete a research paper in an interdisciplinary capstone course.

Political science majors are strongly encouraged to take advantage of various academic resources inside and outside the university to facilitate their engagement in undergraduate research. Fordham College at Rose Hill and Fordham College at Lincoln Center provide research grants to support undergraduate research under the mentorship of a faculty member.

Moreover, political science majors can pursue a wealth of opportunities to present their research at various academic venues, including

In addition, undergraduate students are encouraged to explore opportunities for publishing the results of their original research. The Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal is a prime outlet for multidisciplinary research undertaken by Fordham students.

The Fordham Political Review (FPR) is Fordham University’s only undergraduate publication dedicated to politics, economics, social sciences, international affairs, and culture. All articles are written and edited by Fordham undergraduate students. In addition to producing a print issue once each semester, FPR publishes all articles to its website and maintains a vibrant social media presence on Facebook and Twitter. FPR strives to provide a channel for opinionated and ambitious students through which they can make their voices heard. Professor Nicholas Tampio serves as a faculty advisor for the student-run publication. You can review the guidelines for submissions and email your query to