Master of Arts Advising

See forms and policies for specific information pertaining to graduate students in the Department of Political Science at Western Michigan University.

Department of Political Science Master's program directors

Master of Arts

Dr. Jim Butterfield

Masters of International Development Administration

Dr. Paul Clements

Graduate manual

Dates and deadlines for graduate students

Political Science Graduate Student Association

We ask that all students sign up for the email list. Send an email to  In the body type SUBSCRIBE PSGSA-LIST ((Insert your email here)).

This is what your email to the PSGSA listserv administrators should look like. Contact Michael Romano with any questions.

How to send an email to sign up for PSGSA listserv

Master of Arts reading lists

Chronicle of Higher Education excerpts