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Bowen Hall
Bowen Hall

News & Announcements

(2019-06-27)
Dr. Potter Becomes Editor of Public Integrity
The American Society of Public Administration Announces it has completed its search for the next editor in chief of Public Integrity, its pr... Dr. Potter Becomes Editor of Public Integrity read more

(2019-06-27)
Recent Graduate Zachery Abunemeh and Dr. V. Banerjee publish article
A recent graduate Zachery Abunemeh (Class of 2019) and Dr. Vasabjit Banerjee published a foreign policy piece at the Georgetown Journal of I... Recent Graduate Zachery Abunemeh and Dr. V. Banerjee publish article read more

(2019-03-12)
Latest US News and World Report Best Public Affairs Programs
The Latest US News and World Report Best Public Affairs Programs ranks Mississippi State University #74. Up 20 spots from the previous ran... Latest US News and World Report Best Public Affairs Programs read more

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Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (PSPA).

Our small and diverse faculty of 18 members reflect specialties in several major subfields of the discipline—U.S. government, public administration, comparative politics, international relations and political theory. PSPA's researchers and teachers publish books and scholarly articles that appear in many respected outlets, with a sizeable number of projects capturing highly competitive grants.

We attract 250-plus undergraduate students whose focus is U.S. politics, particularly pre-law. We house a large accredited professional program offering the Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) with around 75 students in addition to a smaller general MA program and a Ph.D. program in public policy and administration.

Contact Info

Department of Political Science
and Public Administration
Department Phone: 662.325.2711
Department Fax: 662.325.2716
Mailing Address: P. O. Box PC
Mississippi State University, MS 39762
Department Office: 105 Bowen Hall
Email address:polscipubadm@pspa.msstate.edu