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Arijit Mazumdar

Professor
Degree
Ph.D., Miami University, Ohio
Office
JRC 407
Phone
(651) 962-5726
Mail
University of Saint Thomas
Department of Political Science
Mail JRC 432
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
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Education:

B.A.              Luther College
M.A.              Ball State University
Ph.D.           Miami University, Ohio

Dr. Mazumdar joined University of St. Thomas in 2008. He teaches courses in South Asian politics, foreign policy and third world politics and government. His research interests include comparative politics and international relations of Asia, with particular emphasis on India, China, Pakistan and Nepal. His articles have been published in journals like Asian Profile, Asian Survey, Contemporary Politics, Economic and Political Weekly, Himal Southasian, India Quarterly: A Journal of International Affairs, Indian Journal of Political Science, Journal of Asian and African Studies and World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research

 

J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 104 - W03 Government and Politics - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 209

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 209

Course Registration Number:

20450 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Arijit Mazumdar

An introduction to the concepts basic to an understanding of politics and government with an emphasis on the political systems of the United States. A comparative examination of political processes, decision making institutions and policy issues relevant to the contemporary world. An introduction to basic research methods used in the discipline. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.

Schedule Details

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POLS 225 - 01 World Politics M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 OEC 204

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1215 - 1320

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

20224 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Arijit Mazumdar

This course serves as an introduction to the political science sub-fields of comparative politics and international relations. It introduces a range of divergent theories and perspectives concerning world politics and the nature of the contemporary global political system. It also focuses on the interactions between states and the impact of both states and non-state actors (such as international organizations and multinational corporations) on domestic and international outcomes. Themes include globalization and international trade, international security, foreign policy, international law and organizations, developing world, and European politics. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or permission of instructor.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
POLS 321 - 01 Comparative Foreign Policy M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 OEC 204

Days of Week:

M - W - F - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1440

Location:

OEC 204

Course Registration Number:

22721 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Arijit Mazumdar

Examines the various theoretical approaches and frameworks that inform foreign policy decisions and behavior. Emphasis is placed upon the analysis of the domestic and external determinants of foreign policy in a comparative context. The theoretical approaches and frameworks are applied to the study of foreign policy of countries like Britain, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, and South Africa. Prerequisites: POLS 225 or permission of the instructor.

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Summer 2020 Courses

Summer 2020 Courses
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