DU Debate 16

Straw poll for 2016 candidates for the presidential election

International Studies Galicia Spain

Studying Abroad in Galicia, Spain

Exit Poll (1)

Students conducted Exit Poll in Marin County for 2012 Presidential Election

National Voter Registration Day 2014 Political Science

Students registering to vote on National Voter Registration Day

International Studies Uganda

Ugandan immersion Trip: Helping with Water Purification, School Lunch Program, and Educational Programs and a Health Center

International Studies Student, Service-Learning in Guadalajara, Mexico

International Studies Student, Service-Learning in Guadalajara, Mexico




The study of Politics involves much more than an analysis of current events, the activities of politicians, or the workings of government institutions. In a broad sense, Political Science is concerned with the nature of power and with its uses and abuses.

Listen to Dominican University's Penguin Radio podcast about the Political Science Department and Program.

Kat Skiles '07, Among “The Most Powerful Women Staffers on Capitol Hill” 

Kat Skiles has been named one of “The 20 Most Powerful Women Staffers on Capitol Hill” by the National Journal. Kat has spent her career in Washington,  Read More.


final choice for meeting tomorrow

International Studies majors can use the major as a means to explore the international and global dimensions of economics, politics, or culture, especially as they relate to a particular geographic area of study.

Check out Magda Fitipaldi (Class of 2015) on Soroptomist International of Novato discussing her research about women in politics and leadership.



There is no single curricular path that is ideal preparation for law school. The Pre-Law Minor specifically seeks to help students further improve their skills in critical thinking, reading, writing, and public speaking.

Many of our pre-law minors are involved in the DUOC Debate Club and participate in tournaments at other universities. Read about Dominican's participation at a 32 team challenge at UC Davis, California

Students Attend the Model United Nations Far West Conference
Students from the Model United Nations class attended the Far West Conference in San Francisco April 19-23, 2013. This year  Read More