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        Andrew Kuech

        Department of Politics
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        New York, NY 10003
        Phone: 212.229.5747 x3090
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        Anne McNevin

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        Henry Drobbin

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        Begoña Gerling

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    • Students in the Department of Politics combine a deep theoretical framework of political ideas with real-world implications and applications on personal, national, and global scales. An interdisciplinary approach helps student shape better and more complete research about how politics work, why policies work, and where a more modern understanding might take us next.

      Recently, their influential work has covered topics such as:  

      • Labor market policies in South Korea
      • Political construction of the U.S housing finance market
      • Conservative Catholic and Protestant political coalition building
      • State-Islam relations in Germany and the U.S.
      • Hannah Arendt and biopolitics
      • Subfederal U.S. immigrant politics
      • Oil industry governance in Russia and Brazil
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