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Political Science Professors

teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$100970
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Political Scientists

study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decisionmaking, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.
$124100
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Interest Match


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