Resources related to the study of the processes, principles, and structure of government and of political institutions. Some specific fields are American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Public Policy, Political Philosophy, Theory and Methodology.
Serving the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), this multidisciplinary subject includes Arts Management and Administration, Environmental Science, Health Administration, Human Resources Management, and Public Affairs and Policy.
Resources related to the comparison of literary works from different cultures, with theoretical approaches to literature, and with the relationships between literature and the visual arts, music, philosophy, science, and social and political thought.
The resources provided in this guide are organized, in part, according to the major concentrations within English Studies. It includes bibliographic databases, reference resources and digital collections that constitute a valuable knowledge base for research projects.
This research guide covers all fields of French Studies. Notable collection strengths are the Enlightenment, post-1945 literature, and Francophone fiction. Coverage of Italian language and literature is also extensive. Areas of particular importance are Renaissance literature and culture, and contemporary Italian fiction.
The Libraries' Linguistics collection is particularly strong in the basic components of general linguistics -- syntax, phonology, and semantics --; it also covers applied areas such as translation, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and historical linguistics.
Resources related to the study of the language, culture, history, literature and linguistics of Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking countries. Also addresses Iberian Medieval and Golden Age literatures, colonial Brazilian literature, South American literature, and Mexican literature.
Pertains to the study of matter. Major areas of chemistry and chemical resarch are analytical, theoretical, biological, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry. Specializations include materials chemistry, nanoscales structures, biological materials, environmental chemistry and proteomics.
Cognitive science is the interdisciplinary study of mind and the nature of intelligence. Scholars' backgrounds are wide-ranging, including psychology, physics, neuroscience, philosophy, information science, computer science, mathematics, anthropology, and linguistics.
Resources related to the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological, and cultural features of the earth. Includes the study of Climate, Land and Environmental Change, Geographic Information Science (GIS), Food and Agriculture, Globalization, Development and Justice, and Sustainable Systems.
Pertains to the interdisciplinary research and scientific study of the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Specializations of this subject include Biogeochemistry, Geobiology, Sedimentology and stratigraphy, Geophysics, Structural Geology and Tectonics, Hydrogeology, Economic Geology and Mineral and Clay Geology. Studies encompass field-based, analytical, and theoretical research.
Resources related to the fields of algebra, analysis, complex analysis, geometry, logic, mathematical physics, partial differential equations, applied mathematics and computation, probability and statistics, and topology. Financial mathematics, quantum computing and econometrics comprise other specialties in the field.
Resources related to the mathematical and scientific study of matter. Specializations are nuclear and particle physics, theoretical physics, mathematical physics, experimental high energy physics. In recent years research in biophysics, biocomplexity, neutrinos, gravitational physics, astrophysics, condensed matter, and materials supporting the low energy neutron source.
The study of economies and markets. Topics include advanced economic theory, development and economics of transition, econometrics, economic history, games and experimental methods, growth theory, international trade, macroeconomics, monetary economics and public economics.
Resources that bridge the study of crime with study of law, culture, race, and gender as well as major components of the criminal justice system and the causes and distribution of crime. These resources accommodate topics such community justice, dispute settlement, violence, cross-cultural studies, and critical theory.
Gender studies is a transdisciplinary field that bridges and embraces a variety of modes of inquiry relevant to gender and the ways in which this discourse intersects with other domains, particularly sexuality and the body; (dis)ability and neurodiversity; race, ethnicity, and nationality; & popular culture and representation, among many others.