Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis and efforts to protect public health, all Political Science Department classes are being taught virtually and online through the end of fall semester 2020. The department is physically closed but "virtually" open, with faculty and staff working online.

Please email the department ( for any information or correspondence, or leave a message at 415-338-2247. We will be checking voicemail during this time.

Department Chair Nicole Watts will be holding virtual office hours via Zoom video chat; please email her ( for hours and the link to speak with her during Zoom office hours.

Please visit our Advising webpage for the faculty advisors' office hours and Zoom links.