JL

Jennifer Lawless

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Politics
Office location and address
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
PLAP 3500: Special Topics in American Politics
Credits: 3
Topical offerings in American Politics
PLAP 4990: Honors Core Seminar in American Politics
Credits: 9
A critical analysis of important issues and works in American politics from diverse perspectives. Students are required to write weekly analytical essays and actively participate in small seminar discussions on issues including: the founding, parties and elections, public policy, federalism, the presidency, Congress, and the judicial system. Prerequisite: Admission to Politics Honors Program.
PLAP 5993: Selected Problems in American Politics
Credits: 1–3
Independent study under faculty supervision, for students who are preparing for intensive research on a specific topic. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
PLAP 7500: Special Topics in American Politics
Credits: 3
Intensive analysis of selected issues and concepts in American politics.