Advising in the Political Science Department

Advising in the Political Science Department

General Advising Information
Many questions can be answered using the resources listed below. Please take a look at those documents and links before seeing an advisor.
Advising questions can also be sent to
Advising Information for the 2021-2022 Academic Year
Students in the Law & Society major, Political Science major, or Political Science major can be advised by Catherine Kleint in the Academic Advisement Center. Appointments can be made here:
Starting in September, the following Departmental Advisors will be available to meet with students in both majors and the minor:
Prof. Janice Bockmeyer
Prof. Jamie Longazel
Prof. Katherine Zuber
Zoom "Walk In" Hours
Thursdays, 1:30
Contact Hours
Anytime by email
Contact Hours
Anytime by email
If you wish to send questions to the advisors, please use
Students are also welcome to contact the Department Chairperson, Prof. Andrew Sidman, whose information is below.
Contacting the Department Chairperson
Prof. Sidman can be reached by email at Prof. Sidman also has a Google Voice number, 929-264-7457, which can be used for voice calls or text messages. If you text, Prof. Sidman may not be able to reply right away. He will respond as soon as he is able.
To make a Zoom appointment with Prof. Sidman, please go to All of Prof. Sidman's student meetings will be held at the following Zoom link:

Students wishing to call in can do so using the following information:

Meeting ID: 960 9831 1189

Passcode: 24680

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Advising Resources

Political Science
Law & Society
Career Resources

While the following linked articles refer to Political Science, the same career advice applies to Law & Society majors. Law & Society approaches questions differently than is typical in Political Science. Law & Society majors, however, develop many of the same research, writing, and critical thinking skills.