History, Politics, & International Relations
A place to call home.
H. Sam Priest Center, nestled at the heart of the Webster Groves campus, houses HPIR's faculty and classes.
Small classes and dedicated professors mean personalized education for our students.
Our "Real World Survivor" course explores issues of global poverty at Heifer Ranch in Perryville, AK.
Study abroad opportunities.
Immersive study at any of Webster's 6 international campuses take a history, politics, or international relations degree to the next level.
History, Politics, & International Relations faculty are committed to the concept
of a liberal arts education. Our aim is to help students become fearless and perceptive
readers, vivid and effective writers, and well-informed citizens of the world. We
know that students learn in different ways and have different goals and aspirations.
Our programs allow students flexibility to excel in their studies and pursue their
personal career aims. Most of our students study abroad – including many who never
dreamed of leaving the United States when they came to Webster. Others have taken
advantage of our rich opportunities for practicums and internships right here in the
The professors in this department include top scholars in their fields. (Three faculty members have written textbooks that are used by colleges nationwide.) Five have won Webster University’s top teaching prize. And all of us believe that an education in history, international relations, or political science is the best preparation for a complex, ever-changing, and increasingly international job market. Our programs provide skills that have no expiration date. Whichever major you choose, you are laying a foundation for life-long learning.
For more information, explore the Department of History, Politics, & International Relations in the undergraduate catalog or contact Department Representative April Tate.
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