Welles Hall 3B
1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
B.A., SUNY Geneseo
M.A., SUNY Buffalo
Professor Partapurwala's research interests are in the areas of International Finance, Labor Economics, and Economic Development.
Spring 2015 Classes
PLSC 120: S/Comparative Politics
An introduction to the comparative study of political behavior and institutions. Brief consideration of individual cases suggests concepts and insights which will facilitate the study and criteria for
judgment of differing types of political systems in differing environments and at different stages of development. Includes elementary explanation of "types," "environments," and the concepts of "development." Prepares the entering student for more intensive studies of particular geographical and institutional areas. Major examples considered are drawn from areas other than the United States however, students are encouraged to apply newly introduced concepts to the politics of the United States.