Leaders in Comparative Perspective (3)
Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate
The study of contemporary leaders in Africa; Europe; Latin America; and Asia through the use of biographies as the data base for analysis through political psychology; the cognitive sciences; decision theory; artificial intelligence and game theory. Emphasis is on bottom-up analysis of politics and the role of individual action in history; from a formal; scientific perspective. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: minimum 2.5 GPA.