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The department has added a PhD field in Terrorism and Political Violence. Effective Fall 2023, students have a choice of first field in Justice, Law and Society, or Terrorism and Political Violence. The second field may be one of these options not used for the first field, other offerings from the School of Public Affairs including Political Methodology or Public Policy, or another field approved by the department."