Nazita Lajevardi

J.D., Ph.D.

Urban Politics (Instructor) (Fall 2016)

Syllabus and Final Paper Project Guidelines

  1. Week 1: Introductory slides

  2. Week 2: The Historical Evolution of Cities: Machine - slides

  3. Week 3: The Historical Evolution of Cities: Reform - slides 

  4. Week 4: Reform Politics and an Introduction to Social Explorer - slides

  5. Week 5: Midterm

  6. Week 6: Suburbanization: Are suburbs and cities in conflict? -slides

  7. Week 7: Minority Politics: Race, Protest, and Backlash - slides

  8. Week 8: Immigration and Urban Cities in Crisis - slides

  9. Week 9: Contemporary Approaches to Urban Governance - slides

  10. Week 10: In Class Presentations

 

Introduction to American Politics (Instructor) (Summer 2016)

Syllabus

  1. Day 1: Introductory slides

  2. Day 2: slides on Federalism and Political Parties

  3. Day 3: slides on Public Opinion and Political Participation

  4. Day 4: slides on Voting and Elections, Polarization, and the Media  

  5. Day 5: MIDTERM and slides on the Judiciary and Civil Rights

  6. Day 6: slides on Race and Representation

  7. Day 7: slides on Congress

  8. Day 8: slides on the Bureaucracy, Interest Groups, and Money in Politics

  9. Day 9: slides on the Nomination Process and the Presidency

 

Seminar in Constitutional Law: Appellate Advocacy (Instructor) (Spring 2016)

Syllabus

  1. Week 1:  slides and Annelise Sklar's 104F course guide for us

  2. Week 2: slides and Brown v. Board and Plessy summary.

  3. Week 3: slides 

  4. Week 4: Midterm

  5. Week 5: slides

  6. Week 6: slides

  7. Week 8: slides

 

Introduction to American Politics: Poli 10 (TA) (Winter 2015)

  1. Week 1: slides and handout on collective action 

  2. Week 2: slides

  3. Week 3: slides and handout on federal legislative power

  4. Week 4: slides and handout on case law

  5. no discussion lecture - midterm

  6. Week 6: slides

  7. Week 7: slides

  8. Week 8: slides

  9. Week 9: slides

  10. Week 10: slides