Loyola University Maryland

First-Year Programs

Self and Other Course Pairing

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Politics: Political Encounters of Self and Other (PS101.02DS)

This discussion-based introductory political science course will examine issues of power through the lens of "self and other." We begin by considering and debating classic arguments about who is entitled to citizenship and who is labeled an outsider. We will then turn to modern-day international case studies of the encounter between self and "other." In our class discussions and extra hour we will apply course insights from politics to our lives as active citizens of our Loyola community.

Faculty Biography

Dr. Janine Holc teaches international politics for the Political Science Department, as well as for the Global Studies major. She is currently pursuing research on the memory politics of the Holocaust in present-day Eastern Europe.

Principles of Microeconomics: Individual Choice and Social Welfare (EC102.01S)

Microeconomics studies the decision making of individuals and firms and the welfare created for society through market and non-market transactions.  A major theme of the course focuses on understanding when individual incentives are in line with societal welfare and exploring the case for government intervention when they are not.

Faculty Biography

Norman Sedgley is a Professor of Economics in the Sellinger School of Business, where he has taught in the undergraduate and graduate programs since 2000.  His main research interests include economic growth and applied time series econometrics.

Mentor Biography

Megan Henry joined the Loyola community in August 2012 and is the Assistant Director of Disability Support Services. Prior to her career in higher education Megan worked as an educator in the public school system. Megan earned a B.S. in Psychology from Towson University and a M.S. in Special Education from McDaniel College.