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Computer Science in Political Science

From analyzing voter decisions to utilizing data to create public policies

Political Science is an ever changing and growing field with unique opportunities. Computer science professionals can analyze and understand voting behaviors to inform and influence public policies. As political science continues evolving with new technology, computer science will continue to be a part of the updates seen in the industry.

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Computer scientists can collect and analyze immense amounts of data about the nation and its population and utilize that data to advise policymakers to make informed decisions concerning things ranging from how to better prevent car crashes to how to combat climate change all via the marriage of big data analysis and policy making.

Seshu Brahma

Student at The University of Texas at Austin

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