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Professional Journal Critique

The Department hosts Critique, a nation-wide journal for political science students. Critique was granted professional recognition by the American Political Science Association. Learn more about Critique!

Annual Conference

The Department of Politics and Government hosts the Annual Conference for Students of Political Science in Spring semester of each year as a forum for the dissemination and discussion of research conducted by undergraduate and graduate students from both the United States and other nations. Learn more about conferences!

Action Research Opportunities

The Department is strongly committed to creating opportunities for students to foster their analytical skills and leadership abilities in structured programs outside the formal classroom such as professional practice internships, Study Abroad programs, and supervised independent studies. Learn more about internships and other opportunities!

Meet our Faculty

Department faculty are one of the most productive in the College of Arts and Sciences with current and retired faculty producing a significant number of peer reviewed books. Learn more about our Faculty!

New Legal Studies Major!

The Department's Paralegal Education Program now offers a major as well as a minor. Learn more about our Legal Studies Major!

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On Money and Politics: Milita Interviewed on WGLT article thumbnailOn Money and Politics: Milita Interviewed on WGLT
Kerri Milita spoke with WGLT’s Judy Valente about the growing influence of money in American [...]
Lind and Rankin Co-Edit Volume on Privacy Rights and Technology article thumbnailLind and Rankin Co-Edit Volume on Privacy Rights and Technology
Dr. Nancy Lind and Undergraduate Advisor/Assistant to the Chair Erik Rankin have co-edited a volume [...]
Professor Leonard Comments on ACA Ruling article thumbnailProfessor Leonard Comments on ACA Ruling
Dr. Meghan Leonard provided expert commentary to the Pantagraph on the recent Supreme Court ruling [...]

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Cherie Valentine Featured in Pantagraph article thumbnailCherie Valentine Featured in Pantagraph
The Pantagraph recently featured Cherie Valentine, the office manager of Politics and Government, for her family’s unique place in local history. The Town of Normal invited Cherie to create a history board about the Flying Valentinos, her family’s trapeze flying … Continue reading  

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