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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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New Faculty Search: Legal Studies article thumbnailNew Faculty Search: Legal Studies
The Department of Politics and Government seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Legal [...]
Classroom Guest Speaker: Gavin Lee article thumbnailClassroom Guest Speaker: Gavin Lee
Gavin Lee, Coordinator of International Programs at Heartland Community College, spoke to students [...]
Dr. Riaz Publishes on Bangladeshi Democracy article thumbnailDr. Riaz Publishes on Bangladeshi Democracy
Ali Riaz has published a paper entitled ‘The Nature and Quality of Democracy in Bangladesh: [...]

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ISU Mock Trial Team Kicks Off Season with 3rd Place Win article thumbnailISU Mock Trial Team Kicks Off Season with 3rd Place Win
  The Illinois State Mock Trial Team was name the third place team at the Thunderdome Invitational. Twenty-one teams participated at the tournament sponsored by Wheaton College on October 17-18. Junior Khandi Wright, a political science major, was awarded “Outstanding … Continue reading  

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