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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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Legal Studies Student Makes History article thumbnailLegal Studies Student Makes History
The first legal studies major student has graduated!  An interview with Brittney Lowe was featured [...]
Professor T.Y. Wang Invited to Present on Taiwan article thumbnailProfessor T.Y. Wang Invited to Present on Taiwan
At the invitation of the Center for Taiwan Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, [...]
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 [...]

News Archive -2012

News Archive 2013+


It’s Internship Application Time! article thumbnailIt’s Internship Application Time!
Attention POL majors: now is the time to start applying for spring and summer internships. Some internships–for example, Senator Durbin’s–have a February deadline. No idea where to begin? We update internship news daily, in addition to maintaining an archive of … Continue reading  

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Upcoming Events

European Studies Symposium4/2/15 at 4:00 PM
European Studies Symposium4/3/15 at 9:15 AM
European Studies Symposium4/16/15 at 4:00 PM
European Studies Symposium4/17/15 at 9:15 AM

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