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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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Leonard’s Research on Court-Curbing Legislation in the State article thumbnailLeonard’s Research on Court-Curbing Legislation in the State
Professor Meghan Leonard has a forthcoming article in The Justice System Journal.  The research is [...]
The 23rd Student Conference of Political Science
The Department of Politics and Government held the 2015 annual Illinois State University Conference [...]
Faculty Members Present Research at MPSA article thumbnailFaculty Members Present Research at MPSA
Faculty members of the Department of Politics and Government recently presented papers at [...]

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Department Honors Students and Faculty at Annual Awards Ceremony 2015 article thumbnailDepartment Honors Students and Faculty at Annual Awards Ceremony 2015
The Department held the 2015 Annual Politics and Government and Pi Sigma Alpha Awards Ceremony in the Circus Room at Bone Student Center on April 20, 2015.  Twenty-five students received awards in 18 categories, including outstanding seniors, internships, minority student, … Continue reading  

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