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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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Mock Trial: Benway and Franklin Score Perfect Marks article thumbnailMock Trial: Benway and Franklin Score Perfect Marks
The Illinois State Mock Trial Program hosted its Thirteenth Annual Invitational the weekend of [...]
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 [...]
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Cameron Boehning, a first-year graduate student in the Department of Politics and Government, [...]

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Mock Trial Featured in StateSide article thumbnailMock Trial Featured in StateSide
ISU’s StateSide Magazine featured a video and story highlighting the Mock Trial Team’s performance at the 13th annual Illinois State Invitational Mock Trial Tournament, held November 14–16 at the McLean County Law and Justice Center. 

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