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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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Professor Wang Invited as a Program Reviewer article thumbnailProfessor Wang Invited as a Program Reviewer
Dr. T.Y. Wang was invited to conduct program review for the Institute of Political Science, [...]
Alana McGinty Receives Prestigious Foreign Affairs Fellowship article thumbnailAlana McGinty Receives Prestigious Foreign Affairs Fellowship
  Ms. Alana McGinty, an alum of the Department of Politics and Government, has been named a [...]
Mr. Simon Goes to Springfield article thumbnailMr. Simon Goes to Springfield
Joseph Simon (M.A., 2014) received an appointment from the Illinois Legislative Staff Internship [...]

News Archive -2012

News Archive 2013+


Grad Student Nay Petrucelli Attends Statistics Camp
Graduate student Nay Petrucelli of the Stevenson Center and the Politics and Government Department spent four weeks this summer at the University of Michigan’s ICPSR Summer Institute. The summer program is affectionately dubbed “Statistics Camp” and offers a wide range … Continue reading  

Showcase Archive

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