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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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Chair Riaz Delivers SACPAN Keynote Lecture article thumbnail
Chair Riaz Delivers SACPAN Keynote Lecture
Ali Riaz delivered the keynote lecture at the South Asia Conference on Pacific Northwest (SACPAN) [...]
American Democracy Project Hosts State of the Union Party article thumbnail
American Democracy Project Hosts State of the Union Party
Illinois State University’s American Democracy Project (ADP) hosted a Tweet-Up, watch party and [...]
T.Y. Wang on the Monkey Cage: China and Taiwan’s 2016 Presidential Election article thumbnail
T.Y. Wang on the Monkey Cage: China and Taiwan’s 2016 Presidential Election
T.Y. Wang, professor of the Department of Politics and Government, published a guest post January [...]

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8 Years in a Row: Mock Trial Goes to National Semi-Finals! article thumbnail
8 Years in a Row: Mock Trial Goes to National Semi-Finals!
On the heals of a 5-3 record at the Regionals, The Illinois State mock trial team’s squad 1081 advances to the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS). Team 1081 took both ballots from teams from Drake … Continue reading  

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