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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 Milita: Why Voters Fail to Complete Ballots article thumbnailProfessor Milita: Why Voters Fail to Complete Ballots
Dr. Kerri Milita presented “Beyond Roll-off: Individual Level Determinants of Abstention Behavior” [...]
Alum Lt. Col. James Keith Visits Classroom article thumbnailAlum Lt. Col. James Keith Visits Classroom
Politics and Government alum Lieutenant Colonel James Keith, (BS, 1987; MA, 2010), Director of [...]
Homecoming Alumni Day October 3rd article thumbnailHomecoming Alumni Day October 3rd
Three alums of the Department of Politics and Government will join us for Homecoming Alumni Day, [...]

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News Archive 2013+


Guest Speaker: Alum Bill Diggins article thumbnailGuest Speaker: Alum Bill Diggins
Politics and Government and History alum, Mr. Bill Diggins,  (1994) talked to students in Professor Westerhout’s class about his job as Chief of Central Investigation, Office of Inspector General, Department of Human Services, for the State of Illinois. Diggins, emphasized … Continue reading  

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