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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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Franklin Recognized as Outstanding Witness article thumbnailFranklin Recognized as Outstanding Witness
The Illinois State Mock Trial Team participated in the Fourth Annual Bradley University [...]
Professor Wang Presents Research on Taiwan article thumbnailProfessor Wang Presents Research on Taiwan
T.Y. Wang presented two papers: “Economic and Social Exchanges across Taiwan Strait: What are their [...]
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 [...]

News Archive -2012

News Archive 2013+


Department Brownbag: Palmer on Personality and Politics article thumbnailDepartment Brownbag: Palmer on Personality and Politics
The latest in a series of Department Brownbags featured Professor Carl Palmer, whose research focuses on the role of personality in the political lives of citizens. In the study entitled, “Personality and Issue Framing: A Stripped vs. Framed Look at … Continue reading  

Showcase Archive

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