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Department of Politics
Illinois State University
Faculty & Staff
Redbirds at the convention
Politics and Government students received a lesson in civic engagement this summer as they volunteered at the Democratic and Republican conventions.
Read more about their trips.
Celebrating 50 years
The Department of Politics and Government celebrates its 50th anniversary during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Read about our history
see photos from our celebratory dinner
Illinois State’s award-winning Model United Nations team travels to New York each spring for a national conference.
Learn more about student involvement
in Politics and Government.
Meet our faculty
Our faculty are among the most productive in the College of Arts and Sciences, with current and retired faculty producing a significant number of peer-reviewed books.
Meet our faculty.
The annual Hibbert R. Roberts Lecture in Public Policy brings renowned speakers to campus in honor of our former department chair.
See the recap from our 2015 lecture
To watch the video visit the
Courses in Politics and Government
student research journal
News & Views
Conference for Students of Political Science
ISU Professor Ali Riaz says Trump speech worrisome
In the days following the inauguration of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency, people across the globe have been trying to figure out what Trump's speech means for them.
International Seminar Series: The Global Peace Index on January 25
The Spring 2017 International Seminar Series will highlight “Peace and Conflict Resolution.”
Spring career fairs help students, alumni connect with employers
The Career Center is pleased to connect Illinois State students and alumni with employers at its annual spring career fairs.
Read more Politics and Government news
2017 Social Sciences Internship/Job Fair
1/26/17 at 1:00 PM
Bone Student Center
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