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Department of Politics
Illinois State University
Faculty & Staff
Celebrating 50 years
The Department of Politics and Government celebrated 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.
ISU Speaker Series presents Muhammad Yunus
Nobel Peace Prize winning entrepreneur to speak April 14 at 7:00 p.m. in Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center
Read more about the coming lecture
To watch the video visit the
Courses in Politics and Government
student research journal
News & Views
Conference for Students of Political Science
Professor Lane Crothers presents at department brown bag
On Wednesday, March 7, Professor Lane Crothers presented an update to his research project titled, Rage on the Right: The American Militia Movement from Ruby Ridge to Homeland Security.
Redbird media: Latest books from ISU faculty and staff
Here are the latest books by Illinois State faculty and staff.
Unraveling the tapestry of religion and politics: Distinguished Professor Ali Riaz sheds lights on rise of extremism
Distinguished Professor of Politics and Government Ali Riaz's studies and work had carried him across Bangladesh, Hawaii, Singapore, and London, before he found a home at Illinois State University.
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Illinois State University Speaker Series: Muhammad Yunus
4/14/18 at 7:00 PM
Bone Student Center
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