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Read article: Spring 2023 Teachers Ranked as Excellent
Spring 2023 Teachers Ranked as Excellent
Congratulations to all the faculty and teaching assistants on the Spring 2023 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent.  A special congratulations to the 15 instructors from the Department of Political Science who are on the list:  Spring 2023 Ekin Alpay PS 100 TA Kristin...
Read article: 2023 Senior Thesis Awardee
2023 Senior Thesis Awardee
We would like to congratulate Emily Sallenback, who was awarded the 2023 Senior Thesis Award as part of the Political Science Honors Program. We asked Emily to share a bit about her research experiences and future plans!     What was the title of your Thesis...
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Read article: Summer and Fall 2022 Teachers Ranked as Excellent
Summer and Fall 2022 Teachers Ranked as Excellent
Congratulations to all the faculty and teaching assistants on the Summer and Fall 2022 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent.  A special congratulations to the 21 instructors from the Department of Political Science who are on the list:    Summer 2022  Hyo-...
Read article: 2022 Senior Thesis Awardees
2022 Senior Thesis Awardees
We would like to congratulate Thomas Ballard and Tyeese Braslavsky, who were awarded the 2022 Senior Thesis Award as part of the Political Science Honors Program. We asked Thomas and Tyeese to share a bit about their research experiences and future plans!   Thomas Ballard...
Read article: Spring 2022 Teachers Ranked as Excellent
Spring 2022 Teachers Ranked as Excellent
Congratulations to all of the faculty and teaching assistants on the Spring 2022 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent.  A special congratulations to the 14 instructors from the Department of Political Science who are on the list:  ️Seongjoon Ahn* PS 101 TA ️Robert Carroll PS 231...
Read article: COVID-19 outcomes not consistently explained by race, social vulnerability
COVID-19 outcomes not consistently explained by race, social vulnerability
In a paper published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, Professor Wendy Cho and colleagues studied the racial inequities in health care delivery and outcomes in the U.S. "The big takeaway is that the racial health disparities that we see in the COVID-19 data are really a...
Read article: The Ukrainian Crisis in Regional and Global Perspective
The Ukrainian Crisis in Regional and Global Perspective
The Department of Political Science held a roundtable discussion on March 7th with our faculty to talk about the Ukrainian Crisis. Chair: Xinyuan Dai (Professor, Political Science) Roundtable Speakers: Nicholas Grossman (Teaching Assistant Professor, Political Science) Konstantinos Kourtikakis (...
Read article: What are the consequences for U.S. interests in Russia-Ukraine conflict?
What are the consequences for U.S. interests in Russia-Ukraine conflict?
Professor Grossman speaks with News Bureau business and law editor Phil Ciciora on the Russia-Ukraine conflict. "Ultimately, the outcome of this standoff will have lasting implications for Ukraine and other Eastern European countries," Grossman says, "...especially former Soviet republics that are...
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Alumni Spotlight: Emily Garnett

EMILY GARNETT (BA ’05; MA ’07) always knew she wanted to do something with politics or law. During her time at the University of Illinois she developed a close relationship with some of her professors who later became part of her favorite memories of the Department of Political Science. She felt that the professors she had were very approachable and encouraged her to engage in opportunities that expanded her experience as a student at the University of Illinois. One of those opportunities was spending time in Italy and getting a chance to visit law students at the Universita degli Studi di...

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2024 Nominations

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Alumni Awards

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University of Illinois Political Science alumni have made significant contributions in many fields – academia, the law, government, politics, business, media and others. The Department of Political Science recognizes exceptional alumni each year through its alumni awards program. The nomination process is simple and open to all. We encourage you to nominate a candidate you think is deserving. Awards will be presented at an Alumni Awards Banquet in April each year.

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