05/29/2020 - In one of the latest LAS Experts articles, Avital Livny shares more about her teaching and research experience as it relates to the Middle Eastern politics and identity.
05/29/2020 - In light of recent events, please see the following resources page for information and updates concerning the COVID-19 virus as it relates to our University's activities:
05/29/2020 - Check out this article, featuring a short video with Professor Scott Althaus as he shares helpful strategies to having productive conversations with others who may have differing political views!
01/09/2020 - Professor Nicholas Grossman discussed the implications of the recent drone strike, which killed an Iranian general, on current international relations and global security with
11/07/2019 - Professor Avital Livny discusses her views on the Kurds' unique position in the Middle East, the recent Turkish attack, and what potential political threat they pose to the current president of Tur
10/17/2019 - Political Science professor Gisela Sin recently shared her views on the impeachment process, as well as how it compares to Latin American politics as a native of Argentina.
10/01/2019 - The Political Science Board of Visitors created a new fund in honor of former department head, Professor Pahre.
07/23/2019 - This past year, we had twelve students complete their undergraduate research thesis.
07/01/2019 - Professor Wendy K. Tam Cho shares her thoughts on the recent Supreme Court ruling on partisan gerrymandering.
06/25/2019 - A big congratulations is in order, as Hyperion Research selected Professor Wendy K.
06/21/2019 - Congratulations to our department's two Boren scholarship recipients, Enddy Almonord and Barghav Sivaguru!
06/18/2019 - Congrats to recent Political Science graduate, Eriele Tellis, who was one of 13 students and alumni from Illinois to receive the Fulbright grant this year.
05/30/2019 - Professor Alicia Uribe-McGuire shares her insight on how public opinion impacts the Supreme Court's power and decision-making process.