News

  • 09/17/2020 - "Illinois political science professor Brian Gaines has some suggestions for choosing how to cast a ballot this fall – by mail or in person – and what to watch for in the election."

  • 08/24/2020 - Professor Brian Gaines recently shared his perspective on how the global pandemic has and will impact the 2020 election year.

  • 08/01/2020 - Professor Scott Althaus was recently featured in the LAS news with his insight into the reality of perceived media bias.

  • 07/13/2020 - The late Lucius J. Barker received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and even started his teaching career at Illinois!

  • 06/29/2020 - Congratulations to the three Political Science student recipients of the Boren scholarship!

  • 06/09/2020 - Congratulations to Political Science graduates Isabella Fuentes and Rina Ravisundar, two of the fourteen students and alumni awarded the Fulbright grants this year!

  • 06/08/2020 - Check out this article, featuring Professor Jake Bowers, as he shares how science fiction can inform political theory.

  • 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 - 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!

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  • 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.  

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  • 10/01/2019 - The Political Science Board of Visitors created a new fund in honor of former department head, Professor Pahre.