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.
05/10/2019 - Professor Wendy K. Tam Cho recently served as an expert witness in an Ohio gerrymandering case, using supercomputer simulations to draw millions of possible electoral maps.
04/01/2019 - Political Science Professor Kourtikakis spoke with the Illinois News Bureau about "Brexit", it's potential impact on both Great Britain and the European Union, and the challenges that arise when at
03/26/2019 - Congratulations to all of the faculty and teaching assistants on the Fall 201
03/11/2019 - Professor Robert Pahre spoke with the Illinois News Bureau about Indiana Dunes National Park, including his thoughts on the politics leading to the park's new status and the great features it offer
02/05/2019 - Each year the members of the local chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha vote for the Clarence A. Berdahl Award for Excellence Undergraduate Teaching.
02/01/2019 - Colleen Murphy, professor of philosophy, political science, and law, was