News

  • 02/05/2021 - Professor Brian Gaines shares his thoughts on the historical significance of this day, as well as some of the potential issues Biden faces upon his transition to office. Read the full article...

  • 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. Read the full...

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

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

  • 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! In light of his passing, New York Times wrote...

  • 06/29/2020 - Congratulations to the three Political Science student recipients of the Boren scholarship! The Boren will fund the international and language components of their education in critical world regions...

  • 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 - 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!

  • 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....

  • 03/09/2020 - Congratulations to all of the faculty and teaching assistants on the Fall 2019 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent. A special congratulations to the 19 instructors from the Department of Political...

  • 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 News...

  • 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...

  • 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.  ...

  • 10/15/2019 - Congratulations to all of the faculty and teaching assistants on the Spring 2019 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent. A special congratulations to the 16 instructors from the Department of Political...