News

  • 05/21/2018 - Professor Nicholas Grossman's new book, Drones and Terrorism: Assymetric Warfare and the Threat to Global Security" discusses how drones are changing the nature of warfare and terrorism. Dr. Grossman...

  • 04/24/2018 - Each year the members of the local chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha vote for the Clarence A. Berdahl Award for Excellence Undergraduate Teaching. Please join us in congratulating the 2018 recipient of the...

  • 03/15/2018 -   Congratulations to all of the faculty and teaching assistants on the Fall 2017 List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent. A special congratulations to the 26 instructors from the Department of...

  • 03/06/2018 - For their latest book William Bernhard and Tracy Sulkin studied 20 years of data on the U.S. House of Representatives. They discovered five distinct legislative styles that describe the ways that...

  • 02/23/2018 - Samantha Frost is part of a multi-university team that just won a $138,000 Research Challenge Grant from the Humanities Without Walls...

  • 02/09/2018 - Each year the College of LAS recognizes professors, teaching assistants and an advisor for excellence in educations and mentoring. We are excited to have two members of the Department of Political...

  • 02/01/2018 - Congratulations to Political Science major, Naomi Kainuma. Naomi received the Illinois International Undergraduate Achievement Award. Naomi will complete her degree in Spring 2018 and will be...

  • 01/26/2018 - Congratulations to Avital Livny and Gisela Sin on their appointments to the Center for Advanced Study! Dr. Livny was named a Fellow for 2018-2019. She will be pursuing her project titled, “...

  • 11/20/2017 - A big congratulations to senior Thomas Dowling who was selected as a Rhodes Scholar. He is one of only 32 students nationwide selected for the honor and is the first Rhodes Scholar from the...

  • 11/16/2017 - Congratulations to Dr. Tracy Sulkin who was named a Richard and Margaret Romano Professorial Scholar. The appointment recognizes Dr. Sulkin for her research achievements and her leadership role on...

  • 10/30/2017 - Congratulations to Jake Bowers who has been selected by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies for a Faculty Award. Dr. Bowers was selected for his project "Latin American Political...

  • 10/02/2017 -   Political Science PhD alumnus Dr. Sumit Ganguly (’84) has been elected as a 2017 Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences....

  • 09/29/2017 - Political science professor Wendy Tam Cho is fascinated by the redistricting process. So much so that she and her research colleague Yan Liu developed an algorithm using the...

  • 09/27/2017 - Dr. Matt Winters has been awarded a two-year monetary award from Equal Access International to support research into the effectiveness of the organization's USAID-funded countering-violent-extremism...

  • 09/25/2017 - Congratulations to political science alumna Morgan McClain-McKinney Limo (BA, '09; MA, '11) who is a recipient of the LAS Outstanding Young Alumni Award! Morgan currently serves as the program...