My PS Story

Stories from Political Science alumni and how they are using their University of Illinois degree now.

  • JOHN COADY (’74) explains how his study of political science influenced his judicial career path and life in this way: “Politics is my life.”  In college, he was involved in activities including st
  • CATHERINE TOPOLINSKI (’13) enjoyed study abroad in both India and Belgium while she was in college.
  • MORGAN McCLAIN-McKINNEY (BA ’09; MA ‘11) was a political science major throughout her years at Illinois, but her interests shifted from pre-law to international affairs.  While in college, she took