For EVAN KELLER (BA ’16), studying Political Science at Illinois was “never in question.” It all started with his 8th grade current events class, where a de
My PS Story
- EMILY GARNETT (BA ’05; MA ’07) always knew she wanted to do something with politics or law.
- ROBERT DOUBEK (’66) grew up in an American family with Czech roots. They were bakers and confectioners for three generations, including his.
- NICK HARRER (’02) has always had an interest in broadcast journalism.
- MITCH DICKEY (‘16) is the University of Illinois Alumni Alliance’s Advocacy Coordinator, where he helps manage federal and state advocacy efforts on the University of Illinois’ be
- JAYLIN D. MCCLINTON (‘16) is a graduate of the Department of Political Science at the University of Illinois.
- MARY O’CONNOR (’74) had always been interested in Political Science and decided to pursue this interest at the University of Illinois.
- MARIE JOHNSON-DAHL ('16) did not always know what she wished to study when she got to the University of Illinois.
- JOHN BECK (BA ’71; MS ‘74) started at the University of Illinois in 1967 as a student in what is now known as the Division of General Studies.
- JUSTIN GERBER (’15) entered the University of Illinois not as a political science major but after a semester of not feeling connected to his classes, he started to look for other
- LARRY HARRIS, JR. (‘15) has always had an interest in government and foreign affairs, and that led him to the Department of Political Science.
- JULIA AZARI (‘02) started college hoping to be a journalist, and she selected political science because she hoped to do political journalism. As she studied political science, she fell in love wit
- AMANDA SONNEBORN (‘99) was born into a “very political” Springfield family, and she interned in the General Assembly while still in high school.
- ROB HUCK (’71) is a retired UI fundraiser and major supporter of the University of Illinois.
- MEREDITH WIECK ('09) works as a Feature Film Executive in the production and development department at Lionsgate, an entertainment studio based in Los Angeles, California.