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Faculty in the News: Evan McKenzie

Evan McKenzie, UIC professor and head of political science, was a featured guest on KCRW-FM’s (Los Angeles) “Press Play” program for a segment on the cabinet secretary hearings and what role privatization may…

Nawojka Lesinski

Student Highlight: Nawojka Lesinski

Nawojka Lesinski is wearing many hats!  She recently presented her dissertation defense titled, “When Cities Matter: Comparing the Global LBGTQ Movement in Warsaw, Poland and Buenos Aires, Argentina” before her committee in the Department of Polit...

Allyson Nolde

Student Highlight: Allyson Nolde

Allyson Nolde restates the issues, for the candidate panel, at the 2016 National Student Issues Convention at UIC.  Photo credit-Elizabeth Monge. Allyson is a graduating senior at UIC pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a...

Fall 2016 Speaker Series

Faculty and students are invited to a series of Wednesday talks at lunch hour, 12:00-1:00. Sessions occur in Behavioral Sciences Building (BSB) Room 1115 unless otherwise noted. Question and answer sessions will follow each presentation as…

Anthony R. DiMaggio

Political Science Alumni Highlight: Anthony DiMaggio

Anthony (Tony) DiMaggio begins his new career in a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor at Lehigh University, this fall.  His new book, Selling War, Selling Hope:  Presidential Rhetoric, the News Media, and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 9/11...

Speaker Series - Gary Wills

“Learn about Islam before you criticize its followers, historian says” 

Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Invitation

The Department of Political Science is proud to congratulate our own Aviral Pathak on his acceptance to the 2016 Advanced Graduate Workshop on Poverty, Development and Globalization to be held at Azim Premji University in Bangalore! This…

Christopher Kooy

Student Highlight: Christopher Kooy

A sophomore majoring in both Spanish and Political Science, Christopher Kooy hails from the small town of Dixon, Illinois—hometown of President Ronald Reagan.