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Fall 2017 Political Science 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. Graduate students will get the first…

Graduate Student Writing Contest

The UIC Department of Political Science is pleased to announce that it will award the following prizes to Political Science Graduate Students this year: The Milton Rakove Memorial Fund Award One (1) –…

Undergraduate Student Writing Contest

WRITE        WRITE       WRITE     –   WIN         WIN         WIN SPRING 2017 POLITICAL SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE WRITING CONTESTS The UIC Department of Political Science is pleased to announce its annual contests and…

Spring 2017 Political Science 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. Graduate students will get the first…

Special Event: Melissa Michelson

April 5 Melissa Michelson, Menlo College “Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes Toward LGBT Rights” BSB 1115, 12:00-1:00

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...