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Amy Schoenecker

Student Highlight: Amy Schoenecker

Amy is a graduate student in UIC’s Department of Political Science.  Her dissertation entitledGoverning the ungovernable? Street vending in Chicago and Mumbai recently won her, the American Political Science Association’s Norton Long Young Scholar...

Congratulations to Petia Kostadinova and Alexandra Filindra

Petia Kostadinova and Alexandra Filindra, along with Prof. R. Daniel Keleman from Rutgers University, were recently awarded a prestigious grant from the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). The grant (for $10,000) is to…

Alberto Barraza

Student Highlight: Alberto Barraza

Alberto A. Barraza, will be a UIC graduating senior on Mother’s Day weekend, May 2016.  Even before his high school graduation, he had his sights set on attending UIC for college.  Alberto admits that due to some setbacks, he was not very focused...

In the Media

May 31, 2016 Dick Simpson, UIC professor of political science, appeared on WTTW-TV’s “Chicago Tonight”  for a panel segment about his recent co-authored report on City Council voting patterns. Simpson was joined on the panel…

Scott Braam

Student Highlight: Scott Braam

He earned his BA in Fall of 2011, his Master’s degree in 2014, and he is now studying for doctoral preliminary exams scheduled for Fall 2016.  He will ultimately become a UIC trifecta alum!

Spring 2016 Speaker Series Announced

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 first crack in the Q…

Ifunanya Anikamadu

Student Highlight: Ifunanya Anikamadu

Ifunanya says, “Education extends from the classroom to the environment around you.  UIC challenges me to escape my comfort zone and learn from all of the diverse perspectives that I am exposed to on campus and the city around me.”  A junior, she...