Contact Us

The Department of Political Science office is located at 1102 Behavioral Science Building (BSB). For information on traveling to UIC, see the University's Visit Campus website.

Department Office:
Phone: (312) 996-3105
Fax: (312) 413-0440

Mailing Address:
Department of Political Science MC 276
University of Illinois at Chicago 
1102 Behavioral Science Building
1007 W. Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607-7139

To contact the personnel best able to answer your question, please refer to the listing below:

Department Head of Political Science 
Evan McKenzie

Assistant to the Head/Graduate Program Advisor
Marilyn Getzov     
Phone: (312) 996 - 8955
Phone: (312) 996 - 8660

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Kevin L. Lyles

Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies, Development Programs, REACH and Phonebook
Stephanie Whitaker
Phone: (312) 996-3105

Academic Advisors
Phone: (312) 355-5133

Political Science Undergraduate Advisors are located on the Eighth Floor of University Hall in the Social Science Advising Center (809 UH). Schedule an appointment in advance to see one of these advisors or attend walk-in advising on Tuesdays from 8:30 - 11:30 and 1:00 - 3:30.  Identify yourself as a Political Science Major or Minor at the Reception Desk when requesting your Advisor.
For questions that do not require a full appointment you can also reach the advisors at  Please remember to include your full name and UIN when emailing an advisor.