Recent Speakers & Highlights

John Maki, MLK Day 2013 John Maki,  executive director of the John Howard Association of Illinois, discusses the benefits and drawbacks of prison as a punishment.     Tracy Lytwyn Tracy Lytwyn , class of 2012, decides to pursue her passion for politics following her graduation from Illinois Wesleyan
Jennifer Carrillo


Jennifer Carrillo  discusses the human cost of immigration policy to Wesleyan students


  Casey Plach


Casey Plach , political science major,  won the Gateway Essay competition for the Class of 2015


James Melton New Book by Alumnus, James Melton, Examines What Makes a Constitution Work   Lauren Political Science Major  Lauren Contorno '12  Named Lincoln Laureate
Saloua Zerhouni University Welcomes Fulbright Scholar Saloua Zerhouni   Pratik Shah Pratik Shah, Esq. Department of Justice, Speaks on Guantanamo Bay Prisoners and Issues of Habeas Corpus
Dwayne Woods Dwayne Woods, Professor of Political Science, Purdue University, Addresses Populism's Many Faces   Kevin Anderson Kevin Anderson, Professor of Political Science, Eastern Illinois University, Speaks On Populism And American Political Thought
Peter Ferracuti Peter Ferracuti, Longtime Lawyer Discusses Legal Career With Students   Gretchen Grabowski Gretchen Grabowski gives a speech to Political Science majors about what might be in their future
Sara Ghadiri IWU Student Sara Ghadiri Travels to Iran for 2009 Elections    Tracy Kidder Mountains Beyond Mountains Author, Tracy Kidder, Delivers Address at President's Convocation
    William  Professor  William Munro  Receives Caldwell Award