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