The department encourages students to enhance their classroom learning by seeking
opportunities to do primary research in the community.
Internships, Scholarships, and Fellowships
Our most successful students have benefited from:
The Department of Political Science requires one semester of off-campus study to enrich
the liberal arts experience. For more information, please see Fulfilling the Off-Campus Requirement page.
Students can enrich their academic experience through studying abroad—for more information,
please see the IWU Study Abroad program.
Research Presentation and Publication
In order to share their scholarly work, political science students are encouraged
to take advantage of opportunities for research presentation and publication.
- Presenting Research
- Examples of Research Work – For examples of research other students have presented, see the Student Honors Papers collection.
- Publishing in Res Publica – Students may submit their original research for publication in Res Publica, IWU's unique undergraduate journal of political science.