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Illinois Supreme Court Justice Holder White Returns to Lewis University Campus
Published: October 24, 2022.
On October 11 and 12, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lisa Holder White returned to the Lewis University Romeoville Campus, talking to students and the university community about the Illinois Court system and her experiences as a judge. The Lewis University [MORE

Dr. Liesen Presents 'Supporting a Right to Reproduce'
Published: October 3, 2022.
Dr. Laurette Liesen, professor of political science, presented a paper at the American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting on September 16, in Montreal, Canada. The paper’s title is “Supporting a Right to Reproduce: Contributions from Life [MORE

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Presents an Overview of Illinois Courts at Lewis University
Published: September 15, 2022.
All are invited to hear “An Overview of the Illinois Courts” by Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lisa Holder White at 4 p.m. Tuesday, October 11 in room AS-158-A on the Lewis University Romeoville campus.  The Lewis University alumna , who is the first [MORE

Social Sciences Faculty Share Expertise with Community
Published: February 28, 2022.
Dr. Steve Nawara, chair and associate professor of political science, recently had a paper published in the Social Science Journal called “ Exploring college students’ assessments of racially-coded language ” along with coauthors Mandi Bates Bailey (Valdosta [MORE

Lewis University Earns a Silver Seal in ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge
Published: November 19, 2021.
Lewis University was among the universities honored as a Silver Seal Campus in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, a non-partisan national awards program. Campuses with 60-70 percent voter participation in elections received the designation. More [MORE



Lewis University Hosted Lecture By Dr. Patrick Stewart, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Arkansas

On April 3, 2019 Dr. Patrick Stewart, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Arkansas, gave a lecture to Lewis students entitled “Smiles of the 2020 Presidential Candidates: Broadening and Building Followership.” His research examines how various politicians’ smiles influence voters and how they can build support for their candidacies using data from past elections as well as examining the various candidates in the 2020 presidential campaign.  This lecture was founded by an activity grant from Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science National Honor Society, in Washington, DC. 


Student at Romeoville university helping a Kenyan orphanage become self-sustaining

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Community Engaged Learning in Political Science



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