Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at The University of Iowa is a leader in the discipline, in the state of Iowa, and within the university community. Its faculty include distinguished scholars in all the main fields of Political Science, and its course offerings are correspondingly broad.

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Featured Profile

  • Allan Schimmel

    Allan Schimmel has made a generous gift commitment to support the Donald B. Johnson Development Fund, helping to ensure that political science students in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences continue to have access to life-altering realworld political experiences. His leadership...