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Department of Political Science



Weekend of Excellence: Graduate student Christopher Martinez

As a native of Chile, Christopher Martinez has a keen interest in South American politics. And as a former Fulbright Scholar, he’s keenly aware of the importance of helping others. That’s why he hopes to one day become a professor—but also work outside academia to improve democratic institutions and promote political participation among regular citizens.  

Graduate student investigates disappearances in Turkey

Jessica Mecellem’s research has taken her all the way from Loyola to Turkey. The political science graduate student is conducting her PhD dissertation research abroad to investigate mass human rights violations in the country and the mechanisms to prosecute government officials who commit them.  

Political Science student brings women together for change

Aubrey Dvorak is igniting change on campus by putting women’s issues in the spotlight. The political science student started The Women’s Project at Loyola this semester as a way of uniting women to discuss and create solutions to pressing social issues.  

Student Spotlight

Political Science Major gets the most out of his college experience

Despite studying for two degrees—one in political science and another in philosophy—Andrew Kletzien still manages to keep an active schedule outside the classroom.  


Department of Political Science
1032 W. Sheridan Road, Coffey Hall, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.3047 · E-mail: pschrae@luc.edu

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