31st Annual Illinois State University Conference for Students of Political Science 2024

Thu, Apr 25, 2024 through Thu, Apr 25, 2024

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Illinois State University’s Department of Politics and Government welcomes you to the 31st Annual Conference for Students of Political Science. This year our conference will be held online on Thursday, April 25, 2024.


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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Melissa Baker, University of Texas El Paso (UTEP)
Talk: Does Stress Make Us More Susceptible to Misinformation?
Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom (please register to access the link)

Dr. Baker is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. Before joining the faculty at UTEP in 2022, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Merced. Her keynote speech will focus on the influence of mental health on political behavior and civic engagement.



You can contact Dr. Kerri Milita at kmilita@ilstu.edu with any further inquiries.