of Illinois at Chicago Office of Public Affairs (MC 288)
601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607-7113, (312) 996-3456, www.uic.edu/depts/paff
REDFIELD LECTURES ON CORRUPTION IN ILLINOIS GOVERNMENT
Redfield, professor of political science and associate director of
the Illinois Legislative Studies Center at the University
of Illinois at Springfield, will present his findings on campaign
financing, the role of money in politics and the impact of political
culture on Illinois. Redfield's lecture "Corruption in Illinois Government"
is part of UIC's Future of Chicago public affairs series
April 6, 12:30 p.m.
Paul II Newman Center on the UIC campus 700 S. Morgan St.
the past eight years, Redfield has studied the financing of political
campaigns in Illinois. His research results have been presented in
numerous research reports, a series of Illinois Issues articles and
a 1994 book on financing legislative elections in Illinois entitled
currently the director of the Sunshine Project, an effort to promote
understanding of the role of money in Illinois politics. In 1999,
the Sunshine Project published "Stacking the Deck," a study of the
flow of gambling money into Illinois politics, and "Show Me the
Money," an overview of the funding of Illinois elections.
of Chicago is an annual lecture program that promotes public debate
on Chicago issues. It is organized by Dick Simpson, professor of
political science and former Chicago alderman, and Doug Gills, assistant
professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. UIC
has hosted the program since 1976.