• Dick Simpson a fixture in Chicago's political and academic spheres for more than 50 years is retired and looking forward to life outside a UIC classroom

    10 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    University of Illinois Chicago professor Dick Simpson retired after 55 years at UIC and establishing himself as an authority on political matters of all kinds, from corruption and voting patterns to budgeting and civic engagement. While producing reform-influencing research and more than a dozen books, he has shared his expertise beyond UIC classrooms as a frequent contributor to media coverage of city and state politics.
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