Are nations with women leaders more or less likely to go to war with other nations?
Investigating America at the International Criminal Court
Through February, two W&M professors spoke to the Williamsburg community as a part of a local organization's Great Decisions Series.
Over Thanksgiving break, Professor Arzuaga traveled to Mexico for the 2019 Adorno Conference, “Critical Theory: 50 Years After Adorno.” Arzuaga and his colleagues set out to discuss and reflect upon capitalist society through the lens of Theodor W. Adorno.
William & Mary students, scholars and community members gathered Jan. 31 to celebrate the launch of the International Justice Lab at the university with a roundtable discussion on “International Law and Justice: Challenges and Challengers in the 21st Century.”
Geographer explains industry and coming changes during W&M lecture
William & Mary’s Global Film Festival included a documentary and accompanying conversation about gerrymandering in Virginia and the nation.
This past July, Professor Jaime Settle and four students from the Social Networking and Political Psychology (SNaPP Lab) traveled to Montreal to share their research at an international conference.
Led by Professor Rani Mullen, students in the Statebuilding in Afghanistan seminar were given the opportunity to meet with leading regional specialists in Washington, D.C. this past Fall.
Foreign Policy conducted an essay contest that asked this question: how should US engagement with Russia change to improve global security? Grace Kier had the answer.
Kristen Popham '20 and Government and American Studies Professor Simon Stow co-authored a chapter for an upcoming book titled "The Cold War and American Life."
Professor Grewal set out to examine whether there exists causal link between economic strain and voting for Islamist parties in a recently published paper
The Office of Community Engagement hosted a productive round-table looking at the logistics of Medicaid coverage and its expansion as a result of new political realities in the state
Government hosts talk and discussion with Chinese democracy leader Wang Dan
30 years after the Tiananmen Massacre, Wang Dan, a history student at the time, speaks about his own work in support of Chinese democracy.
New research labs launch
Government alumna Margaret Dene on Jordan's future
"The Whips: Building Party Coalitions in Congress" was awarded the Richard F. Fenno Jr. Prize by the American Political Science Association.
Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA) received the Best Chapter Award for 2018-2019.
Development and Chinese aid to Africa
With impeachment in the news, W&M News sat down with historian Karin Wulf to discuss the origin of the impeachment process outlined in the U.S. Constitution.
Professor Marcus Holmes to be new Director of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme
Welcome to Government Department Prof. Fiona Shen-Bayh
Government grad Will Smith ('14) putting his knowledge, skills, and passion to work in Liberia
Welcome to Government Department Prof. Sharan Grewal
Prof. Grewal on the Tunisian presidential election
Titled “Honestly Remembering Together,” the Study Away course encouraged students to draw connections between the legacy of extra-legal violence (like terror lynchings) in the United States and modern-day capital punishment.
Professor Emeritus Ron Rapoport and Nicco Mele, Class of 1999, evaluate the legacy of the late Ross Perot, business entrepreneur and two-time Presidential candidate.
Voter information campaigns don’t shape voter behavior, according to a study co-authored by William & Mary Department of Government faculty members Eric Arias and Paula M. Pickering that was published in “Science Advances."
Exactly what size role does climate change play in civil unrest? A new study aims to find out. Philip Roessler, associate professor of government at William & Mary , is a co-author on the study, which was published today in the journal "Nature."
The rain that fell on campus during Commencement weekend did not dampen the excitement of this new beginning for Government’s Class of 2019
Jay Jones ’10 holds the seat in the Virginia legislature once held by his father, Jerrauld Jones, who is currently a judge on the Norfolk Circuit Court. His mother, Lyn Simmons, is also a judge, in the Norfolk Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
Georgia Allin ’19 and Rachel Becker ’19 are among 28 students from Virginia universities or Virginia residents attending college outside of the commonwealth to be chosen.
Professor Larry Evans and Professor Mike Tierney took students to visit the Irish Embassy, North Ireland Bureau, the State Department, and the World Bank in Washington, D.C.
Those who love political science and love William & Mary should dive into the most recent issue of the American Political Science Review journal, which features articles by not one, but two of Government’s finest.
On Thursday, April 4, six student researchers arrived in Chicago, Illinois to present ongoing projects at the 2019 Midwest Political Science Association conference.
2020 Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke visited William & Mary Tuesday the 16th of April to speak about his vision for America
William & Mary’s own Government Associate Professor Jamie Settle was recently awarded the distinguished Wakefield professorship
Professor Marcus Holmes’ new book Face to Face Diplomacy: Social Neuroscience and International Relations was awarded “Best Book on Diplomacy” by the Diplomatic Studies Section of the International Studies Association
A mere four years after his graduation from the College of William & Mary, Sam Pressler, the Founder and Executive Director of the Armed Services Arts Partnership, will be honored by the Department of Government as the Spring 2019 Baxter/Ward Fellow.
Government alum, Nicco Mele '99 has a co-authored op-ed in the Washington Post titled, "How do we get people to vote? Let's try financial incentives."
Our very own Salley Rowe, the Government Department’s Administrative and Fiscal Coordinator, has been elected as Senator to Staff Assembly
Assistant Professor Harish has a new book published by The MIT Press
William & Mary Government Department Sponsors Session on “Civil Discourse in a Polarized Society, Led by National Expert, Dr. Christopher Phillips
Kathryn “Kay” H. Floyd ’05 has been selected to lead W&M’s Whole of Government Center of Excellence, which provides interagency training, research and other collaborative opportunities to government and military leaders around national security and other public policy issues.
The SSRMC welcomed guest speaker Kelebogile Zvobgo to campus and held a panel alongside Professors Pickering and Roessler
On Friday the 15th of February, the William & Mary community had the privilege of hosting a TEDx event. Seven thought-provoking speakers showed up all hoping to spark discussions that would extend beyond the auditorium, including the Government Department’s own, Professor Jackson Sasser.
Three William & Mary students outlast 16 other prestigious universities to win the Schuman Challenge, a foreign policy contest for undergraduates hosted by the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.
As a capstone to their fall semester, William & Mary students from Professor Christine Nemacheck’s senior seminar visited the U.S. Supreme Court in December
During the 2019 William & Mary D.C. Winter Seminar in January, 21 students got a different perspective on how government works -- because it was shut down.
Associate Professor Jaime Settle has been invited to join the National Advisory Board of the American National Election Studies (ANES) for the 2020 election
Lawrence Wilkerson, joins Walter Isaacson of CNN on the latest episode of Amanpour
On Sunday, May 13th at 11 o’clock, graduating Government majors received their diploma at the Wren building.