What’s it like to see William & Mary from both sides of the classroom — as a student and then as a faculty member? We spoke with alumni faculty members to see what it's like to come full circle.
We're active locally, nationally and across the globe. News from faculty, students & alumni:
Government Professors Peterson, Tierney & Maliniak publish a new book called Bridging the Theory-Practice Divide in International Relations. Book published by Georgetown University Press.
W&M Assistant Professor Mackenzie Israel-Trummel, who teaches a course on survey and polling analysis, says predicting the election outcome could be difficult under current circumstances.
In her award-winning paper, W&M student Megan Hogan ’21 examines the use of deepfake technology as a form of national defense. Now she plans to combat disinformation during the 2020 Presidential election.
This semester we feature five lectures by our fabulous faculty, each of whom volunteered to offer a view into their current projects or recently published research.
Professor Mackenzie Israel-Trummel joins the Government Department faculty in time for the Fall 2020 semester.
William & Mary students and faculty have formalized and expanded several programs focusing on equity issues in the local community, and added new ones, with the establishment of the Social Justice Policy Initiative in the sociology department.
Read the current article by Professors Kelebogile Zvobgo (W&M) and Meredith Loken (UMass- Amherst) analyzing "Why Race Matters in International Relations," published this summer in Foreign Policy magazine.
Professor Phil Roessler + former students publish "Cash Crop Revolution, Colonialism and Legacies of Spatial Inequality: Evidence from Africa" via Centre for the Study of African Economies.
Government Department alumna, Maggie Dean, writes "Rising Tides of Terrorism" for the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
NYT author quotes Professor Settle's research in article discussing the affects of polarization and individual's views on current public health recommendations concerning the corona virus.
Zvobgo on Racism and Truth Commissions
Wilkerson on Use of the Military in Domestic Protests
As an officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Megan L. Casey ’04 evaluated hospital and clinic infection control practices in Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak in 2014. Now she's taking her expertise stateside.
The seven alumni are among more than 2,100 U.S. citizens who received the Fulbright U.S. Student Program award in 2020. The prestigious award provides students the funding they need to study, research and teach abroad.
Several awards are presented annually to graduates, staff and faculty members during the William & Mary Commencement ceremony.
Most students hope for an A for their midterm projects. Thomas Vandiver ’13 got a whole business from his.
Angele Maricar on the rights of refugees
Grace Kier ’20 has received a scholarship from the James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Three faculty members have been recognized with the Arts & Sciences award for teaching excellence.
Kay Floyd, director of William & Mary's Whole of Government Center of Excellence, is an expert on interagency cooperation and coordination to solve problems. She says COVID-19 is the ultimate test of the “Whole of Government” approach.
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
30 years after the Tiananmen Massacre, Wang Dan, a history student at the time, speaks about his own work in support of Chinese democracy.
Government alumna Margaret Dene on Jordan's future
Professor Marcus Holmes to be new Director of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme