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News Archive 2017-18

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Mullen and Holmes Offer Analysis

Government faculty members, Rani Mullen and Marcus Holmes publishes articles in The Indian Express and the Washington Post

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Wife honors late husband’s legacy with $1 million gift

The late Richard “Dick” Perles ’62 will impact generations of faculty at William & Mary through a $1 million gift made in his memory to fund a government professorship at the university.

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Government Graduate on the Board of Visitors

Doug Bunch, a W&M ’02 graduate has been serving on the Board of Visitors since 2016, and he credits the department for compelling him to think broadly about the world.

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A Real-Life Charlie Young

Seth Opoku-Yeboah, William and Mary ’17, takes on the West Wing role of Charlie Young while working for Governor Ralph Northam

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Professor Holmes and Professor Settle Make Tenure

The Board of Visitors approved tenure for Assistant Professors Marcus Holmes and Jaime Settle. They both will assume the title of Associate Professors this coming fall.

The EU and Neighbors

Professor Brian Blouet has published a new edition of his book.

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Jaime Settle is a 2018 “Rising Star”

Professor Jaime Settle is among the winners of the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia’s 2018 “Outstanding Faculty Awards.”

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2018 Race, Ethnicity, and U.S. Politics

Professors Larry Evans and Christine Nemacheck are hosting a one-credit Government seminar titled Race, Ethnicity, and U.S. Politics. Speakers will visit to talk about important topics on race, U.S. politics, and public policy in 2018.

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#MeToo continues to evolve, says W&M professor

Visiting Assistant Professor of government Caitlin Brown studies social movements. By strictest definition, #MeToo didn't qualify as one at its inception. But times have changed.

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W&M Government Faculty Attend APSA Conference

The William & Mary Department of Government was excited to send eleven professors to this year’s American Political Science Association Annual Meeting.

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Book Workshop Brings All Ideas to the Table

In Fall 2016, the Government Department hosted a book workshop to discuss and critique Professor Settle's manuscript in process. Students in the SNaPP Lab attended.

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Meet Professor S.P. Harish

The William & Mary Government Department is excited to welcome Assistant Professor S.P. Harish!

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FaceTime vs. face time: Diplomacy in the age of technology

Twitter may be quicker, but when it comes to matters of utmost international importance, W&M Government Professor Marcus Holmes says nothing can beat good old-fashioned face-to-face interaction between world leaders.

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Professor Sasser’s Class Visits the US Supreme Court

Students in Jackson Sasser’s “Death is Different,” a capstone seminar on the death penalty, heard arguments at the Supreme Court on Monday, 24 April. Three hours in line through intermittent drizzle earned the class seats to two death penalty cases that resonated amply with their recent discussions.