A new study co-authored by Paula Pickering found that mobile technology can help citizens hold local politicians in Uganda accountable at election time.
Government faculty members, Rani Mullen and Marcus Holmes publishes articles in The Indian Express and the Washington Post
Government Department’s undergraduate research was at the epicenter of this year’s Midwest Political Science Association’s Annual Conference
Dalton Bennett, William & Mary Government ’09 graduate, is part of a Washington Post team that recently won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.
Baxter-Ward fellow Catherine Carroll met with William & Mary undergraduate students interested in pursuing a law degree.
This year’s Baxter-Ward fellow is ’98 Government graduate, Catherine Carroll who spoke about the importance of the rule of law in the United States.
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.
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.
Seth Opoku-Yeboah, William and Mary ’17, takes on the West Wing role of Charlie Young while working for Governor Ralph Northam
Laura Cooley ’15 and Tanner Russo ’15 argued a case before a federal circuit court during their third year of law school
Carina Bilger presents at the 2018 Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference
The New York Times cited work from William and Mary’s Teaching, Research, and International Policy project (TRIP).
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.
Professor Brian Blouet has published a new edition of his book.
This spring, Professor Ronald Rapoport will be retiring after 43 years of teaching at the College.
Professor Jaime Settle is among the winners of the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia’s 2018 “Outstanding Faculty Awards.”
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.
Distinguished Professor Lawrence Wilkerson writes an op-ed for the New York Times about selling the false choice of war.
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.
Professor Philip Roessler discusses how the African Union got it wrong on Zimbabwe.
Professor Jackson Sasser recaps a visit to the Fourth Circuit Court with his "Death is Different" seminar class.
Chloe Madvig, Class of 2018 reflects on her experience in Professor Jackson Sasser's "Death is Different" seminar as the class visits the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Chris Howard and three former students co-author article on public attitudes toward poverty.
The William & Mary Department of Government was excited to send eleven professors to this year’s American Political Science Association Annual Meeting.
Allison Anoll, a Class of 2009 Government graduate, has won not one, but two, awards for her Ph.D. dissertation.
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.
The William & Mary Government Department is excited to welcome Assistant Professor S.P. Harish!
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.
The Department congratulates Government major Mackenzie Neal ('18), who recently won the Udall Scholarship.
Celebrating the graduation of the Class of 2017!
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.