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
Baxter-Ward fellow Janice Allen Jackson, Class of 1985, returned to her alma mater and shared her accomplishments and advice.
Marcus Holmes, associate professor of Government at William & Mary, has authored a new book, “Face to Face Diplomacy: Social Neuroscience and International Relations,” in which he credits social neuroscience for restoring face-to-face interaction as an effective diplomatic measure.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Sean Burns has written an op-ed titled, "All the selfish reasons we need an anti-oil foreign policy. It's not just about climate" in USA Today.
Scott Wilkinson has never been one to live by the status quo. Having graduated from William & Mary in 1994 and returning for his MBA in ’99, he says one thing he’s learned is that life is unpredictable and it’s important to seek out your interests.
The William & Mary Government Department is excited to welcome Assistant Professor Eric Arias
Frenemies: How Social Media Polarizes America, is the culmination of William & Mary Associate Professor of Government Jaime Settle's years-long research into the impact of social media and political discourse in this country.
This year, Homecoming had a political spin to it in light of the upcoming midterm elections.
Professor Jaime Settle talks about "fake news" on public radio's With Good Reason program.
Is coverage of Islam in the western media always negative? Professor van der Veen finds some surprising results.
Faculty joined students for a discussion of the Kavanaugh Supreme Court testimony.
Professor Marc Edwards, hero of the Flint water crisis, discusses ethics with students.
Remembering Gerald "Jerry" L. Tuttle '90 and his scholarship that grants W&M students a chance to pursue their passion.
William & Mary Government Professor C. Lawrence Evans, assisted by 50 W&M students, reviewed 30,000 photocopied documents of roll call votes, personal interviews with lawmakers and staff, as well as the personal papers of dozens of former House and Senate leaders, especially former whips.
AIdData assessment of Chinese aid initiative.
Professor of Government Emeritus Roger Smith edited the Spring 2018 edition of Genocide Studies International, which includes an array of articles by scholars from around the world.
Sam recognized the steep challenges that veterans face as they attempt to transition from the battlefield back to civilian life. His solution was to envision and then create a program, known as the Armed Services Arts Partnership.
Philip Waggoner, recently published an article on the potential for constituents to influence the priorities of the legislators who represent them.
On Sunday, May 13th at 11 o’clock, graduating Government majors received their diploma at the Wren building.