Zvobgo on Racism and Truth Commissions
2019-20 Government News Stories
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
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.
Welcome to Government Department Prof. Fiona Shen-Bayh
Professor Marcus Holmes to be new Director of the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme
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."