Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Political Science



  • Government in action

    Students from Urban Politics course travel to the Rhode Island State House. More »
  • Gender matters in the legislature

    Professor Westfall works collaborates with a former student to show that gender quotas to increase the number of women can indeed make a difference to women's health. More »
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    Model UN team brings home two wins from Cornell

    Model United Nations (MUN) team wins two awards in the Cornell International Affairs Conference in the group’s first time attending the event. More »
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    Wheaton students partake in the tumultuous week before Election Day, engaging each other in discussion, debate, research, polls, and - of course - voting. More »
  • Public opinion and the future of the EU

    Professor Westfall provides empirical support for the argument that the future of the European Union is associated with its adoption of cosmopolitan values. More »
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    On the experimental nature of democracy

    Professor Dorzweiler contrasts the optimism of political movements with the experimental nature of democracy in practice. More »
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    Janaira Ramirez ’18 witnesses history in the making

    As a civic engagement intern she mobilized voters for the upcoming presidential election. "I was able to use what I learned [in my coursework] to work different angles when trying to convince voters to register and make sure they vote in November." More »
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    Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein speaks to overflow crowd at Wheaton College

    Over 250 students and residents packed the Hindle Auditorium to hear the presidential hopeful discuss her platform Sunday. After a 30-minute speech, Stein welcomed questions from the audience, who asked about immigration, the military, GMOs and more. - K.Canne, Sun Chronicle More »
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    G. Huiskamp on Michelle Obama's convention speech

    A St.Louis paper calls on Professor Huiskamp to comment on the First Lady's patriotic speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Professor Huiskamp publishes articles on the micro-politics of patriotism and protest More »
  • USA Today asks Professor Huiskamp

    ... to comment for their coverage on the ideas underlying the controversy over NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the playing of the national anthem. More »