Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Political Science



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    Working on the dream

    Wheaton celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by honoring Michael Ivory ’17 and Peony Fhagen, associate professor of psychology and chair of the psychology department. More »
  • Political Science and Pop Culture

    Prof. Dorzweiler tackles “Popular Culture in (and out of) American Political Science” in a new article. More »
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    Understanding Voting Practices

    Joshua Steele Kelly '17 researched what motivates voters to vote along party-lines or with a third party. Active in hometown politics, here he avidly discusses his survey results and goals. More »
  • Government in action

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

    Professor Westfall 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 »