Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Political Science



  • Reshaping Sino-Russian Dynamics

    Professor Jeanne Wilson shares insights in Russia Matters, a publication of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. More »
  • Democracy in Action

    Diane Quinn Kennedy '86 returns to Wheaton to discuss the trials and tribulations of local government. More »
  • US Middle East Policy in the Age of Trump

    Professor Gary Sick of Columbia, a national security expert, speaks Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 5PM in the Holman Room. More »
  • Two Political Science Majors to lead SGA

    Mary Sasso and Sam Mahler are elected to implement a diverse slate of policies, as leaders of the Student Government Association. More »
  • The Russian Regional Hegemony

    Prof. Jeanne Wilson recently published an article, entitled "The Russian Pursuit of Regional Hegemony", in the journal Rising Powers Quarterly 2.1. "Vladimir Putin... assumed office with the aim of redressing the precipitous decline in Russia’s presence in the post-Soviet region," Prof. Wilson states in the article, going on to dissect how Putin extended Russian influence into regional organizations, […] More »
  • 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 »
  • 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 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 »