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Dr. Whitney Court

Assistant Professor of Political Science with Saint John's University/College of Saint Benedict since 2013.  Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Kansas where she specialized in American Political Institutions and Public Policy.

Dr. Court's research interests focus on the effectiveness of campaign strategies designed to mobilize factions within the electorate, including the electoral risks and rewards of selecting vice presidential running mates. While at KU, Dr. Court worked with the McNair Scholars Program advising undergraduate students on the graduate school application process and preparing them for their future graduate school careers.


SJU Office: Simons 146
(320) 363-2048

[email protected]



Spring 2017 Courses


9:35 am - 10:55 am        POLS 111 - Intro to US Politics

12:45 pm - 2:05 pm        POLS 350 - Political Psychology

2:20 pm - 3:40 pm          POLS 222 - Analysis: US Policy/Elections

Fall 2017 Courses

POLS 111 - Intro to US Politics

POLS 333 - Presidency