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]

Fall 2020 Courses

POLS 336 - State & Local Government

POLS 363 - Senior Research Seminar (Political Institutions)

Spring 2021 Courses

POLS 111 - Introduction to US Politics

POLS 222 - US Policy & Elections

POLS 350D - Political Psychology