Political Science

Dr. Whitney Court

Academic Degrees:
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas
Areas of Research:

Assistant Professor of Political Science with College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University 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.

Spring 2022 Courses:
  • POLS 111 – Intro to U.S. Politics
  • POLS 222 – Analysis: U.S. Policy and Elections
Fall 2022 Courses:
  • POLS 114 – Policy Memo
  • POLS 363 – Senior Research Seminar in Political Institutions
Whitney Court
Whitney Court, associate professor

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College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Dr. Whitney Court
Chair, Political Science Department
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