Political science news
Alyssa Currier Wheeler, a 2014 alumna, is Northwestern’s nominee for the 2021 Council for Christian Colleges and Universities Young Alumni Award.
Corrie Hayes of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Kelsey Lang of Orange City, graduating seniors at Northwestern College, received Faculty Honors during the college’s commencement exercises on July 18.
Dr. Dan Young, political science professor at Northwestern College, presented a paper at the Great Plains Political Science Association’s conference at Northwest Missouri State University recently.
Dr. Jeff VanDerWerff, political science professor and dean of the social sciences at Northwestern College, was a guest commentator on KDCR radio on election night.
The scholarly work of 93 Northwestern College undergraduate and graduate students will be on display during the college’s Celebration of Research on Thursday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Rowenhorst Student Center.
Dr. John Inazu, an expert in the First Amendment freedoms of speech, assembly and religion, will visit Northwestern College Tuesday, Nov. 7.
Northwestern appoints four to newly created academic dean positions
Karen Bohm Barker, Dr. Dean Calsbeek, Dr. Rebecca Hoey and Dr. Jeff VanDerWerff will serve as academic deans effective July 1.
Two Northwestern College students attended the Christian Student Leadership Conference Jan. 23–27 in Washington, D.C.
Connor Shaull, a senior history and political science major, has been invited to attend the Values and Capitalism Summer Conference in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Jeff VanDerWerff, professor of political science, has been named this year’s recipient of the Northwestern Teaching Excellence Award.