The Department of Political Science at Western Michigan University is excited about keeping in touch with its alumni. We would like to hear from you and to keep you informed of news and events in the department.

Distinguished Alumni

The Department of Political Science awards annual alumni achievement winners.

Visit us

We welcome visits from our alumni. Contact one of your favorite professors; Dr. John Clark, chair; or Lee Ann Claussen, office coordinator. We will be happy to set aside time to meet you and we can arrange a meeting with current students in the program.


There are many ways alumni can find the latest news from WMU:

To receive information via email, update your contact information.

How you can help

Our alumni have been very generous in supporting student and faculty activities in the department including enabling students to:

  • Attend conferences
  • Gain valuable experience in internships
  • Participate in regional and national activities
  • Study abroad

Any unrestricted development funds are used exclusively to support our students. If you can help, we will be very grateful.