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 Christina Oberheim, office coordinator. We will be happy to set aside time to meet you and we may be able to 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:

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

Unrestricted development funds are used to support student success, faculty development and overall department excellence. If you can help, we will be very grateful.