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Teena Wilhelm

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Associate Professor of Political Science

Teena Wilhelm is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science. She has been at the University of Georgia since 2005, and received her PhD in American Politics from the University of Arizona. Her authored or co-authored research has appeared in major political science and legal studies journals, and has been honored by the Southern Political Science Association. Her research has also garnered a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Wilhelm’s teaching and research specialties are judicial institutions, state politics, and constitutional law. She has been recognized for outstanding teaching by the School of Public and International Affairs, the Department of Political Science, the Honors Program, and the American Political Science Association. She is an affiliated faculty with the Criminal Justice Studies Program, and is also involved in several GLOBIS study abroad programs. Wilhelm has been a mentor for the Honors Program since 2008, and currently serves as Director of Graduate Studies.

  • Ph.D., University of Arizona 2005, Political Science
  • M.A., University of Arizona 2001, Political Science
  • B.A., Louisiana College 1997, History

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