Deborah Welsh studies adolescent romantic relationships and friendships, gender, family relationships, couples, transition to college, and emerging adulthood.
Kirsten Widner studies political representation among the disenfranchised, including children, noncitizens, and those with criminal convictions.
Krista Wiegand has expertise in territorial and maritime disputes, conflict resolution/management, war and militarized interstate disputes, terrorism and political violence, bargaining strategies, international mediation, arbitration, and adjudication of interstate and civil conflicts.
Steven Wilhelm studies how microbial communities, including viruses, bacteria, and algae, interact to shape the planet.
Brandon Winford is a historian of late nineteenth and twentieth century United States and the African American experience.
Shellen Wu studies imperialism, the global ascendance of science, and the modern Chinese state and society.