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Robert C. Wigton
Professor of Political Science
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Eckerd College
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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Political Science

Political Science

Robert Wigton

Professor of Political Science

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PhD, JD, State University of New York, Buffalo

Phone: 727.864.8283
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Robert C. Wigton is Professor of Political Science at Eckerd College and also serves as the College’s Pre-Law Advisor. He teaches a wide range of courses on American government, including Congress, the American Presidency, Political Parties, and Constitutional Law. He has published scholarly articles dealing with all three branches of the national government and a number of law review articles dealing with civil rights and American political parties. Professor Wigton is a member of the New York and Florida state bars. His current research deals with election law and the regulation of political parties.

Political Science Majors

Majoring in political science helps prepare students for careers such as law, teaching, government and non-governmental organizations, international organizations, think-tanks, journalism, business and further work in graduate school.

Pi Sigma Alpha

The following nine Political Science students have been accepted into the Alpha Eta Alpha Chapter of the Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha:

Erica Diffee
Kathalene Farley
Samantha E. Fenwick
Ryan Jarrett
Ashley L. Silva
Alex J. Simpson
Elizabeth Tomaselli
Kevin A. Vine
Devon E. Williams