Michelle Whyman


Dr. Michelle Whyman is an Assistant Professor in the Political Science department at Florida State University. She specializes in the study of the United States Congress with a particular focus on the lawmaking process and legal stability.


Selected Publications

The Great Broadening: How the Vast Expansion of the Policymaking Agenda Transformed American Politics. (with Bryan Jones and Sean Theriault) Chicago: University of Chicago Press, August 2019. (Winner of the American Political Science Association’s Richard F. Fenno, Jr. Prize for the best book in Legislative Studies)

Michelle Whyman

Assistant Professor

Specialization: American Political Institutions, Congress, Public Policy, Political Parties, Public Choice, Classical Political Philosophy, Presidency, Federal Bureaucracy, Data Visualization

Areas of Interest: American Politics and Public Policy.

Bellamy 551 (By Appointment)