Political Science Faculty - Sara Weir

Sara J. Weir


Contact Information

Phone: (360) 650-2909
Office: AH 403
Email: Sara.Weir@wwu.edu


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Washington
M.A., Political Science, Ball State University
B.A., European History and Comparative Politics, Ball State University

Research Interests

  • American Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Gender Issues

Selected Publications


  • Sara J. Weir and Constance Faulkner, eds., Voices of a New Century: A Feminist Anthology. Allyn and Bacon Publishers, 2003.

Book Chapters

  • "Women Governors in the 21st Century: The Emergency of the Charismatic Outsider," in Lois Duke Whitacre, ed., Women in Politics: Outsiders or Insiders? 4th edition, Prentice-Hall Publishers, 2005.
  • "Gender and Ideology," in Kenneth Hoover, ed., Ideology and Political Life. Harcourt College Publishers, 2001.