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Cadence Willse

Assistant Professor


Office: Social Sciences Building 239
Office Hours:
Virtual: Tuesday 2:30—4:30 pm
In-person: email for an appointment
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Cadence Willse is originally from Hingham, Massachusetts. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Brown University. In 2019, Dr. Willse was a research fellow at the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University.

Dr. Willse’s research focuses on education, philanthropy and policy in the United States. She is passionate about community-engaged scholarship and student development, and recently published an article and book chapter on the topic.

At TCNJ, Dr. Willse looks forward to teaching classes in her areas of expertise, including American Government, American Public Policy, and Education Policy.