The 2021 Rodney K. Sisco Diversity Student’s Choice Award Faculty Honoree
Dr. Michael McKoy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and International Relations and Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies program at Wheaton College (IL). Michael is originally from East Orange, NJ, and earned a B.A. in Political Science and History from Duke University in 2002, and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University in 2008 and 2012, respectively. His research focuses on the international politics of revolutions, and more recently on the international political thought of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dr. McKoy is married to Ms. Angela Fortner McKoy, who earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Princeton University in 2011. They have three children—Shaddai (8), Julietta (5), and Seth (2)—and are expecting their fourth child in April of this year.
Wheaton College students are saying;
“Dr. McKoy is an incredible faculty member who; reaches for a diversity of opinion, includes all members of a class, and is very good at knowing his students’ personalities. He is concerned with biblical justice and how to achieve it, and though we talk about difficult topics, he is unifying and peacemaking in tone. He also works as our Foreign Policy professor to make us caring global citizens and is an overall great professor.”