Michael E. Thunberg

Michael Thunberg

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Director, Honors Program


Michael Thunberg, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in  Norwich University’s History and Political Science Department.

His interest in the political process began at Northern Illinois University where he received his Bachelor of Science in political science. His expertise in American political institutions and the policy process grew at West Virginia University where he received his Master of Arts and doctorate. At West Virginia University, he began his research on the American president’s ability to shape the policy process, especially with the use of executive orders. In the classroom, Thunberg teaches new students the political process in his introduction to American government course and teaches advanced courses in the presidency, bureaucracy and public policy.