Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics and Economics (FPE)

Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics and Economics exists to advance the training of Wheaton College students and the greater community in the understanding of market economies, representative democracies, limited government and the redeeming effect of the Christian worldview on the practice of business, government and politics.


Colson Task Force Press Conference

David Iglesias, director of the Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics and Economics, participated in a press conference regarding prison reform as part of the Colson Task Force. Watch his comments in the video below, starting at 00:36:00.

Videos of Fall 2015 Events

The Ongoing Eurocrisis in a 21st Century that Will Be Dominated by the U.S.
Johan Van Overtveldt, Minster of Finance, Belgium
September 8, 2015 
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Faith and Public Service: Making a Difference at the White House and U.S. Mint
Ed Moy, 38th director the U.S. Mint
November 17, 2015
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Fall 2015 Newsletter

Read our Fall 2015 newsletter (PDF) which includes further details of our ISI trip, insights from our summer interns, and a special article by Professor Bryan McGraw, "The Impact of the Obergefell Decision on Religious Liberty."

Iron Sharpens Iron 2015:  The Political Economy of Latin America.  

During the summer of 2015, the Iron Sharpens Iron Program enrolled 11 students who had taken the pre-requisite courses for the study of political economy in Colombia, Panama and Peru. The summer instruction on campus included a month of classwork and then travel to three countries in Latin America
chosen for their economic growth after a period of prolonged internal violence due to political factionalism, narco-trafficking and communist or right wing insurgencies.

Read blog posts from our students during their trip to Colombia, Panama and Peru:

Find more information on the Iron Sharpens Iron program >>


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