Professor Ruxandra Paul speaking to students during a class on Cyberpolitics
Professor Ruxandra Paul speaking to students in her Cyberpolitics course.

The Amherst Political Science department offers a broad range of courses, including small introductory offerings in areas such as political theory, war and refugees, and contemporary China, and advanced seminars in geopolitics, nuclear security, Machiavelli and more.

Clark House


Political Science is housed in Clark House which is located on the corner of Route 9 and Seelye Street.

Follow the driving directions to Amherst College. Once you arrive at the intersection of Rte. 116 and Rte. 9, follow Rte. 9 (College Street) east down the hill. Clark House will be on the left, across from Valentine Hall.

See Clark House on the Campus Map.

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