Political Science Faculty

Amrita Basu

Amrita Basu

Domenic J. Paino 1955 Professor of Political Science, and Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies; Chair of Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies

413-542-2942 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 301 Cooper House
Kristin Bumiller

Kristin Bumiller

George Daniel Olds Professor in Economic and Social Institutions (political Science)

413-542-5804 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 308 Cooper House
Javier Corrales

Javier Corrales

Dwight W. Morrow 1895 Professor of Political Science (On Leave 7/1/2017 - 12/31/2017)

413-542-2164 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 105 Clark House

Chipo Dendere

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science and Consortium for Faculty Diversity Scholar

413-542-5961 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 305 Frost Library
Thomas L. Dumm

Thomas L. Dumm

William H. Hastie '25 Professor of Political Science; Chair of Political Science

413-542-2349 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 104 Clark House

Masha Gessen

John J. McCloy '16 Professor of American Institutions and International Diplomacy

413-542-5963 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 206 Fayerweather Hall

Dipankar Gupta

Karl Lowenstein Fellow and Visiting Professor of Political Science

413-542-5962 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 206 Fayerweather Hall

Pavel Machala

Charles E. Merrill 1908 Professor of Political Science

413-542-2095 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 201 Clark House
Eleonora Mattiacci

Eleonora Mattiacci

Assistant Professor of Political Science

413-542-5833 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 304 Morgan Hall
Jonathan M. Obert

Jonathan M. Obert

Asst Prof of Political Science (On Leave 7/1/2017 - 6/30/2018)

413-542-5834 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 201 Keefe Health Center
Ruxandra Paul

Ruxandra Paul

Assistant Professor of Political Science

413-542-5909 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 300 Morgan Hall
Manuela Picq

Manuela Picq

Karl Loewenstein Fellow and Visiting Associate Professor of Political Science and Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies

413-542-5917 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 206 Keefe Health Center
Andrew Poe

Andrew Poe

Assistant Professor of Political Science

413-542-5459 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu Clark House
Kerry E. Ratigan

Kerry E. Ratigan

Assistant Professor of Political Science (On Leave 1/1/2018 - 6/30/2018)

413-542-5610 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 203 Clark House
Austin D. Sarat

Austin D. Sarat

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science; Associate Dean of the Faculty; Chair of European Studies; Chair of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought

413-542-2308 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 102D Converse Hall

Contributing Faculty

Constantine V. Pleshakov

Constantine V. Pleshakov

Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science

413-542-2208 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu Clark House

Emeritus Faculty

Hadley P. Arkes

Edward N. Ney Professor in American Institutions (political Science), Emeritus

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu

N. Gordon Levin

Dwight Morrow Professor of History and American Studies, Emeritus

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu
William C. Taubman

William C. Taubman

Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

413-687-1020 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu
Ronald S. Tiersky

Ronald S. Tiersky

Joseph B. Eastman '04 Professor of Political Science, Emeritus

Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu

Staff

Theresa A. Laizer

Theresa A. Laizer

Academic Department Coordinator/Supervisor

413-542-2208 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 103A Clark House

Donna M. Simpter

Department Secretary

413-542-2318 Please call the college operator at 413-542-2000 or e-mail info@amherst.edu if you require contact info@amherst.edu 103 Clark House