Ronald Tiersky Is the Editor of “Euro-Skepticism: A Reader"

October 4, 2001 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ronald Tiersky, the Joseph B. Eastman ’04 Professor of Political Science at Amherst College, has edited Euro-Skepticism: A Reader ($75, $24.95 paper, Rowan & Littlefield, Lanham, MD, 2001), an anthology of contrary attitudes toward European integration.

Political Science Professor Uday Mehta Receives Carnegie Fellowship

May 23, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Uday S. Mehta, a professor of political science at Amherst College, will receive one of 11 fellowships from the Carnegie Corporation of New York this year. Each Carnegie scholar, chosen in a highly competitive process, will receive up to $100,000, for one to two years to pursue subjects advancing the strategic work of the corporation.

Political Scientist Dumm Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

April 19, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Thomas Dumm, professor of political science at Amherst College, has been named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The foundation will support his research on loneliness and experience for the 12-month period beginning in September 2001. Guggenheim Fellowships are awarded on the basis of past accomplishment and future promise as a scholar, writer and artist.

Fall 2007/Spring 2008 Course Catalog

The information below is taken from the printed catalog the college produces each year. For more up to date information, including links to course websites, faculty homepages, reserve readings, and more, use the 'courses' or semester specific link to your left.

Sarat's When the State Kills Examines the Death Penalty and America

April 10, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College, has written When the State Kills: Capital Punishment and the American Condition ($29.95, 314 pp., Princeton University Press, Princeton 2001), a critical appraisal of the effect of capital punishment on American law, politics and culture.

Stephen M. Ruckman To Study Political Ethics in the United Kingdom on Fulbright Grant

April 23, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— Stephen M. Ruckman, a graduating senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a J. William Fulbright Fellowship for postgraduate study overseas. Ruckman, son of Roger and Kathy Ruckman of Chevy Chase, Md., will study the role of ethics in political philosophy in England or Scotland.

Board of Trustees Appoints Anthony W. Marx 18th President of Amherst College

June 15, 2003 Director of Public Affairs 413/542-2321 EDITOR'S NOTE: Marx will meet with reporters at a 12:45 p.m. news conference in the Bruss Room on the first floor of Johnson Chapel. He also is available to the media by phone or in person from 1:40 to 3:15 p.m. today; call Media Relations Director, 413/542-2321.

Senator Gary Hart To Address National Security at Amherst College March 29

March 26, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.-Former presidential candidate Gary Hart will give a talk and discuss the war and terrorism, Saturday, March 29, at 4 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. The event, sponsored by the Five College Program in Peace and World Securities Studies, the Amherst College Democrats, the department of political science and the Foreign Policy Forum at Amherst College, is free and open to the public.