Whither the EU? Tiersky Edits Fourth Edition of Europe Today

Submitted on Friday, 10/14/2011, at 11:42 AM

By William Sweet

With concerns rampant over the collapsing value of the euro, a lauded resource for understanding the European Union has just received a timely update from its coeditor Ronald Tiersky, the Joseph B. Eastman ’04 Professor of Political Science.

Does Europe Even Want to Matter?

Interview by Caroline J. Hanna

Does Europe Still Matter?

November 3, 2010

Does Europe still matter in the 21st-century geopolitical and geostrategic world order? Or rather, where and how much does Europe matter in a globalized international system in which communism has collapsed, the United States is still a critical world player and new great powers—such as China, first and foremost—are rising in the global East?

Wall Street Journal: U.S. Needs a Better Response to China's Evolution

Political science professor Ronald Tiersky gave his thoughts on an op-ed about China in this letter to the editor.

Wall Street Journal: The Irish 'No' Leaves the European Union in a Fix

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
Ronald Tiersky, Joseph B. Eastman ’04 Professor of Political Science, weighed in on an editorial discussing the recent rejection of the European Union’s Lisbon Treaty by Irish voters in this letter to the editor.

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.

Tiersky's Philosophical Interpretation of Mitterrand

Contact: Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass. - Ronald Tiersky, Joseph R. Eastman '04 Professor of Political Science at Amherst College, has just published Francois Mitterrand: The Last French President ($29.95, 438 pp., St. Martin's Press, NY 2000), a multi-faceted study of this controversial French president (1981-1995), whom Tiersky knew personally and often interviewed.