Loneliness as a Way of Life

Loneliness as a Way of Life, a new book by political science professor Tom Dumm, was reviewed by Salon.com, The Los Angeles Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer, among others.

Acclaimed Painter Will Barnet to Speak at Amherst College’s Stirn Auditorium Feb. 24

February 5, 2009     
Contact: Randall Griffey
Curator of American Art, Mead Art Museum

AMHERST, Mass.—Acclaimed painter and teacher Will Barnet will discuss his work and recent gift to Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum in a free public program at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at Stirn Auditorium on campus.

Amherst College Professor Thomas Dumm Publishes Inquiry into the Nature of Loneliness

October 1, 2008               
Contact: Emanuel Costache ’09
Media Relations Intern

AMHERST, Mass.—Thomas Dumm, professor of political science at Amherst College, has just published Loneliness as a Way of Life ($24, Harvard University Press, 2008), an inquiry into what he calls “modern loneliness,” “loneliness that has permeated the modern world.”

Who Knows: Political Science Professor Tom Dumm

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna

Next up for the “Who Knows” series is Tom Dumm, professor and chair of the political science department. Dumm, who will teach Amherst’s The American Presidency course during the Fall 2008 semester, spoke with John D’Angelo ’10 about the class and the final stages of this year’s presidential campaign.

JD: Do you only teach this course during election years?