Political Science Faculty

James Buthman, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University
buthmanj@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: Public policy and American government with an emphasis on environmental and energy policy.

Jing Chen, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Princeton University
chenj@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: Comparative politics and international relations in Pacific Asia, UN peacekeeping, Authoritarianism, environmental politics, and politics in developing countries

Laurel Elder, Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
elderl@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: American politics with a particular focus on public opinion and voting, political parties and elections, and the politics of race, ethnicity, and gender.

Caleb Goltz, Assistant Professor of Political Science & Pre-Law Advisor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
goltzc@hartwick.edu
Areas of expertise: Political theory and public law; tort law development; risk analysis; seventeenth century English political thought.

Amy Forster Rothbart, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Areas of expertise: Comparative politics and international relations, Russian, East European and Central Asian studies, international environmental policy.

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