Political Science Faculty

Laurel ElderLaurel Elder, Professor and Co-Chair, elderl@hartwick.edu
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Areas of Focus: American politics with a particular focus on public opinion and voting, political parties and elections, and the politics of race, ethnicity, and gender. Click here for CV.
Amy Forster Rothbart, Assistant Professor and Co-Chair, forsterrotha@hartwick.edu
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of Focus: comparative politics and international relations, Russian, East European and Central Asian studies, international environmental policy. Click here for CV.

Mary VanderlaanMary Vanderlaan, Professor, vanderlaanm@hartwick.edu
Ph.D., Michigan State University

Areas of Focus: international relations, foreign policy, women in development, African politics, Latin American politics, Middle East politics, politics and development in poor countries.


Jim Buthman, Visiting Assistant Professor, buthmanj@hartwick.edu
Ph.D., Northern Arizona University

Areas of Focus: public policy and American government with an emphasis on environmental and energy policy.


Caleb GoltzCaleb Goltz, Visiting Assistant Professor, goltzc@hartwick.edu
Ph.D., University of Minnesota (expected 2014)

Areas of focus: Political theory and public law; tort law development; risk analysis; seventeenth century English political thought. Click here for CV.