The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Paul Musgrave

Professional Title: 

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Jointly appointed to Commonwealth Honors College

Service Role: 

  • Field Clerk - International Relations
  • Honors Director (Political Science)


Thompson 504


Office Hours: 

Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00; by appointment


Ph.D., Government, Georgetown University; MA, Politics, University College Dublin; BA, Political Science and History, Indiana University


Paul Musgrave is assistant professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He studies U.S. foreign policy, international relations theory, and how oil revenues change political institutions. His research has appeared in International Organization, International Studies QuarterlyComparative Political StudiesAmerican Politics Review, and International Theory. and he has written for The Washington Post and other outlets. He holds a Ph.D. in Government with a focus on International Relations from Georgetown University. He tweets at @profmusgrave.

Area of Study: 

  • International relations

Curriculum Vitae: 

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  • U.S. foreign policy


  • Political Science