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Paul Musgrave

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Professional Title: 

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Jointly appointed to Commonwealth Honors College

Service Role: 

  • Honors Director (Political Science)


Thompson 504


Office Hours: 

Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.


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. He has written for The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Slate, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and other outlets. He holds a Ph.D. in Government with a focus on International Relations from Georgetown University.

Area of Study: 

  • International relations

Curriculum Vitae: 

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  • U.S. foreign policy and international relations


  • Political Science