Cheryl Shanks

Cheryl Shanks

Professor of Political Science

413-597-2102
Hollander Hall Rm 311

Spring 2022 office hours: Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 and Wednesdays 11:00-12:00.

Education

B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz (1983)
M.A. University of Michigan (1988)
Ph.D. University of Michigan, Political Science (1994)

Areas of Expertise

Professor Shanks’s research focuses on fluidity in population and territory, the two central components of sovereignty. She has published Immigration and the Politics of American Sovereignty 1890-1990, as well as articles on tourism, international relations theory, anti-immigration movements, and international organizations. 

Courses

PSCI 323 SEM

Law and Politics of the Sea (not offered 2022/23)

PSCI 324 SEM

International Legitimation (not offered 2022/23)

PSCI 325 / JLST 402 SEM

International and Transitional Justice (not offered 2022/23)

PSCI 422 / JLST 403 SEM

Senior Seminar in Human Rights in International Politics and Law (not offered 2022/23)