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Clay Clemens

Hamilton Professor of Government

Office: Tyler Hall 365
Email: [[cmclem]]
Office Phone: 757-221-3027

Areas of Specialization

European integration, comparative politics


Clay Clemens did his doctoral work at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University and has taught in the Government Department at the College of William and Mary since 1985. In 1990-91 Professor Clemens received an International Affairs Fellowship from the Council on Foreign Relations and served as a political analyst at the United States Embassy in Bonn, Germany. He was a guest professor at the University of Potsdam, in eastern Germany, in the summer of 1992. In 1994 the German Historical Institute awarded him the Alois Mertes Memorial Lectureship. His research specialization is German politics and foreign policy. He is the editor of The Kohl Chancellorship (Frank Cass/1998) and NATO and the Quest for Post-Cold War Security (St. Martin's/1997). His articles have appeared in West European Politics, German Politics, International Affairs and Armed Forces and Society.