Amos Shartle Hershey

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Amos Shartle Hershey (1867–1933) was an American professor of political science, born at Hockersville, Pa. He was educated at Harvard College and Law School (A. B., 1892), and studied also at the University of Heidelberg (Ph.D., 1894) and at Paris (1894–95). On the faculty of Indiana University he served as assistant professor of political science (1895–1900), as associate professor of European history and politics (1900–05), and as professor of political science after 1905. He was a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, 1918-19.


Besides his contributions on political science and law he is author of:

  • The International Law and Diplomacy of the Russo-Japanese War (1907)
  • The Essentials of International Public Law (1912)
  • Modern Japan, with Frank M. Anderson (1919)
  • Handbook for the Diplomatic Relations of Europe, Asia and Africa, 1870-1914 (1918)

Wikisource-logo.svg This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainGilman, D. C.; Peck, H. T.; Colby, F. M., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.