Professor of Social Sciences, Sociology and Criminology
Chair of Social Sciences, Sociology and Criminology
Campus Box 4032
Building Plumb Hall
Michael A. Smith is a Professor of Political Science and Chair of Social Sciences. His teaching interests include state and local government, political philosophy, parties, campaigns and elections. Dr. Smith's recent research focuses on state and local government, civic engagement and voting laws. His newest, co-authored book is Low Taxes and Small Government: Sam Brownback’s Great Experiment in Kansas (Lexington 2019), published with two ESU colleagues, Rob Grover and Rob Catlett. Dr. Smith served as an expert witness in the Bednasek v Kobach case (2018).