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Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Professor of Social Sciences, Sociology & Criminology

Campus Box 4019

Building Plumb Hall

Room 411L

  • 620-341-5566

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).

Michael Smith and Students at Iowa Caucus