Associate Professor of Political Science
Interim Dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Expertise: Smith’s professional expertise includes third-party voting, American government, Texas politics and comparative electoral systems. Smith is a frequent guest and political commentator on YNN – News 8 Austin, KVUE – ABC 24 Austin, KTBC FOX 7 Austin and KLBJ 590.
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- PhD in Political Science at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 2000
- MA in Political Science at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1995
- BA in Political Science at Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 1992
Classes taught: American Government, Voting and Elections, American Dilemmas, Public Policy, Political Research and Statistics, The U.S. Congress