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Jason Smith

Instructional Assistant Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • American Politics
  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics
  • (979) 845-2934
  • LASB 129
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Research Interests

  • Comparative politics
  • International relations
  • American politics


Dr. Jason M. Smith is a lecturer in the Political Science Department at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in May 2009. He received a bachelor’s degree in History and a master’s degree in Political Science from the University of North Texas.

His research focuses on European political parties and party systems, European Union politics, European integration, civil and ethnic conflict, democratic transitions, and the intersection of domestic politics and international relations. His teaching interests further include introductory courses in comparative politics, international relations, American government, and methods.

Courses Taught

  • POLS 206 – American National Government
  • POLS 207 – State and Local Government
  • POLS 432 – The Politics of European Union

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