Office Hours Fall 2013Monday & Wednesday 1:00-2:30
Dr. Ronald Schmidt is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the Deaprtment of History and Political Science. Professor Schmidt received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the University of Southern Maine in 1999 and is currently the department's Faculty Advising Liaison.
Ph. D. University of California, Berkeley (1998)
M.A. University of California, Berkeley (1990)
B.A. University of California, Berkeley (1988)
Professor Schmidt specializes in political theory (American and European), racial and ethnic politics (American) and urban politics.
Professor Schmidt is the author of This Is the City: Making Model Citizens in Los Angeles (University of Minnesota Press, 2005).
He is currently working on a new manuscript investigating the historical and comparative context for contemporary political discourse related to political crisis and mourning.