Michael L. Smith, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher
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Curriculum vitae

  • 1998, B.A., University of Washington in Seattle, USA

  • 2000, M.A., Boston College, USA

  • 2003-2008, Ph.D., New School for Social Research, New York, USA

  • Field of specialisation: 
    • political science: democratic governance, corruption, civil society and public participation, direct democracy
    • sociology: social stratification, social and educational inequality, social exclusion
    Teaching activities: 
    • 2003-, University of Washington, Department of Comparative History of Ideas, Lecturer
    • 2001-2005, Anglo-American College in Prague, Lecturer
    • 2002-2003, Sarah Lawrence College, New York, Lecturer
    • 2002-2003, New York University, New York, Teaching Assistant
    • 2001, Eugene Lang College, New York, Lecturer
    Foreign scholarships, fellowships or other academic study abroad: 
  • 2001, Democracy and Diversity Graduate Summer Institute in Krakow, Poland
  • 1999, International Summer School in Political Philosophy in Cortona, Italy, organized by the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
  • Biographic information: 

    Member of RC28 (Research Committee 28 of the International Sociological Association), American Sociological Association, American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association.


    Peer-reviewed journals I have reviewed for: Comparative Education Review, European Journal of Political Research, Environmental Politics, Czech Sociological Review, Journal of Applied Economics.

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