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Faculty
Thomas Schwartz
Distinguished Professor

Thomas Schwartz

Distinguished Professor

Contact Information

Email    tschwartz@polisci.ucla.edu
Office  3240 Bunche Hall
Phone  (310) 825-1972
Tom Schwartz is a leading specialist in social choice theory and mathematical political science. He draws upon reasoning from philosophy, mathematics, and economics to study problems of collective choice, institutional design, and constitutional politics. Schwartz teaches in the department's graduate methodology sequence, and offers a popular introduction to American politics for undergraduates. He is the author of The Logic of Collective Choice and The Art of Logical Reasoning. He is currently writing a book with Kiron Skinner about Ronald Reagan's international strategy during the Cold War.

Degrees

University of Pittsburgh, 1969

Fields of Study

Methodology

Current Courses by Term

2018 Fall Quarter

Economic Models of Public Choice

Introduction to American Politics

Student Research Program

Directed Research in Political Science

Teaching Apprentice Practicum

2019 Winter Quarter

Student Research Program