Thomas Schwartz

Thomas Schwartz

Distinguished Professor
Ladder Faculty

Office: 3240 Bunche Hall

Email: tschwartz@polisci.ucla.edu

Phone: (310) 825-1972

Curriculum Vitae

Biography

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.

Education

University of Pittsburgh, 1969