Thomas Schwartz

Thomas Schwartz

Thomas Schwartz

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Emeriti Faculty

Office: 3240 Bunche Hall


Phone: (310) 825-1972

Curriculum Vitae


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.


University of Pittsburgh, 1969