Raymond A Smith

Adjunct Associate Professor

Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

  • PHD, Columbia University
  • MA, Yale University
  • LLM, University of Essex, UK
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Raymond A. Smith, Ph.D., LL.M., is an Adjunct Associate Professor with the NYU School of Professional Studies and a member of the Executive Committee of the Program in Human Rights Practice at the University of Arizona. Over the past two decades, he has taught a wide range of courses in politics and human rights at NYU, Columbia, and Arizona, and is the author of books including The American Anomaly: U.S. Politics and Government in Comparative Perspective (4th Ed., 2019) and Importing Democracy: Ideas from Around the World to Reform and Revitalize American Politics and Government (2010). His most recent book is Extending International Human Rights Protections to Vulnerable Populations (2019).  As a Senior Fellow with the Progressive Policy Institute, a think tank in Washington DC, Prof. Smith contributed political commentary for publications including Politico, The Daily Beast, The Washington Post, The Hill, and The New York Times. Prof. Smith holds an M.A. in international relations from Yale, a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia, and LL.M. in international human rights law from the University of Essex in the U.K.

Oct 15 2020

Extending International Human Rights Protections to Vulnerable Populations

By Routledge Publishers
Jan 01 2019

The American Anomaly: US Politics and Government in Comparative Perspective, 4th Edition

By Routledge Publishers
Oct 31 2013

Editor, Global HIV/AIDS Politics, Policy, and Activism, 3 Volume Bookset

By Praeger Publishers
Jul 01 2010

Importing Democracy: Ideas from around the World to Renew and Revitalize U.S. Politics and Government

By Praeger Publishers
Jun 01 2010

The Poltics of Sexuality: Primary Documents and Commentary

By Greenwood Publishers
Dec 01 2009

Series Editor: New Trends and Ideas in American Politics

By Praeger Publishers
Mar 01 2006

Drugs Into Bodies: Global AIDS Treatment Activism

By Praeger Publishers