Smith, Andre

Dr. Andre Smith
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Office: Lauretta Taylor 321K
Phone: 910-672-1572

Education and Biography

  • B.A., History, St. Louis University
  • M.A., Political Science, University of Missouri St. Louis
  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Missouri St. Louis

Andre Smith began his academic career at Harris-Stowe University, a small HBCU located in St. Louis, Missouri. He specializes in studying American institutions and research methodology. He joined the Fayetteville State University faculty in 2022. Prior to starting his academic career, he spent twenty-years as a St. Louis police officer.

Teaching Courses

  • POLI 150, North Carolina Government and Politics
  • POLI 210, Principles of American Government
  • POLI 220, Principles of Public Administration
  • POLI 240, Introduction to Political Statistics
  • POLI 402, Public Policy Formulation

Research Interests

  • American political behavior
  • African American politics
  • Political theory
  • Public administration

Recent Publications

  • (2017) The American Untouchables: America and the Racial Contract, Wilmington, Vernon Press
  • (2021) “Separate and Unequal: Harris-Stowe State University and the Paradox of State Funding in Missouri,” The Journal of Negro Education, 90(2): 211-223