Florida State University

Political Science

College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Matthew Smith

Graduate Student

Specializations: Conflict, Civil-Military Relations, Military Professionalism

Subfields: International Relations, Comparative Politics



M.S. Political Science, Florida State University, 2021

M.A. Military Operational Arts and Sciences, Air University, 2017

M.A. International Relations and Conflict Resolution, American Military University, 2013

B.S. Electrical Engineering, United States Air Force Academy, 2005

Selected Publications

Matthew Hauenstein, Matthew Smith, and Mark Souva. “Democracy, External Threat, and Military Spending” in Research and Politics (Forthcoming).