Ideas & Politics is a research and opinions website by the political scientist Etienne B. Schmitt, Ph. D.


Etienne B. Schmitt is an assistant professor of political science at Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec), specialising in political sociology and political theory.

After graduating in political science and European studies at IEP de Strasbourg (France), he defended his doctoral thesis in political theory at Université du Québec à Montréal under the supervision of Alain-G. Gagnon and Michel Seymour. He continued his academic career with a postdoctoral fellowship at Università di Corsica Pasquale Paoli (France).
His research emphasises the construction of ideologies and actors’ strategies in a minority context. Etienne B. Schmitt is working about Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and USA.