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), specialized in European politics and political theory.

After graduated 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) under the supervision of André Fazi.
His research emphazises on the construction of ideologies and the strategy of actors in a minority context. Etienne B. Schmitt is also working on the pluralism issue within socialism and the new left movements.