Max J. Skidmore

Writer, Lecturer, Professor

Max J. Skidmore, of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, is University of Missouri Curators' Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Thomas Jefferson Fellow. He has published more than 100 articles and chapters, and roughly two dozen books; their subjects are widely varied, and include the presidency, Social Security, American political thought, political ideologies, early 20th-century American highways, etc. He has been Distinguished Fulbright Lecturer to India, and Senior Fulbright Scholar at the University of Hong Kong. His Ph.D. (American Studies) is from the University of Minnesota.