Daniel A. Smith

Professor, University of Florida; President, ElectionSmith

Daniel A. Smith is University of Florida Research Foundation (2010-2012) Professor of Political Science and President of ElectionSmith, Inc. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and graduated with Honors from Penn State University. From 2007 to 2011, he directed the Political Campaigning Program at the University of Florida. Professor Smith’s research examines how political institutions affect political behavior across and within the American states. His current research, with Dr. Michael C. Herron (Dartmouth College) how changes to Florida's election laws are influencing voter participation.