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Eduardo Schmidt Passos

Schmidt Passos Office: UAC 353
 Phone: 512.245.8399


Curriculum Vitae

M.A., Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Lecturer, Department of Political Science


Eduardo Schmidt Passos is a lecturer in the Department of Political Science at Texas State University. He received his Ph.D. in politics from The Catholic University of America in the spring of 2018. For the past two years, Dr. Passos has been a visiting researcher in the Department of Government with the University of Texas, Austin. His research interests include political theology, religion and politics, contemporary political theory, history of political thought, and Latin American politics.  He is currently investigating the development and contemporary relevance of the concept of "political theology." His article on “Erik Peterson’s Theology of Martyrdom and Carl Schmitt’s Political Theology of Sovereignty” appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of The Review of Politics.

Courses Taught

PS 3313 Contemporary Political Theory

PS 3351 Introduction to International Studies