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Personal papers of Philip Schrodt

Call Number: PP 496


The papers of Philip A. Schrodt are those of a long-time political science professor. The collection is mainly composed of research notes, teaching notes, and professional correspondence.


  • Creation: 1971 - 2008


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Dr. Philip A. Schrodt

Philip A. Schrodt received his M.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in political science from Indiana University in 1977. Prior to coming to the University of Kansas in 1988, he taught for 11 years at Northwestern University in Illinois.

Dr. Schrodt's major areas of research are formal models of political behavior, with an emphasis on international politics, and political methodology. Dr. Schrodt taught a variety of courses in international relations with an emphasis on international conflict and U.S. defense policy. He has published more than 75 articles in political science, and his Kansas Event Data System (KEDS) computer program won the "Outstanding Computer Software Award" from the American Political Science Association in 1995.

Schrodt has also taught at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, the American University in Cairo, the University of California at Davis, Bir Zeit University in the West Bank, and spent a year at the University of Lancaster (England) on a NATO Postdoctoral fellowship.


22 Linear Feet (22 boxes)

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Physical Location

PP 496

Related Materials

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Guide to the Philip Schrodt Collection
Personal papers of Philip Schrodt
Finding aid prepared by mrm, 2010; revised by skt, 2011. Finding aid encoded by mrm, 2010; revised by skt, 2011.
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Personal papers of Philip Schrodt, University Archives, PP 496, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States