Ronald T. Libby is Professor of Political Science and Public Administration and Senior Fellow in the Blue Cross, Blue Shield Ethics Center at the University of North Florida. He received his Ph.D. in political science at the University of Washington, and he has taught at Saint Josephs University; Minnesota State University; Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand); Northwestern University; University of the West Indies; University of Notre Dame; University of Zambia; University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland; and Australian National University.
Professor Libby is the author of the books The Church of Woke vs. American Exceptionalism: The Struggle Over Americas Civil Religion, American Ochlocracy: Black Lives Matter & Mob Rule, Les Deplorables: How the Tea Party Put Trump into Office and Rules the Country, Purging the Republican Party: Tea Party Campaigns and Elections, The Criminalization of Medicine: Americas War on Doctors, Eco-Wars: Political Campaigns and Social Movements, Protecting Markets: U.S. Policy and the World Grain Trade, Hawkes Law: The Politics of Mining and Aboriginal Land Rights In Australia, The Politics of Economic Power in Southern Africa, and Toward an Africanized U.S. Policy for Southern Africa.
He is a contributor to numerous scholarly volumes and a Member of the Editorial Board of P.S.: Political Science & Politics, and his articles have appeared in The Independent Review, Latin American Perspectives, Health Leaders, Foreign Policy, Comparative Politics, International Organization, African Studies Review, Orbis, Africa Today, The African Review, and World Politics.