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About David A Schultz

David Schultz is Distinguished University Professor in the Departments of Political Science, Environmental Studies, and Legal Studies  at Hamline University. He is also a professor of Law at the University of Minnesota.  David has a B.A. and M.A. in political science and philosophy, a J.D. and LLM in law, a Ph.D. in political science, and a masters degree in astronomy. A four-time Fulbright scholar who has taught extensively in Europe and Asia, and the winner of the Leslie A. Whittington national award for excellence in public affairs teaching, David  is the author of more than 45 books and 200+ articles on various aspects of American politics, election law, and the media and politics, and he is regularly interviewed and quoted in the local, national, and international media on these subjects including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, the Economist, and National Public Radio.   His most recent books are Constitutional Precedent in US Supreme Court Reasoning (2022), Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court (2021), Power and Choice (2022),  Encyclopedia of Money in American Politics (2018) and Presidential Swing States (2018).   Prior to teaching, Professor Schultz also served as a city director of code enforcement,  zoning, and planning in Binghamton, NY, and worked as a housing and economic planner for a community action agency.


Present Professor, School of Business, Hamline University, Hamline University
Present Senior Fellow, Institute on Law and Politics, University of Minnesota School of Law

Curriculum Vitae



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Contact Information

David Schultz
School of Business
570 Asbury Street, Suite 305
St. Paul, M 55105


The Price of Injustice: Taxpayer Payouts for Police Misconduct in Minnesota (4)

Report documenting public payouts for police misconduct in Minnesota: January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2020.

Constitutional Law (12)

Research Works (1)

Law and Society (5)

Politics (12)