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William P. Schaefer

Adjunct Professor of Political Science


Degrees

JD, 1987, American Univ DC; BA, 1974, George Washington Univ


Bio

WILLIAM P. SCHAEFER, adjunct professor, received his B.A. from George Washington University and his M.A. from Rutgers University. His J.D. was earned at American University?s Washington College of Law. Mr. Schaefer has clerked for a federal judge, worked as an assistant district attorney in Suffolk County, and prosecuted criminal cases as a trial attorney in the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section of the U.S. Justice Department. For more than a decade, he served as an assistant U.S. attorney with the Organized Crime Strike Force in northern California. Mr. Schaefer has a strong interest in all aspects of American politics, with a particular emphasis on the politics and history of American criminal justice.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
PSC 100 HONORS ESSAY Undergraduate
PSC 120 (BH) LAW&POLTIC:JUDCL PRC Undergraduate
PSC 127 CONSTITUTN-LAW Undergraduate
PSC 128 THE CONST:POL FREE & CIV LIB Undergraduate
PSC 129 (BH) THE ADMIN OF JUST IN AMER Undergraduate
PSC 161 INDEPENDENT READINGS IN PSC Undergraduate
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