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Staab, James

Dr. James StaabProfessor of Political Science
Department Chair
Office:  Wood 203-F
Ph:  660-543-8825

Dr. James Staab received his B.A. from Roanoke College, his J.D. from the University of Richmond, and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. His primary field of interest is public law, broadly defined, including constitutional law, civil rights and liberties, judicial politics, and jurisprudence. He has written several articles or book chapters on Supreme Court justices, including Levi Woodbury, Benjamin Cardozo, and Antonin Scalia.  In 2006, he completed a book on Justice Scalia, titled The Political Thought of  Justice Antonin Scalia:  A Hamiltonian on the Supreme Court  (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006).  He is a former member of the Virginia and D.C. bars. His office is located in the Wood Building, Room 203-F

For more information on Dr. James Staab, check out his complete Curriculum Vitae.

UCM Courses:

Pols 1510 American Government
Pols 2580 Public Law and the Judicial Process
Pols 4580 American Constitutional Law
Pols 4581 Constitutional Rights
Pols 4583 First Amendment
Pols 4555 American Presidency