Timothy R. Johnson - Department of Political Science
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus

U.S. Supreme Court
Judicial Politics
Empirical Legal Studies
American Politics

Six NSF Grants
Two IHS Grants
2018 APSA Dist. Teacher
2009 Pi Sigma Alpha
2002 Am. Judicature Soc.

My Contact:

Mailing Address:
1414 Social Sciences
267 19th Ave S.
MPLS, MN 55455

Office Hours:
By Appt.
I am Morse Alumni Distinguished Professor of
Political Science and Law, and a nationally recognized expert on U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments and decision making. I am the co-author of Oral Arguments and Coalition Formation on the U.S. Supreme Court, co-editor of A Good Quarrel, and author of Oral Arguments and Decision Making on the U.S. Supreme Court. My research appears in a variety of academic journals including the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Law and Society Review, and Political Analysis. In addition, my research and commentary have been covered by The Economist, The Guardian, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street JournalNPR, MPR, WCCO Radio, C-SPANSlate, USA Today, ABC, CNN, and The National Journal. Beyond research, I take teaching very seriously and have won college level and university wide awards. Nationally, I was named a 2018 semi-finalist for the prestigious Robert F. Cherry Award for Great Teaching and I won the  2018 American Political Science Association's Distinguished Teaching Award.