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
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 Horace T. Morse Distinguished Professor of
Political Science and Law. My research appears several books, including Oral Arguments and Coalition Formation on the U.S. Supreme Court, A Good Quarrel, Oral Arguments and Decision Making on the U.S. Supreme Court, and The Logic of American Politics (10th edition). It also appears in a variety of academic journals including the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, and Law and Society Review. Along with legal and political commentary my work has been covered by The Economist, The Guardian, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street JournalNPR, MPR, WCCO Radio, C-SPANSlate, USA Today, ABC, and CNN. In terms of teaching, I have won college level and university wide awards and, nationally, was named a semi-finalist for the prestigious Robert F. Cherry Award for Great Teaching (2018) and was awarded the American Political Science Association's Distinguished Teaching Award (2018).