Timothy R. Johnson - Department of Political Science
Ph.D., Washington University
M.A., Washington University
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus

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

Five NSF Grants
American Judicature Society
Pi Sigma Alpha

My Contact:
Email: trj@umn.edu
Office: 1433 Social Sciences
Phone: 612-625-2907

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

Office Hours:
By Appointment
I am Morse Alumni Distinguished Professor of
Political Science and law, past co-editor of the Law and Society Review, 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, Political Analysis, Political Research Quarterly, and American Politics Research. In addition, my research and commentary have been covered by The Economist, The Guardian, New York Times, Washington PostNPR, MPR, WCCO Radio, C-SPANSlate, USA Today, ABC, CNN, and The National Journal. Beyond my research, I have also won college and university wide awards for teaching and advising and was named a semi-finalist for the prestigious Robert F. Cherry Award for Great Teaching.