interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs
Professor, Public Policy and Public Affairs
PhD, University of Florida
Fields of Interest: American Government and Constitutional Law, Civil Rights and Liberties, Administrative Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, the Judicial Process, and Law in American Society
Phone: (865) 974-7042 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
John Scheb is the interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs at the Howard H. Baker Jr. School of Public Policy and Public Affairs. During his forty-one years at UT, Dr. Scheb has served as Head, Associate Head, Director of Graduate Studies and Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Political Science Department. He also has served as Director of UT’s Social Science Research Institute, and Chair of the Legal Studies Program. Professor Scheb has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in American government, constitutional law, civil rights and liberties, administrative law, criminal law and procedure, the judicial process, and law in American society. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles in professional journals, including the Journal of Politics, American Politics Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, Law and Policy, Judicature, State and Local Government Review, Social Science Quarterly, Political Behavior, Politics and Policy and the Tennessee Law Review. Professor Scheb has also authored or co-authored a number of books, including American Constitutional Law, 6th edition (2014); Criminal Law and Procedure, 8th edition (2013); An Introduction to the American Legal System, 5th edition (2020), American Government: Politics and Political Culture, 4th edition (2006); Government and Politics in Tennessee (2002); Law and the Administrative Process (2005); and Administrative Law and Policy (2020). He is also coeditor of An Encyclopedia of American Constitutional Rights and Liberties (2007). Proficient in survey research, Dr. Scheb has also served as a consultant to numerous government agencies, political candidates, corporations, attorneys, interest groups and other nongovernmental organizations.