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Jason Schulman

Jason Schulman

Adjunct Instructor

Jason Schulman received his PhD in History from Emory University and his BA in History and American Studies from Columbia University.  His research interests include legal, political, and ethnic history.  His writing has appeared in various academic journals, including the Journal for the Study of Radicalism and the Melbourne Journal of Politics.  Schulman teaches classes on race and the criminal justice system, free speech and censorship, and identity and politics at NYUSPS Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Currently Teaching

Criminal Justice: From the Crime Scene to the Courtroom...and Beyond

Gain an understanding of the US criminal justice system, and learn how cases progress through the different phases and divisions within the system.

A Nation of Immigrants?

Explore the history of the United States with a focus on immigrants, including how they have shaped the history and meaning of the nation.

Los Angeles: Past, Present, and Future

Explore the political, legal, economic, cultural, and spatial issues that animated Los Angeles’s rise, and delve into what the future holds.

Detroit: Past, Present, and Future

Explore the key issues—including race, labor, urban politics, and law—at the heart of the urban decline of Detroit.

The Evolution of American Free Speech

Explore the key free speech debates that have demarcated the boundaries of what can—and cannot—be said in the United States.