David Schraub

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Public Law & Jurisprudence
Academic Subfields: 
Political Theory & Philosophy

Graduate Students

Personal Statement: 

David Schraub is a graduate student in Political Theory at the University of California; he is also Lecturer in Law at the Law School. David's research focuses on problems of contemporary discrimination (particularly modern racism and antisemitism) and on facilitating deliberation amongst diverse and stratified publics. He has taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses on a variety of contemporary political theory subjects, as well as in constitutional law, energy law, and anti-discrimination law.

David's political theory scholarship has been published or accepted for publication in, among other locations, the American Political Science Review, the Critical Review, and Social Theory & Practice. David has also published extensively on law and legal issues. His legal scholarship has appeared in journals such as the California Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Loyola University (Chicago) Law Journal, and the Boston University Law Review. Beyond his formal scholarship, David also regularly writes for popular national and international outlets, including The Atlantic, Ha'aretz, and Tablet Magazine.

Prior to coming to Berkeley, David served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law and clerked for Judge Diana E. Murphy on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. David also worked as an associate at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C., where he focused his practice on energy and Indian law matters. He graduated with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School, and earned his degree in Political Science, magna cum laude and with distinction, from Carleton College.

Primary Subfield: 
Political Theory & Philosophy
Secondary Subfield: 
Public Law & Jurisprudence
Academic Advisors: 
Sarah Song
Mark Bevir