Professor Dan Urman currently teaches at Northeastern University and serves as Director of its undergraduate minor in Law & Public Policy. He develops and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of political science and the intersection between the legal, policy and political processes, underlining the role of the U.S. Supreme Court. Within his time at Northeastern University, students have nominated Professor Urman for several university-wide teaching awards. He has worked on numerous political campaigns, and created an educational website and course module about national campaigns and conventions.
Before Professor Urman joined Northeastern University, he practiced law at a large law firm. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He serves as a writing coach for the Posse Foundation, a college access organization that received a portion of President Obama's Nobel Peace Prize Money.
He earned a Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA, where he majored in History and Political Science and minored in Public Policy. Professor Urman earned a Masters in Philosophy in Politics & International Relations from Oxford University as a Marshall Scholar. He also achieved his law degree from Harvard Law School. He currently lives north of Boston with his wife, Kate, and two children.
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