Professor Joel Goldstein is a highly respected scholar of the Vice Presidency, Presidency and Constitutional Law, having written widely in all three areas. He is continually sought by national and international media outlets to provide commentary and insight during the presidential campaign.
Professor Goldstein is perhaps best known for his work on the vice presidency and recently published the book The White House Vice Presidency. The Path to Significance, Mondale to Biden.
Professor Goldstein received a doctorate in political science at Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar, and a law degree from Harvard Law School, where he was a note editor of the Harvard Law Review. After law school he was a law clerk for Judge W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. of the Federal District Court in Massachusetts, and practiced admiralty law for 12 years at Goldstein and Price in St. Louis.
Professor Goldstein joined SLU LAW in 1994, was associate dean of faculty from 2001-2004 and was awarded the Vincent C. Immel Professorship in 2005. Over the years, Professor Goldstein has written books as well as numerous chapters and articles on the executive branch, constitutional law and admiralty law for prestigious legal journals.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Joel K. Goldstein