Lee S.


Lee S. Weinberg

Associate Professor
Public and Urban Affairs
3802 Posvar Hall
Curriculum vitae


  • JD, 1976, University of Pittsburgh
  • PhD, 1973, political science, University of Pittsburgh
  • MA, 1970, political science, University of Pittsburgh
  • BA, 1968, Franklin and Marshall College

Teaching and Research Areas

  • Criminal law and procedure, constitutional law, law and politics, psychiatry and law, legal studies, public policy in law enforcement.

Recent Publications and Funded Research

  • With Richard E. Vatz, "Any Lessons from Virginia Tech?" USA Today Magazine, July 2007.
  • With Jay Shafritz. Classics of American Government, 3rd Edition. Thompson/Wadsworth, 2006.
  • With Richard E. Vatz. "Mother Must Answer for Her Deadly Choice," The Baltimore Sun, 7 January 2002.
  • With Richard E. Vatz. "Psychological Help for the Terrorized," USA TODAY Magazine, November 2001.
  • With Richard E. Vatz. "Sexual Predator Statutes and Psychiatric Confusion," USA TODAY Magazine, July, 2001.
  • With Richard E. Vatz. "Enter, With Caution," The Baltimore Sun, 19 January 2001.
  • With Richard E. Vatz. "A Moderate Defense of Negative Campaigning," Hartford Courant, 14 February 2000.
  • With Richard E. Vatz. "The Case Against John Hinckley's Latest Request," The Baltimore Sun, 18 April 2000.

Consultancies, Public Service, and Awards/Honors

  • Expert witness: Adequacy of Private Security, Police Misconduct.
  • Member, Security Law Institute Committee on National Standards on Adequacy and Foreseeability

Other Faculty and Academic Administrative Positions

Undergraduate Division Director, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh


Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
3601 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260