David Schum

Professor of Law

B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Professional Information

Contact Information

  • Phone: 703-993-8061
  • Office: Room 433O, Hazel Hall, Arlington Campus
  • Address: George Mason University School of Law
    3301 Fairfax Dr. Arlington, VA 22201

Biographical Sketch

Professor of Law David A. Schum has been with George Mason since 1985 and has been teaching at the law school since 1993. Before coming to George Mason, he taught at Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, and Ohio State University. He holds B.A. (1956) and M.A. (1961) degrees from Southern Methodist University and a Ph.D. (1964) from Ohio State University.

Professor Schum's background in probability theory gives him unique insight into the theory and methods of evidence. He divides his time between teaching at the law school and at George Mason's Fairfax Campus, where he is a professor of information technology and engineering. Professor Schum teaches Proof.