William Pat Schuber

William Pat Schuber

Clinical Professor of Public Administration, School of Public and Global Affairs



  • Homeland Security and Constitutional Issues
  • The Face of Terror
  • Law and Administrative Practice
  • The Law of Student Affairs
  • Advanced Employment Law
  • Elder Care – Legal Issues
  • Law, Ethics, and Policy for Health Services
  • Seminar in Strategic Management
  • Organizational Decision Making


  • Constitutional issues and civil liberties
  • Legal studies
  • Leadership in times of crisis


  • BA, Fordham University
  • JD, Fordham University School of Law

Academic Profile

William Pat Schuber served as The County Executive of Bergen County for 12 years, 9 years as a member of the New Jersey State Assembly, and Mayor of the Borough of Bogota for 4 years.

He is an Assistant Professor at the School of Administrative Science, Petrocelli College, Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a faculty member in the Master of Administrative Science (MAS), Master of Science in Homeland Security (MSHS), Master of Sports Administration (MSA), and Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies (BAIS). His courses include Leadership, Government, Homeland Security, Law, Ethics, and Communication.  He was an Adjunct Professor in Business Law at Montclair University and Seton Hall University. He is an Instructor in the Certified Public Manager Course of Studies (CPM) and the Police Executive Leadership Course sponsored by the New Jersey Association Chiefs of Police and the New Jersey State Police (NJSP).

Pat has conducted Leadership Staff Ride Seminars at the Battlefields of Gettysburg, Antietam, Trenton, Princeton, Monmouth Courthouse, Brandywine, and Normandy, France. He lectures frequently on military history, historical leadership, homeland security, ethics, communication, and conflict resolution to numerous civic groups.

Pat is the Seminar Director for the Bergen Leads Program sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County. This program trains future leaders in business, non-profit, and government.

He has written several scholarly articles and co-authored books on topics of History, Leadership, and Homeland Security.

He served as a Captain in the US Army Reserve (Retired).

Pat is a graduate of Fordham University with a BA and received his JD at Fordham University School of Law.  He is currently serving Of Counsel to the law firm of Albert Wunsch III in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. 

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