About James Nielsen
James Nielsen is an adjunct professor teaching Constitutional Law to undergraduate Criminal Justice students. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin, River Falls and in 2008 received a Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice Leadership at Concordia University, St. Paul. Having retired with three decades of experience as a state trooper with the Minnesota State Patrol; he is currently the welfare fraud investigator with the McLeod County Attorney’s Office in Glencoe Minnesota. James is a life-long Minnesotan who loves hunting and fishing and all things outdoors. He and his wife Marlene live in Hutchinson with our four children and one grandchild.