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Douglas E. Schoen

Douglas Schoen has been one of the most influential Democratic campaign consultants for over forty years. A founding partner and former principal strategist for the internationally known polling and consulting firm Penn, Schoen and Berland, he is also a founding partner of Schoen Cooperman Research, and he is widely recognized as one of the innovators of the modern polling and research business.
His political clients include former President Bill Clinton as well as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. He has worked for a number of United States senators and governors, in particular former Indiana Senator and Governor Evan Bayh, and a number of leading American corporations including Time Warner, Procter & Gamble and AT&T. Internationally, he has worked for the heads of states of over 15 countries, including British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin.
He is the author of multiple books including Putin’s Master Plan:To Destroy Europe, Divide NATO, and Restore Russian Power and Global Influence and The Nixon Effect: How Richard Nixon’s Presidency Fundamentally Changed American Politics. In Schoen’s latest book, entitled Putin on the March, he writes about how Russian President Vladimir Putin’s mission to expand Russian influence around the world, destabilize the Western alliance, and delegitimize the very principles of free societies, has pursued with far more successes than setbacks.
Schoen is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and various other newspaper and online publications. He was a Fox News contributor for over 15 years. Schoen is a graduate of Harvard College, he has a Doctorate of Philosophy in Politics from the University of Oxford, and he is a graduate of Harvard Law School.

Books by Douglas E. Schoen