Carol Schultz Vento is a former Political Science professor and attorney. She received her undergraduate degree and her doctorate from Temple University and her law degree from Rutgers University School of Law. She is the daughter of World War II veteran Arthur 'Dutch' Schultz, the 82nd Airborne paratrooper who was portrayed in the D-Day movie The Longest Day and whose war experiences have been written about in books about the European Theater in World War II. Carol is a native of Philadelphia and lives in Palmyra, New Jersey with her husband Frank. They have an adult daughter.