Religion and Progressive Politics

Professor Shiffrin will be introduced by Prof. Kathy Abrams (Law School) and Prof. Wendy Brown (Political Science) will offer a short response after his talk.

Steven H. Shiffrin is Charles Frank Reavis, Sr. Professor of Law at the Cornell Law School. Professor Shiffrin is the author of Dissent, Injustice, and the Meanings of America, Princeton University Press, 1999, and The First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance, Harvard Press, 1990, (winner of the Thomas J. Wilson Award). His writings have appeared in many publications, including the Harvard Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, and the New York Times Book Review. His most recent book is The Religious Left and Church-State Relations, Princeton Press, 2009.

This lecture co-presented by the Department of Political Science.