Winnifred F. Sullivan

Winnifred F. Sullivan

Fellow: Awarded 2010
Field of Study: Religion

Competition: US & Canada

SUNY University at Buffalo

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan is Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Law, Religion, and Culture Program at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. She studies the intersection of religion and law in the modern period, particularly the phenomenology of modern religion as it is shaped in its encounter with law. She is the author of Paying the Words Extra: Religious Discourse in the Supreme Court of the United States (Cambridge: Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, 1994); The Impossibility of Religious Freedom (Princeton, 2005) and Prison Religion: Faith-based Reform and the Constitution (Princeton, 2009). During the 2006-2007 academic year, she was a Lilly Foundation fellow at the National Humanities Center. She holds a J.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and has previously taught at Washington & Lee University and at the University of Chicago Divinity School. During the 2010-2011 academic year, she will be a member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.


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