Winnifred F. Sullivan


Professor, Director of the Law and Religion Program<br>University of Buffalo Law School

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Winnifred Sullivan 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. In addition to numerous articles, 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). Sullivan serves on the editorial board of the Religion and Society series at deGruyter; and is currently on the executive committee of the National Association for the Study of Religion, the American Society for the Study of Religion and the Law, Religion and Culture Group of the American Academy of Religion. Together with Robert Yelle (U of Memphis), she was consultant on the legal entries for the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Religion and, together with Robert Yelle and Matteo Taussig-Rubbo (UB Law), organizer of a pair of conferences entitled, "Re-describing the Sacred/Secular Divide: The Legal Story"sponsored by the Baldy Center for Law and Public Policy in 2008 and 2009, forthcoming as an edited volume entitled Law and Religion After Secular Liberalism.