(June 6, 2016)
Dr. Robert George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University. He serves as director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions and is the Herbert W. Vaughan senior fellow of the Witherspoon Institute. He is frequently a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School. He has served on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and the President’s Council on bioethics, and as Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. He holds degrees from Swarthmore College (BA), Harvard Law School (JD in Law), Harvard Divinity School (MTS), and Oxford University (DPhil in philosophy of law, BCL and DCL). He is the author of numerous books, among others, Making Men Moral: Civil Liberties and Public Morality (Oxford University Press, 1993); Clash of Orthodoxies (ISI Books, 2001); In Defense of Natural Law (Oxford University Press, 1999); Great Cases in Constitutional Law (Princeton University Press, 2000); with Christopher Tollefsen, Embryo: A Defense of Human Life (Doubleday, 2008); and with Sherif Girgis and Ryan Anderson, What Is Marriage?: Man and Woman: A Defense (Encounter Books, 2012).