Profiles in "Freedom of Religion" Expertise Area

  • Thomas’s research and teaching focus on world cultural processes and their constitutive effects on authority, agency, and identity. He studies how these processes affect religions and how religions engage them.
  • Laurence Winer's scholarship focuses on the First Amendment and government regulation of the media and includes published articles, amicus briefs and various government filings.
  • Paul Bender teaches courses on U.S. and Arizona constitutional law. He has written extensively about constitutional law, intellectual property and Indian law,