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Nootbaar Institute Fellows

The Nootbaar Fellows Program at Pepperdine Caruso Law brings together a community of distinguished scholars in the law and religion field. Through regular workshops and conferences, Nootbaar fellows share innovative research and academic projects with the ultimate goal of deepening knowledge and wisdom in the field of law and religion.

Meet the Fellows

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Netta Barak-Corren

Associate Professor of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem


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Stephanie Barclay

Associate Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School


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Nathan Chapman

Pope F. Brock Associate Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of Law


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Marc DeGirolami

Cary Fields Professor of Law, Co-Director Center for Law and Religion, St. John's University School of Law


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Rick Garnett

Professor, University of Notre Dame


Frederick Gedicks

Frederick Gedicks

Guy Anderson Chair & Professor of Law, Brigham Young University Law School


Jessie Hill

Jessie Hill

Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University


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Paul Horwitz

Gordon Rosen Professor, University of Alabama School of Law


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Christopher C. Lund

Professor of Law, Wayne State University Law School


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Víctor M. Muñiz-Fraticelli

Professor, McGill University


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Nathan Oman

Rollins Professor, William & Mary Law School


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Audra L. Savage

Senior Lecturer and McDonald Distinguished Fellow in Law and Religion, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University School of Law


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Micah Schwartzman

Hard Cross Dillard Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law


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Amy Sepinwall

Associate Professor, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


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Elizabeth Sepper

Professor of Law, University of Texas at Austin


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Mark Storslee

Penn State Law, The Pennsylvania State University


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Anna Su

Associate Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law


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Nelson Tebbe

Jane M.G. Foster Professor of Law, Cornell Law School


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Asma Uddin

Inclusive America Project Fellow, Aspen Institute




September 25

Stephanie Barclay, Rethinking Protections for Indigenous Sacred Sites (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3689111)

November 20

Micah Schwartzman and Nelson Tebbe, Re-Upping Appeasement: Religious Freedom and Judicial Politics in the 2019 Term

December 18

Netta Barak-Corren, Legal Socialization Top-Down and Bottom-Up: The Bidirectional Challenge of Harnessing Enclave Communities During Times of Crisis

January 15

Fred Gedicks, Christian Dignity and the Overlapping Consensus (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3688479)

March 19

Marc DeGirolami, Establishment's Political Priority to Free Exercise