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M.  Christian  Green

M. Christian Green

Senior Fellow in Law and Religion, CSLR; Special Content Editor, Journal of Law and Religion

Areas of Expertise

Human Rights; Religious Freedom; Religion and World Affairs; Global Ethics

    Green’s research interests include law and religion, human rights, religious freedom, religion and world affairs, and global ethics. She is a senior editor and the special content editor for the Journal of Law and Religion, published by Cambridge University Journals in partnership with the Center for the Study of Law and Religion. She is the editor and publications manager for the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ACLARS), and a consultant to the International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS) at Brigham Young University and the Commonwealth Initiative for Freedom of Religion or Belief (CIFoRB) at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

    Green has been a researcher at the Religion, Culture, and Family Project at the University of Chicago, the Park Ridge Center for the Study of Health, Faith, and Ethics in Chicago, and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion, where she directed research on Africa and Europe for the Law, Religion, and Human Rights project and was the principal investigator and website editor for the project, Sharia, Family, and Democracy: Religious Norms and Family Law in Pluralistic Democratic States, funded by the Social Science Research Council in New York. She was a visiting research fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame in 2010 – 2011. She has taught at DePaul University, Harvard Divinity School, and Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

    She holds a doctorate in religion and ethics from the University of Chicago, a juris doctor from Emory University School of Law, a master of theological studies from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and a bachelor of arts in history and government from Georgetown University.

    For Green’s CV, please go here.