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Academic Leadership

CSLR’s people are our greatest resource. Our CSLR Faculty and Fellows, administration, current students, and alumni make CSLR what it is. Members of our Academic Leadership direct a focus area and drive the Center's work. 

our people

CSLR Faculty and Fellows

Our faculty provide our students deep expertise in law and religion, with specialties that include Christianity and law, Judaism and law, Islam and law and international human rights.

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McDonald Distinguished Fellows

These thirteen Christian scholars of law, theology, history, and ethics have embarked on distinguished academic careers and will be appointed to a five-year term from 2019 to 2024.

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The CSLR administrative team keeps the CSLR suite running smoothly. We’re here to help you with whatever you need.

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Current Students

Our students are at the heart of everything we do. They contribute to the life of our Center and represent the future of our field.

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people in the news

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Michael Broyde

CSLR faculty member Michael Broyde makes a case in this CNN op-ed for Richard Posner as nominee for U.S. Supreme Court justice. Posner has written more than 40 books, many of them landmarks, and is the most cited legal scholar of all time.

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Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

CSLR faculty member Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im writes in The Conversation that ISIS' claim of Islamic legitimacy can be countered only by a viable alternative interpretation of Islamic law.

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Sara Toering

CSLR Senior Fellow Sara Toering is quoted in this Shreveport Times story on urban blight, noting that communities that reduce blight have good data, a multi-department approach, strong leadership, and smart use of funding.

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