Steven H. Shiffrin
Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law
Steven H. Shiffrin began his law school teaching career at UCLA in 1977, receiving tenure in 1981. He has been a visiting professor of law at Boston University, at Seattle University, at the University of Michigan, and Harvard University. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1987. Professor Shiffrin is the author of Dissent, Injustice, and the Meanings of America, Princeton University Press, 1999, and The First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance, Harvard Press, 1990, winner of the Thomas J. Wilson Award. His writings have appeared in many publications, including the Cornell Law Review, the Harvard Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, the Northwestern Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, Commonweal, and the New York Times Book Review. He is a coauthor of Constitutional Law, 10th ed., 2006, and The First Amendment, 4th ed., 2006, both of which are widely used casebooks in the field. His newest book, The Religious Left and Church-State Relations, was published by Princeton University Press in the fall of 2009.