Robert P. George
Robert P. George is McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and founder and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. He is also a professor of politics and an associated faculty member of the Department of Philosophy at Princeton.
He is a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics and previously served as a presidential appointee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. He is a former judicial fellow at the Supreme Court of the United States, where he received the Justice Tom C. Clark Award.
Professor George is the author of many books, and his articles and review essays have appeared in publications such as the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Review of Politics, the Review of Metaphysics, and the American Journal of Jurisprudence. He has also written for many major newspapers such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.
A graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard Law School, Professor George earned a master’s degree in theology from Harvard and a doctorate in philosophy of law from Oxford University. He holds honorary doctorates of law, letters, ethics, humane letters, civil law, and science.
Professor George is general editor of New Forum Books, a Princeton University Press series of interdisciplinary works in law, culture, and politics. In addition to his academic work, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves as “of counsel” to the law firm of Robinson & McElwee.