FORA.tv Speaker - Sarah Barringer

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Biography

Sarah (Sally) Barringer Gordon, Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law & History at the University of Pennsylvania, teaches in the areas of church and state, property, and legal history in the law school, and American religious and constitutional history in the history department. Sally is the author of The Mormon Question: Polygamy and Constitutional Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America (University of North Carolina Press, 2002), which won the 2003 Best Book Awards from both the Mormon History Association and the Utah Historical Society, and is currently at work on a twentieth-century book on law and religion called The Spirit of the Law, to be published by Harvard University Press. She is also a co-author, with Professor Kathryn Daynes of Brigham Young University, of Inlaws and Outlaws, a book-length study of the social history of prosecutions of polygamists in territorial Utah, to be published by the University of Illinois Press. Sally is a regular commentator on radio and television on law and religion. She serves on the boards of Vassar College, the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation, and the Mormon History Association, and is actively involved in the American Society for Legal History, American Historical Association, the Western History Association, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Organization of American Historians.

1 Program

Mormonism & American Politics: Early Encounters

11.09.07 | 02:00:17 min | 4 comments