Prof. Mark Movsesian

Frederick A. Whitney Professor of Contract Law and Director, Center for Law and Religion, St. John's University School of Law

Professor Movsesian is the Frederick A. Whitney Professor of Contract Law and the Director of the Center for Law and Religion.  He writes in law and religion, contracts and international and comparative law; his articles have appeared in the HarvardNorth Carolina, and Washington & Lee Law Reviews, the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, the American Journal of International Law, the Harvard International Law Journal, the Virginia Journal of International Law, and many others.  He has been a visiting professor at Notre Dame and Cardozo Law Schools and has delivered papers at numerous workshops in the United States and Europe.  He teaches offerings in contracts, comparative law and law and religion.

Professor Movsesian graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.  In law school, he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a recipient of the Sears Prize, awarded to the two highest-ranking students in the second-year class.  He clerked for Justice David H. Souter of the Supreme Court of the United States and served as an attorney-advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice.  Before starting at St. John's, he was the Max Schmertz Distinguished Professor of Law at Hofstra.

Professor Movsesian blogs regularly at the Law and Religion Forum.