Religious Liberty in the States Advisory Council

Vincent Phillip Muñoz, Ph.D.

University of Notre Dame (IN)

Dr. Vincent Phillip Muñoz is the Tocqueville Professor of Political Science and concurrent professor of law at the University of Notre Dame. He is the founding director of ND’s Center for Citizenship & Constitutional Government. Dr. Muñoz writes and teaches across the fields of constitutional law, American politics, and political philosophy with a focus on religious liberty and the American Founding. His First Amendment church-state case reader, Religious Liberty and the American Supreme Court: The Essential Cases and Documents is being used at Notre Dame and other leading universities. His scholarship has been cited numerous times in church-state Supreme Court opinions, most recently by Justice Alito in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia (2021) and by both Chief Justice Roberts and Justice Thomas in Espinoza v. Montana (2020). He holds a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College, a M.A. from Boston College, and a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate School.

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