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Stephanie L. Phillips

Professor

Research Focus: Conflict of Laws, Critical Race Theory, Just War Theory, Law and Religion, Securities Regulation

Links: Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Contact Information

420 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1100
Phone: 716-645-2201
Email: slp@buffalo.edu

Faculty Assistant: Kelly, Linda

Stephanie L. Phillips received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1981 and is pursuing a master’s degree in theology at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School.

A founding member of the Workshop on Critical Race Theory, Phillips has collaborated with her colleague, Professor Athena Mutua, to create and teach Critical Race Theory seminars focusing on the social construction of race and on intersections between race, gender and sexuality. She and Mutua are engaged in a multi-year teaching project in African-American legal history.

Phillips’ other principal research and teaching interests are in the area of law and religion, broadly defined to include theology, spirituality, contemplative practice and cognitive science. She also teaches Conflict of Laws.