Winnifred Fallers Sullivan is Professor of Religious Studies and Chair, Department of Religious Studies, and Affiliate Professor of Law, Maurer School of Law at Indiana University, Bloomington. She studies the intersection of religion and law in the modern period, particularly the phenomenology of modern religion as it is shaped in its encounter with law. She is the author of Paying the Words Extra: Religious Discourse in the Supreme Court of the United States (Cambridge: Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions, 1994); The Impossibility of Religious Freedom (Princeton, 2005) and Prison Religion: Faith-based Reform and the Constitution (Princeton, 2009). She holds a J.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and has previously taught at Washington & Lee University and at the University of Chicago Divinity School. During the 2010-2011 academic year, she was a member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.