Katherine Franke

Katherine Franke

Katherine Franke

Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Katherine Franke is the Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, where she also directs the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law and is the faculty director of the Public Rights/Private Conscience Project. She is a member of the Executive Committee for the Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality, a member of the Steering Committee for the Center for the Study of Social Difference, and an Affiliated Faculty member for the Center for Palestine Studies.  She is among the nation's leading scholars writing on law, religion and rights, drawing from feminist, queer, and critical race theory.