Linda C. McClain is Paul M. Siskind Research Scholar and Professor of Law at Boston University School of Law. From 2010-2014, she was a faculty fellow in the BU School of Theology. She teaches and writes on gender and law, feminist legal theory, family law, and the intersection of constitutional law and political theory. Linda is the author of many books, including Ordered Liberty: Rights, Responsibilities, and Virtues (Harvard University Press, 2013); Gender Equality: Dimensions of Women’s Equal Citizenship (Cambridge University Press, 2012); and What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family (NYU Press, 2013). She contributed a chapter on "Civil Marriage for Same-Sex Couples, 'Moral Disapproval,' and Tensions between Religious Liberty and Equality" in Religious Freedom and Gay Rights (Oxford, 2016). A graduate of Oberlin College, she has a master’s degree from the University of Chicago Divinity School, an L.L.M. from NYU, and a J.D. from Georgetown University.