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Robert Tuttle


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Robert Tuttle is the David R. and Sherry Kirschner Berz Research Professor of Law and Religion at the George Washington University Law School, as well as professor of Religion in the university’s Columbian College of Arts & Sciences. With Ira C. Lupu, Tuttle was co-director of the Legal Tracking Project of the Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy, which studied government funding of religious social services. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles and reports in the fields of church-state law and legal ethics. He serves as legal counsel to the Washington, DC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and as a consultant for Lutheran Services in America. He also serves as a senior fellow of the Emory University Center for Law and Religion. Tuttle holds a B.A. from the College of William and Mary and an M.A. from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, as well as a J.D. from George Washington University Law School and a Ph.D. in religious ethics from the University of Virginia.