All lectures will be held at the Catholic Center at NYU (238 Thompson Street) at 2:00 p.m. Free admission. All are welcome.
RUSSELL HITTINGER is Warren Chair of Catholic Studies at the University of Tulsa. His research focuses on the intersection of philosophy, religion, and law. Hittinger is on the governing council of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas. He has published more than 100 articles and reviews in addition to several books, among them Thomas Aquinas and the Rule of Law and The First Grace: Rediscovering the Natural Law in a Post-Christian World.
REINHARD HUETTER teaches systematic and philosophical theology at the Duke Divinity School and is the author of an array of books, articles, reviews, and translations, including Reason and the Reasons of Faith. He was awarded the Henry Luce III Fellowship, was a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies of Religion of the University of Chicago and the Center of Theological Inquiry at Princeton, serves as the incoming President of the Academy of Catholic Theology, is a Distinguished Fellow of The St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, and an Ordinary Academician of the Pontifical Academy of Saint Thomas Aquinas.
KYLE DUNCAN joined the Becket Fund as General Counsel in January 2012, after serving as Solicitor General and appellate chief of the Louisiana Department of Justice. Previously, he taught at the University of Mississippi School of Law, and served as an assistant solicitor general in the Texas Attorney General’s Office. In 2010, he argued the landmark case of Connick v. Thompson before the U.S. Supreme Court, obtaining the reversal of a $20 million civil rights judgment against a district attorney’s office. He widely published on topics of religious liberty and church-state relationships.