Robert W. Tuttle

Robert W. Tuttle

Title: David R. and Sherry Kirschner Berz Research Professor of Law and Religion

Telephone: 202.994.8163

B.A., College of William and Mary; M.A., Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; J.D., The George Washington University; Ph.D., University of Virginia

Specialties/Areas of Expertise:
Law and religion


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Brief Bio:

  • with Ira C. Lupu, is co-director of legal analysis for the Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy
  • author or co-author of numerous articles and reports on religion and law, including Ball on a Needle: Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation and the Future of Establishment Clause Adjudication, BYU Law Review 2008, and Instruments of Accommodation: The Military Chaplaincy and the Establishment Clause, WVU Law Review 2007
  • serves as legal counsel of the Washington, DC Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and member of the board of directors of Lutheran Services in America
  • frequent presenter and commentator on issues of religion and law