Melissa Murray

Melissa Murray, who serves as Frederick I. and Grace Stokes Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network at New York University, has had a prolific academic career in her relatively short 16 years as a law professor. She has written three books, 29 law review articles and chapters, and 29 op-eds. Her work has primarily focused on family law and constitutional law, including sex and sexuality, reproductive rights, and marriage.

Professor Murray has worked to make her scholarly work accessible outside of academic institutions as a tv commentator and a panelist on the Strict Scrutiny podcast.

Read our fact sheet. (updated February 4, 2022)