James Cauthen

James Cauthen

James Cauthen
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Phone number: 
212.237.8193
Room number and address: 
09.65.08

Education

PhD  University of Kentucky
JD     University of Virginia
MA    University of Kentucky
BA     University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bio

James Cauthen, Associate Professor of Political Science, received a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a JD from the University of Virginia, and a MA and PhD from the University of Kentucky. His research focuses on individual rights under state constitutions and state high court decision making. Professor Cauthen's articles have appeared in a variety of journals, including Judicature, Justice System Journal, Albany Law Review (State Constitutional Commentary), Journal of Church and State, Criminal Justice Policy Review and American Review of Politics. His current research focuses on the impact of state constitutions on parochial school aid policies. He teaches courses on judicial process and state and federal constitutional law and is the recipient of an Outstanding Teacher Award from Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society.

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