Professor of Law and Thomas J. Abood Research Scholar, Co-Director, Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy, University of St. Thomas School of Law
Elizabeth R. Schiltz is a Professor of Law, Thomas J. Abood Research Scholar, and Co-Director of the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Elizabeth teaches Contracts, Sales, Credit and Payment Devices, Banking Law, and Consumer Law, and also publishes and speaks on Catholic feminism and issues related to the sanctity of life, such as eugenic abortions and stem cell research. She serves on the Advisory Council of the Catholic Women’s Forum, and on Board of the National Catholic Partnership on Disability. Elizabeth was one of the founding faculty members of the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, MN, where she was elected Teacher of the Year by the graduating class of 2007. She is also a blogger on Mirror of Justice, a blog dedicated to the development of Catholic legal theory. Elizabeth earned her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Columbia School of Law.
Expertise: Catholic feminism, complementarity, family leave policies, disability rights