Wikistrat Expert Dr. Patrick Garry

Dr. Patrick Garry

Professor of Law, University of South Dakota

Dr. Garry is the author of a dozen books and hundreds of articles. His books have won numerous book awards, and his scholarly and academic articles have been widely cited and reprinted in many reference works and encyclopedias. Garry is the founder and first director of the Hagemann Center for Legal and Public Policy Research.

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Dr. Garry has a J.D. and Ph.D in U.S. history, and teaches at the University of South Dakota Law School. He has published in the fields of law, politics and history, and serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals. Dr. Garry has also been a frequent speaker at universities and law schools. As a Federalist Society speaker, he has spoken at hundreds of public lecture and debate events.
He specializes in law and religion, and as reflected by his Encounter book, Conservatism Redefined, Dr. Garry also publishes in the area of conservative politics and policies. Conservatism Redefined has been widely reviewed and was recognized in World Magazine’s Book of the Year Award. Dr. Garry is a featured analyst for several conservative websites and blogs, and is currently working on a book project commissioned by the CK Foundation on limited government.
Dr. Garry’s books have won more than fifty different book awards, including Forward Magazine’s Book of the Year Award, the Eric Hoffer Book Award, Gold Prize in Feathered Quill Book Awards, USA Best Book Award, Gold Medal Winner Illumination Book Awards, Finalist for The Montaigne Medal, the Somerset Maugham Book Award, and Finalist for the Henry Paolucci/Walter Bagehot Book Award.
He has been a fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center, a visiting scholar at Columbia University, a research consultant to the Silha Center for Media Law, director of the Hagemann Center for Public Policy Research, and an expert witness before Congress.

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Academic Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Legal and Constitutional History, University of Minnesota
J.D. in Law, the University of Minnesota
M.A. in Legal and Constitutional History, University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise:
Law and Religion
Media and Communications Law
Constitutional Law
Administrative Law
Employment Law
First Amendment
Legal and Constitutional History


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