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Mark Storslee

Mark Storslee | Penn State Law

Assistant Professor of Law

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J.D., Stanford Law School
Master in Theological Studies (Ethics), Duke University
M.A., University of Edinburgh
B.A., Furman University


Mark Storslee is an assistant professor at Penn State Law. His scholarship focuses on the First Amendment freedoms of religion and speech, and topics in constitutional law generally. Professor Storslee's work has been published or is forthcoming in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, The Review of Politics, Political Theology, and other journals. He is also a co-editor of the multi-volume series Comparative Religious Ethics (Routledge 2014).

Professor Storslee earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he received the Stephen M. Block Award for outstanding student scholarship in civil rights as well as other awards. He is also a Ph.D. Candidate in Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. Additionally, Professor Storslee holds masters’ degrees from Duke University and from the University of Edinburgh, and a B.A. from Furman University. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Diarmuid O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Prior to joining Penn State Law, he was the executive director of the Stanford Constitutional Law Center.

Church Taxes and the Original Understanding of the Establishment Clause, 169 U. Pa. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020).

Religious Accommodation, the Establishment Clause, and Third-Party Harm, 86 U. Chi. L. Rev. 871 (2019).

On Religion's Specialness, 82 Rev. of Pol. 14 (2019).

Reading Legal History as Political Theology: William Stuntz and The Collapse of American Criminal Justice, 16 Pol. Theology 279 (2015).

Comparative Religious Ethics: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies (Routledge 2014) (with Charles Mathewes & Matthew Puffer) (4 Vols.).