Professor Movsesian is the Frederick A. Whitney Professor of
Contract Law and the Director of the Center for Law and
Religion. He writes in law and religion, contracts
and international law; his articles have appeared in the
Harvard, North Carolina, and Washington &
Lee Law Reviews, the American Journal of International
Law, the Harvard International Law Journal, the
Virginia Journal of International Law, and many
others. He has been a visiting professor at Notre Dame and
Cardozo Law Schools and has delivered papers at numerous workshops
in the United States and Europe. He teaches offerings in
contracts and law and religion.
Professor Movsesian graduated summa cum laude from
Harvard College and magna cum laude from Harvard Law
School. In law school, he was an editor of the Harvard
Law Review and a recipient of the Sears Prize, awarded to the
two highest-ranking students in the second-year class. He
clerked for Justice David H. Souter of the Supreme Court of the
United States and served as an attorney-advisor in the Office of
Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice.
Before starting at St. John's, he was the Max Schmertz
Distinguished Professor of Law at Hofstra.