Faculty Biography - Vince Samar

Faculty Biography - Vince Samar

Vince Samar

Vince Samar

Lecturer

A.B. Syracuse University
M.P.A Syracuse University
J.D. Syracuse University
Ph.D. University of Chicago
L.L.M. Harvard Law School 

847.635.1435
vsamar@post.harvard.edu
Room B206 Skokie


Web page: http://www.luc.edu/faculty/vsamar/

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Biography

Vincent J. Samar is an Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at both Loyola University Chicago and Oakton Community College and also Adjunct Professor of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law.  He is the author of Justifying Judgment: Practicing Law and Philosophy (University Press of Kansas, 1998), The Right to Privacy: Gays, Lesbians and the Constitution (Temple University Press, 1991), and editor of New York Times, 20th Century in Review: Gay Rights Movement (2001).  He has also published numerous articles and review articles on matters of law, philosophy, same-sex marriage, gay rights, and human rights.  Samar holds a PhD (Philosophy) from the University of Chicago, an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, and joint J.D./M.P.A. degrees from Syracuse University.  A long time LGBT activist, Samar has testified in support of the Chicago and Oak Park Human Rights ordinances, and has spoken in a number of forums on behalf of same-sex marriage and related LGBT issues.