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Paige Comstock Cunningham

Paige Cunningham, JD

Adjunct Professor of Law and Bioethics
Executive Director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

Education

BA, Taylor University
MA, Trinity Graduate School
JD, Northwestern University School of Law

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Paige Comstock Cunningham, JD, is the executive director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity. She is a Fellow at the Institute for Biotechnology and the Human Future, and a Trustee of Taylor University. Cunningham is an adjunct professor of law at Trinity Law School and Trinity Graduate School. She was an adjunct instructor at Wheaton College for eight years.

Cunningham lectures regularly and has published numerous articles, editorials, and book chapters in the areas of law, bioethics, and public policy, and has testified before congressional committees at the state and national level, and has appeared frequently on radio and television, and has a regular commentary on Moody Radio, Everyday Bioethics.

She is married to Jay Cunningham. They have three children and one grandson.

Awards, Affiliations, and Achievements

Alumna of the Year for Professional Achievement (1992), Taylor University

“One of 20 Young Lawyers Making a Difference” in American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division (1990), Barrister Magazine

Selected Publications

Book Chapters
“Learning from Our Mistakes: The Pro-life Cause and the New Bioethics,” in Human Dignity in the Biotech Century, Charles W. Colson and Nigel M. de S. Cameron, eds. (InterVarsity Press, 2004).

“The Supreme Court and the Creation of the Two-Dimensional Woman,” in The Cost of “Choice”: Women Evaluate the Impact of Abortion (Erika Bachiochi, ed.)(Encounter Books, 2004)

“Is Abortion the “First Right” for Women?: Some Consequences of Legal Abortion,” (with Clarke D. Forsythe) in J. Butler and D. Walberts, eds., Abortion, Medicine, and the Law (4th ed.) (Facts on File, 1992).

Edited works:
The Reproduction Revolution: A Christian Appraisal of Sexuality, Reproductive Technologies, and the Family (with John F. Kilner, W. David Hager, eds.)(Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2000)

Abortion and the Constitution: Reversing Roe v. Wade Through the Courts (with Dennis J. Horan, and Edward R. Grant, eds.) (Georgetown University Press, 1987).

Peer-Reviewed Articles:
“Is It Right or Is It Useful? Patenting of the Human Gene, Lockean Property Rights, and the Erosion of the Imago Dei,” 19 Ethics & Medicine 85 (Summer 2003).

“Zoning Ordinances, Private Religious Conduct, and the Free Exercise of Religion.” Northwestern University Law Review 76 (1981): 807.