FACULTY HONOR: George appointed to federal commission on religious freedom

March 26, 2012 9:04 a.m.

Robert George, Princeton University's McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and a professor of politics, has been appointed to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. The commission is an independent, bipartisan group that monitors freedom of religion abroad and provides policy recommendations; members are appointed by the president and leaders of both political parties in the Senate and House of Representatives. George was appointed Friday, March 23, by House Speaker John Boehner to serve a two-year term.