John Corvino

Chair Philosophy
Phone: 313-577-2475

Areas of expertise



John Corvino is an expert in philosophy, and much of his research aims to build bridges on controversial "culture war" issues regarding sexuality and marriage. He is the author of two books: Debating Religious Liberty and Discrimination (with counterpoint by Ryan T. Anderson and Sherif Girgis), and What’s Wrong with Homosexuality?, and the co-author (with Maggie Gallagher) of Debating Same-Sex Marriage. His writing has appeared at The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Advocate, the Huffington Post, The New Republic, and Commonweal, as well as in numerous academic anthologies and journals. An award-winning teacher, Corvino has spoken at over 200 campuses on issues of sexuality, ethics, and marriage.

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In the News

Gay marriage ruling: The slope is not that slippery