Daniel R. Pinello

Daniel R. Pinello 
Political Science
 

Daniel R. Pinello is a Professor in the Department of Political Science. Cambridge University Press published Professor Pinello’s Gay Rights and American Law in 2003 and issued his textbook, America’s Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage, in 2006. His scholarship also includes “Location, Location, Location: Same-Sex Relationship Rights by State” (American Bar Association 2009) and “Is Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia a Homophobe?” (2005). Professor Pinello’s current research focuses on the implementation and grassroots effects of Super-DOMAs, which are state constitutional amendments banning recognition of all forms of relationship rights for same-sex couples. He has served on the American Political Science Association’s Committee on the Status of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and the Transgendered in the Profession. Professor Pinello has been an external reviewer for Cambridge University Press, the Journal of Politics, Law & Social Inquiry, Law & Society Review, the National Science Foundation, Oxford University Press,Political Research Quarterly, Routledge, and Stanford University Press. He is the principal organizer of the boycott of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Professor Pinello teaches courses on American government and politics, constitutional law, judicial processes and politics, and the law and politics of sexual orientation. See his personal Web site at www.danpinello.com