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Adrienne Fulco
Associate Professor of Legal and Policy Studies
Phone: (860) 297-2435 Office Location: McCook 210
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Trinity College faculty member since 1983 View office hours for Fall 2021
General ProfileTeachingHonors/Awards
Ph.D., City Univ. of New York
B.A., Boston Univ.

Professor Fulco is an Associate Professor and Director of the Public Policy and Law Program who teaches courses that focus on the intersection of law, politics, and public policy. She offers a broad range of courses on topics that include constitutional rights and liberties, the policy process, the Supreme Court, and gender discrimination. Professor Fulco is also the Faculty Coordinator of the Legal Studies Minor and serves as the Pre-Law Advisor for students interested in attending law school. Some of her recent courses include: Introduction to American Public Policy, Sexual Orientation and the Law, Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Liberties, and Current Issues Seminar: The Rehnquist Court.
Professor Fulco received her B.A. from Boston University and her Ph.D. from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is a member of the Conference for the Study of Political Thought and the New England Political Science Association.
Professor Fulco has presented her works at professional conferences in the United States and abroad, and has served as a political commentator for local and national media. Her most recent publications which focus on the role of the courts in shaping public discourse have appeared in the Journal of Church and State and Historicizing “Tradition” in the Study of Religion.