Frederick Mark Gedicks
is Guy Anderson Chair and Professor of Law at Brigham Young University
Law School, where he teaches constitutional law and legal theory.
Gedicks is widely published in the areas of law and religion and
constitutional interpretation, including three books, Choosing the Dream (1991) (with Hendrix), The Rhetoric of Church and State (1995), and Constitutional Law & Religion (forthcoming
2018) (with Tuttle, Schwartzman, Tebbe & Sepper). His work has been
cited in opinions in the U.S. Supreme Court and federal and state
Professor Gedicks has held visiting
appointments at the law schools of the University of Denver, the
University of Milan, Italy, the University of North Carolina, the
University of Notre Dame, and the University of Utah, and was a visiting
fellow of the ReligioWest project at the European University Institute
in Florence, Italy, in 2012. He will teach at the Bar-Ilan University
Law School in Tel Aviv in December 2018.
Professor Gedicks was raised in New
Jersey and southern California. He holds a Bachelor degree in economics
from BYU, and a law degree from the University of Southern California,
where he was an editor on the law review. After graduation he clerked
for Judge Ozell M. Trask of the 9th
Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals and practiced corporation and
securities law until entering law teaching. Gedicks is a dual citizen of
the United States and Canada.