Paige Cunningham, JD, PhD

Fellow, The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity


BA, Taylor University
MA, Trinity Graduate School
JD, Northwestern University School of Law
PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School


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Paige Comstock Cunningham, JD, PhD, is the executive director of The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity. She is Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Taylor University, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Wheaton Center for Faith, Politics, and Economics. Cunningham is an affiliate professor of law and bioethics at Trinity Law School and Trinity Graduate School. She was an adjunct instructor at Wheaton College for eight years.

Cunningham lectures regularly and has published numerous articles, editorials, and book chapters in the areas of law, bioethics, and public policy. She has testified before national and state legislative committees, and is interviewed regularly on radio, print, and online. She contributes quarterly columns to Dignitas and Salvo.

Paige is married to Jay Cunningham. They have three adult children and five grandchildren.

Selected Publications

“Wisdom from Law,” in Why the Church Needs Bioethics: A Guide to Wise Engagement with Life’s Challenges, John Kilner, ed. (Zondervan, 2011).

“Exploitation in the Global Medical Enterprise,” (with Michael J. Sleasman), in Social Injustice: What Evangelicals Need to Know About the World, Michael T. Cooper, and William J. Moulder, eds. (Timothy Center Press, 2011).

“Learning from Our Mistakes: The Pro-life Cause and the New Bioethics,” in Human Dignity in the Biotech Century, Charles W. Colson and Nigel M. de S. Cameron, eds. (InterVarsity Press, 2004).

“The Supreme Court and the Creation of the Two-Dimensional Woman,” in The Cost of “Choice”: Women Evaluate the Impact of Abortion, Erika Bachiochi, ed. (Encounter Books, 2004).

“Is Abortion the “First Right” for Women?: Some Consequences of Legal Abortion,” (with Clarke D. Forsythe), in Abortion, Medicine and the Law, 4th ed. J. Butler and D. Walberts, eds. (Facts on File, 1992).


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