Assistant Professor of Law
Associate Director, Center of Children and Families
Affiliate Faculty, Center for Women's Studies & Gender Research
- J.D., Harvard Law School
- LL.M., Queen’s University, Belfast
- B.A., Trinity University
Teaching and Scholarship
Family Law, Comparative Law, Bioethics, Public Health
- Affiliations: Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University; Center for Women Studies & Gender Research, University of Florida.
- Prior Professional Experience: Associate Director of Adolescent Health Programs, National Partnership for Women & Families; Women’s Law & Public Policy Fellow, National Women’s Law Center; Law Clerk to Justice Kate O’Regan of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.
- Prior Academic Experience: Adjunct Professor, American University, Washington College of Law (family law, comparative family law).
- Joined Levin College of Law in 2010 as Assistant Professor.
- New York; Washington, D.C.
Comparative Family Law
Perspectives on the Family
Genetics and the Law
Comparative Pragmatism, 72 MD. L. REV. (forthcoming 2013).
Mixed Messages: The Intersection of Prenatal Genetic Testing and Abortion, 55 HOWARD L.J. 983 (2012) (with Karen Rothenberg).
The Limits of Reproductive Rights in Improving Women’s Health, 63 ALA. L. REV. 1 (2011).
Parental Involvement Laws and New Governance, 34 HARV. J. L. & GENDER 175 (2011).
Book Review, Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture, by Naomi Cahn & June Carbone, in 44 FAM. L.Q. 375 (2011).
Challenges for Contemporary Reproductive Rights Advocacy, in FEMINIST CONSTITUTIONALISM: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES (Beverley Baines et al. eds., 2011).
Symposium, Health and Reproductive Rights in the Protocol to the African Charter: Conflicting Influences and Unsettled Questions, 16 WASH. & LEE J. CIV. RTS. & SOC. JUST. 79 (2009).