Co-sponsored by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Center for Justice, Law, and Societies.
Our panelists will engage in a lively conversation around the history, present and future of Roe v. Wade, including the politicization of the Supreme Court, 14th amendment legal issues, impacts on immigrant and BIPOC communities, local activism, and the future of medical abortion amid increasing state restrictions.
Carrie N. Baker, J.D., Ph.D.
Sylvia Dlugasch Bauman Chair of American Studies & Professor in the Program for the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College
Laura Briggs, Ph.D.
Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at UMass Amherst & Author of How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics: From Welfare Reform to Foreclosure to Trump
Paul M. Collins, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor of Legal Studies and Political Science at UMass Amherst
Deputy Director of Programs and Policy at Collective Power for Reproductive Justice (Western MA) & Co-Chair of the Abortion Rights Fund of Western Massachusetts
Sociology Doctoral Graduate Student at UMass Amherst, Co-Founder of South Queens Women's March, & Board Member of the New York Birth Control Access Project
Jamie Rowen, J.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science and Legal Studies & Director of the Center for Justice, Law, and Societies at UMass Amherst
Jennifer Lundquist, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development & Professor of Sociology at UMass Amherst