Michele Goodwin wins Law Students for Reproductive Justice Outstanding Faculty Award
UCI Law’s Prof. Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy, won the 2016 Outstanding Faculty Award from Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ). This award recognizes excellence in mentorship and commitment to reproductive justice, according to the LSRJ. The LSRJ announced the award as follows:
Professor Goodwin teaches Biotechnology and the Law, Women and the Rule of Law, Health Law, and the Reproductive Justice Clinic at UC Irvine School of Law. She is also the founder and director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy and its acclaimed Reproductive Justice Initiative at UC Irvine. Professor Goodwin has been an avid supporter of LSRJ over the years, and currently serves as faculty advisor to the Irvine chapter.
Current student and Irvine LSRJ chapter leader Ali Chabot says, “Professor Goodwin is the most intelligent, passionate, and caring person I have ever met. She always makes time for her students and never turns down a request for help. She started the Reproductive Justice Initiative and the second ever Reproductive Justice Clinic at UCI Law, and both programs have already received national attention. Professor Goodwin is a champion of women’s rights, and she is truly an outstanding faculty member.”