Media Advisory: April 1 Chancellor’s Chair Investiture and Lecture Honors Prof. Michele Goodwin


WHAT: UCI Law Professor Michele Goodwin will speak on “Reproductive Justice in An Era of Resistance” as part of her Chancellor’s Chair Investiture and Lecture. Chancellor’s Chairs are endowed positions awarded to a very small number of UC Irvine professors across the campus who demonstrate exceptional academic merit.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 1, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

WHERE: UC Irvine School of Law, EDU 1131 (Directions)

WHO: Prof. Goodwin researches and teaches in the areas of constitutional law, property, biotechnology, bioethics and cultural politics. She is the founder and director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy and is one of the leading voices internationally on reproductive justice and human rights. She also is president of the Defense for Children International U.S. affiliate, founder of the Institute for Global Child Advocacy, and founder of the Baby Markets Roundtable series, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in April 2016 with an International Congress at UCI Law. Prof. Goodwin is a prolific author and public voice on civil liberties and human rights, particularly human trafficking for sex, labor, body parts and marriage. She is the author of the forthcoming book Policing The Womb (Cambridge University Press), as well as numerous editorials and commentaries in various news media.

MEDIA CONTACT: Media planning to attend the event should contact Colleen Taricani, UCI Law Assistant Dean for Communications, at (949) 824-3063 or

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